By Sam Bridge
Ten companies operating in the Middle East and North Africa have been named as the best employers in the region
Ten companies operating in the Middle East and North Africa have been named as the best employers in the region.
Kincentric, a Spencer Stuart company, has announced the results of the 2019 Best Employers MENA program, which recognises employers that strive to continuously spark change, inspire their people and accelerate business success.
DHL Express was named Best Employer MENA while DHL Global Forwarding picked up the award for Best Employer Oman.
InterContinental Hotels Group and Marriott International were named Best Employer (Global Program) while Jumeirah Group and Atlantis, The Palm were picked as Best Employer UAE.
Novartis was named Best Employer Kuwait & Algeria while Procter & Gamble Near East Best was chosen as Best Employer Egypt, Teleperformance won the Best Employer Morocco & Tunisia award and TLScontact was named Best Employer Algeria, Tunisia & Morocco.
Best Employers, the leading employer benchmarking program in MENA, measures and recognizes extraordinary employers that demonstrate workplace excellence, Kincentric said.
Findings from this year’s study show that Best Employers in the region continue to invest in creating a highly engaged workforce, with an employee engagement score of 83 percent compared to 69 percent market average.
As many as 86 percent of employees at Best Employers believe their organisation is adopting agile practices and becoming more responsive to changing needs (compared to 69 percent market average), according to Kincentric.
Furthermore, 84 percent believe their organisation is retaining the people they need to achieve their business goals (compared to 60 percent market average), demonstrating their commitment to retaining top talent in today’s highly competitive job market.