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Samsung certified Top Employer 2023 for nine (9) consecutive years
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 24 January 2023 – The prestigious Top Employers Institute has – for nine (9) years in a row – certified Samsung South Africa – one of the most admired technology brands in Africa* as one of the companies that create the best employment conditions for its employees.
At Samsung, our people are always our top priority – we strive to continuously improve our employee experiences and well-being. Being certified by a well-respected and recognised institution such as The Top Employers Institute means that Samsung is definitely meeting one of our main objectives of putting our employees first.
The recognition for the 9th consecutive year reaffirms our dedication to providing the very best working environment for our employees through progressive “people-first” HR practices.
Loren Naicker, People Lead at Samsung Africa said: “Our people-first HR practices have helped us to achieve this kind of recognition. This in particular includes our internal culture, which ensures that we create career development opportunities, not just through institutionalised programmes, but also by encouraging our employees to support one another toward achieving their career goals within our technology business.
“These opportunities are also supported through our corporate structure, which facilitates People development while pushing for innovation in business operations. The innovation-centeredness of our organisational culture helps grow the business and creates opportunities for our employees’ career development in the process.”
Samsung proudly supports Busan’s bid for the World Expo 2030.
*Brand Africa 100® list – Samsung was acknowledged as number one in the electronics/computer category and third Most Admired Brand in Africa, across all categories.
About Top Employer
The Top Employer certification honours companies that have demonstrated high standards in human resources practices, over the last year. Organisations certified as Top Employers dedicate themselves to providing the very best working environment for employees through their progressive “people-first” HR practices. The Top Employers Institute assesses companies on a comprehensive range of employment practices, from the extent of internal training opportunities to mentorship programmes.
Companies need to apply to be assessed by the strict criteria used to adjudge the award. The corporations are judged on specific measures. For example, those that offer international exchange programmes, peer coaching and online work portals, score better. The certification provides employers with an important quality metric for attracting and retaining top talent. They also assess the compensation and benefits offerings as compared to competitors in the industry.