Best Workplaces Ireland 2013
What is a Great Workplace? The Employee View
Great workplaces are built through the day-to-day relationships that employees experience — not a checklist of programmes and benefits.The key factor in common in these relationships is TRUST. From the Employee’s perspective, a great workplace is one where they:
• TRUST the people they work for;
• Have PRIDE in what they do; and
• ENJOY the people they work with.
Trust is the defining principle of great workplaces — created through management’s credibility, the respect with which employees feel they are treated, and the extent to which employees expect to be treated fairly. The degree of pride and levels of authentic connection and camaraderie employees feel with one are additional essential components.
What is a Great Workplace? The Manager View: From the Manager’s perspective, a great workplace is one where they:
• ACHIEVE ORGANISATIONAL OBJECTIVES;
• With employees who GIVE THEIR PERSONAL BEST; and
• WORK TOGETHER AS A TEAM / FAMILY in an environment of TRUST
Sales DirectorElton joined the FMI sales team in 2008 as a B2B Agent. After a short amount of time Elton progressed through the ranks in style, to Team Executive, Team Coordinator; after that to Sales Manager, National Sales Manager and currently Sales Director. Having gone through the Cycle of Development and proven ‘it works’ Elton has a clear focus and understanding of the roles required for Residential Sales. Elton’s true to his heart and loves anything Mediterranean; clothes, wine, football and food especially. He cooks a mean spaghetti Bolognese! With one exception of course – music; Elton is a big House and Hip Hop fan. Deadmau5 and Tupac are his favorites.
Melody ChinamasaContact Centre Manager
Melody worked & studied in Ireland for 7 years before discovering FMI in 2008. Melody joined FMI as a Brand Sales Consultant & rose through the ranks to Senior Account Manager working across various clients in the FMCG and Residential Sales arena. Now Mel is charged with business development and management of all Telesales activity.
Mel comes from “the last country in the alphabet” any guesses?
Outside of work Mel is currently defending his role as “Champion Dad” with 2 small boys who love to use him as their punch bag. To celebrate the battles they all love the “chicken wings” in Tribeca in Ranelagh.
However nothing tastes like food from home – Zimbabwe.
Pick up the phone and have a chat with Mel.
Marketing ManagerWith a background in advertising and communication Ailish joined our team in 2013 and is responsible for marketing and communications.
With a love of tennis Ailish plays as much as she can and can be found playing league with her Mum or her knocking up with her 3 girls. Otherwise she is “Taxi Mum” extraordinaire.
She loves to travel and has already decided when she wins the lottery that she will retire to the South of France.
DirectorLibby started her career in FMI way back in 2003 as an Account Executive and has worked her way up to become a Board Director at FMI. She has seen three different FMI offices as the business has grown and needed more space.
Libby has worked across all aspects of our services and brings a huge amount of knowledge and experience to the FMI client servicing team. Her experience of running largescale sales merchandising field teams makes Libby an invaluable asset to her clients and colleagues alike.
Libby is our self confessed shopaholic and while her favourite colour is navy her wardrobe is more reflective of her personality colourful & fun.
Senior Account ManagerDavid is FMI’s reigning Employee of the Year 2013, and he believes that the success he has achieved with the company can be attributed to the support and loyalty he’s been shown at every stage since he joined in 2007.
As a keen fitness enthusiast, David has taken part in several long-distance running events, including last year’s Gael Force challenge, where scaling Croagh Patrick was just one phase of a six-hour epic endurance test.
His journey through the ranks at FMI has been no less impressive - he has been promoted four times and is now a Senior Account Manager.
No surprise that his favourite food is Mexican – nothing like a challenge.