On March 17, the VI St. Petersburg International Labour Forum held its award ceremony for winners of the HR Rating of big companies. Melon Fashion Group became its laureate twice.

In the nomination Well-being of the staff – optimal Worklife balance, creation of the comfortable work space, the professional community gave our company the first place for the renovated office and its creative atmosphere. In the nomination Social responsibility – creating socially responsible environment, involvement of the staff in socially significant projects of the city and country, Melon was awarded another first place for their joint project with Rabota-I of the assisted employment. That is the fourth award for this very important project.

It is noteworthy that the Labour Forum HR Rating is based on the poll of the expert community, it accumulates the most effective practices of the Russian retail in the field of search and motivation of the personnel, decrease of personnel turnover, creation of comfortable work environment. The jury assesses short-list cases during their public presentation. The final mark bases on several indicators: the quality of the project idea, the quality of its realization, its impact on the company’s results.

Apart from the above, the company received a special prize of the St Petersburg State University in the Generation version for its creative approach in dealing with the personnel.

We are grateful to the jury of the Labour Forum for their high evaluation of the cases and the company in general.