Logistics company DHL remained the best company to work for in UAE this year, according to the latest annual benchmarking study released by global research firm Great Place to Work on Wednesday.
For the fourth consecutive year, DHL has topped the table for organisations with outstanding workplace cultures, followed by Omnicom Media Group, Splash, THE One and Weber Shandwick in the top five.
Here are the top ten companies
- Omnicom Media Group (OMG)
- THE One
- Weber Shandwick
- Estee Lauder Companies
- HILTI Emirates
Also included in the list were to Biz Group, Hyatt, Eros Group, WSP I Parsons Brinckerhoff, Leminar, UAE Exchange, Al Fakher Tobacco, Dulsco, NMC Healthcare, Philips, Delta Partners, Danzas AEI Emirates, Mundi Pharma and Redington.
Every year, Great Place to Work recognises the top companies in over 50 countries worldwide, to promote better workplace experience.
UAE’s consistent winner, DHL has been recognised for according its employees greater priority over any other business practice.
According to Great Place to Work, the company understands that a motivated and engaged worker can drive productivity and profits.
“DHL prioritises living by its core values, nurturing employee development, creating a fun work environment, being transparent, listening and acting on employee feedback and celebrating successes,” the award-giving body said.
The latest initiatives introduced by OMG include the extension of maternity leave to 90 days, introduction of an app called OMGene, designed to keep employees abreast of the latest developments within the company, gauge their feedback and add value to their relationship.
With programs like “Meet the CEO”, “Retail Employees Day”, “IIM Leadership Development Program”, “Hello HR”, “Goal 360” and “Spotlight” Splash has been able to instill an emotional connection that brings forth respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie within their people and the organisation, the report said.
Published on 8 March 2017