Top Employers Institute has certified Workforce Staffing as one of the leading companies in the world championing people-first workplace, a statement from the South Africa-based HR firm has revealed. The award certifies Workforce Staffing for excellence in employee conditions.

According to Workforce Staffing, achieving such a globally renowned certification not only showcases deep commitment to playing an active role in shaping a better world of work, it implies its HR polices and human centric practices are highly progressive.

The Top Employers Institute is a global authority on recognizing excellence in people practices, helping to accelerate those practices to enrich the world of work. Through its certification programme, participating companies are evaluated, certified and recognized as an employer of choice. In the past 30 years of its establishment, Top Employers Institute has certified 2,052 organisations in 121 countries and regions, and the certified organisations have positively impacted lives of over 9.5 million employees globally.

Relishing the honour, Mdu Dlamini, managing director of Workforce Staffing in South Africa, said the recognition shows Workforce Staffing’s enhanced people and culture practices meet the highest global standards.

“I am immensely proud of my team for achieving such a meaningful certification. This accolade indicates that our enhanced people and culture practices meet the highest global standards. It is a culmination of the hard work that went into putting people at the heart of everything we do in business. Establishing strong client relationships has always been a priority, and we couldn’t have achieved this without our people. We will continue investing in the growth of our people, and prioritising their development,” Mdu Dlamini, Managing Director of Workforce Staffing, said.

“The Top Employers Institute programme certifies organisations based on their participation results from the HR Best Practices Survey. Certification as Top Employer is an intensive process, involving a comprehensive audit of the company’s performance based on supporting evidence across six Human Resources elements, consisting of 350 sub-areas, such as People Strategy, Work Environment, Talent Acquisition, Learning, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Wellbeing,” the firm added.