• Tech giant Cisco tops the list followed by Dubai-based furniture retail company THE One and global hospitality giant Hilton taking third place
  • All certified organizations were considered for the list, – The Best Workplaces were selected by focusing on the Trust Index© survey averages for Millennials, results for the fairness based on age and received best practices from their culture audit
  • The list included local, regional and international, private and public entities operating in the GCC

 

Dubai / Riyadh, 25th June 2020: Great Place to Work®, the global authority on high trust workplace culture, announces for this first time in GCC the 30 Best Workplaces for Millennials.

“Millennials today face a unique set of challenges both in and out of the workplace ranging from cumbersome job security to a lack of trust in their management, the Best Workplaces on this list have created a greater sense of fairness, collaboration, and professional development for millennials. These positive experiences empower them to bring their full potential to the workplace and the world,” said Michael Burchell, CEO, Great Place To Work® Middle East.

Tech giant Cisco tops the list followed by Dubai-based furniture retail company THE One and global hospitality giant Hilton taking third place. Innovative practices, such as Cisco’s Next Gen Leaders and other programs, helped propel these organizations to the top of the list.

Ranking from 4th to tenth place on the list were Century Financial, Alkhabeer Capital, Majid Society, FIVE Hotels, DHL, InterContinental Hotels Group and Landmark Group respectively.

Ibrahim Mougharbel, Managing Director, Great Place To Work® UAE said: “We are very proud to be launching for the first time in GCC the 30 Best Workplaces for Millennials, and in line with our 2020 strategy of recognizing organizations across the region that sustain a high trust, high performing culture for millennials; our objective remains to evolve the work culture in the GCC countries and the Middle East by offering insights to leaders in order to make data-driven people decisions.”

All certified organizations were considered for the list, but the Best Workplaces were selected by focusing on the Trust Index© survey averages for Millennials, results for the fairness based on age and received best practices from their culture audit.

“Rebuilding mutual trust and creating an innovative, positive and happy workplace in these challenging times should be at the top of the agenda for organizations; being a great workplace helps GCC entities quantify their culture and produce better business results.” said Tanzeel Rahman, Managing Director, Great Place To Work® Saudi Arabia.

“To be considered in the list, organizations had to meet the Great Place to Work®-Certified standard and with a minimum score of Eight-five percent based on what millennials say about their experiences of trust and ability to reach their full human potential as part of their organization, no matter who they are or what they do.” said Mazen Harb, Managing Director, Great Place To Work® Middle East.

The ‘Best Workplaces for Millennials’ are represented by a diverse number of industries including logistics, technology, finance, media, retail, fashion, FMCG, hospitality, healthcare and manufacturing.

Link the full list.

To see the list and learn more about how to create, maintain and sustain a great workplace, visit www.greatplacetowork.me.