People and Talents

Being a responsible and ambitious employer

“As a multinational technology company with a workforce of close to 110,000 people, Atos is responsible for helping its employees develop the digital skills they need to advance in today’s data-driven economy.”

Paul Peterson
Head of Human Resources, Atos

In an industry as fast-moving and dynamic as the IT services sector, Atos makes it a priority to employ people of all backgrounds and cultures to enrich our workplace, strengthen our client relationships, and add value to our solutions.  We make it a priority to ensure that our employees have the skills they need to be true drivers of digital transformation. With our We are Atos, diversity and accessibility programs, we focus on creating an engaging work environment and a global culture.

Building a culture of excellence


3 people challenges have been identified to support a diverse, talented and motivated workforce and to provide employees with relevant skills:

Challenge 1: Developing Talents and skills management

  • Tier One universities: thanks to our strategic partnerships with top tier one universities worldwide, we welcome top digital graduates
  • Millennials: our fastest growing employee base benefits from opportunities to network, present on the latest technologies, and coach one another to accelerate career mobility
  • In-house digital expert pools & network: our technology leaders networks provide a broad view of the business challenges facing Atos’ clients and partners helping them identify and develop value-added solutions
  • State of the art global development programs: our specific programs developed for our people aim to nurture their skills and passion to drive positive change so that Atos remains at the cutting edge of digital innovation


Number of of digital certifications obtained in 2019


of new hires were graduates in 2019


training days delivered at the Atos University in 2019

Challenge 2: Embracing differences

  • Disability – we are determined to position accessibility as a fundamental and integral aspect of all our activities. In 2018, the Group published a new wide-ranging Group accessibility and digital inclusion policy
  • Gender: our Atos Women come together for webinars, career development seminars, coaching and mentoring, and opportunities to represent our company in the community
  • Cultural diversity: In 2018, Atos announced the signature of the United Nations’ Standards of Conduct for Business and the L’Autre Cercle Charter of LGBT+ Commitment which are designed to support the business community in tackling discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people worldwide
  • Generations – Atos is committed to supporting tenured employees as they approach the end of their careers, and to facilitating the transition of knowledge between generations. A “contract generation” was signed for this purpose in France in 2017.


different nationalities in Atos in 2019


of the Atos workforce are women in 2019


Average on Diversity Perception within Atos (Great Place To Work survey questions) in 2019

Challenge 3: Employee engagement and well-being

  • We are Atos: through the “We are Atos” engagement program, to leverage on the successful Wellbeing@work initiative placing specific emphasis on social value, diversity and inclusion
  • Great Place to Work: Atos’ ambition is to be recognized at the best employer in the IT and digital services sector and to provide the best digital experience for its employees
  • Internal first: Atos aims to support its employees to develop challenging, stimulating and rewarding professional lives. Its internal First program prioritizes existing staff when filling new positions with dedicated career paths across the organization


81% positions filled with internal candidates in 2019


employees with an Individual Development Plan in 2019


participation in Great Place to Work survey



Atos adheres to the ten universally principles defined by the United Nations Global Compact in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption


Atos publishes a new wide-ranging Group accessibility and digital inclusion policy

Atos pledges support for LGBT+ rights at work by signing two international commitments (the United Nations’ Standards of Conduct for Business and the L’Autre Cercle Charter of LGBT+ Commitment)

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