Our awards


Our awards

Our commitment as an employer and trainer has already been rewarded many times - nationally and internationally. This spurs us on to always do our best in communicating with job seekers, developing young talent and young professionals.

Leading Employer Germany 2023 Exlusively Awarded to the Country`s Top 1 Prozent


In an independent meta-study, Leading Employers evaluates the employer attractiveness of over 160,000 companies. We were able to convince in all six categories, including employee satisfaction and understanding of values. With #QuestionTodayCreateTomorrow, we at Telekom have made a new employer promise to ourselves: We want to appeal to all the people who will shape the digital future of tomorrow together with us. People who dare and enable progress by constantly questioning the status quo.

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Telekom awarded as "Arbeitgeber der Zukunft"

The Deutsche Innovationsinstitut für Nachhaltigkeit und Digitalisierung awarded Deutsche Telekom GmbH as "Arbeitgeber der Zukunft". The key factor here is our distinctive understanding of the needs of our customers and employees. In addition, the institute highlights our modern corporate culture, which is focused on innovation, and our management's commitment to digitization and sustainability.

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Telekom is Most Attractive Employer in 2022 Universum Talent Survey

Every year, university students vote for their ideal employers in the country's largest, most comprehensive and independent career related study – the Universum Talent Survey. This year we surveyed over 38,600 students in Germany and asked them to provide insight on company characteristics they find most attractive in a potential employer as well as who they perceive to be their ideal employer. Deutsche Telekom ranked as #25 amongst IT students, in this 2022 Germany's Most Attractive Employers ranking.

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2nd place in Talent Communication Study

Telekom Karriere was awarded a fantastic 2nd place in the Potentialpark study Online Talent Communication 2022. In the individual categories of career website and social media, we even achieved 1st place. The Swedish market research institute thereby confirms that Deutsche Telekom is at the forefront of digital talent communication with potential candidates. 140 companies were analyzed and over 350 criteria were taken into account.

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Telekom is awarded LEADING EMPLOYER 2022

The independent meta-analysis has the goal to look at employers in a holistic way and to create a truly comprehensive assessment based on a wide range of topics such as employee satisfaction, working conditions, understanding of values, job security, prosperity, HR expertise, image, environmental awareness and many more. 

Deutsche Telekom is in the top 1 percent of employers in Germany for the first time.


HR Excellence Award for virtual internship for pupils

With the conception and implementation of a virtual pupils internship, we were awarded the HR Excellence Award 2021 in the category pupils and graduate marketing. In order to support young people in their career orientation, also and especially during the pandemic, we have virtualized our pupils marketing concept. We provide a wide range of online insights into the world of Deutsche Telekom, offer help in choosing a suitable career, identify individual strengths and give confidence in taking the first steps into the job. In doing so, we show a small sample of our day-to-day apprenticeships.

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Forbes World's Best Employers 2021

Deutsche Telekom was ranked 32nd in the "World's Best Employers 2021" by Forbes. This international ranking is based on feedback from employees in 58 countries. The survey covered aspects such as image, economic footprint, talent development, equal opportunities and social responsibility.


We are one of the most attractive employers

Telekom was selected by IT-Young Professional as one of the most attractive employers in Germany and has increased its attractiveness on the German job market.


Silver for Telekom in the Azubi Communication 2021 study

The 2021 Trainee Communication Study by Potentialpark and Ausbildung.de awarded Telekom 2nd place. With 6,000 responses, the students rated the online communication of 100 employers' career websites, online applications, mobile sites and social media platforms as top.


Career Website is top performer

In the latest Potentialpark Ranking 2021 for Digital Talent Attraction, the career website ranked first, which means it is Germany's best corporate website for potential candidates. Telekom also impressed with its other online channels in the categories of the study (Applying Online, Social Media and Mobile Communication), so that we took second place overall.

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FOX Award for Youth Magazine reif

With its youth magazine “reif”, the school marketing team wins the FOX Award in gold for its efficient, digital communication concept. But the reif magazine was also able to convince with its analog printed version. For the visualization of the poster magazine, there was the FOX Award in silver on top. The journalistic quality and the preparation of the articles for the young target group, as well as the numbers and proof of effectiveness convinced the jury.


Best employer for women 2020

Germany's leading women's magazine BRIGITTE and the HR marketing experts from TERRITORY Embrace have chosen "The best employers for women" for the third time - and Deutsche Telekom has again received this award!

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Best Recruiters Study: Telekom Receives Silver Seal of Approval

Best Recruiters looks at 1.300 top employers in German-speaking countries every year. The areas of online recruiting presence, online job advertisements, applicant handling and applicant feedback are analyzed from the applicant's perspective. We were awarded the silver seal of approval for above-average recruiting quality.


First Potentialpark 2020 Azubi Communications Study: Telekom is in the top ten

Deutsche Telekom is well positioned in online communication for apprentices! In cooperation with Ausbildung.de, Potentialpark collected 5,372 responses from pupils and examined the performance of 125 employers in the four core areas - Career Website, Mobile, Online Application and Social Media. Deutsche Telekom is in the top ten right away.


Potentialpark 2020: Still on the road to success

In this year's Potential Park Study 2020, the market research institute also certifies that we have excellent quality in our online communication for our candidates. We achieved a very good third place across all four subcategories of career website, mobile, online applying and social media.

More award-winning topics

Our ambition is high - after all, we want to become the leading digital telco. The path to this ambition leads along many award-winning initiatives, products or results. Just browse through our colorful bouquet of outstanding stories.

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Signet Gender Equality Index


Deutsche Telekom again included in Bloomberg Gender Equality Index 2023

15 hours

Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Corporate Responsibility

Sustainability indices: Deutsche Telekom awarded first place

7 weeks

Most popular mobile communications provider among young people.


Deutsche Telekom is the most popular mobile communications provider among young people

11 weeks

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Digital X wins Golden Award of Montreux

37 weeks

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Deutsche Telekom ranked among Germany’s top 1% of employers

37 weeks

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Award-winning talent communication as equals

41 weeks

Telekom gewinnt Ranking der Nachhaltigkeitsberichte

Corporate Responsibility

Telekom scores first place in Sustainability Report Ranking

44 weeks

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Corporate Responsibility

Deutsche Telekom again scores highly on Climate protection

50 weeks

Deutsche Telekom is included again in the Bloomberg Gender Quality Index.


Telekom with top scores in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

1 year

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