Jones Lang LaSalle MENA, the world's leading real estate investment and advisory firm, has been named in the first ever ‘Best Employers in Middle East 2009’ study by Hewitt Associates. The study is a definitive benchmark and recognises the leading organisations of the Middle East as outstanding places to work.
Jones Lang LaSalle MENA is the only firm from the real estate industry to be included in the ‘Best Employer in Middle East’ 2009 list. The Hewitt study recognises six multinational corporations and six regional companies across all industries for their commitment to human resources management and career development. Hewitt Associates is the world’s foremost provider of HR outsourcing and consulting services.
Blair Hagkull, Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle MENA said:
“We are thrilled to win this recognition. This is a fantastic achievement for Jones Lang LaSalle MENA and reflects the importance we place on staff development as well as our belief that any company that expects long-term success must invest in its human capital.
We are proud that we have been placed among the select few firms in the region and I congratulate the entire team at Jones Lang LaSalle MENA for their contribution to our ongoing success.”
Jones Lang LaSalle is the pre-eminent investment advisor in the global real estate industry with 180 offices worldwide, operating in 75 countries globally and 25 countries in the MENA region
working on projects worth US$ 200 billion and on transactions in excess of US$ 1.2 billion.
The Hewitt ‘Best Employers in Middle East’
list was drawn up by a panel of human resources professionals, business leaders and academics. It was compiled after reviewing surveys from staff and CEOs of over 250 MNCs and large regional organisations, representing a workforce of over 150,000 employees. This was the largest and most comprehensive employee-based study ever conducted in the Middle East region.
Further details about the awards can be found on www.hewitt.com/bestemployersmiddleeast