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newsBusinessTech reports that the Top Employers Institute has released its updated list of certified top employers in SA, adding 15 new companies to the list of employers who provide the best environment for their employees.  

Old Mutual, which was ranked as the 7th top employer in 2016/17, ascended to the top spot in South Africa for 2017/18, followed by auditing group EY Africa, and financial software giant, SAP.  EY Africa was named as the top employer in Africa, having ranked as top employer in Kenya and Nigeria and ranked second in SA.  The annual international research undertaken by the institute recognises employers that provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organisation, and which strive to continuously optimise employment practices.  The companies are then evaluated across nine key areas: talent strategy, workforce planning, on-boarding, learning & development, performance management, leadership development, career & succession management, compensation & benefits, and culture.

  • Read this report, which lists the top ten employers in SA, in full at BusinessTech
  • See too, Old Mutual named as top employer in SA, at Fin24

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