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Aon has named eight organisations as the Best Employers in Malaysia 2017, in a ceremony attended by Human Resources. According to the release, overall engagement levels for Aon Best Employers in Malaysia have remained at 87% this year – this is in comparison to the market average of 59%.

However, the report stated that engagement levels for senior and junior management, as well as baby boomers, have all increased by two points. The survey leverages on Aon Hewitt’s assessment tools.

According to Aon, here are the Best Employers in Malaysia for 2017:

Best of the Best Employers category

  1. Eco World Development Group

Best Employer Malaysia category (in alphabetical order)

  1. American Express (Malaysia)
  2. Cisco Systems (Malaysia)
  3. DHL Express Malaysia
  4. FedEx Express
  5. Gerbang Alaf Restaurants
  6. OCBC Bank (Malaysia)
  7. S P Setia

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In addition, five organisations received special recognition:

Best Employer for Commitment to Gen Y
SkyWorld Development

Best Employer for Commitment to Engagement|
Aegis BPO Malaysia

Best Employer for Commitment to Leadership
Great Eastern Malaysia

Best Employer for Commitment to Employer Brand
Pharmaniaga Research Centre

Best Employer for Commitment to High Performance Culture
Pharmaniaga Logistics

The programme also saw scores for four of the top five drivers for employee engagement increase by two points – in the areas of diversity and inclusion, empowerment/autonomy, supervision, and talent and staffing. In addition, the score for work/life balance increased by three points.

Marriott International Malaysia was also named Best Employer Malaysia 2017 through the Global programme.

Vernon Goh, engagement practice leader, Aon Hewitt Malaysia, said: “In Malaysia, the journey towards the future of work has already begun. Companies that do well are those that are able to identify the capabilities they need from their employees – not just now, but in the years to come and are not afraid to offer employees the training opportunities required for them to develop their skills.”

On another note, Prashant Chadha, MD, Aon Hewitt Malaysia and Brunei, added: “In addition to being attractive places to work, Aon Best Employer organisations also discover that their employees are less likely to be lured away.”

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