How Javer became one of the best companies to work in Mexico

Reaching a genuine sustainability strategy that engages all stakeholders with the outmost care and respect is crucial for companies seeking to build solid long-term results. Today, employees, consumers, and investors are constantly looking for companies that embraces a holistic business approach.

Javer has become a benchmark of sustainability in Mexico, especially in human resources management, which has allowed it to be recognized as one of the best companies to work for in Mexico. 

Great Place To Work (GPTW) is an international certification awarded to companies that create an exceptional workplace environment. Undoubtedly, the common underlying quality in organizations that receive a high placement in this ranking is trust, which is measured through the culture of the organization.

GPTW uses the Trust Index, a KPI (key performance indicator) for measuring the commitment of the people who are part of the company; the higher it is, the greater the trust. This certification has 5 dimensions: credibility, respect, fairness, pride, and camaraderie. 

GPTW survey has allowed Javer to measure, track, and strengthen different aspects that contribute to the quality of working life.

The company has historically stood out in two categories: pride and camaraderie, thanks to its friendly working environment, as multiple activities are carried out to forge strong bonds and establish good communication among leaders and employees, which is reflected in its employees expressing a sense of pride being part of this company.

Javer's high ranking on the list is the result of the implementation of several programs, including: 

  • Approach on talent retention: The company provides different benefits and perks to employees to encourage their professional growth, such as training, saving plans, and attractive compensation.
  • Equality and diversity: Javer is attached to the principles of inclusion, empathy, and, tolerance, highlighting the fact that its team has a significant number of women holding leadership positions, as well as the pursuit of equal opportunities for all.
  • Occupational health and safety: Javer is committed to ensuring an excellent quality of life for its employees. This encompasses topics such as mental health, nutrition, information sessions on COVID-19, as well as the prevention and fight against breast cancer.

Over the past years, Javer has steadily improved in the GPTW's national ranking within the 500 to 5,000 employee Top 100 Companies category. In 2018, it was ranked 66th. By 2019, it was positioned in the 57th place. In 2020, managed to climb 8 places to the 49th position. In 2021, the company ranked 41st, receiving an special mention for its practices in the face of COVID-19. And finally, in 2022, it ranked 35th, with much further progress.

There is no doubt that Javer's success in the management of its human resources will allow it to continue consolidating its position as one of the best Mexican companies in the construction industry.

Author: Marijose Vazquez