Exterminators PLC, Asia’s first ‘Great Place to Work’ certified pest management company announces that it has been certified as a Great Place to Work for the second year in a row. This achievement reaffirms our commitment to creating an environment that fosters learning, development, and success for our staff members. The certification was awarded after an independent audit and certification process conducted by the renowned organisation Great Place to Work (GPTW), which evaluated our company across various focus areas. Exterminators PLC excelled in the Trust Index, scoring high points in all focus areas during the certification process. This is a testament to the company’s dedication to creating a comprehensive value proposition for its employees. Their scores in key focus areas are as follows: great place to work statement (97%), team and equity (96%), leadership behaviour and justice (95%), corporate image (93%), engagement, fairness, pride, and fairness (92%), integrity, credibility, competence, and communication (91%), caring, community, camaraderie (90%), respect and support (89%), hospitality (88%), innovation and collaboration (86%), and personal job and impartiality (84%).
One of their notable achievements is the staff retention rate of 100% and the attrition rate of 0% in the past 12 months. To further support their employees, they have implemented several initiatives, such as increasing wages in the range of 25%–100% since January 2022, introducing inflationary and disciplinary allowances, providing two meals a day for technical and minor staff, and offering financial support for education. Additionally, they have sponsored skill development programmes to enhance capacity within our workforce, and recently, the company held its ‘Pest Awards 2023’ to recognise and appreciate its employees. They also take pride in the representation of women employees in their workforce. According to the latest statistics, the company boasts an impressive 100% representation of women in its operations division, with 91% of in-house staff, 57% of managers and assistant managers, 50% representation in both sales and marketing roles and 50% of the senior leadership team being women. This demonstrates the firm belief that women possess the necessary skills, professionalism, and agility to excel in these crucial positions. With their dedication and expertise, Exterminators has been able to weather the storms of external shocks with resilience and come out on top.
“The challenges we faced over the past twelve months were unprecedented. We are proud of our coworkers, who kept our business operating without interruption by working collaboratively and courageously and leaning on our collective creativity, innovation, and passion. Our slogan was ‘How can we’ keep the promise we made? and we constantly innovated to get the job done, no matter how difficult it was. We are grateful to our coworkers who collaborated with us during these most challenging times and for their pure commitment and loyalty towards Exterminators PLC, which kept us moving forward despite unprecedented obstacles.” Marlon Ferreira the Managing Director stated.
CAPTION – Travis Ferreira, Executive Director, ‘Exterminators PLC’, receiving the certificate from the GPTW team