Tesco Ireland Achieves Great Place to Work Status
Tesco Ireland has been awarded the coveted Great Place to Work accreditation. As a leading food retailer, Tesco is one of the biggest private sector employers in Ireland employing over 13,000 people across the country in its network of stores, head office and distribution centre.
The Great Place to Work process celebrates Irish companies who promote employee wellbeing while supporting staff to perform at their best. Companies are assessed on their policies and practices, as well as from the feedback of staff themselves.
Certifying Tesco Ireland as one Ireland’s Best Workplaces, Great Place to Work commended Tesco on its culture, achieving its organisational objectives with employees who give their personal best and who work together as a team, in an environment of trust.
Commenting on the accolade Geraldine Casey, People Director, Tesco Ireland, said: “We’re really proud to have successfully achieved the Great Place to Work standard. We always put our colleagues first and we are delighted to see this recognised. We’re thrilled to now have a foundation from which to continue on a meaningful journey for our 13,000 colleagues across our business”.
“From our exceptional graduate programme to senior management training programmes, our best investment is in our people. We believe in treating each other with respect, giving everyone an equal opportunity to get on. It’s our people that make the difference every day – helping us create value for our customers.”
“Great Place to Work are delighted to partner with and support Tesco Ireland, to help them attract and retain their best people, develop a unique culture, and support their long-term success,” said Jim Flynn, Partner, Great Place to Work.
Tesco is one of Ireland’s leading retailers with 149 stores and two distribution centres nationwide and offers the highest average rate of pay in the industry and market leading benefits.