• Logistic giant DHL named ‘Best Workplace in Qatar’

Doha, Qatar, 7th April 2020: This year’s ranking of the Qatar’s Best Workplaces has been published by leading global workplace culture authority Great Place to Work® Middle East.

“In these uncertain times, all businesses are naturally concerned about the impact to their financial performance, hence, we have launched the list today, as now more than ever, employees are looking to their leaders and executive teams to take actions that protect both them and the business,” said Michael Burchell, CEO, Great Place To Work® Middle East.

Logistic giant DHL tops the private sector list, followed by professional services leader WSP – Qatar, retail and hospitality leader Landmark Group taking third place and hospitality giant Hilton in fourth place.

In addition to the private sector ranking, Great Place to Work® Middle East gave special recognition to multiple Qatar governmental entities for their outstanding workplace culture, various happiness programs and efforts in taking care of its employees at all times; including Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, and Rheinmetall Barzan Advanced Technologies (RBAT).

Burchell added: “There is a lot of thoughtful energy that goes into building and sustaining a great workplace culture; great workplaces place a premium on developing high trust, high performing environment.  Every organization that made it onto the list should be proud of themselves considering the high level of participation we had this year and the number of new companies entering the list.”

“Creating an innovative, positive and happy workplace in these challenging and noticeable changes should be at the top of the agenda for the Best Workplaces in Qatar; Great workplaces foster inspiration and happiness in societies. Happy people, wherever they are, produce more, and drive better economic development in their communities and countries,” said Mazen Harb, Managing Director, Great Place To Work® Qatar.

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.

Ibrahim Mougharbel, Senior Vice President for Regional Marketing, Great Place To Work® Middle East said: “We are very proud with the efforts put in by our existing and new strategic partners and their teams, who made it to the 2020 Best Workplaces in Qatar with some noticeable improvements; our objective remains to evolve the work culture in the GCC countries and the Middle East via empowering employees and accelerating performance, to reach their full potential.”

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