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Intel Shannon is one of the Top 20 Best Places to Work in Ireland

Intel Shannon is celebrating recognition by their employees and the Great Place To Work ® Institute as one of the Top 20 Best Workplaces in Ireland for 2012.

The Institute each year conducts Trust Assessments and produces Best Workplaces lists in over forty countries around the world, surveying over 1.5 million employees annually and working with thousands of companies to transform their workplace cultures.

“I’m delighted to offer my congratulations to the team for a job very well done, and for receiving this very well deserved recognition” said Eamonn Sinnott, General Manger Intel Ireland, who attended the event.

“This is our third year on the list, we are really delighted”, commented Jonathan Walsh, General Manager, Intel Shannon. “We have been actively focused on making Shannon a Great Workplace since 2007” he continued. “The process is all about finding ways to continually improve our organisation and creating and maintaining a high trust environment in our workplace. We have invested in making Intel Shannon a great place to work and our people have rewarded us by creating a first-rate work environment. The focus over the last 12 months has very much been on how we can help each other in the area of Work-life balance.”

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Eamonn Sinnott, Jonathan Walsh and a team of Shannon & Leixlip employees pictured at the Best Workplaces awards ceremony in Dublin.

The Shannon organisation, which employs over 200 people, is well recognised within Intel for its innovative approach and high quality cutting edge designs. The embedded Lab facility, which was founded in 2000, provides a single integrated point of focus for Intel activity in embedded market segments in the European region.

The Great Place to Work® Institute produces the Best Workplaces in Ireland list in late February each year in partnership with the Irish Independent.

These annual surveys are widely considered to be the most important and comprehensive studies of workplace culture undertaken throughout the world” said Jonathan who has worked at Intel Shannon since the facility was founded and now serves as General Manager. “We are leveraging the independence and experience of the institute to guide and validate our efforts. The assessment process is a great way for us to reassure our staff that our commitment to looking after our people is constant, and remains unchanged as well as learning from best practice in Ireland, across Europe and around the world”.

“It has been a great learning experience so far”, said Jonathan – “the recognition helps maintain the momentum and it pays dividends in allowing us to retain and attract the best people to Intel Shannon” he concluded.

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