Emkan tops 10th anniversary with Best Place to Work award

07 May 2024 Consultancy-me.com 2 min. read

Emkan has topped its 10th anniversary year with another major milestone – bring named among Saudi Arabia’s leading companies to work for by an international certification body.

Named a Best Place to Work for the year 2024, Emkan has been recognized as a top employer following a rigorous HR assessment, covering workplace aspects such as culture, leadership, opportunities for personal growth, people practices, and human resource policies.

Certification body Best Place to Work said that the recognition reflects the firm’s commitment to quality standards and excellence in empowering, developing, and nurturing its workforce in all aspects of work.

Emkan tops 10th anniversary with Best Place to Work award

Established in 2014, Emkan is a consultancy specialised in human capital development and advancement in the Saudi education sector. The firm was last year named one of the leading players in the segment.

Notably, Best Place to Work said that Emkan’s score ranked among the highest worldwide. “Emkan not only ranks among the best work environments in Saudi Arabia, but also regionally and even globally,” said Mohammed Albaqqal, CEO of Best Place to Work in Saudi Arabia.

UK-headquartered Best Place to Work conducts its HR assessments in 50+ countries worldwide, meaning the institute has the data to separate the good (and great) from the bad. The institute said that leading employers reap the benefits from their efforts, enabling their staff to achieve their full potential and enjoying higher levels of productivity, employee satisfaction, and loyalty.

“Receiving such a recognition reinforces our belief at Emkan that we are focusing on the right priority – our employees,” said Nada Zaidan, Chief Operations Officer at Emkan. “Together we are committed to drive continuous improvement to sustain an enabling, engaging and inclusive culture and focus on the development of our people.”

Basma Bushnak, one of the three co-founders of Emkan and CEO, said: “It gives us great pride to receive this recognition as we mark our 10th anniversary at Emkan this year. This recognition serves as a testament to our exceptional quality of work and our team’s commitment to building and sustaining a progressive and inclusive workplace in our organization. We wish to be a model for other Saudi companies in the future.”

Other organisations that have been named a Best Place to Work include BNP Paribas, Danone, Dell, Jordan Kuwait Bank, McDonald’s, Movenpick, PepsiCo, Siemens, and Vodafone.