After the majority vote recorded in an internal poll, the company that trains more than 400,000 people worldwide has decided to return to the 100% teleworking situation. This and other preventive measures have allowed them to register “zero infections” among their members.
In 2011 Media Interactiva set out to contribute to the improvement of e-Learning and position Spain on the map of the sector. Today, almost a decade later, it has established itself as a leading business group: they train more than 400,000 persons around the world, from digital literacy at school to training in the latest software developments, working with partners such as Microsoft, Pearson, Adobe or New Horizons and is at the forefront of educational technology.
But above all, it stands out for the high level of satisfaction achieved both by its clients and its students. Taking the measures adopting a participatory and respectful approach is one of the reasons why favourable opinions are mediated interactively.
“In this organization, the workers’ opinions are heard and taken into account, showing that we are not only leaders in innovation, but above all, we are a company that cares about people”, says the chief technology officer (CTO), Benedict Castellanos.
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One day before the declaration of the State of Alarm due to the Covid pandemic, this business group anticipated guaranteeing the best working conditions for its human team. The workers have been in their homes since March 13.
Later, in September and by the majority vote of an internal survey, a hybrid form of work was adopted: face-to-face in the mornings divided by shifts and teleworking in the afternoons.
“Thanks to these preventive measures, we have achieved ‘zero infections’ of Covid among the members of the company, ” says the head of Human Resources, Laura Morillo, “People are always at the centre of our organization, and it is our job to care for and watch over them. In a pandemic situation, what is at stake is the health of our workers and their families”.
Recently, she consulted the work team again through an internal survey and returned to 100% teleworking after hearing their opinions from him teleworking.
At the same time, in all these months, the Human Resources department has promoted different initiatives to guarantee workers’ physical and mental well-being, such as interconnection through an internal social network with content that is not solitary professional but also personal. The possibility of doing yoga and mindfulness from home has also been offered.
The initiatives mentioned above have achieved that Human Resources management has been recognized with two international distinctions in the last year: the International Healthy Company Award granted by the Human Resources Observatory in its Healthy Work category and the Certification as a Great Place for Work. Awarded by the Great Place to Work® consultancy. A front-runner in the identification and Certification of Excellent Places to Work.
The satisfaction of the work team is, without a doubt, the engine that drives the growth of this company. “Media Interactiva was and is, today for me. An opportunity for professional and personal growth, beyond what I ever imagined”. Says Miguel Santana. He has been working for eight years as Head of System for this organization.
Other interactive media opinions join Santana’s: “Interactive Media has given me that special place that one always wants and that allows me to advance in my professional career while progressing as a person with this and my other family”. He expresses Tere Linares. Who has been part of the organization for 10 years.
Promoting people as the centre of the company goes hand in hand with its mission to offer a better future to society through technological innovation and the professional development of people.
In fact, among its clients are large corporations. Schools and universities from all over the world, and professionals and students from different sectors who need to get the best of themselves. “We are very aware that our work is aim at people. And we get the best out of ourselves so that our clients can also do it”. They say from Media Interactive.
This commitment is also manifest in other initiatives, such as being an SME Friend of Unicef. For 5 years, they have been part of the programs promote by the world’s institutions for early childhood education. “Your annual contribution contributes directly to the initiative of Unicef and the Nelson Mandela Foundation Schools for Africa. Which finances the construction of solid and safe schools. The provision of basic services. And teachers’ training to offer quality education”. They explain. From Unicef.
In addition to its worldwide deployment, Media Interactiva expands nationally. In recent years, it has managed to quadruple the number of centres and triple the number of students. Having a presence in 25 provinces of 6 autonomous communities.
Media Interactiva has more than 2,500 students in 60 centres throughout Spain. They all register an approval percentage of 93% in the digital competencies certifications for. Which media Interactiva prepares them Whether from the public, educational or business sectors.
In short, thanks to a decade of continuous work and the value of the person. They defend as an institution. Media Interactiva is position for a promising and growing future.
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