For the two consequent years, SoftServe’s CSR strategy has been focusing primarily on three directions: talent development, strengthening the communities and improving IT education. As the top employer in Ukraine, SoftServe has paid much attention to the employees’ satisfaction level and worked hard to ensure everyone is having equal opportunities for the growth and development within the company. It succeeded at bringing gender diversity, as in male-dominated IT industry it managed to increase female representation from 28% to 32% and witnessed the rise of females at top positions by 10%. An effective and sustainable education system developed and integrated across all company’s offices resulted in having 7000 associates participated in more than 900 training courses run by SoftServe.
The company has definitely reached the new heights in developing and advancing IT education by both, stand-alone internal initiatives and the ones implemented in cooperation with the industry organizations and IT clusters. The SoftServe IT Academy, one of Ukraine’s largest educational platforms to prepare graduates for the successful career start in IT industry, seems to scale fantastically: in 2018, it grew the pool of graduates up to 1000 and doubled the number of those hired by the company after the program completion. In the meanwhile, SoftServe contributed to the launch of 6 IT Bachelor’s programs at the universities and opening of 3 ultramodern IoT and Robotics laboratories.
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