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EFP launches 1st Employer of the Year Award

Employer federationKARACHI, April 14, 2013: For the first time in Pakistan, Employers’ Federation of Pakistan has launched “Employer of the Year Award – 2012” to recognize and honour the efforts of enterprises for their contribution and commitment towards creation of skilled workforce and provision of a safe and supportive work environment.

This offers a unique opportunity to employers to compete for the Award in any of the two categories, viz., “The Best Enterprise for Human Resource Development” and “The Best Enterprise for Work Place Safety”. The awards are being offered in Large, Medium & Small Sectors.

The awards are supported by the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Reform Support Programme, co-funded by the European Union, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Federal Republic of Germany. This programme, being implemented by GIZ, is focusing on modernizing the TVET sector with strong participation of the private sector and employers in producing skilled workforce for socio-economic development of Pakistan.

The awards are open to all employers throughout Pakistan to participate by submitting their nominations latest by 15th May, 2013. A three member jury has been formed for scrutinizing the nominations.

The high point of this award competition is the “Outstanding CEOs Award” which will be given to the company heads winning first prize in any of the category and receiving more than 50% marks in the second category. With this Employers’ of the Year Award, EFP hope to promote best practices in the areas of human resource development and Fire & Safety at enterprise level.

The Award Ceremony is planned to be held on 20th August, 2013 at a Karachi.

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