Grant Thornton is one of the 50 “World’s most attractive global employers,” according to the Universum Talent Survey of more than 270,000 business and engineering students from 12 of the world’s largest economies.

25 July 2016, Kuala Lumpur -- Grant Thornton is one of the 50 “World’s most attractive global employers,” according to the Universum Talent Survey of more than 270,000 business and engineering students from 12 of the world’s largest economies.

“We are very proud of the culture that 43,000 people in more than 130 countries have created and is being recognized by this award,” said Dato’ NK Jasani, Country Managing Partner at Grant Thornton Malaysia.

“At Grant Thornton, are committed provide a distinctive and differentiated work environment where our people feel motivated, inspired and trusted. We want people to love working here.

“We encourage our people to unlock their potential for growth and we support them in the aspects of training and professional development. We provide facilities for our employees to pursue professional qualifications which includes financial aid and study leaves for their exams.

“Our people are also given the opportunity to participate in unique training and leadership programs where they attend industry related technical trainings and client service-related learning programmes.

“In the aspect of work-life-balance, we have an array of interesting activities such as family day, company trip, sports activities, CSR day, movie day, annual dinner and many more to ensure our people enjoy some leisure and most importantly get together to foster teamwork and unity.

“Most importantly, we care about our people’s well-being and with that we also have health carnivals with various health checks and health talks to promote healthy living.

“With these initiatives, we hope we provide a place where our people truly love to work in.”

Grant Thornton moved up three spots in the 2016 survey to #34. The rankings are based on the opinions of business and engineering students from top universities in the world’s 12 largest economies: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK and US. These markets represent 70 percent of the world’s economy. The field period for the data collection was from September 2015 to April 2016.


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