Zamil provides on-the-job training for graduates

Updated 17 November 2013
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Zamil provides on-the-job training for graduates

Zamil Industrial has recently welcomed the participation of a group of university and college students in the company’s training opportunity programs.
The Director of Corporate Human Resources, Yaser Al-Saeed, said that the HR department provided on-the-job training opportunities for 35 male and five female graduates from the Kingdom’s top universities and technical colleges as part of the company’s annual cooperative training programs.
Students from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, the Technical Trainers College in Riyadh, Dammam College of Technology, Jubail Industrial College and Jazan University have participated in the programs.
Al-Saeed said, “To take maximum advantage of these valuable learning opportunities, the trainees were distributed among various departments according to their specialty.”
“Students worked in the production, engineering, sales and marketing, information technology, and finance departments at Zamil Steel and Zamil Air Conditioners.”
Programs ranging in length from two months to seven months for the cooperative university students.
He said that, the HR department coordinated in advance with various Zamil Industrial businesses to arrange appropriate project assignments and provided complete guidance and support for the trainees throughout their training sessions.
“Each university student receives SR2,000 per month stipend, while college students are given SR1,000 per month as an incentive to actively participate in the training program.”
Al-Saeed said, “The comprehensive programs provided trainees with ample opportunities to develop and sharpen vital skills, such as communication, creative thinking and problem solving, planning, time management, analytical skills, and teamwork.”
He also said that students were encouraged to develop a positive work ethic, learn new skills in their specialized fields of study and interact with multinational professional employees of the company while gaining confidence in dealing with various work-related situations.


Huawei honored for CSR initiatives

King Salman with Charles Yang, president of Huawei Middle East.
Updated 18 November 2018
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Huawei honored for CSR initiatives

Huawei, a global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices, has won first prize of the King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award. This announcement was made during the annual awards gala, which took place on Nov. 12 at Al-Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh. During the event, King Salman recognized Huawei for its excellent sustainability practices and responsible competitiveness leadership, as well as its management capabilities and innovative social and environmental initiatives. 

Launched in 2008, the King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award is the first and only award focused on responsible competitiveness and corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the Kingdom, and Huawei is the first ICT company to win first place in the award’s history. 

As digital transformation sweeps across the globe, ICT technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, cloud computing and
more will unlock new values of growth and innovation and uplift societies and organizations to great heights of prosperity. 

The award recognized Huawei for its transformative impact in driving forward the Kingdom’s ICT sector as a whole in line with the government’s digitization goals, the National Transformation Program and Vision 2030. In particular, Huawei was celebrated for deploying their most advanced technologies, high-quality products and secured networks in the Kingdom.

Charles Yang, president of Huawei Middle East, said: “We are deeply humbled to receive such recognition from Saudi Arabia’s leadership. In the Kingdom, Huawei is determined to bring digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world. The improvement is endless on the road to providing customers with high-quality products and services. Today’s award is a milestone for us to continue to surpass ourselves. We will continue to play an active role in driving Saudi Arabia’s ICT sector development and grow together with our local partners, openly collaborating to build an ever deeper pool of ICT talent empowered to enable digital transformation.”