What it does: PYCOGroup is a digital consulting and software development company that delivers solutions and grows internal digital teams for partners via three services: web and mobile development, consulting and recruitment, and its Build-Operate-Transfer model.
Best known for: Having served a slew of A-list clientele, among its clients for web and mobile development include Microsoft, Samsung, Volkswagen, Wal-Mart, Adobe, Accor Hotels, BNP Paribas, Calvin Klein, Mitsubishi, and L'Oreal, among others. A number of partners have sought assistance from its Build-Operate-Transfer Model (B.O.T.) service including Ansarada, MessageMedia, and YellowPaper. The company has the highest success rate of launching B.O.Ts in Vietnam.
Staff stats: 550 people in nine offices across four continents
The good bits: Rich career development opportunities, global mobility, flexible work hours, top-notch facilities, a fun, dynamic, and family-like working environment (this company is big on employee engagement events), and a chance to work with the latest technologies in the IT industry
The not-so-good bits: Workplace politics and long hours for some roles that may impede work-life balance.
PYCOGroup is a digital consulting and software development company founded in Belgium in 1999. The company has a presence in nine cities and four continents which include Europe, North America, Asia, and Africa. The group grows internal digital teams while delivering IT solutions for its partners with its community of onshore and offshore teams and strong networks. Its three main services are web and mobile development, Build-Operate-Transfer model, and consulting and recruitment.
With its Build-Operate-Transfer model, the group has been able to launch a variety of successful overseas development centres around the world including Ansarada, an AI-powered virtual data room provider for business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, YellowPaper, a leading mobile payments provider in Latin America, and MessageMedia, a business text messaging portal and SMS gateway.
Its software development portfolio consists of 2,500+ mid to large-scale projects that include mobile applications, websites, and cloud-hosted platforms for a number of big-name clients including Microsoft, Atlassian, Volkswagen, and Samsung.
The group's consulting and recruitment services assist companies in growing their onsite teams with quality contractors, contract-to-hire staff, or full-time candidates. It has 20 years of experience and a global network which allows it to bring international talent into their client's teams.
The recruitment process varies from role to role, but graduates may expect a series of telephone, video, or face-to-face interviews with HR representatives, department managers, and/or directors.
A competitive base salary with fringe benefits that may include a private healthcare program for staff and their family members, extensive training and chances to win certifications with the company's support and annual leave of up to 20 days, among others.
PYCOGroup puts a premium importance on maintaining a fun and dynamic work environment. It invests in a variety of special events to balance work and play including a Football club, seasonal festivals, Children's Day, holiday parties, seasonal events, a monthly Happy Hour, and other employee engagement activities.
Graduates will find many things to love about PYCOGroup, from its fun work environment to its international projects, chances to travel the world, and flexible working hours. Though often dynamic and rewarding, PYCOGroup demands real work from its employees with long hours that may trigger a burnout. Thankfully, this company knows that employees may get drained naturally from time to time. To compensate, employee engagement activities are regularly planned offering a much-needed breather from work.