Melon Fashion Group, one of the leading companies in Russian fashion retail, operating four brands: ZARINA, befree, LOVE REPUBLIC and sela, has for the first time joined the rank of 100 top Russian employers among biggest companies. The Group was nominated by the leading recruiting portal, it took the 63rd place among businesses numbering over 5 000 people. Simultaneously, Melon Fashion Group won the 10th place among biggest retail companies in Russia.

Polina Bakshaeva, personnel and organization development director of the Group:

“Uniqueness of Melon Fashion Group is rooted in its corporate culture. Our people are the heart of the company, a community of strong professionals united by common philosophy, loyalty, values and passion for what we do. We are proud of our corporate spirit and creative atmosphere that stimulates innovations and respect for human individuality. There are all possibilities to realize one’s talents. I am glad that these features are perceived by our employees and those who apply to Melon. We are grateful to colleagues and professional community for high appreciation and recognition. I am sure that together, we will be able to reach even higher results”.

The annual rating made by HeadHunter is one of the most respected projects revealing the best employers in Russia. In 2021, around 2 000 companies from different industries took part in it. Three main parameters were considered in this rating: applicants’ opinions, level of employee involvement and the expert assessment of HR departments’ efficiency.

A few weeks before, Melon Fashion Group has launched a long-term incentive program; within its framework, every employee who has worked two and more years for the company, irrespective of their position and geographic location, was awarded the company’s shares. Totally, about 1 400 Melon employees are included into the program.