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Platinum employer status for Dorking

02 November, 2017
Specsavers in Dorking awarded Platinum Employer status
Team proud to achieve Platinum Employer status

The management team at Specsavers in Dorking is over the moon to have recently achieved Platinum Employer status.

Striving for excellence

The award recognises stores that show demonstrable people management standards. With its staff at the heart of its business, head office knows that staff members who have an enhanced employee experience will be able to offer unrivalled customer service thanks to their training. 

What the award focuses on

The scheme majors in on five key areas that a store must pass with flying colours. These are talent management, recruitment and induction, performance management and reward, learning and development and employee communications and engagement.

A word from the store director

Yehia Al-Omari, store director of Specsavers in Dorking said: 'This externally validated accreditation scheme is a great way to ensure standards are met and exceeded when it comes to being an effective employer. 

'We have a fantastic team here at Dorking and we are close-knit, like a family. Developing people is one part of my role that I relish, seeing people progress with training to fulfill their potential. 

'While this award is important and an honour to receive, for me it demonstrates what I have always known - that we invest in our people so together, we can aim to be the best that we can be.'

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