Retail companies constitute 40% of the UAE’s 2021 top companies by LinkedIn

RetailME Bureau

LinkedIn’s  Top Companies 2021 list for the UAE, which identifies the best places for professionals to grow their careers and develop their skills was announced today.

Retail companies made up 40% of the list, reflecting the economic role the industry has been playing during the pandemic. Leaders include Landmark Group, Majid Al Futtaim, Al Tayer Group, and Al Futtaim. The companies have been investing in employee success, career development, internal affinity, and gender diversity, to ensure they continue to be among the best workplaces for employee growth as they embark upon a post-pandemic world.

“As we continue to navigate the unpredictable and unique recovery landscape, it is more important than ever to bring to life our vision of creating economic opportunity for every member of the workforce. While we acknowledge the global economic challenges of the crisis, we also believe it is crucial we acknowledge and celebrate the resilience and efforts displayed by organizations who have stayed strong and helped their employees grow despite the circumstances,” said Lynn Chouman, MENA News Editor at LinkedIn.

“We are seeing companies spanning various sectors across the UAE, highlighting the possibilities of agility and growth across sectors. At LinkedIn, we work to help members pave their professional journey and through our lists, we help them identify the best companies for it.”

Produced by the LinkedIn News team and driven by LinkedIn data, the list examines the career paths of millions of global professionals on the network and spans across 20 global markets. It reflects the current state of the economy, showcasing how companies are navigating the ever-changing world of work.