Career development, which began with the generalization of annual one-on-one meetings (76.3% of employees in 2016), has increased in scope to include the implementation of mobility policies and the creation of a digital job fair. Rolled out progressively among Group employees, it includes several dozen positions with international mobility. In 2016, internal promotions increased by 27%.
Employee engagement is an indispensable condition of employees’ development and that of the company. At Rexel, the factors of this engagement have been identified with the employees: perception of company strategy; employee recognition and career development; management, values and ethics; group work and cooperation. The Group regularly assesses employee satisfaction in these areas. In 2016, a specific employee engagement survey, Satisfaxion Pulse, was conducted in 21 countries.