Ethiopian Airlines wins two gongs at East Africa Careers in Africa Choice Awards
Ethiopian Airlines has won two awards in the first East Africa Careers in Africa Choice Awards, at an event hosted by the Global Career Company.
Ethiopian was nominated in three categories, out of the ten presented, and was crowned in two: Reward Employer of Choice, as the leader in terms of compensation and benefits offered to employees and Local Attractiveness Employer of Choice, as the leading company in hiring majority of locally based talent. In addition, Ethiopian Airlines took the runner-up award in the East African Employer of Choice.
A/VP Corporate HRM Ethiopian Airlines, Wasihun Asres, said: “I am honoured to receive these awards on behalf of the Ethiopian family. This regional award is a testament of Ethiopian commitment and great investment in its Human Capital, one of the four pillars in our strategic road map,Vision 2025. As clearly stipulated in our value statements also, Ethiopian is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and fairness.”
He added: ‘Such recognitions that are based on real votes and inputs from a wide variety of data points will definitely boost and encourage us all to further work on developing and investing in our Human Capital. As a global African airline that’s growing fast, we are proud to be able to hire the majority of our staff from locally based talent.”