SHAKEY’s Pizza Asia Ventures, Inc. announced its plan to partner with Darwinbox, a human resources management system (HRMS), to optimize human resources technology for over 1,000 employees.

“We have a lot to look forward to in the first phase of this partnership. With a one-stop-shop for feedback, advanced analytics, company-wide engagement surveys, amongst other things, Shakey’s will find it easier to run smoother HR operations to yield momentous outcomes,” Jayant Paleti, Darwinbox co-founder, said in a statement.

Darwinbox’s human capital management system will run Shakey’s human resources with technology infrastructure that can manage an entire employee lifecycle to “bring in operational efficiency and improve business productivity,” the statement read.

The system will keep record of its employees and provide quick feedback, among other features.

“By providing [Shakey’s] with a digital platform for all their HR needs, we are enabling an uninterrupted and frictionless experiences for employees across its multiple stores, and for the company, it means improved efficiency and productivity,” Mr. Paleti added.

Performance management, leave and attendance management, recruitment, analytics and reporting are some of the key areas that Shakey’s plans to adopt in the coming months.

“[Shakey’s] is ultimately a guest-centric business where people are front and center. When our people are well-cared for, it flows through to our guests. Guest-centricity begins at home, thus, investing in our people is a key pillar in delivering sustainable growth. Our partnership with Darwinbox is a validation to this commitment,” said Shakey’s President and Chief Executive Officer Vicente L. Gregorio.

In the stock exchange on Thursday, Shakey’s shares dropped 0.23 centavos or 2.26% to P9.95 each. — Luisa Maria Jacinta C. Jocson