Saturday, August 21, 2010

Telenor Receives Best Place to Work Award 2010

Telenor Pakistan received Best Place to Work Award 2010 by Pakistan Society of Human Resources Management (PSHRM) and Engage Human Resources in Karachi at a local hotel.
The Award was announced by Vice President Human Capital Division Telenor Pakistan Nayab Baig at the convocation ceremony of Telenor Pakistan’s Ambassador’s Program held in Lahore.
The Telenor Pakistan Ambassador Program’s ceremony saw attendance from the Federal Minister for Youth Affairs Shahid Hussain Bhutto, MPA Senior Minister (Punjab) Raja Riaz Ahmed, Vice President Corporate Affairs and Chief Strategy Officer, Telenor Pakistan, Aamir Ibrahim and Vice President Human Capital Division, Telenor Pakistan Nayab Baig and the Telenor Pakistan Ambassadors.
Federal Minister for Youth Affairs, Shahid Hussain Bhutto congratulated Telenor Pakistan on winning the Best Place to Work Award 2010. While talking about youth and its significance in the society, he said, “Under the National Youth Policy, the government is continuing to work towards initiatives that engage and inspire the youth to come forward and make use of their true potential. Aligned with our vision, Telenor Pakistan’s Ambassadors Program is one example, where young professionals can make use of opportunities and contribute to sustainable development in the country. We hope that such initiatives will continue to take place.”
Vice President Human Capital Division Telenor Pakistan, Nayab Baig said, “Through our Ambassadors’ Program, we aim to provide hands on learning opportunities to young professionals that help to hone their skills and give them a real time experience of the corporate world. We consider our interns valuable resources and advocates of our vision and values.”
At this occasion, it was announced that the Best Place to Work Award 2010 has been awarded to Telenor Pakistan by PSHRM and Engage HR. The award recognizes Telenor Pakistan’s open work environment, egalitarian policies, transformational learning opportunities and equal and non discriminatory benefits.
Telenor Pakistan provides employment to 2500 direct employees and 25000 indirect employees. The company has also been voted the ‘Most Preferred Employer 2009’ by ROZEE.PK. Telenor Pakistan is committed to develop high-quality human capital through modern corporate practices, advanced trainings and international exposure.
Telenor Pakistan’s Ambassador Program offers internship opportunities to students across Pakistan every year. The Telenor Pakistan Ambassador’s program can be applied for, from the Telenor careers website: www.telenor.com.pk/careers

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