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TCS Philippines named Top Employer, one of Best Companies to Work for in Asia

TCS Philippines named Top Employer, one of Best Companies to Work for in Asia

Tata Consultancy Services (Philippines) Inc., leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, was recently certified as one of the Top Employers by the Top Employers Institute and named one of the Best Companies to Work for in Asia by HR Asia.

This is the fifth year that TCS Philippines has been certified as a Top Employer. The Top Employer certification, done through an independent research by the Top Employers Institute, is based on a comprehensive analysis of TCS Philippines’ human resources environment, assessing HR practices and policies in the following areas: people strategy, digital HR, work environment, talent acquisition and onboarding, learning and development, employee engagement and well-being, rewards and recognition, diversity and inclusion, values, and integrity.   

Aside from Top Employer, TCS Philippines was named by HR Asia as one of Best Companies to Work for in Asia, for the second consecutive year. TCS Philippines is one of the 21 companies chosen among 150 shortlisted companies in Asia that have stepped up to care and provide for employees during the worst of times.

HR Asia’s Best Companies to Work for in Asia® Awards recognizes companies that have shown world-class employee engagement, workplace excellence, and empathy and care for their employees.  It is Asia’s largest awards program, covering more than 300,000 employees across 11 markets.

Employees rate their employers using the proprietary Total Engagement Assessment Model (TEAM) survey, which covers collective consciousness, workplace sentiment and team dynamics, making the HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia Awards the only awards program that is entirely employee driven.


TCS Philippines Initiatives

One of the values that earned TCS Philippines these prestigious recognitions is the promotion of a malasakit culture among its employees. This culture encourages employees to be more compassionate. Some of the initiatives that demonstrate are:

  • goIT Program launched in the Philippines which aims to help students improve their technology skills, encourage them to pursue STEM education and become tomorrow’s technology leaders – as learners are introduced to design thinking, digital technologies and agile methodology to develop and prototype solutions that will improve their communities and support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Currently, the program has reached 168 students in the Cordillera Administrative Region.
  • COVID-19 Malasakit Donation Drive where employees generated a total of US$12,000, which was then donated to Caritas Manila to help more than 800 jeepney drivers who lost their livelihood due to the lockdown. TCS Philippines matched the amount and another US$12,000 went to Ospital ng Makati for the fight against COVID-19.
  • TCS Philippines gave jobs to 736 Filipinos during the lockdown, earning it the JobStreet Hero Employer badge.
  • TCS held a Charity Concert where employees donated care packages to more than 540 displaced families during Typhoon Ulysses.
  • TCS Philippines’ regular blood donations to the Philippine Red Cross benefitted 1,000 lives and awarded by the Philippine Red Cross thrice.

Aside from promoting a malasakit culture within the company, TCS Philippines went above and beyond to care for employees during the lockdown through the following means:

  • Delivering desktops, laptops and Wi-Fi devices, and providing free Wi-Fi to its employees working from home
  • Providing shuttle service for employees who had to work in the office, bringing them from home to the office and back, and providing them with free meals during their work shift
  • Giving out weekly compensation instead of the usual monthly salary.
  • Championing employee holistic wellness through various programs of TCS such as Fit4Life, CLICKFIT, Employee Assistance Program, and monthly sessions on different mental and physical wellness topics.


About The Author

Raymund Ravanera is an accomplished and experienced graphic designer with almost 20 years of creative expertise working in the graphic design industry. He loves the latest gadgets, food and movies. Currently, he owns and manages megabites.com.ph, an online technology and lifestyle blog since 2015.

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