Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the national telecommunications service provider won a Silver Award for the Implementation of Best HR Practices and Techniques at the HRM Awards. This is the first time SLT has been recognised at the HRM Awards, conducted by the Association of Human Resources Professionals in partnership with AON Hewitt India.
Greg Young, CEO of SLT, commenting on the award said, ‘this is a great honour for SLT to be recognised in the corporate world for having best practices in Human Resources. At SLT we strongly believe in HR Management as it is an essential element to a successful business model. Maintaining one of the country’s largest work forces, we constantly strive to improve and evolve our existing HR practices. The HR department plays a crucial role in ensuring that we deliver optimum business results from the effective and efficient management of our staff across the organisation. It is important that all our employees feel that they are the most valued asset, each contributing towards reaching our business goals.’’
“Our people are what make SLT the organisation that it is, and we strongly believe that the voice of every employee is heard; we take great steps to ensure that the wellbeing of each and every employee is looked into. I am very proud to receive the HRM Award on behalf of SLT,” said Jayantha Tillakeratne, Chief HR Officer of SLT.
The HRM awards were awarded following a comprehensive evaluation by AON Hewitt India, under the broader themes such as Talent Supply (Recruitment & Selection), Leadership, Talent Management, Training and Development, Performance Management, Building Capability, Employee Relationship and HR Strategy and Empowerment.