MAYBANK has been recognised as the 2018 Best Malaysian organisation by Talent Corporation Malaysia Bhd (TalentCorp) through its Life At Work Awards 2018 programme.
The awards was initiated with the purpose of recognising and celebrating organisations with progressive workplace strategies that demonstrate their commitment to the diversity and inclusion agenda, which have enabled their employees to achieve work-life integration and delivered positive business results.
Maybank Group president and chief executive officer (CEO) Datuk Abdul Farid Alias was also honoured with the CEO Champion for Malaysian Organisation under the same programme.
Abdul Farid was selected as the winner for strongly advocating for a workplace where staff could thrive professionally and personally. He also championed initiatives that empowered women in areas of leadership as well as economic enhancement.
“As a responsible organisation, we are continuously committed in creating an inclusive environment to nurture our people to achieve their best professionally and personally.”
“Our focus is to continue upskilling our people with future-ready knowledge and the best possible skills so that they can continue to remain relevant in this evolving environment.”
Separately, Maybank was recognised as the top employer by Malaysia’s 100 Leading Graduate Employer survey, Graduates’ Choice Award and the HR Excellence Awards 2018 (Malaysia and Singapore).
Maybank was ranked as the most popular employer among university students and graduates in Malaysia in the Malaysia’s 100 Leading Graduate Employer survey.
The bank was also ranked first in banking and financial services sector for the eigth consecutive year.
These were selected on factors of employment attractiveness such as expected income for first jobs, desired working hours, preferred region for relocation and important employer characteristics.
Maybank is the first and only financial services organisation to be acknowledged as number one in both categories since the inception of Malaysia’s 100 Leading Graduate Employer Awards.
In addition, Maybank was honoured as the grand winner at the HR Excellence Awards 2018 in Malaysia, where the bank received gold awards in eight categories: Graduate Recruitment and Development, Employer of the Year, Employer Branding, Women Empowerment Strategy, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Learning and Development and Corporate Wellness.
For the HR Excellence Awards 2018 in Singapore, Maybank clinched the gold award in the Excellence in Graduate Recruitment and Development category.
“These awards clearly echo Maybank’s focused commitment in delivering consistency in quality, as we continuously emphasise on creativity and innovation in our human resource policies,” said Nora.
“We are also honoured to be top of mind as the employer of choice by university graduates and also to be acknowledged internationally as it further reinforces our position as a leading employer of choice in the region.
“These awards are a testament of Maybank’s commitment in employing best-in-class HR practices and our continuous efforts to trailblaze and set the benchmark of global practices to attract and retain world-class talent in the countries we operate in,” she said.