Showing posts with label LinkedIn MENA. Show all posts
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Tuesday, 17 December 2019

The Kanoo Group bags nomination for Best Employer Brand at the 2019 LinkedIn awards

The Kanoo Group bags nomination for Best Employer Brand at the 2019 LinkedIn awards
Dubai, UAE: The Kanoo Group, one of the largest family-owned conglomerates in the region established in 1890, was shortlisted as a nominee for “Best Employer Brand 500 to 1000 employees” as one of the top employer brands in the region at the recently held LinkedIn MENA Talent Awards.

The prestigious award is a culmination of efforts of The Kanoo Group’s Marketing Team in adapting to the ever-changing social media and technology landscape when it comes to the field of employer branding and marketing.

LinkedIn, one the world’s biggest professional networking platforms, recognised and awarded The Kanoo Group as one of the sought-after employers across the MENA for its strong brand reputation through effective use of marketing communications in building talent, inclusion and diversity for employee engagement.

Ms. Maha Kanoo, General Manager for Admin, HR & Marketing (UAE & Oman) said, “Employer branding is the main key in attracting and engaging qualified job seekers. The success of this award lies in aligning employer brand with our corporate brand and business core values.”

Mr. Ali Islim, Marketing Manager (UAE & Oman) added, “While we manage the branding and marketing efforts across our social platforms, our strong employee experience on LinkedIn is mainly because of the support of the Management, as well as employees and followers who continue to engage (share, like and comment) on our page. We would like to thank you all for making this award possible.”

“I would like to commend my team for excellent work, Ramesh Varakkoth for the creative and designs, and Michelle Verzola for content and social media management, as well as Sundar Liwang for overall marketing assistance efforts.”

According to LinkedIn, the Best Employer Brand is powered by insights and driven by data, such as based on the number of followers and member engagement, as well as the frequency of posts on the LinkedIn page.

The Kanoo Group also won the “Best Talent Acquisition Team – Other MENA Countries” for two consecutive years at the LinkedIn MENA Talent Awards led by HR Talent Acquisition Team.

Mr. Mishal Kanoo, Chairman (UAE & Oman) and Mr. Fahad Kanoo, CEO (UAE & Oman) also expressed their warmest congratulations to the whole teams (Marketing & HR) for their achievement and well-deserved success.
The Kanoo Group bags nomination for Best Employer Brand at the 2019 LinkedIn awards

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Thursday, 5 December 2019

The Kanoo Group wins LinkedIn MENA Awards for Best Talent Acquisition Team and finalist in Best Employer Brand


The Kanoo Group wins LinkedIn MENA Awards for Best Talent Acquisition Team and  finalist in Best Employer Brand
[left to right: Mr. Mohammad Tariq, Ms. Amna Al Mheiri and Ms. Fatna Jabeur]

The Kanoo Group's Talent Acquisition Team receives the awards for Best Talent Acquisition Team and 
finalist in Best Employer Brand at the LinkedIn MENA Awards 2019

Dubai, UAE: The Kanoo Group, one of the longest-running, family-owned conglomerates in the region won the“Best Talent Acquisition Team – Other MENA Countries” and nominated as a finalist in the “Best Employer Brand 500 to 1000 employees” at the 2019 LinkedIn MENA Talent Awards.

The 5th Edition of MENA Talent Awards was held at the Four Seasons Resort in Jumeirah, Dubai on 20th November 2019 under the theme, “The Future of Talent” with the presence of the UAE Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Omar bin Sultan Al Olama.

The award was received on behalf of The Kanoo Group’s HR Talent Acquisition Team led by Ms. Amna Al Mheiri, Group Talent Acquisition Manager together with Mr. Mohammad Tariq, HR Manager (UAE & Oman), and Ms. Fatna Jabeur, Associate Manager Talent Acquisition.
The Kanoo Group wins LinkedIn MENA Awards for Best Talent Acquisition Team and  finalist in Best Employer Brand

Mr. Mishal Kanoo, Chairman (UAE & Oman) and Ms. Maha Kanoo, GM, HR & Administration (UAE & Oman) congratulated the team behind the success and wished them all the best in their future endeavors.

Mr. Fahad Kanoo, CEO (UAE & Oman) also expressed, “Now I am very confident that we don’t have to engage with any outsource recruitment agencies as our HR Talent Acquisition team is fully capable of handling the recruitment needs of the whole Group globally.”

The Kanoo Group (UAE & Oman) is one of the few companies that have been recently nominated as a Finalist for more than one category. For the second consecutive year, it also won the same category for Best Talent Acquisition Team – Other MENA Countries.

