Atento recognized for the third consecutive year as one of the "Best Places to Work" in Brazil

- Received the national certification by Great Place to Work® (GPTW) for maintaining a healthy and motivating working environment for its more than 95,000 employees in Brazil

- Atento had previously been named by GPTW as one of the 2015 Best Places to Work in Latin America for the fifth consecutive year and is the only company in its sector to be recognized as one of the 25 Best Multinational Workplaces in the world

Aug 21, 2015, 18:05 ET from Atento S.A.

SAO PAULO, Aug. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Atento S.A. (NYSE: ATTO), a leading provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing services worldwide, has been selected as one of the Best Places to Work in Brazil for the third consecutive year, in accordance with evaluations carried out by GPTW. GPTW conducts one of the most respected annual studies on excellence in the work environment in the world and identifies the best work environments within multiple countries, including Brazil.

In 2015 in Brazil, Atento also received recognition for the fourth consecutive year in the list of 100 Best IT Places to Work, and stood out as one of the Best Places to Work in the regional ranking of the Central-West Region, for its office in Goiania. Furthermore, Atento was recognized as one of the Best Places to Work by GPTW in Latin America in May 2015.

"One of Atento's core competencies is establishing, developing and strengthening relationships between brands and their customers. Our employees' motivation and commitment to the objectives and strategies of the companies that place their trust in Atento are reflected daily in the millions of interactions with consumers through multiple channels of communications.  For this reason, this award is even more gratifying for us," said Majo Martinez Campos, Atento Brazil Director of Human Resources.

Majo Martinez Campos continued, "This recognition reflects Atento's commitment to the development and well being of its most valuable asset, its human capital. Our focus on our people is one of the key strategic pillars for the success of our business in Brazil, Latin America and in the world."

In order to ensure a good work environment and to promote the motivation of its employees, Atento has implemented HR programs within the areas of Training and Development, Motivation and Corporate Social Responsibility. Atento's incentive programs value and recognize employees for their efforts in exceeding company goals, such as the variable remuneration scheme. 

Atento also has in place special programs for young apprentices, first job, professionals over 45 years and professionals with disabilities. The Corporate Social Responsibility Program articulates the sustainability and volunteer initiatives that are available company-wide.

Some of Atento's highlights from the 2015 Great Place to Work® Brazil evaluation:

  • 1st Place – Resumes: total number of resumes received for vacancy applications last year
  • 1st Place – Hirings: absolute number of employees hired last year
  • 5th Place – Opportunities: amount of vacancies available as a % of total employees in 2014
  • 6th Place – Women: female participation in terms of  % of women which make up the total number of employees

View the rankings for the Best Workplaces in Brazil in 2015: http://www.greatplacetowork.com.br/melhores-empresas/lista-nacional

View the rankings for the Best Workplaces in Latin America in 2015:

http://www.greatplacetowork.net/best-companies/latin-america/latin-america/best-workplaces-in-latin-america/2030-2015

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the only global consulting, training and evaluation company that encourages organizations to identify, create and maintain excellent working environments by means of developing high reliability cultures – placing emphasis on the differentiated and comprehensive model of attitudes and perceptions of the employees from the organizations. With its unique role in the market and comprehensive knowledge of excellence in working environments, Great Place to Work® is capable of carrying out differentiated and exclusive evaluations that guide organizations in making continual improvements, with innovative products and optimal working relations.   

Founded in the United States, by Robert Levering and Amy Lyman, it carries out evaluations for the "Best Companies to Work For" in 53 countries (North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, Oceania and Asia), with the objective of building a better society and helping businesses to transform their working environment. The 2014 edition of the Best Workplaces – GPTW evaluation included 7,000 businesses throughout the world, representing more than 12 million collaborators, making it a reference in working environment quality.

About Atento Atento is the largest provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing (CRM BPO) services in Latin America, and among the top three providers globally, based on revenues. Atento is also a leading provider for U.S.-based companies nearshoring CRM/BPO services to Latin America. Since 1999, the Company has developed its business model in 14 countries where it employs more than 160,000 people. Atento has over 400 clients to whom it offers a wide range of CRM BPO services across multiple channels. Atento's clients are mostly leading multinational corporations in sectors such as telecommunications, banking and financial services, media and technology, health, retail and public administrations, among others. Atento´s shares trade under the symbol ATTO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). For more information visit www.atento.com   

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