EMC today announced that the Great Place to Work Institute ® has recognized the company as the 6th Best Place to Work in the UAE.
The official list, which was announced during an awards ceremony on March 8th at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, is a ranking of the nation’s 20 best employers based on the confidential feedback of employees and an audit of management practices.
EMC ranked 6th, honoring it for the “Employee First” approach and practices. EMC was also recognized for creating a workplace built on trust and received high marks from employees for providing ongoing professional opportunities and career development. EMC’s HR practices are aimed at promoting a flexible, friendly environment; and recognizing employees’ collaborative, cohesive energy towards achieving and exceeding results.
The company was applauded for initiatives such as EMC’s Individual Development Program (IDP), which helps employees chart out and achieve their long-term career goals through a series of specific learning and development programs. In addition to the customized training and development programs that emphasize professional growth, EMC was also acknowledged for placing HR at the strategic core of the business and enabling HR professionals with innovative tools and resources that go beyond traditional HR practices.
The company was applauded for maintaining a fair balance between employee engagement and learning, effective leadership and customer satisfaction to create a truly, high performance environment. EMC achieved the highest position for an ICT company.