Aon plc, a global professional services firm offering a broad range of risk, retirement, and health solutions has revealed twelve organisations as Best Employers in Malaysia for 2018.
Aon Best Employers achieved an engagement score of 87 per cent, compared to a market average of 63 per cent.
In addition, they also scored 20 points higher than market average across the Best Employer indices of employer brand, effective leadership, and high-performance culture.
“As Malaysian workforce get more discerning with wider exposure and changing demographics, Best Employers invest in continuous dialogue across the employee lifecycle.
“They enhance employee experience by combining data, analytics, and powerful technology to create feedback loops that drive self-sustaining improvement enabling talent to maximise their potential,” said Aon Malaysia principle, talent, rewards & performance Ridhima Khanduja.
She also added Best Employers strive to create a culture of empowerment, with engaged staff who take ownership of business outcomes and are strong advocates of their organisations’ brand.
Compared to other organizations, the Best Employers managed to increase revenues by an average of 15 per cent and profits by an average of 7.8 per cent.
Apart from that, 87 per cent of Best Employer employees agree that their senior leadership provides them a clear direction for the future and 79 per cent feel that they receive appropriate recognition for their contributions.
“Changes in the economic and political landscape of the country have created additional complexity, requiring businesses to be agile and to focus on reduced time-to-market.
“Agile businesses must be supported by agile HR. Best Employers harness these dynamic times by focusing on people practices that fuel collaboration, regular reflection, and rapid course correction, thereby driving business performance.” said Aon Malaysia and Philippines managing director, talent, rewards and performances Prashant Chadha.
The 12 employers listed as The Best Employer 2018 are DHL Express (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Agilent Technologies LDA Malaysia Sdn Bhd, American Express (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Eco World Development Group Berhad, Federal Express Services (M) Sdn Bhd, Gerbang Alaf Restaurants Sdn Bhd, Hartalega, S P Setia Berhad, SkyWorld Development Sdn Bhd, Sunway Building Materials Group, Sunway Hotel (Georgetown) Penang and Sunway IT Shared Services Centre.
Out of the 12 companies, DHL Express (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd was named as Best of the Best Employer 2018 for its astounding performance.
Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad received Special Recognition for Commitment to Engagement while SAP Malaysia Sdn Bhd received Special Recognition for Commitment to High Performance Culture.