JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When you are the global leader in navigation and mapping, very little is hard for you to find. But as many organizations are discovering, skilled talent is getting more and more elusive – especially the mix of talent that TomTom requires. Whether that is navigation engineers or UX designers, TomTom is always looking for talent to help drive innovation and make technology easy to use. While millions of people rely upon TomTom every day for driving and fitness, TomTom will now rely upon Pontoon to deliver their temporary workforce.
The TomTom/Pontoon partnership began on November 16, 2015, and the initial contract will span 3 years. Pontoon, which operates in nearly 100 countries itself, will support all of TomTom’s 37 markets by managing its External Temporary Worker Program.
“We are thrilled and simply honored to support TomTom’s External Temporary Worker Program,” said Terri Manley, Head of EMEA Delivery for Pontoon. “TomTom empowers movement, and their technology helps people around the world make smarter decisions every day. I’m confident that Pontoon can support its mission by delivering the best talent – people who will help TomTom maintain their brand promise to customers.”
TomTom is a leader in navigation and mapping and makes easy to use navigation devices, sport watches and action cameras. It has over 4,400 employees in 37 countries worldwide and consists of four business units: Consumer, Automotive, Licensing and Telematics. The company, founded in 1991, offers navigable maps for 134 countries and reaches more than 4 billion people.
“Pontoon is a vital part of our continued success,” said Arne-Christian van der Tang, Senior Vice President, Group Human Resources at TomTom. “The partnership will drive quality processes related to management of our External Temporary Worker Program, ensuring that TomTom is optimally equipped to deliver on company goals across the countries we operate in.”
Pontoon is a global HR outsourcing company specializing in improving an organization’s workforce; including contingent, permanent and statement of work. We manage the contingent supply chain on behalf of our Clients and recruit and onboard permanent hires. The tactics employed by Pontoon result in significant cost savings and revenue improvement, increased worker quality, unparalleled visibility and greater compliance. A division of Adecco with operations in nearly 100 countries and more than 1,000 colleagues worldwide, the Jacksonville, Florida-based organization delivers solutions to more than 100 industry-leading companies.
At TomTom (TOM2) our mission is to make technology so easy to use, that everyone can benefit from it.
We created easy to use navigation devices, helping millions of people to get where they want to be. Today, we continue to simplify the complex, making technology more accessible for everyone.
We have four customer facing business units: Consumer, Telematics, Automotive and Licensing.
We make easy to use navigation devices, sport watches and action cameras for consumers. We enable businesses with vehicles to more easily manage and improve fleet efficiency whilst increasing overall business performance with our Telematics solutions. We also offer a world leading real-time map platform that is powering innovative location based services and helping to make automated driving a reality for the automotive industry.
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have over 4,400 employees worldwide and sell our products in 48 countries.