Kindred Receives Career Companies of the Year Award from Swedish Organization
Kinship announced on Thursday that it had received one of the Award Career Companies of the Year 2022 in Sweden by a unanimous jury. Since 2011, the organization Karriärföretagenduring its “Stora Karriärdagen” ceremony, awarded this prize “to companies offering their employees unique development and career opportunities”.
Kindred won the award in the Civil Engineers category. Criteria such as attractiveness as an employer in external measures, presence and quality in social media, and career pages on the company’s website, “weighed heavily” in the appointment process , according to the group.
Early 2022, Kindred has been named one of Sweden’s most attractive employers; and in September, Kindred was ranked fifth out of 173 companies in a survey of “young professionals” regarding their choice of a future employer, the gaming group noted.
On this last recognition, Johan Engberg, Head of Technical Employee Experience for Kindred Groupexpressed pride at being named Career Company of the Year and noted that it was “a testament to the work we began over four years ago with our Accelerate program, which seeks to hire and support recently graduated engineers in their progress”.
Delighted to have been voted career company of the year, 2022, by @Karriärföretagen, Sweden!
— Kindred Group (@KindredGroup) October 6, 2022
“Of the 21 employees who started the program in the past three years, 20 are still with Kindred. Attracting talent is important, but keeping it is perhaps even more important,” he added.
“Kindred Group is an open and welcoming organization where there are great opportunities to feel the pleasure of working, which testifies to a solid work with the brand image of the employer. Kindred Group is the ideal employer for junior and senior talent looking for an exciting career,” the nomination reads. “With Johan Engberg at the helm, Kindred Group has taken many initiatives to make Kindred an attractive place to work. In light of this, Karriärföretagen names Kindred Group Career Company of the Year.”