3 Ways to Rank High On the Best 100 Employers List

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If the 2018 Best 100 Companies in Ghana report swept you off your feet last year, then get ready for an upbeat this year. Jobberman Ghana is excited to bring your way the 2019 Best 100 companies to work for in Ghana. A report that will feature top companies in Ghana that have earned the title as the best among the rest across the country.

Last year’s report saw a number of top companies such as; Tullow Oil PLC taking the crown and clinching the top spot, while audit firms like Deloitte and KPMG were also listed among the top companies. The banking sector was not left behind with Bank of Ghana and Ecobank featuring among the top 10 best places to work. Now the billion dollar question is; who will take the number one position on the 2019 list? Well, we can only find out when the report is finally out after the survey results have been collated.

The Best 100 Employers report is an initiative that seeks to identify and celebrate the top employers in Ghana as rated by employees and professionals nationwide through an in-depth survey. Our second annual report is going to be more informative and insightful and we want to help you get to the top. Do you want to know how you can also make the list and rank high?

Here’s how to do it.

1. What’s Your Company Culture Like?

In our recent report on how to keep millennials productive, we identified a number of key traits to attract and retain the best talent. Some of these include; flexible hours, strong/relatable company values, open and effective management, health programs, transparent performance management, mentoring and coaching, experimentation environment, family support, diversity hiring, and training. These traits are embedded in this year’s survey to determine how well your company does in all areas.

With a good score on these traits, you surely will be on your way to the top because everyone loves a company that has strong and practicable work culture where they can thrive.

2. Do You Get Reviews from Online

The labour market is growing extensively from offline to online space with the internet playing a major role to improve businesses. With thousands of people around the world accessing the internet daily for all kinds of information looking for anything and everything, you cannot downplay the power of online reviews to give your company a good look in the market.

Each review posted online by a customer is a form of advertising for your business by revealing your name and product to readers which increases your brand awareness. Online reviews have become very popular in recent times and are supporting many more businesses than other media sources ever would.
Good company reviews also; improve search engine results, encourage peer recommendations, allow people to give constructive criticism and suggestions, gets you closer to your customers which will ultimately moves you to the top of the Best 100 Employer’s list.

3. How Satisfied Are Your Employees?

Employee satisfaction or job satisfaction is one of the key goals of all HR personnel. A satisfied employee is not just a retained employee but an ambassador of the brand, internally and externally. He or she can help dispel the apprehensions of others and can defend the company in various fora.

Happy employees are more loyal to the company and its objectives by going the extra mile to achieve goals and taking pride in their jobs, their teams, and their achievements. Factors such as working hours, stress, and the degree of safety contribute to workplace happiness which ultimately pushes your employees to give positive feedback about their work environment. Your good works must speak for itself to rank high on the list.

To the companies that ranked high in the previous report “Ayekoo”. It is now time to either retain the crown or move up the ladder. The choice is yours!

Thelma Martina Parker
Social Media and Community Marketer at Jobberman Ghana || Blogger || Motivator || Radio host || Singer|| "There is no substitute for hardwork. Never give up. Never stop believing. Never stop fighting".