agap2IT on the podium for excellence in human capital management
Credits Nuno Carrancho, NC Produções
agap2IT won 3rd place among the Large companies in the "Index of Excellence" study, an initiative in which around two hundred organizations participate and which is designed to reward those who invest the most in the development and satisfaction of their employees.
Lisbon, February 2020 - agap2IT won 3rd place in the category of Large companies in the 4th edition of the "Excellence Index" study. The winners of the initiative, which aims to analyse the organizational climate and human capital development and is carried out by Neves de Almeida | HR Consulting, in partnership with Human Resources Portugal, Executive Digest and INDEG-ISCTE, were announced at a ceremony held in Lisbon.
agap2IT has been awarded for the fourth time as a company with excellent human resources practices. The company's commitment to training and valuing its 491 employees in Portugal and its strong international presence were the main reasons why it made the podium this year.
For Filipe Esteves, Managing Director of agap2IT, "Talent promotion is one of the drivers of agap2IT's global strategy. We understand that only by strengthening the skills and know-how of our employees is it possible to build a differentiating and appealing organization. With this in mind, this year we created an Employer Branding that marks the beginning of a new era, highlighting the cohesion and team spirit that unites us. This commitment makes it possible to make clearer the spirit and set of skills that differentiate us and position us as a benchmark in the IT world, in the context of the innovation created in the sector and the promotion of the talent of our consultants."
The consultancy integrates technical training and personal development as central tools in its processes, to the extent that skills and knowledge, geared towards developing solutions, become factors of competitiveness. For several years now, this strategy has involved investing heavily in the hours and quality of training provided to employees and investing in a Pearson Vue certification exam center.
With the aim of identifying talent, agap2IT Academy began its activity at the end of 2013, achieving its goal of becoming a platform for boosting the experience and knowledge of young IT graduates. Its goal is to boost the identification and selection of talent, providing the necessary skills for integration into consultancy projects.
agap2IT's new Employer Branding project brings together the complementary objectives of building a global talent brand, giving prominence to the Employer Value Propositionmeasure the main Key Performance Indicators in-house, promoting it through its communication channels and anchoring a new brand in the organization's identity, value and culture.
Founded in September 2005, agap2IT is a European organization in the field of Information Systems, Science and Technology and a benchmark in the world of Banking, Insurance, Telecommunications, Industry, Pharmaceuticals and Energy, among others. Committed to innovation, agap2IT is focused on creating real value for its clients and consultants. It currently has offices in 10 countries - Portugal, France, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy and Sweden - and projects spread across 4 continents. The ability to intervene globally, combined with the team's high level of experience and technical, functional and business know-how, guarantees an excellent response to the most demanding and complex challenges. Further information at http://www.agap2-it.pt/Agap2IT
About the Excellence Index:
The Excellence Index is an organizational climate and human capital development study developed by Neves de Almeida | HR Consulting in partnership with Human Resources Portugal, Executive Digest and INDEG-ISCTE. This is the 4th edition of this study, which analyzes the state of the art of human resources practices in Portugal and awards the entities that invest the most in this area. Further information can be found at www.indicedaexcelencia.com
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