DALLAS, July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Atos, an international leader in digital services, today announced that it has received two Employee Engagement awards in the Employee Engagement Company of the Year and Wellbeing categories. Atos was recognized at the North American Employee Engagement Awards and Summit held in June 2016 in Chicago.
"I am pleased to recognize Atos as our 2016 Engagement Company of the Year and honor its excellence in successfully executing an employee engagement strategy that leverages the proven key drivers of creating a magnetic culture of engagement," said Matt Manners, founder, Employee Engagement Awards. "Our team of esteemed judges believed that Atos should be congratulated for its efforts in improving employee engagement to drive wellbeing, better work environments and organizational success."
The Employee Engagement Awards and Summit, now in its second year, was born out of the desire to recognize and celebrate the excellence of those forward-thinking companies who are putting people first and making a real impact on employee engagement.
"I am deeply honored to have received, in the name of Atos, two notable Employee Engagement awards that recognize our commitment to growing a successful company culture here in North America by leveraging our unique Wellbeing@Work program," said Michel-Alain Proch, Group Senior Executive Vice President, CEO North American Operations, Atos. "These awards are only the beginning, as we seek to expand our presence in North America by recruiting and growing the best and brightest talent – and enrolling that talent in our vision for organizational success."
Specifically, Atos was honored for several key aspects of its Wellbeing@Work program, including:
- The Atos "Accolade" program which honors employees for their key contributions to successful projects and delivers multiple points of employee appreciation
- Prioritization of career development – noted by the judges as the second most impactful driver of engagement – with all employees required to participate in an Individual Development Plan (IDP), and
- Increased employee collaboration through the adoption of BlueKiwi, a social network environment for Atos employees.
"Our Wellbeing@Work approach is a unique global initiative for Atos, launched in 2010 across all geographies," said Paul Peterson, Senior Vice President Human Resources, North American Operations, Atos. "These two awards honor our continued commitment to the Wellbeing@Work program that engages employees by involving them in key developmental activities that not only will foster their own wellness and career success, but also build a more collaborative company culture."
Recipients of the Employee Engagement Awards were acknowledged in 12 categories for their excellence in employee engagement in 2015. Categories included: Employee Engagement Company of the Year, Employee Engagement Project of the Year, Internal Communications Award, Unsung Hero Award, Best Use of Technology in Employee Engagement, Social Responsibility Project of the Year, Wellbeing Award, International Project of the Year, Contact Center of the Year and Employee Culture Award.
About Employee Engagement Awards (EE Awards)
The Employee Engagement Awards is a global business that identifies the game-changers, the forward-thinking businesses that strive to do things differently and put their workforce at the heart of operations. In a competitive labor market, businesses have to be seen to be doing things differently to create an engaging and rewarding work environment.
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa € 12 billion and circa 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation.
Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.
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