Get to Know the #aTeam – Asia Flores, Senior People and Places Manager, aCommerce Philippines
Ecommerce in the Philippines is on a runway and expected to lift off to reach nearly $10 billion by 2025. aCommerce Philippines aims to help more brands and retailers across different industries move online, to keep up with the accelerated demand for online presence across the country.
Having experienced strong growth in the Philippines since its expansion to the country in 2014, aCommerce Philippines, located at M Aura Premier Office Tower in BGC, Taguig City, is also looking to expand its team within the country.
Featured this week in the ‘Get to know the #ateam’ series is Asia Flores, Senior People and Places Manager at aCommerce Philippines.
Asia currently oversees the overall operations of the people & places team of aCommerce Philippines that includes strategic people, performance, and corporate culture management. While she is not occupied with her role at aCommerce, she indulges in reading recipe books due to her love for food and also wishes she had the superpower to multiply so she could be in many places in one day. Let’s find out some more tidbits she shared with us below.
Three words to describe aCommerce?
aCommerce is dynamic, fun and challenging
Do you have any advice for those looking to join the company?
Don’t be afraid to ask for help! Whether its your team or others they will be happy to help you. The best thing about my experience with aCommerce is that people from all levels are willing to help you. Be confident with what you do and learn from your mistakes.
One of the core values that you feel very close to at aCommerce?
Lead by Example. I’ve seen our leaders work and the effort they exert to grow the business is very admirable. They practice what they preach and it encourages me to do the same for my team.
What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in the past year?
I learned to be real with myself and voice out my opinion. Given the environment and job role that I’m working in, it really helps that the team and managers are supportive in encouraging opinions and take them into consideration before making a final decision.
Want to be a part of aCommerce? Explore job opportunities in the Philippines here.