Shell voted Malaysia’s most attractive employer in Randstad’s 2021 employer brand Awards
Jun 09, 2021
Kuala Lumpur – Randstad, a global leader in the HR services industry, recently announced that Shell has been voted the best company to work for in Malaysia in 2021. This is the third time that Shell has secured the number one spot in Malaysia for Randstad’s Most Attractive Employer Award, and the fifth consecutive year it has ranked among the top two positions since the Award’s inception in 2016.
Randstad’s Employer Brand Research is one of the most representative and inclusive brand employer research in the world, surveying more than 185,000 respondents from 33 markets. This year’s edition is unique as it marks the only global independent research to capture the changes in workforce sentiments since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In Malaysia, Shell emerged as the Most Attractive Employer in Randstad’s survey of 2,500 local employees and jobseekers, with a total of 70.4% of all respondents who knew Shell stating that they would like to work for the company. Among the contributing factors cited for Shell’s employer attractiveness includes its safe working environment and flexibility for remote work.
“Shell is humbled to receive this recognition from Randstad as being a top employer of choice in Malaysia. Although COVID-19 continues to impact us, Shell was able to quickly adapt to change by prioritising the safety and wellbeing of our people. This acknowledgement serves as a testament to our employees for making Shell a great place to work with their relentless dedication to their customers, communities, and the nation, despite unprecedented challenges from the pandemic.
We are truly grateful for this honour and understand the deep sense of responsibility it thrusts upon us. Shell is committed to becoming a talent powerhouse by enhancing our workforce with future-ready skills as we move forward in our journey of powering progress towards a net-zero emissions future for Malaysia, and the world,” said Shazmi Ali, Human Resources Director at Shell Malaysia.
As a global energy company, Shell is committed to its strategy of Powering Progress by increasing the world’s energy demand in an innovative way to build a more sustainable future. Our people are essential to the successful delivery of this strategy, as performing competitively in an evolving energy landscape requires competent and empowered employees working safely together across Shell.
In the same spirit, Shell is investing in Malaysia’s young talents, sparking their interests and building their capabilities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through our educational and scholarship programmes. Through initiatives like Shell’s LiveWIRE, we also equip youth entrepreneurs with the right knowledge to help them pursue their entrepreneurial ambitions.
For more information on career and employment opportunities at Shell Malaysia, please visit https://www.shell.com.my/careers.
ABOUT SHELL – www.shell.com
Shell is a global leader in power, energy, and gas technology and is working to meet increasing energy demand and supply challenges by delivering smarter products and cleaner energy, infrastructure, and by developing new energy sources while addressing the impact on the environment. Malaysia is one of Shell’s heartlands. The history of Royal Dutch Shell in Malaysia started about 130 years ago. Shell currently has a strong market presence in the upstream, gas-to-liquids, downstream and business operations sectors in Malaysia. The company is also driven towards contributing to the local talent pipeline, while playing its part in contributing towards the communities and the society through its various flagship social investment activities.
ABOUT RANDSTAD – www.randstad.com
The Randstad Group is a global leader in the HR services industry and specializes in solutions in the field of flexible work and human resources services. Our services range from regular temporary Staffing and permanent placements to Inhouse Services, Professionals, and HR Solutions (including Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Managed Services Programs, and outplacement). By combining our human touch with technology-driven solutions and tools, we aim to offer both clients and candidates the best tools and solutions for increased efficiency and engagement, connecting more people to more jobs. Randstad has top-three positions in Argentina, Belgium & Luxembourg, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, and the United States, and major positions in Australia and Japan. At year-end 2016, Randstad had 36,524 corporate employees and 4,752 branches and Inhouse locations in 39 markets around the world. In 2016, Randstad generated revenue of € 20.7 billion. Randstad was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands. Randstad Holding nv is listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam, where options for stocks in Randstad are also traded.
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