Asticom Technology Inc., a shared services company under the Globe Group, has secured a spot in the exclusive list of the Philippines’ Best Employers 2023 of the Philippine Daily Inquirer.
It joined the ranks of top employers in the country based on a mega-survey conducted among 11,000 employees spread across industries.
Nominations and surveys started in May 2022 and were concluded in July 2022. Of the 2,000 companies that qualified, only the top 300 were included in the list.
The Philippines’ Best Employers 2023 is a project of the Philippine Daily Inquirer in partnership with Statista, a German market research firm. It aims to recognize companies that value not only profit but also their people and the planet.
“We are grateful and honored to be part of the Philippines’ Best Employers 2023. This recognition highlights the importance that Asticom places on having a dynamic and compassionate approach towards its employees. We are dedicated to empowering our people to foster a workplace culture that creates equal opportunities for everyone,” said Mharicar Castillo-Reyes, Asticom Group of Companies President and CEO.
Starting in their recruitment process, Asticom welcomes job seekers from all walks of life including undergraduates and fresh graduates. In 2021 alone, it provided 3,000 jobs to Filipinos in different roles ranging from IT, HR, Accounting, Administrative, and Engineering. To support employees’ career growth, Asticom has an online learning platform that offers countless self-paced courses, and continuously encourages its employees to apply to managerial positions within the group.
Reyes added: “Asticom is committed to helping businesses and improving the lives of our fellow Filipinos. Asticom will continue its efforts in bridging local talents to purposeful paths and fueling meaningful passions.”
Asticom prides itself as a company that continuously pushes for diversity and inclusion in its workforce, with many managerial positions being steered by exceptional women leaders. It was also quick to help its people adjust to the new normal, fare better, and remain safe and healthy by providing work-from-home essentials, ramping up its mental and physical health assistance, and launching a chatbot that automatically checks in on the health status of employees.
At the height of the pandemic, it provided work-from-home essentials and doubled down on its mental and physical health assistance for its employees. The company even launched a chatbot where employees report their health status for real-time monitoring and assistance of dedicated response teams.
As part of the Globe Group, Asticom supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG), particularly SDG No. 8, which promotes inclusive economic growth and decent and quality work for all
Earlier, the group bagged three golds in the 2022 TITAN Business Awards for its overall strategy and efforts to innovate and grow, for having the best employee health and wellbeing strategy, and for the efficiency of its technologies and systems in resolving issues in the organization.
It has also received the HRD Asia Awards 2021 Employer of Choice excellence award for enterprises with over 1,000 employees, the only Philippine company to surpass the standards set for the highly-coveted category.
Asticom’s diverse portfolio includes business solutions company Asti Business Services Inc. (ABSI), HR and digital solutions provider HCX Technology Partners Inc., and local engineering firm Fiber Infrastructure and Network Services Inc. (FINSI).