LinkedIn recognized digital financial services provider PayMaya for its “10X talent” strategy that cultivated highly skilled employees who contributed to the company’s growth. LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network.
“Our biggest asset is our multi-cultural set of people,” said Carla Lanza, chief people officer, PayMaya. “We are honored and humbled to be recognized by LinkedIn as the leader in our talent recruitment and engagement efforts. This recognition, especially during a time where the majority of our team is working remotely, is a testament to PayMaya’s spirit of innovation.”
“10X talent” is a term used by best-selling authors Michael Solomon and Rishon Blumberg in their book “Gamechangers” and refers to highly skilled, transformative, and agile talents that companies need to achieve massive growth.
By utilizing LinkedIn Talent Solutions, PayMaya was able to discover and employ individuals that fit the roles using data insights. The company also posted a high referral rate (more than a third of its hires in 2021) through the People Connect feature of LinkedIn.
The LinkedIn Talent Awards program is an annual global event that recognizes companies adopting, innovating, and moving the talent community forward into the new world of work. The awards body recognizes successful organizations that have made a significant impact using LinkedIn Talent Solutions.
According to LinkedIn’s data, PayMaya is one of the companies in the Philippines with the highest concentrations of professionals with degrees in engineering and sciences. Using a data-driven approach and combining it with a highly engaging program, the company has been attracting global talents, including high performers in fields such as engineering, science, marketing, finance, and information security.
PayMaya’s Tech Cadetship and Entrepreneur-in-Residence programs attract top graduates with a holistic experience to create next-generation leaders, innovators, and business experts in the digital and fintech space.