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MPT Wins Big in Inaugural Myanmar Employer Awards

11 Dec 2017

(Yangon, 11 December 2017) – In a show of MPT’s commitment to being a top employer in Myanmar, the nation’s first and leading telecom won five awards at the inaugural Myanmar Employer Awards Gala Night, held at Sule Shangri La Hotel on 9 December 2017.

MPT is especially proud to have won the People’s Choice award, being recognised by its employees as the organisation with the highest level of commitment to the development of its human talents, and as voted by the Myanmar public.

Powered by Jobnet.com.mm, and with verification by international accounting firm Deloitte, MPT won in the following 5 categories:

– People’s Choice Award
– Gold for Most Effective Recruitment Strategy for Talent Attraction
– Gold for Best Use of Technology in HR
– Bronze for Best Use of Rewards & Recognition
– Bronze for Best Career Advancement Program

In winning Gold in the Effective Recruitment Strategy for Talent Attraction, MPT was recognised for its effective methods to receive large volumes of candidates. By using the top two online job portals, as well as recruitment agencies, general and functional-specific job fairs, and its own job fair, MPT spread its reach wider than any competitor. This combined well with a clear interview structure, and speedy recruitment process that included the use of personality assessment tests.

The Gold Award for Best Use of Technology in HR was down to MPT’s effective use of simple technology, like SMS blast alerts for trainings, fingerprint attendance systems, automated payroll software, online recruitment systems with database file sharing capabilities. This smart use of technology allowed MPT’s HR team to effectively find the best candidates for its fast-growing teams.

“All of us at MPT are honoured to receive these awards as recognition of our efforts. These accolades are testament to our ongoing commitment to our more than 8000 employees around Myanmar, all of whom are together dedicated to Moving Myanmar Forward” said, U Naing Ko Ko, Deputy Chief Operating Officer for MPT-KSGM Joint Operations.

MPT congratulates all competitors in a strong field of nation-wide employers competing in the fast-growing recruitment and HR industry. Refusing to rest, MPT hopes this win in the HR field is the first of many.