human resources

Human Resources

The success of C.A.Papaellinas Ltd is based largely on its human capital. This is why it invests in the development of its staff by making a constant effort to upgrade their knowledge and skills. The Company employs 400 people in all the cities in Cyprus, offering equal employment opportunities.
 

Our core principles:

 

  • Team spirit and cooperation
  • To attract and retain talented individuals
  • We take proper precautions to prevent accidents
  • We offer a safe workplace environment
  • We provide additional and competitive benefits
 
We also give particular importance to attracting talented people who are enthusiastic about their work. We feel obliged to constantly inspire our people and equip them with the right skills -  knowledge, work environment, motivation - so that they can actively contribute both to the development of innovations and the further development of the Company.
 
At C.A.Papaellinas in addition to individual contributions we recognise the importance of team work. We aim to cultivate a spirit of loyal cooperation and openness in communication among our members of staff. Furthermore we undertake initiatives so that our people work in the safest possible environment. By safe environment we mean that each individual feels a sense of stability about their position, takes pleasure from it and also feels that their health is protected.
 

“Learning Organisation”

 
It is our aim and commitment to operate as a “Learning Organisation”. For C.A.Papaellinas training and education are major factors in the development of our employees. This a long-term investment and it brings  success to both the Company and each employee individually.
Through the application of a variety of training programmes and methods, the Company's aim is to support and cultivate lifelong learning. Whatever the job position, we believe that training and lifelong learning for each and every member of staff will maintain the solid foundations laid down for achieving our goals while satisfying the personal training needs of each individual. The training programmes include various topics  
which concern all our fields of activity, depending on the specific requirements of the programme and the different personal needs of the trainees.
 

Methods for training employees:

   
  • Seminars in Cyprus
  • Educational workshops
  • Conferences
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • On the job training
  • Acquisition of academic and professional diplomas
  • Personal development plans

 

Achieving High Performance

 
The selection and recruitment of suitable employees constitute the most important step on our part in order to incorporate the most appropriate people in our company and place them in the right positions. The recruitment process which has been adopted and applied by C.A.Papaellinas is based on objective criteria such as qualifications and the experience of the candidates. Particular individual characteristics such as gender, ethnicity, religion or other characteristics of diversity do not affect the selection and recruitment process.
 
 
  

Benefits to our people 

 
Our motive is to continually keep our employees satisfied. Therefore in recognition of their efforts we offer some additional benefits to all our employees:
 
  • Provident Fund
  • Health Care
  • Life Insurance and Permanent Total Disability Allowance
  • Child Benefits
  • Discount on Company Products
  • Scheduled and ad hoc events 
  • Covered expenses for medications for those facing fertility problems
  • Grants awarded to the academically distinguished children of our colleagues
 

Protection of the institution of the family 

 
For the C.A.Papaellinas Company, the institution of the family is respected and having children is encouraged. In particular the following applies:
 
  • Extension of the duration of maternity leave to 24 weeks compared with the 18 weeks provided for by the legislation. New mothers can choose to take maternity leave beyond 18 weeks while receiving half their salary.
  • All new parents, both men and women, are provided with coupons worth 80 euros each month until their child reaches the age of 2.5 years for the purchase of children's products.
  • The expenses of medication for parents who face fertility problems.
  • Baby car seat.
  • Grants awarded to the academically distinguished children of our colleagues