KUALA LUMPUR, 15 November 2019 – RHB Banking Group (RHB) strengthened its position as one of Malaysia’s top employers of choice at the recent Malaysia’s 100 Leading Graduate Employers Awards (M100). The Group moved up five spots to secure 2nd place in the M100 ranking in 2019 for Banking & Financial Services.
Reflecting its strong branding among Malaysian graduates, RHB’s position improved notably from 40th place to 13th place. The ranking process involves the tabulation of student votes from universities across the country, gathered via the largest and longest running study on graduate recruitment trends in Malaysia, the M100 Survey.
“The real force behind the Group’s growth and success are our people. They are our greatest asset and are the key contributors towards achieving the Group’s FIT22 strategic aspirations. Hence, at RHB we place great emphasis in ensuring that our Employee Value Proposition (EVP) is up to date or at par with EVP best practices while at the same time delivers on the Group’s brand promise of Together we progress” said Jamaluddin Bakri, Group Chief Human Resource Officer, RHB Banking Group.
He also added that RHB will continue to invest in its talent in order to build an inclusive high performance culture that will be able to meet the fundamental shift in the way they operate which is critical in order to set them apart from competitors.
The survey comprised 40,906 respondents in 2019 compared to 36,207 respondents in 2018, and sets the benchmark for employer branding excellence on-campus. The survey also gives graduates across dozens of academic campuses the opportunity to share their needs and wants for their first job.