JOB CREATION AND EMPLOYMENT
CDL strives to be an employer of choice where our people can build fulfilling careers and grow with the Company in a conducive and inclusive environment. Through a three-pronged approach of developing, engaging and caring for employees, CDL is committed to drive productivity, employee satisfaction and talent retention for organisational excellence. Due to our proactive HR policies and practices dedicated to the creation of a nurturing and positive workplace, we were named one of the “Best Companies to Work For in Asia” in the HR Asia Awards 2019. Since 2018, CDL has been the only real estate company in Singapore to be included in the sector-neutral Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), and is one of five Singapore companies listed on the 2020 index.
CDL’s recruitment process adheres to the strict guidelines on non-discrimination and fairness, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, or age. Beyond providing jobs and caring for our direct employees through comprehensive benefits schemes, we also invest significantly in training and upgrading employees to equip them with relevant skills for the future.
In 2018, an Employee Engagement Survey was conducted by Willis Towers Watson and CDL achieved a Sustainable Engagement Score of 79%. This achievement also validates that CDL’s workforce is 9% more engaged than the Singapore norm.
As at 31 December 2019, CDL hired a total of 403 employees for our core operations headquartered in Singapore, where the majority of our business in property development and asset management is based. Close to 5.2% of our employees are hired on a temporary basis with tenure of more than one year.
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