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1 Comparison of HR Policies and Practices Miller and Pilsner-Urquell BreweriesKara BeachlerDaniel JankaSibyl McCarley
2 Company Background - Pilsner One of the largest employers in Pilsen, Czech RepublicOne of the most famous Czech firmsPart of SAB MillerMost popular brand of beer in Czech RepublicBeer is good…Beer is Czech
3 Company Background – Miller Also an SAB Miller brandLargest distribution is in the MidwestGood comparison to Pilsner-Urquell
4 Contacts Pilsner-Urquell Miller Jana Zeusova – HR Recruitment SpecialistMillerMichael Korpela
5 Main focus areas Recruitment – Who and How Education and other qualificationsInterview processCompensationLegal Requirements and policies
6 Recruitment Pilsner-Urquell Miller Open positions are posted on online notice boards, the Pilsner website, University offices, and through employment agencies.MillerOnline employment boards, such as Monster, Career fairs, Miller website and referrals from current employees are utilized.
7 Recruitment, continued Pilsner-UrquellPromotion from within is a frequent occurrence, due to career planning.MillerVacancies are posted internally for ten business days before posted externally. It is preferred that employees are promoted from within.
8 Education and Qualifications Pilsner-UrquellLabor workers do not need a higher education. However, for an administrative position at least a degree is required.Experience can sometimes take the place of a formal education.MillerFor entry-level positions, bachelor degrees are required. For a higher-level management position, an MBA is necessary.
9 Interview Process Pilsner-Urquell Miller Rule of Three Three candidates, three levels of questions and three decision makers, and three meetingsMillerPhone screening, panel interviews that could include five or six face-to-face interviews.Sometimes a second round of interviews will be conducted.
10 Interview Process, continued At both Pilsner-Urquell and Miller the final decision on who to hire is up to the relevant manager; the HR specialist gives their recommendation.
11 CompensationSigning bonuses and wages depend on the position at both companies.Pilsner-UrquellHealth insurance is standardaccording to labor code.MillerHealth insurance varies between jobs.
12 Compensation, continued Pilsner-UrquellMaternity leave is 28 weeks — mandated by Czech lawParental leave is max. 3 yearsMillerMaternity leave ranges from six to twelve weeks.Leave can be extended, contingent upon doctor’s recommendations.
13 Compensation, continued Pilsner-UrquellVacation is five weeks.MillerAfter one year, vacation is two weeks.At Pilsner-Urquell, there is generally a three-month probation period before receiving benefits; at Miller the benefits are effective immediately.
14 Legal RequirementsBoth Pilsner-Urquell and Miller have laws against discrimination based on gender and race.Legal requirements for foreigners:Pilsner-Urquell – Health insurance and working visa, there are no problems if from EU.Miller – Must be eligible to work in U.S.
15 Conclusion Pilsner-Urquell and Miller are both brands of SAB Miller. HR policies and practices are consequently similar.Major differences are related to benefits.