09. November 2023
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Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG in the “Stern” poll “Companies fit for the future”

Waldenburg (Germany), November 9, 2023 – Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG, a manufacturer of elec­tronic and electromechanical components, has won a top-ranking place in a survey into the way that work environments are shaped, achieving five out of five stars. The editorial board of “Stern” magazine worked to­gether with the HR marketing agency, Territory Embrace, to organize the poll “Unternehmen mit Zukunft” (Companies fit for the future). Three hundred fifty-six companies with a total of almost 2 million employees took the time to answer nearly 90 questions. Right up there, among the listed companies with good to excellent results in the category of medium-sized companies with 500 to 2,500 employees, is Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG.

The Stern editors drew up the survey in collaboration with the advisory board and experts of the HR marketing agency Territory Embrace. Professor Jutta Rump, director of the Institut für Beschäftigung und Employability IBE (Institute for Jobs and Employability) at the Ludwigshafen University of Busi­ness and Society, acting as scientific advisor.

Also involved was the entre­preneur Michael Trautmann, host of the podcast “On the Way to New Work.” The questions revolved around the aspects of mobile work, organizing working times, structural organization, empowerment, and digitization and innovation. Among the topics on the questionnaire were the freedom to choose where to work, the work tools provided by the employer, the design of the workplaces in the office, and measures for hybrid working, as well as ones concerning the space and budget for new ideas, advanced training opportunities, and measures to promote sustainability.

“For us, this five-out-of-five-star rating is clear confirmation that we really are fully on track in matters of ‘New Work,’ and even a trend-setter in the field", says Arnt Stumpf, Head of Human Resources at Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG. “Anyone speaking with the employees at Würth Elektronik swiftly realizes that there’s a special spirit within our company, a moti­vating sense of cooperation at the eye-to-eye level. We’re delighted that accolades, like the one awarded to us by ‘Stern,’ help to put us on the map for potential job candidates; showing them that the work environment here is designed exactly as it should be for a company fit for the future.”