Monday 27, June 2016

Dubai – MENA Herald: The 433+ million members of LinkedIn have voted with their actions and selected JLL (NYSE:JLL) as one of the top companies in the world at attracting and keeping top talent. The Top Attractors list is the first ranking of its kind based entirely on user activity such as job applications, career website engagement and employee retention. Ranked in 29th position globally, JLL is the only real estate company on the list.
“As the workplace in general evolves, technology, data and an increased focus on collaboration are changing the way people want to work and how companies engage with their employees and clients,” said Guy Grainger, CEO, EMEA, JLL. “Being recognised by LinkedIn’s members in this ranking highlights that embracing these influences helps us to continue to attract top talent, and contributes to cultivating a motivated, inclusive and passionate environment that benefits our staff and our clients.”
“We are committed to a culture of excellence, ethics and teamwork where our employees can thrive and contribute to their clients’ success,” added Trish Maxson, Chief Human Resources Officer, JLL. “Recognition by LinkedIn’s members as one of the top companies in the world where people want to work and grow their careers validates our belief that JLL is a great company to work for.”
Clients and third-party organisations continue to recognise JLL for its ethics, corporate citizenship and commitment to being an employer of choice across the world. Some of the recent awards JLL has received include:
A “World’s Most Ethical Company” by Ethisphere (ninth consecutive year)
Forbes – America’s Best Employers list
CR Magazine – 100 Best Corporate Citizens
Across the Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa, JLL is a leading player in the real estate market and hospitality services market. The firm has worked in 30 Middle Eastern and African countries and has advised clients on real estate, hospitality and infrastructure projects worth over $1 trillion in gross development value. JLL employs over 300 internationally qualified professionals embracing 35 different nationalities across its offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Jeddah, Al Khobar and Cairo. Combined with the neighbouring offices in Casablanca, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Lagos and Nairobi, the firm employs more than 1,100 staff and provides comprehensive services in the wider Middle East and African (MEA) region. ​