Moscow, Russia – February 2 – Cherkizovo Group, Russia’s leading meat producer, was included in the 2022 rating of Russian employers compiled by HeadHunter, one of the world's leading recruitment platforms. Job seekers also named the Group the second most attractive employer in the agricultural sector.
HeadHunter published its 2022 rating of Russian employers, featuring 1,082 finalists from various industries. The rating is based on surveys of HR managers and job seekers, along with online polls of employees by rating participants.
In its first such rating over the last five years, the Company immediately made it to the Top 50, ranking 42nd among Russia's major employers.
In addition to the main rating, HeadHunter presented the Top 50 sub-rating of the most attractive employers according to job seekers, which placed Cherkizovo 37 overall and second in agriculture and food.
“We are happy to be included in a ranking by HeadHunter, Russia's leading recruitment platform. This serves as a recognition of our long-standing efforts to create the best possible environment for our blue- and white-collar staff. However, there is still a lot of to be done as we will focus on further strengthening Cherkizovo's positions in rankings of Russia's best employers,” commented Olga Khayrullina, Cherkizovo Group’s Head of HR and Organizational Development.
Currently, Cherkizovo Group employs around 40,000 people across Russia, from the Kaliningrad Region to the Altai Territory. Aligned with global best practices, the Company's HR strategy seeks to make every employee feel valued and provide them with opportunities for professional growth. Cherkizovo has a mentoring system in place, where skilled and seasoned employees train new hires in professional skills. On top of that, Cherkizovo runs reskilling programs to help its staff acquire new competencies, professions or jobs based on their current qualifications.
In addition to a decent salary, the Group offers a range of fringe benefits, including paid holiday allowance, financial assistance in emergencies, as well as corporate perks and incentives.
Petelinka, one of Cherkizovo Group’s flagship brands and the best-selling chicken product, has entered into partnership with the iconic GUM Ice Rink, which opens annually on Red Square. This year, visitors will have an opportunity to take a break in the cozy Petelinka cottage and take photos next to a Christmas tree standing on chicken legs.
Cherkizovo Group employees have held a volunteer event supported by the Ray Foundation for Helping Homeless Animals. They brought food, medicines and other useful supplies to two Moscow shelters and helped with dog walking.
Cherkizovo Group’s chicken and turkey products have once again been awarded the annual Product of the Year title, with flagship brands Petelinka and Pava-Pava winning two categories of the award.
Cherkizovo Group, Russia's largest meat producer, is taking part in Our Brand, an international food festival in Ufa. The Company showcased its products during a tasting session at its stand.