Human Resources

United Kingdom (UK) / Human Resources

Saint-Gobain au Skills Show

05 November 2014

The disribution brand Jewson is the lead sponsor for the Landscape Gardening and Carpentry competitions at The Skills Show 2014. The competition will be held on 13 to 15 November, and will attract about 75,000 visitors. It is an opportunity for young people to witness hands-on demonstrations and get career advice about further education and improving their skills. The brand will provide a variety of building materials for this competition.


Germany / Human Resources

SGBDD "Best Recruiter"

11 September 2014

After the Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Germany GmbH (SGBDD) was already recognized at the beginning of the year by Focus magazine as the top employer 2014, the company can now be delighted about its recognition as a "Best Recruiter". In the overall rankings of all companies, Germany’s leading building distributor took 58th place, in the sector rankings "Wholesale / Distribution", it went straight into 5th place. 
A result to be proud of: Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland GmbH (SGBDD) is one of the best recruiters in the German speaking countries. 

United States (USA) / Human Resources

Digital platform

31 March 2014

Discover Kristin's testimonial, Talent & Development Manager at Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, about the new "recognition digital platform"...

Watch the video here.

Brazil / Human Resources

Top Employer 2014 in Brazil

20 March 2014

Saint-Gobain has been certified Top Employer Brazil 2014 by the Top Employers Institute, an independent organization that studies companies’ human resources practices. The certification has highlighted Saint-Gobain good practices in Brazil, regarding training and development, organizational culture and particularly career development, a result from the joint effort of all Group activities in the country.  

“I am committed to strengthen the implementation of the Group’s overall strategy in people management, called OPEN, which aims to promote the Diversity, Mobility, Engagement and Talent of our people”, stated Benoit d’Iribarne, General Delegate for Brazil, Argentina and Chile at the award ceremony, which took place on March 18 in São Paulo. 

Click here to know more

France / Human Resources

Top Employer France and Europe 2014

14 February 2014

Saint-Gobain has been awarded Top Employer France and Europe 2014 certifications by the Top Employers Institute, an independent organization that studies companies’ HR practices. In particular, the Group was singled out for its managerial culture, training and professional development.

This award is recognition of our commitment to optimizing and developing the best Human Resources practices.

Click here to find out more.

China / Human Resources

Top Employer China!

29 January 2014

The Group was recently awarded "Top Employer" certification in China issued by the CRF Institute, a renowned specialist in international studies on human resources and working conditions.

After six months’ verification and assessment, Saint-Gobain was selected for its performance in the areas of career development, training and talent management in the country.

United Kingdom (UK) / Human Resources

Employees' talk

11 July 2013

Discover Sally's testimonial, Talent & Leadership Development Manager in the United Kindom for British Gypsum.

"I joined Saint-Gobain in 2008 as a HR Advisor working for British Gypsum. Over the last 5 years I have had many great opportunities to gain new skills and experience through involvement in cross functional and cross business projects and also through the career development programmes offered by the Group."

Click here to read more and read other employees' testimonials around the world here.

Germany / Human Resources

Brands' network on Facebook

03 April 2013

Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland has launched its new Facebook page for interns and work-study employees.

Discover a presentation of the brands' network, photographs and testimonials, providing you with an opportunity to interact with the brand and get a clear idea of what it is like to work for Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland.

Germany / Human Resources

Five companies voted “Top Employer 2013”

19 March 2013

On March 7, five companies* of Saint-Gobain in Germany were awarded the “Top Employer 2013” label. The CRF Institute, which specializes in international studies of human resources and working conditions, audited the five companies’ human resources policy. Particular mention was made of their corporate culture and benefits.

*Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Pampus, Saint-Gobain Sekurit Deutschland, Saint-Gobain Glass Deutschland, Saint-Gobain Weber and Saint-Gobain ISOVER G+H

Click here to know more (in German only).

France / Human Resources

Saint-Gobain voted Top Employer 2013

18 February 2013

Saint-Gobain was awarded a “2013 Top Employer” label in France at a ceremony held on February 14, in Paris. This certification was issued following an audit of the Group’s Human Resources policy by CRF Institute, an independent consulting firm specializing in international research on human resources management and working conditions.

Saint-Gobain was singled out for its career advancement and talent management actions. “This label is recognition of our development model and the quality of our actions to ensure the Group’s employees enjoy working for the company,” said Claire Pedini, Senior Vice President in charge of Human Resources.

View Saint-Gobain’s profile on the “Top Employeur” site.