Building a culture of excellence
In an industry as fast-moving and dynamic as the IT services sector, Atos makes it a priority that all our employees have the skills they need to be true drivers of digital transformation.
3 material issues have been identified:
- Talents and skills management
- Employee engagement and well-being
“Thanks to our focus on critical areas such as personal development, recognition, profit sharing, diversity and sustainability, Atos is achieving record levels of employee satisfaction. Our ambition is to create an engaging, diverse and technologically advanced workplace which rewards the talents and successes of our colleagues and inspires them as they lead our customers on their journeys of digital transformation.”
Senior Executive Vice-President, Head of Human Resources,Corporate Social Responsibility, Head of Siemens Global Alliance and Chief Digital & Transformation Officer, Atos.
Winning the race for digital talent
To fully meet the aspirations of digital graduates from leading universities, Atos has developed a three-year tier-one graduate program providing incoming talents with a structured career path and exciting opportunities for professional development. The Graduate Discovery Journey aims at transforming raw talent into best-in-class, all-round digital professionals.
“As well as gaining practical experience in different divisions, the Graduate Discovery Journey has helped grow my leadership capabilities. I felt empowered from day one at Atos”.
Holly Mattinson – Atos in the UK & Ireland
Promoting internal talent
With its Internal First program, which prioritizes existing staff when filling new positions, and with dedicated career paths across the organization, Atos aims to support its employees to develop challenging, stimulating and rewarding professional lives.
“I think it is important not to stay in your own comfort zone for too long and instead to look for new challenges regularly. Through the Internal First initiative and the ‘hands-up’ program, I was selected for the role of Global Head of Recruitment & Mobility for Worldline”.
Julia Von Poswik – Global Head of Recruitment & Mobility, Worldline
Skilling up for the digital future
Since the inauguration of the Atos University in Bengaluru, India, in early 2018, Atos has provided training to more than 8,800 colleagues.Employees who pass through the institution receive education in key business areas such as leadership, project management, contract management, finance, procurement, sales, and service delivery management.
Supporting the LGBTI community
In 2018, Atos committed to following new standards of conduct published by the United Nations Human Rights Office which are designed to support the business community in tackling discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.
“Setting up AtosPride and being part of the LGBT+ and Allies community at Atos has changed my life. The impact of being able to be myself at work is immeasurable. We know that people perform best when they can be themselves”.
Julia Atwater– Head of Communications, B&PS and Co-Chair of Atos Pride, Atos in the UK & Ireland
ICT systems accessible to all
Atos is determined to position accessibility as a fundamental and integral aspect of all its ICT systems and related services.In 2018, the company published a new wide-ranging Group accessibility and digital inclusion policy.
“It is my firmly held belief that disability inclusion is a key factor in creating sustainable business. At Atos, we have a strong focus on creating equitable and inclusive digital experiences in the workplace and beyond”.
Neil Milliken – Head of Accessibility & Digital Inclusion, Atos
Leveraging a global ecosystem of partners, Atos creates innovative and sustainable solutions to deliver value for clients, while ensuring the highest levels of security and data protection and promoting a culture of digital responsibility.
As a global company, Atos is expected to have strong corporate governance and ethical standards shared along the whole value chain.