China operations receive employer excellence award from

China Employer Excellence Award 2017

Nanjing, China — For the second consecutive year, A. O. Smith’s China operations have received the Employer Excellence of China award from recruiting website  A. O. Smith is among 100 companies throughout China recognized for their human resources practices.  

The award is presented annually to companies in China whose human resources practices have made a significant contribution to their corporate development and serve as models for other companies in China.

China Employer Excellence Award 2017 ListCompanies were evaluated based on 10 criteria: 

  • Growth plan for the next three to five years in China;
  • 2017 financial results;
  • Human resources strategy and response to business development;
  • Quantity and quality of talent recruitment in 2017;
  • Ratio of employees born in 1990s to the total number of employees;
  • Ability to retain existing talent;
  • Statistics on wage increase and promotions in 2017;
  • Training and development programs and effects on talent development;
  • Social responsibility practices in 2017; and
  • Employer reputation.

A. O. Smith was recognized for its culture, values, and standards, as well as its innovative HR management through talent attraction and retention, positive employee development and cultivation plan, competitive performance, and salary system.  

Among the well-known companies receiving the recognition were 3M, Cisco-China, Ford-China, Marriott, Microsoft, and Starbucks. is an integrated human resources service provider that offers online recruiting, executive recruitment, and other human resources services.