KARACHI: The Best Place to Work Pakistan Awards Gala 2021 took place recently at local Hotel to recognize and celebrate companies and their workplace culture.
The recognition was based on anonymous survey data assessing employee experiences of belonging, alignment, growth, commitment and navigating the pandemic. Engage Consulting in partnership with PSHRM (Pakistan Society of Human Resource Management) have been carrying out the BPTW study since 2008, building up a rich database of employee engagement and commitment levels.
Recently, both conducted another study of employee experiences in Pakistan, receiving a record-breaking number of 290+ company nominations and surveying over 40 thousand employees from 160 companies across Pakistan to determine best places to work.
In total, 52 awards were given to the winning organizations. DHL Express Pakistan bagged the most prestigious ‘Best of the Best Company 2021’ award for the fifth time in a row.
What stood out was the diversity in winners. From small and mid-size enterprises to large corporations and a wide range of industries (including Pharma, Logistics, FMCG, NGO, Telecom, Textile – to name a few), all were celebrated at BPTW awards ceremony.
The Chief Guest Irfan Siddiqui, Founding President & CEO of Meezan Bank Limited and President of the (OICCI) Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry did a keynote session.
President & CEO of National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA) – 𝐙𝐢𝐚 𝐌𝐨𝐡𝐲𝐞𝐝𝐝𝐢𝐧 was the guest speaker on the occasion while Dr. Iffat Zafar Aga, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Sehat Kahani, served as the keynote speaker.
“For the last 14 years, we have been collaborating with Engage Consulting to try to raise the bar for employee engagement as well as good management practices across various industries. I must say we have come a long way,” said Jamal Nasir, President of PSHRM and Chief HR Officer at HBL.
EBM and METRO Pakistan (Pvt) Limited joined the BPTW Awards Gala as Platinum Sponsors, Gul Ahmed Textile Mills Limited, Engro Corp, Pakistan Petroleum Limited and The Talent Games as Gold Sponsors, and Bank Alfalah Limited, Allied Bank Limited, Fatima Group, Oracle, Novo Nordisk and Systems Limited as Silver Sponsors.