CONET again belongs to the best employers

After 2010, “Top Job” award for companies goes again to a Hennef-based company – Wolfgang Clement honors the model medium-sized companies in Duisburg

Logo: Top Job - 100 Best Employers 2013

Hennef, 1st February 2013. Where do employees find the best working conditions in medium-sized companies in Germany? The answer to that is being provided by the employers’ competition “Top Job” since 2002. For the first time the entire CONET Group participated this year, after CONET Solutions GmbH as part of the group has been awarded the prize already in 2010. Before that, St. Gallen University has questioned the employees and the personnel management of all contestants. As mentor of the competition, Wolfgang Clement awarded all winners yesterday in the landscape park Duisburg-North the „Top Job“-label.

Solid management principles characterize the management philosophy of the CONET Group: to trust in one’s own intuition as well as in the own employees and the effort to address even uncomfortable truths to solve conflicts in an early stage and to define one’s own expectations in a transparent way. “Our management process distinguishes itself by a clear specification of goals, which are ambitious and challenging for the employees and which provides then with a scope of activities”, says the Chairman of the Board Rüdiger Zeyen about his internal strategy.

Leadership means for the IT service provider from Hennef to be responsible for the development of his 400 employees and the social equilibrium within the company. Therefore, the topic “further development” is in the focus of the annual discussion of objectives and performance assessment. Jason Pick, SAP Consultant for Business Intelligence & Controlling, confirms this: “The team work and the helpfulness among the colleagues are tops. Since I have written my bachelor thesis here, I have always been optimally supported by in-house and external trainings. I can now introduce my knowledge into new and fascinating projects!"

For CONET der “Top Job” Award is at the same time honor and motivation according to Rüdiger Zeyen: “Regarding a good and motivating working climate, our employees and I have achieved a lot together. The award and the results from the detailed analysis of our personnel management will give us a good impetus to walk successfully further our way. 

Photo: Awarding the Top-Job label in Duisburg: (from left to right) Rüdiger Zeyen (Chairman of the Board of the CONET Group), Nicole Goebel (Ausbildungsleiterin CONET), Sabine Schmitt (Personnel Manager of CONET) and Top-Job patron and former Federal Minister for Economics Wolfgang Clement – Photo: CONET

About the comparison of companies "Top Job"

Since 2002, compamedia GmbH awards the “Top Job” quality label for extraordinary personnel management to medium-sized companies. The scientific direction of the benchmarking lies in the hands of Prof. Dr. Heike Bruch and her team of the Institute for Leadership and Personnel Management of St. Gallen University.

The comparison of companies bases on a process which has been developed by Prof. Dr. Heike Bruch of the Institute for Leadership and Personnel Management. Prof. Bruch and her team implement the staff and personnel managers interviews for “Top Job” since 2005.

For the current competition 131 companies have entered “Top Job”, 89 of them have received the award as best employers among medium-sized companies in Germany. Mentor of the competition is the former Federal Minister for Economics Wolfgang Clement.



"Success. Our passion.“ CONET has been a reliable and highly competent IT partner for SAP, Infrastructure, Communications, Software and Consulting with the focus on Cyber Security, Cloud, Mobility and Big Data since 1987. According to the latest surveys by leading German IT publication Computerwoche, CONET ranks among the best medium-sized German IT systems and consulting companies. Customers from industry and commerce, the public as well as defense and security sectors alike value CONET‘s commitment to quality and success. CONET product solutions for Critical Control Room Communications, Collaboration and Business Process Management are in use worldwide. CONET currently employs more than 400 business and IT specialists at eight locations throughout Germany and Austria.

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