About Estee Lauder China

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (ELC), founded in 1946 by Mrs. Estée Lauder, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of prestige skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. In 1993, ELC launched the Estée Lauder and Clinique brands in China, and in 2003 opened China Affiliate office. Today, Estée Lauder China is a leader in China’s prestige beauty industry. At the same time, ELC try the best to be a good corporate citizen and contribute to our local community. In 2003, ELC officially launched Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign in China. And it also started Left-behind Children Caring program since 2012 in China.

Facts & Figures

Industry Consumer Good and Services, Retail
Number of employees 4700
Number of active countries 150

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of Estee Lauder China

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • Job rotation programmes
  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Coaching programmes
  • Mentor programmes
  • Peer support programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • (Peer) coaching
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Communities of Practice
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Career and succession management

  • Job rotation
  • Training programme
  • Mentoring
  • Coaching
  • Special assignment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • A buddy is assigned to the new employee
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • (Social) Networking events for new employees
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions

Compensation and benefits

  • Employee discounts on company services/products
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Organising weekly drinks or other social event (by staff association)
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Personal online profile/social media
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management

Communication Channels

  • Suggestions box/email
  • Employee surveys

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Mobile Telephone

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Personal support line
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • Health screening programme
  • Weight loss programme
  • Rewards or bonuses for achieving or completing certain health and wellness goals/programmes