Doha, Qatar – 07 October, 2013: RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) recently won the 2013 Platinum Award at the Hermes Creative Awards for best recruitment film. The short film titled "Secrets of My Success” was singled out for effective recruitment communications and marketing from more than 5,500 entries from across the world.
Originally screened at the Qatar Career Fair in April of this year, “Secrets of My Success” highlights hard work, ambition, commitment, positivity, and determination as some of the keys to RasGas’ employees’ success. Featuring Qatari RasGas employees and filmed across RasGas’ facilities in Ras Laffan and the company headquarters in Doha, the film captures the essence of RasGas’ business activities and what it means to work with the Company. RasGas beat tough competition in the international segment which included renowned brands such as Hilton Hotels, Red Cross and McDonalds.
“RasGas is deeply committed to attracting and retaining Qatari talent and nurturing a work environment that is conducive to the overall success of the company. Our short film captures the innovative and dynamic spirit of our talented young Qatari employees. We are very honoured to receive this recognition on the international stage which demonstrates that our secrets for success are truly universal,” commented Hamad Rashid Al Mohannadi, RasGas’ Chief Executive Officer.
The Hermes Creative Award is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional materials and programmes, and emerging technologies. It is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) which includes thousands of international marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, media production, web and free-lance professionals.
RasGas was recently presented with the Qatarization Crystal Award in recognition of the company’s training and development initiatives for Qatari nationals and the broader education sector. Approximately 34 per cent of the company’s current total workforce is made up of Qatari nationals. This figure is expected to increase to approximately 50 per cent by 2022.
In 2013, RasGas attracted over 1,400 Qatari applicants at the annual Qatar Career Fair. "Secrets of My Success” was created by Doha-based Resolution Production and can be viewed on the RasGas website www.rasgas.com.