The program compiled data of over 65 employers across the region.
Novo Nordisk and AstraZeneca, two pharmaceutical companies, Vodafone, a telecom company, GSK, a pharmaceutical company and Tamkeen Technologies, a software company, are the top five best companies to work in the Middle East, according to the Best Places To Work programme.
The findings of the program show that key perks such as health benefits, fair pay, recognition are must-haves for employees, but do not alone translate into a high workplace rating.
Strong company culture and a supportive environment that encompass encouragement, empowerment and purpose are also imperative to employees. The research program, conducted in 2019, compiled data of over 65 employers across the region covering employee benefits and perks, company culture and environment, career development and employee engagement