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Al-Eqtesadiah announces the winners of Best Saudi Company to work for award 2007.


Al-Eqtisadiah newspaper has released a special report today listing 10 companies as the winners of 2007 Best company to work for award. The report included valuable information regarding: HR Best Practices for winners, Positives and Negatives in the work place, Demographics of the survey participants. Additionally 3 sublists winners were identified as: Best Company to work for – For Females was awarded to BankAlbilad, Best Company to work for – For Fresh Graduates was awarded to Modern Products company, and Best Training & Development  was awarded to Cisco-KSA


Panel of Judges meet to evaluate results.


The panel of Judges committee has met today and the meeting was chaired by Professor Mazen Rasheed, Head of Human Resources Department at college of Business Administration, King Saud University. The committee will review the survey methodology,its implementation and verify the results collected online and offline to rank the companies according to the their results. Dr. Mazen confirmed that the all companies received a fair and appropriate evaluation and that appropriate reliability checks were implemented to verify the accuracy of the data. The program Manager also added that phone calls and individual interviews has been conducted randomly for a large number of employees form participating companies to ensure that the employees had a good chance to express their opinions freely and openly.


HR Practices assessment launched


Field trips to Assess HR Practices

The Executive Committee of Al Eqtisadiah Best Saudi Company to Work for project has announced that TeamOne consultants will conduct site visits for all participating companies to assess their HR Practices in each company. The HR Practice review is the second part of the assessment process and it accounts for 20% of the overall weight of Survey assessment..


Employee survey launched


The Executive Committee of Al Eqtisadiah Best Saudi Company to Work for Project has announced that the Employee survey will be launched today for all companies.

Mr.Osama Salih the program director added that the Employee survey will be provided in 2 formats, online for those Employees with Internet Access and paper surveys for all other Employees. The Program Manager, Mr.AlKahtani has confirmed that TEAMONE will provide translations of the survey into 7 different languages including Urdu, Tagalog, Hindi, Tamil, Indonessian, and other languages to make it easy for all participants to understand and complete the survey properly.


Project Registration Period Extended till the 15th of April


The Executive Committee of Al Eqtisadiah Best Saudi Company to Work for Project has announced an extension of the registration period till the 14th of April 2007.

This extension is mainly due to the request of many companies that showed interest to participate in the program however require more time to finalize the decision making process said Dr. Mohamed Al Sahli Chairman of the Committee. Mutassim Al Kahtani, the Project Manager from TeamOne Consulting, indicated that many Saudi companies have already registered for the 2007 list including leading financial institutions in addition to major industrial as well as professional services companies.


Saudi Companies Positively receive Al-Eqtisadiah Best Saudi Company to Work for Program


Saudi companies received positively the Best Saudi Company to Work for List launched by Al-Eqtisadiah in partnership with TeamOne Consulting.

The registration of five companies in the first day of launching the program is a good indicator of this positive reception, said Osama Salih, the Project Director from TeamOne Consulting.