He started working at the age of 15 as a shipping agent in 1938.
Walter Orthmann is longest serving employee in the world. It is amazing for us as we hardly see employee satisfaction around us. Although, there are several jobs around us. Yet, the employee satisfaction stands at the lower side. And, with opportunities in entrepreneurship these days, who looks for the jobs anyways. Yet, there is one man who never left his job for the last 84 years. He has been working in the same company since 1938.
So here’s the story. Walter Orthmann, who hails from Brazil, achieved Guinness World Records title for the longest career in the same company where he has been working for more than 84 years. GWR in its blog said that the 100-year-old has been working for the same company for 84 years and 9 days, as verified on 6 January 2022.
Believing in the power of present, Orthmann started his career at Industrias Renaux S.A, a textile company based in Santa Catarina, as a shipping assistant at the age of fifteen in 1938. Filled with a passion to learn new skills, he was promoted to a position in sales shortly after joining the company. Then, he became a successful Sales Manager.
He is in good health, with excellent mental clarity and memory, GWR said. Walter broke his own record set in 2019 with 81 years and 85 days. Walter believes that the best part about having a job is that it gives you a sense of purpose, commitment and a routine.
No doubt, this is one of the great motivational stories for people today. There are few as committed as Walter Orthmann has been all his life. We wish Walter Orthmann good luck ahead!