EY most attractive employer in ME among Big 4
DUBAI, February 15, 2017
EY, a leading professional services provider, was named the most attractive employer among the Big 4 accounting firms by business and commerce students in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait, a report said.
In Egypt and Lebanon, EY was ranked second and third among the Big 4, according to Universum’s ‘Most Attractive Employer Rankings 2016’.
These results are based on a survey ofover4,600 business students from over 60 universities across the Middle East.
Abdulaziz Al-Sowailim, chairman and CEO, EY Mena said: “Universum’s results are testimony to the fact that we are successfully supporting them in acquiring the skills and knowledge required for further developing their careers. We will remain committed to developing and strengthening our employer brand by offering exceptional professional experiences for all our people, as we believe this is integral to us being able to contribute to building a better working world.”
This year’s ‘Most Attractive Employer Rankings’ survey was conducted for the period November 2015 - May 2016. The rankings chart the success of companies’ talent attraction efforts and students’ shifting ideas about what defines an ideal employer. It also provides insights about students’ career preferences, communication habits and perceptions of potential employers, through quantitative and qualitative research.
Globally, more than 230,000 people in over 140 countries work for EY, advising and serving some of the world’s most important companies and organizations. In the Middle East alone, EY has been established for more than 90 years, employing over 7,000 people. – TradeArabia News Service