agap2IT closes the podium of the “Excellence Index” and takes 3rd place among the Big enterprises in the most recent edition of the initiative. Employer Branding and skills development are the basis for the distinction.
agap2IT won the 3rd place in the category of Big enterprises in the sixth edition of the “Excellence Index” study, up one position from the previous year. The bet on an approach to Employer Branding, with its own brand, is the basis of a strategy aimed at involving employees and creating a platform for attracting and retaining talent. An internal inquiry into the values that constitute the “agapian spirit” was the starting point to enhance the identity and connection to the culture of the IT consultant.
In a competitive and constantly changing market, it is necessary to adapt to the identified needs and enhance the added value of teams in an organization. The investment made by agap2IT in Employer Branding, combining culture and values, processes, training and development of skills, makes it possible to clarify the spirit and set of skills that differentiate the consultancy and position it as a reference in the IT universe and in the context of innovation created in the sector.
For Jorge Batista, General Director of agap2IT, “the team spirit and union remain present, despite a challenging situation, and are the guarantee of the company's strengthening and its positioning in the market. Listening, involving and enhancing the talent of our employees are the key pieces of the strategy now recognized. We integrate technical training and personal development as central tools to our processes and way of working, as skills and knowledge, oriented towards the development of solutions, become factors of competitiveness and differentiation”.
The agap2IT Employer Branding dimension aggregates complementary objectives of building a global talent brand, giving relevance to the Employer Value Proposition, measure the main Key Performance Indicators employees, betting on disclosure through its communication channels and anchoring a new brand in the organization's identity, value and culture.
This vision includes, for some years now, a strong investment in the training hours taught to employees, through remote and on-site training, organized by the area of Training & Development or even through training on online training platforms such as Code Academy or Udemy and a strong commitment to certification through the Pearson Vue exam center.
The agap2IT team has highly qualified professionals to develop challenging and innovative solutions, assuming the promotion of Talent as one of the drivers of the consultancy's global strategy.
The Excellence Index is the largest free study of organizational climate and human capital development carried out in Portugal and is developed by Neves de Almeida HR Consulting in partnership with Human Resources Portugal, Executive Digest and ISCTE Executive Education. Its main objective is to analyze the current Human Resources practices and allows a comparison with the benchmarking, becoming an important management tool for participating organizations.
Founded in September 2005, agap2IT is a European organization in the area of Information Systems, Science and Technology and a reference in the world of Banking, Insurance, Telecommunications, Industry, Pharmaceuticals and Energy, among others. Committed to innovation, agap2IT is geared towards creating real value for its Clients and Consultants.
Currently, it has offices in 10 countries - Portugal, France, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Italy and Sweden - and projects spread over 4 continents.
The ability to intervene globally combined with the team's high experience and technical, functional and business know-how, guarantee an excellent response to the most demanding and complex challenges. Additional information at http://www.agap2-it.pt