GE received an award from ‘Great Place to Work’ in the UAE as being a top employer for ‘Emiratis’ and ‘Women’ following an extensive survey conducted among the company’s employees.
Ranked among the world’s top 25 most inventive companies by ‘Business Week,’ and in the top 50 most innovative companies ranking by ‘Fast Company,’ GE is an equal opportunity company. The new ‘Great Place to Work in the UAE’ ranking underlines the commitment of the company towards localization and in undertaking extensive training programs for the professional development of its employees.
With an annual investment of US$1 billion in employee training and development globally, GE is focused on creating a strong talent pool of professionals. The company offers several training programs for its employees in addition to promoting entrepreneurial culture. GE routinely takes part in career fairs and also has a clearly structured human resources program to identify and nurture UAE national and female talent. Among the key programs offered by GE for employees to accomplish their full potential and evolve personally and professionally are the Edison Engineering Development Program, Financial Management Program, Communications Leadership Development Program, Commercial Leadership Program, Field Engineering Program, HR Leadership Program and Experienced Commercial Leadership Program.
With its regional headquarters in Dubai, GE has over 2000 employees in the Middle East region, where it has established operations for over 80 years through long-term public and private partnerships across key growth sectors including energy, oil & gas, power, water, healthcare and aviation, among others.