#EncoraPeople Andreea Fasui, Head of People at Encora

Nurturing Talent and Fostering Diversity

In today’s dynamic work environment, attracting and retaining top talent is crucial for companies to thrive. At Encora, we place a strong emphasis on career development, diversity, and inclusion. In this interview, Andreea Fasui – Head of People at Encora, shares her perspective on the needs of candidates, the importance of career development, and Encora commitment to maintaining an open and supportive community.

What do candidates value most when considering new job opportunities, and how has this changed in recent years?

Candidates today seek opportunities that align with their long-term career aspirations and personal values. They value work-life balance, meaningful and challenging work, growth potential, and a supportive work environment. In recent years, we’ve also noticed an increasing emphasis on flexibility, remote work options, and a company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

How does Encora prioritize career development for its employees, and what initiatives are in place to support their professional growth?

At Encora, we believe in investing in our employees’ growth and development. We have a comprehensive performance management system that includes regular feedback, goal-setting, and individual development plans. We provide various hard & soft skills training programs, technical certifications, mentoring opportunities, and access to online learning platforms. Additionally, we encourage our employees to participate in conferences, workshops, and industry events to expand their knowledge and network.

Could you elaborate on the open and supportive community of diversity and inclusion at Encora?

Creating an inclusive workplace is a fundamental value at Encora. We foster an open and supportive community that embraces diversity in all its forms. We are proud to have more than 40% female collegues and we encourage all the tech enthusiasts to join our company regardless of their sexual preferences, race, or religion. Our goal is to ensure that every employee feels valued, respected, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work.

In today’s competitive job market, how does Encora attract and retain top talent?

Encora attracts top talent by offering a stimulating work environment, Activity Based Working approach at the office, challenging projects, and opportunities for growth. We focus on building a strong employer brand by highlighting our commitment to employee development, diversity, and inclusivity. We have a rigorous recruitment process that assesses both technical skills and cultural fit. Furthermore, we provide a comprehensive benefits package, flexible work arrangements, and a supportive culture that values work-life balance.

As the Head of People at Encora, what strategies do you employ to ensure a positive employee experience?

Ensuring a positive employee experience is a top priority for me and the HR team at Encora. We regularly collect feedback from employees through surveys and one-on-one conversations to understand their needs and concerns. We use this feedback to continuously improve our policies, processes, and work environment. We also organize team-building activities, social events, sport competitions and wellness programs to foster a sense of togetherness among our employees.

Who or what inspires you in your role as Head of People at Encora?

As Head of People at Encora, I find inspiration from various sources. Nature is one of my biggest inspirations as it reminds me of the beauty, resilience, and interconnectedness of the world. The vastness of the universe also inspires me to think beyond boundaries and explore new possibilities. However, the primary source of inspiration for me is the people I work with. Witnessing their dedication, passion, and growth fuels my drive to create a supportive and enriching environment for them.

In your opinion, what sets Encora apart and makes it a great place to work?

The best thing about Encora is undoubtedly my colleagues. We have an exceptional team of talented and diverse individuals who are passionate about what they do. The collective knowledge, expertise, and collaborative spirit that they bring to the table are truly remarkable. It creates an atmosphere where innovation thrives, and we continuously learn from each other. The support and camaraderie among my colleagues make Encora an inspiring and fulfilling workplace where everyone can contribute and grow.

Encora's commitment to attracting and nurturing top talent while promoting diversity and inclusion is evident in the approach outlined by Andreea Fasui, the Head of People. By prioritizing career development, maintaining an open and supportive community, and offering a positive employee experience, Encora sets itself apart as an employer of choice in the technology consulting industry.

If you’re interested in joining the talented team at Encora, we have several open roles available. We are constantly seeking individuals who are passionate about technology, innovation, and making a positive impact. To explore our current job opportunities and apply, please visit our Careers page at Job openings – Encora.

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