The Kanoo Group wins LinkedIn MENA Awards for Best Talent Acquisition Team and  finalist in Best Employer BrandCommenting on the most recent achievement, Ms. Amna Al Mheiri said, “We are honored to win such prestigious award and nominations which is a moment of pride for all of us here at The Kanoo Group. I would like to commend the HR Talent Acquisition team for hard and stunning work. This is a testament to our efforts in driving to be the best in what we do.”
  
“Challenge is a way of life as the Team caters to almost 6 -7 diverse streams of business across the regions, but overcoming these challenges by finding the right & positive solutions is what sets us apart from others. Well done team!”

Mr. Mohammad Tariq added, “Almost 98-99% of all our vacancies are now being sourced internally by the team without engaging with any external agencies and this cost-effective solution is setting a precedent for the future.”

The MENA Talent Awards is a celebration of the success of leading companies in the Middle East and North Africa in the talent and employer branding space. This year’s event was attended by over 1,000 prestigious, private and public companies from various sectors.

LinkedIn is the world’s largest and most popular professional networking site. The MENA Talent Awards recognizes different ways in which businesses generate competitive advantage by leveraging the LinkedIn platform.
It said that the criteria for the judging approach are powered by insights and driven by data. The LinkedIn Insights teams analyze relevant LinkedIn metrics to identify the organizations creating the most impactful and engaging employer brands, which build powerful learning cultures to future-proof their strategy, and which access the skills they need through top-performing talent acquisition teams and social recruiters.

The Kanoo Group wins LinkedIn MENA Awards for Best Talent Acquisition Team and  finalist in Best Employer Brand

The Kanoo Group wins LinkedIn MENA Awards for Best Talent Acquisition Team and  finalist in Best Employer Brand
The entire Talent Acquisition Team posed with Mr. Fahad Kanoo, CEO - UAE & Oman (3rd left) at The Kanoo Group Headquarters in Dubai for winning top accolades at the recent  LinkedIn MENA Talent Awards

Thursday, 11 October 2018

The Kanoo Group wins LinkedIn's 2018 Best Talent Acquisition Team in MENA


Dubai, UAE: The Kanoo Group, one of the largest family-owned conglomerates in the Middle East, has won 'The Best Talent Acquisition Team' Award for 'Other MENA Countries' category at the recent LinkedIn MENA Talent Awards held at the Palazzo Versace Dubai on 4th October 2018.

The MENA Talent Awards was held with the support of Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Development, and Dr Hayat Sindi, one of the world’s leading biotechnologists and Senior Advisor to the Islamic Development Bank’s President for Science, Technology and Innovation.

Held for the fourth consecutive year, the event recognises some of the biggest companies in the Middle East that have made a mark in the recruitment and employer branding space who have used LinkedIn solutions to make a significant impact within their organisations.

The Kanoo Group’s Talent Acquisition team won the Award for their efficient use of the LinkedIn Recruiter platform in promoting The Kanoo Group as an ‘employer of choice’ for talent across the MENA region and in engaging with both active and passive candidates for key roles in the company. 
Left to right: Malek Osseiran, Head of Gulf (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar), LinkedIn; Matt Cooper-Bradfield, Head of HR-UAE & Oman, The Kanoo Group; Fatna Jabeur, Sr. Talent Acquisition Officer, The Kanoo Group; Wael Kamal, Key Accounts Director, MENA Growth Market-Talent Solutions, LinkedIn
Maha Kanoo, HR Director said, “We are proud of our Talent Acqusition Team for earning such a special award. Our collaboration with Linkedin has helped us to attract talent, including UAE Nationals which is an important aspect in supporting the UAE Government’s Emiratization programme.”

“Our Talent Acquisition Team working together with our Marketing Team, which has driven traffic to our  LinkedIn coporate page, has significantly enhanced our brand presence on LinkedIn, where we have quadrupled our followers and achieved tremedous levels of engagement with customers, employees, candidates and potential future hires,” she further said.

Speaking about the recent award, Amna Al Mheiri, HR Manager – Talent Management said, “I am delighted that our team has been recognised by LinkedIn for their work. We hope that this award will contribute to our brand strength and reputation and will positively impact our employee retention and engagement. It is also a great encouragement to continue pursuing excellence in our recruitment policies.”

Fatna Jabeur, Sr. Talent Acquisition Officer explained, “We use the LinkedIn data insights to analyse the region’s recruitment trends as well as to choose the right candidates from a vast LinkedIn talent pool which brings our company a competitive advantage.”


About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision

The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable 

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