Air Liquide China recently won the award “100 Best Human Resource Management (HRM) Companies 2014” from 51job, a leading integrated human resources service provider in China.

This is the third time that Air Liquide China has been consecutively honoured with the award. Being an authoritative and thorough selection campaign in the HRM field, the award was based on ten criteria, including HR strategy and response to business development, quantity and quality of recruitment, employee training and development, ability to attract and retain talents, corporate social responsibilities, etc.

People are the most important asset for Air Liquide China, it stated. The company has continuously been making every endeavour to recruit, develop and retain talents through various programs. Air Liquide China attracts young potential graduates through such tailor-made campus programs as “Yang Fan” and “Qi Hang”.

The company also targets experienced and high potential talents through its dedicated “Mid-career Hiring Program”. Meanwhile, it spares no effort to develop a comprehensive training system to enhance its employees’ overall capabilities and facilitate their advancement in the technical and leadership pipeline. In particular, Air Liquide China implements a Technical Community Leader (TCL) system, which provides a parallel career development path to technical professionals in addition to the conventional one.

So far, a total of 192 international and local experts have already been nominated in China. Moreover, all-round performance evaluation system, competitive compensation and benefits scheme, diversified corporate culture all combine to make Air Liquide China an appealing employer in the highly competitive market in China.

Marcelo Fioranelli, President & CEO of Air Liquide China, commented, “We’re honoured to be granted this award for the third consecutive time. It recognises Air Liquide China’s fruitful results in human resource management and development. People are at the core of our business. We’ll continue to invest in an ever-strong and refreshed workforce, which is key to innovation and business success.”