Posted on 30th November 2021
Synechron, Inc., a leading digital transformation consulting firm focused exclusively on the financial services industry, today announced that it has won a Gold Globee Award at the 6th Annual 2021 Business Excellence Award program, honoring Synechron’s ‘Employer Excellence for Career Growth, Development & Training’. This award honors the company’s HR initiatives at enabling accelerated careers, innovative work, and continuously provided upskilling programs. The Business Excellence Awards celebrate the achievements of employers, employees, and the best business practices across the world. Synechron is honored to receive this award, alongside other outstanding business enterprises
Synechron was recognized for its multi-pronged career development approach which encompasses its blended learning and development model. This model features E-learning – which leverages Synechron’s partnership with the Udemy 24/7 virtual Learning & Development (L&D) program of 5,000+ courses and certifications at zero cost to employees – combined with high tech classroom learning in Synechron offices (pre-pandemic) under the guidance of trainers. Through affiliations with industry-leading trainers, Synechron’s classroom training has provided critical hands-on project experience, query resolution and imparted deeper levels of knowledge to employees. In addition, Synechron’s subject matter experts research and build learning paths across specializations, making it easier for employees to choose the right courses. Monthly training calendars are built based on industry demand, and employees can choose from a variety of key classes/topics. Overall, sessions are designed to enrich the knowledge base for addressing the important needs of the financial services industry.
In addition, Synechron prides itself on career development through its NextGen Leadership program which trains high-performing employees to become industry stalwarts and future management. It helps new generation leaders to make complex business decisions that concern Synechron’s people, clients and growth trajectory. This program is spearheaded and delivered by Synechron’s Co-founder and CEO Faisal Husain, along with CHRO John Gaunt, and Global Head of Operations May Yang.
In the last few years, Synechron’s global HR team has introduced a variety and range of programs. These programs include: enhanced employee insurance benefits, new reward and recognition programs for outstanding employees, a higher education/certification policy that encourages employees to pursue higher education opportunities, the ‘ARIEL’ Chatbot that provides employees with real-time HR support at their fingertips, an array of employee engagement programs that include participation in virtual and in-person events, as well as an innovative COVID-19 Support program that offers several mental and physical well-being programs, and much more. In addition to this, Synechron has instituted mentorship programs including the Better ME, Women’s Engagement Forum, and collaboration/learning platforms like the cross-office SyneTribe program, in addition to its Financial Innovation Labs (‘FinLabs’). All of these are enabled to let Synechron foster growth, innovation and solve complex industry challenges.
Further, Synechron encourages employee participation in global Hackathons, Digithons, Ideathons and certification competitions to inspire upskilling and expanded learning opportunities. The company’s learning ecosystem is also enhanced with surveys, Town Halls, Leadership Connect sessions and much more
John Gaunt, Chief Human Resources Officer at Synechron said of this Gold Globee Award honor, “Constant learning, development and upskilling of our talented and dedicated employees around the world has become an important priority for Synechron. Our carefully developed and deployed initiatives, including our leadership and mentoring programs, are designed with employees’ needs and their career advancement top of mind. Despite the pandemic and many of our employees switching to working from home or under a hybrid work plan, L&D will carry on. We will continue to invest in our valued employees who most competently leverage their enhanced knowledge base for the benefit of innovating cutting-edge solutions and solving difficult business challenges for our financial services clients.” He added, “This Gold Globee Award win signifies Synechron’s commitment to developing a culture where all employees feel empowered to take their education and careers to the next level. I am very proud of this achievement and look forward to a future of accelerated growth.”
Synechron is a leading digital transformation consulting firm focused on the financial services industry and is working to Accelerate Digital initiatives for banks, asset managers, and insurance companies around the world. Synechron uniquely delivers these firms end-to-end Digital, Consulting, and Technology capabilities with expertise in wholesale banking, wealth management, and insurance as well as emerging technologies like Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science. The company is present in 17 locations around the globe and across key financial markets, with over 13,000 employees producing $570.9M in annual revenue. For more information on the company, please visit LinkedIn community.
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