International marketing consultancy dunnhumby has once again been ranked as one of the country’s Best Companies to Work For in the Sunday Times ranking.
The company ranked at number 48 overall in the mid-sized companies ranking, a climb of a massive 52 places over its 2007 placing. dunnhumby is only one of two marketing services companies to make the highly contested top 100 list. The Sunday Times commented that dunnhumby has some of the most enthusiastic workers of any listed firm – with a positive score of 87%, only two companies in the Top 100 did better for having employees who are excited about where their company is going. Overall the staff votes placed the business eighth for thinking the experience they gain from their job is valuable for their future (84%), 13th for their job being good for personal growth (82%) and 14th (73%) for feeling there are plenty of opportunities for them to learn and grow within the organisation.
The annual Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For list is compiled from the results of a survey which asks employees detailed questions about workplace culture, covering their company’s leadership, their personal wellbeing, career development, pay and benefits, attitudes towards colleagues, managers and the company as a whole, as well as the success of local community CSR activity.
Edwina Dunn, Chief executive of dunnhumby, comments:
“Making the list for the second year in a row in a wonderful testament to the strength of the dunnhumby and its employees. To have moved up the ranking by 52 places is a real achievement for the company, especially when we are growing at such a phenomenal rate and expanding into international markets so rapidly. The dunnhumby ethos is to go beyond the typical client/supplier relationship and create a partnership, therefore all our clients have played an important role in our development over the last year and helped to contribute to these results. We work hard to ensure that working at dunnhumby is challenging, but fun and positive, and it’s brilliant to have our efforts at building a great working environment recognised.”