ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFICATION FOR SERVICIO FILIPINO MAINTAINED SFI MEETS STANDARDS OF EXTERNAL AUDITING AUTHORITY

ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFICATION FOR SERVICIO FILIPINO MAINTAINED SFI MEETS STANDARDS OF EXTERNAL AUDITING AUTHORITY

After passing a whole-day audit last 13 May 2016, Servicio Filipino continues to be an ISO certified organization under the ISO 9001:2008 criteria. On the said date, Mr. Renato G. Madrid, Jr. of Certification International Philippines, Inc. (CIP) conducted Servicio Filipino’s 1st Surveillance Audit – 5th cycle for the second half of Fiscal Year 2015 – 2016. The Surveillance Audit aimed to evaluate and determine if SFI’s Management System still lives up to the standards of the ISO 9001:2008, thereby resulting in either withdrawal or continuation of the company’s certification. From 9:00AM to 5:00PM, SFI’s component departments came under the scrutiny of Mr. Madrid who served as external auditor from the CIP. The Facilities Cleaning Services and Property Management Services were assessed from 9:15AM, followed by Technical Recruitment & Staffing and Engineering & Technical Services at 10:15AM. SFI’s Customer Satisfaction & Feedback process was scrutinized at 11:15AM towards the noon break. The assessment resumed at 1:00PM with the audit of the Maintenance Services. By 2:00PM, Mr. Madrid had moved to an examination of the Internal Quality Audit process, with an inspection of progress made towards resolving any instances of non-compliance identified during previous audits. At 3:00PM the Management Review commenced, followed by Mr. Madrid’s preparation of his audit report. He summarily discussed his report to the SFI leadership between this time and 5:00PM. The report by Mr. Madrid reflected the resolution of 2 minor non-compliance cases from the previous year’s audit. With this matter being settled, the audit report also indicated a satisfactory assessment of SFI’s processes under its Quality Management System. While an instance of non-compliance was identified...
SERVICIO FILIPINO BAGS GOLD; WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS PIONEER CERTIFIED BY PEOPLE MANAGEMENT EXPERTS

SERVICIO FILIPINO BAGS GOLD; WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS PIONEER CERTIFIED BY PEOPLE MANAGEMENT EXPERTS

MAY 5, 2016 – Following a company-wide assessment last April 11 and 12, 2016, Servicio Filipino formally received the Investors in People Gold certification from representatives of IiP Philippines during a mini awarding ceremony In full attendance were the Board of Directors of the SFI Group of Companies: Chairman Estrellita A. Anastacio, Vice Chairman Rolando R. Antonio, President and CEO Luis Alberto A. Anastacio, Senior Vice President Gaudencio T. Infante, Treasurer Vivian A. Guerrero and Director, Aileen A. Anastacio. The flagship company’s Executive Committee was also present: Bataan Business Unit Head Ariel R. Fernandez, VP for Operations Domingo Basilio R. Navera, VP for Finance Magnolia Nemil, AVP for HRAD Imelda A Liwag-Nacatab, Marketing, Sales and Business Development Senior Manager Mark P. Siazon and Corporate Trainer Shayma Cadapan. IiP Philippines Chairman and the Lead Assessor for SFI, Janet Webster, accompanied by Learning Specialist Nicole Nibaten, conferred the certification. MEETING THE STANDARD Ms. Webster together with Assessors Pinky Diokno and Roz Saad conducted the one and a half day assessment of Servicio Filipino’s qualifications for the IiP people management framework last April, with the result announced on the afternoon of the second day. During the May 5 awarding, Ms. Webster said that she was impressed as a whole with the Filipino organizations the IiP had assessed. In SFI’s case, she was at first concerned when the company decided to pursue the Gold award before securing the Bronze and Silver levels. She then claimed that her misgivings went away during the accreditation process, as she became convinced that SFI could achieve such a high standard. In particular, Ms. Webster praised SFI’s internal...
SERVICIO FILIPINO  EMPLOYEES JOIN  LABOR DAY CAREER FAIRS

SERVICIO FILIPINO EMPLOYEES JOIN LABOR DAY CAREER FAIRS

May 1, 2016 – Under the initiative of the Recruitment Departments of the Quezon City, Dau, Bataan and Laguna offices, SFI employees participated in various job fairs organized by the DOLE and by other private organizations. Locations included the World Trade Center in Pasay City, the Vista Mall in Taguig City, the local government venues of Malolos, Bulacan and Sta. Rosa, Laguna, as well as SM malls in Tarlac, Pampanga, Bulacan and Clark Field. Participating employees were assigned to different teams in charge of each area, with every team including members of the Recruitment Department as well as employees from other departments. SFI’s participation in these job fairs was part of the calendar of Recruitment activities observed by the Recruitment Department as a way to supplement their sourcing activities and to spread awareness of Servicio Filipino’s services and...