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Dubai Airports wins the Best Employer in the LinkedIn Talent Awards

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Ali-Matar,Head of LinkedIn Talent Solutions discusses the Youth Data hub collaboration with Shamma Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs

Dubai Airports has been recognised as the Best Employer Brand in the LinkedIn Talent Awards.

Held for the second consecutive year, the awards recognised and acknowledged LinkedIn’s top customers in MENA for their work and results they’ve been seeing during the year.

The awards were given different categories such as Top Social Recruiters, Best Talent Acquisition team, Best Employer Brand on LinkedIn, LinkedIn Rising Star, Most Social Executive and Most Digital Federal Entity.

The award ceremony took place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Jumeirah, where Shamma Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs and the youngest cabinet minister in the world was also present .

At the event, the Al Mazrui launched the Youth Data hub, in collaboration with LinkedIn, which is considered to be the first direct public-private collaboration on youth data in the Middle East. The collaboration seeks to collect data and statistics that are relevant to youth across the UAE.

Winners of the 2016 LinkedIn Talent Awards are:

Best Employer Brand on LinkedIn – Public Sector

·       Dubai Airports

·       Dubai Health Authority

·       Expo 2020

·       Higher Colleges of Technology

·       Roads and Transport Authority

Best Employer Brand on LinkedIn Established Companies – Private Sector

·       Qatar Petroleum

·       Al-Futtaim

·       Almarai

·       Chalhoub Group

·       Dubai Islamic Bank

·       Emirates

·       M.H. Al Shaya

·       Majid Al Futtaim

·       Saudi Aramco

·       Zain

Best Employer Brand on LinkedIn Growing Companies – Private Sector

·       IKEA Saudi Arabia

·       National Bank of Fujeirah

·       Bosch Middle East

·       Ford Middle East

·       Masafi

Best Talent Acquisition Team – Kuwait

·       M.H. Al Shaya

Best Talent Acquisition Team – Other Gulf Countries, Levant and North Africa

·       Azadea Group

Best Talent Acquisition Team – Qatar

·       Qatar Airways

Best Talent Acquisition Team – Saudi Arabia

·       Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee

Best Talent Acquisition Team – UAE

·       Chalhoub Group

Best Talent Acquisition Team – Public Sector

·       Saudi Stock Exchange (TADAWUL)

LinkedIn Rising Star

·       Al Jaber Group

Most Digital Federal Entity

·       UAE General Civil Aviation Authority

Most Social Executive – Private Sector

·       Adnan Chilwan

Most Social Executive – Public Sector

·       Saif Al Suwaidi

Top Social Recruiter

·       David Salva

·       Grace Samuel

·       Charlotte van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie

·       Michael Chapman

·       Renee Tauro

Original from 7days.ae

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