Intelligent CXO Issue 14 - Page 52



Gorillas is transforming its HR management system with Workday

European instant on-demand delivery leader , Gorillas has selected Workday Human Capital Management ( HCM ) to digitally transform its human capital management . The implementation of Workday Human Capital Management will provide Gorillas with frictionless HR processes and analytical capabilities to create an enhanced employee experience .

In less than two years , Gorillas has grown from zero to over 14,000 employees , operating in nine countries across Europe and the US . After this period of hypergrowth , the company is now pursuing a strategy of sustainable growth , focusing on building a scalable business to support existing operations . This includes a major focus on people , further professionalising and scaling up the HR infrastructure .
To do so , Gorillas was looking for a technology partner who could provide a solution to better digitally engage its rapidly growing workforce , create a streamlined employee experience , expand capacity and improve collaboration on a global scale .
With the implementation of Workday HCM , Gorillas has found the perfect match to support its ambition to elevate the company ’ s people strategy to a new level . Workday HCM will enhance Gorillas ’ HR experience with a user-friendly system that allows employees to access relevant information and complete tasks anytime , anywhere . In addition , managers will gain better insight into talent management and workforce planning .
With Workday HCM , Gorillas will be able to :
• Optimise employee experience . Workday ' s platform enables Gorillas to acquire a greater scope to identify the needs of its employees and meet them , reinforcing their commitment and the feeling of belonging in a digital company .
• Automation of processes . Workday HCM will allow Gorillas to alleviate workflows and focus the employees ’ attention on more essential tasks .
• Transparency at a global scale . Workday ’ s platform creates better operational visibility and performance for the company ' s 14,000 employees .
“ Workday will play a significant role in enabling the next several phases of growth for Gorilla ,” said Deena Fox , Global Chief People Officer , Gorillas . “ It will be a key element in our global people strategy , allowing us to enhance our talent experience , provide more transparency , process harmonisation and access to data in real-time . With the new platform , we will be able to further strengthen our core HR infrastructure , better engage with our workforce digitally and provide a stronger employee experience .”
" The pandemic has clearly shown how important it is for companies to be guided by their values and to seek dialogue with their workforce . Employee engagement is now an important pillar for the longterm success of a company ,” added Laurent Homeyer , Retail and Hospitality Industry Advisor EMEA and APJ , Workday . " By providing its employees with a technological platform through which they can collaborate and share , develop their skills and incorporate their needs into work processes , Gorillas will be able to engage them as a major force for business growth and continue to write the success story .
" By choosing Workday Human Capital Management , Gorillas continues its sustainable course for growth and greater value creation .” x
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