• Logistic giant DHL tops the list followed by Fischer FZE and Century Financial taking third place
  • All certified organizations were considered for the list, – The Best Workplaces were selected by focusing on the Trust Index© survey averages along with the number of countries where organization is certified in the Middle East and the entity’s local population.
  • The list included local, regional and international, private and public entities operating in the Middle East

Dubai, 27th August 2020: Great Place to Work®, the global authority on high trust workplace culture, announces for this first time in region the 50 Middle East Best Workplaces.

Ibrahim Mougharbel, Managing Director, Great Place To Work® UAE said: “We are very proud to be launching for the first time in the region the top 50 Middle East Best Workplaces, and in line with our 2020 strategy of recognizing organizations across the region that sustain a high trust, high performing culture for employees; our objective remains to evolve the work culture in the Middle East countries and the GCC by offering insights to leaders in order to make data-driven people decisions.”

Logistic giant DHL tops the Middle East list, after topping the UAE Best Workplaces private sector list in April 2020, for the 6th time and for a second year in a row. DHL is followed by Fischer FZE and Century Financial taking third place.

Ranking from 4th to tenth place on the list were InterContinental Hotels Group, Dubai Police Academy, Hilton, The One, Platinum VA, Alkhabeer Capital and Landmark Group respectively.

All certified organizations were considered for the list, but the 50 Best Workplaces were selected by focusing on the Trust Index© survey averages along with the number of countries where organization is certified in the Middle East and the entity’s local population.

“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 Middle East entities quantify their culture and produce better business results.” said Tanzeel Rahman, Managing Director, Great Place To Work® Saudi Arabia.

The Best Workplaces annual benchmarking study assesses the level of credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie within an organization, and forms part of the world’s largest employee survey. Two-thirds of a company’s score is based on the confidential feedback of their employees while the remaining score is attained from an audit of management and HR practices.

“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 employees 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, along with the number of countries where organization is certified in the Middle East and the entity’s local population local population” said: Mazen Harb, Managing Director, Great Place To Work® Middle East.

The ‘Middle East Best Workplaces’ are represented by a diverse number of governmental entities and 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.