Working at Criterion Asia Recruitment : GM Interview

Meet Ms. Tanyapat Thongthipaya (Khun Dear), General Manager at Criterion Asia Recruitment. We had the chance to interview with her to get a better idea of the company culture at Criterion Asia, and share what it’s like working here.

Give us a brief background about your work experience and responsibility?
I am the General Manager and Business Partner at Criterion Asia Recruitment where I assist Managing Director for every aspect of the business operations including Finance, Accounting, Marketing, HR, and supplier management. Including, support and improve business performance and advising MD on strategic decisions.

Before start working at Criterion, I have been working for more than 10 years in various functions including project management, marketing and business development and work closely with top management level which I’ve involved in decision making, problem solving, negotiation and multitasking skills. With my previous experiences, it has allowed me to build my business perspective overview and understanding about the business which supporting my work at Criterion.  

Why you decide to join with Criterion Asia?
The vision of the Board of Directors is one of the key factors that I decided to join Criterion Asia Recruitment. The vision of not focusing only earning as much profit as possible but to build the best platform and best place for our staff at Criterion Asia Recruitment. Therefore, I believe that Criterion Asia is highly differentiated from the other recruitment agencies.

How do you feel about the working environment at Criterion Asia Recruitment?
I’ve known the company for a while and really admire its style and achievements. Criterion Asia has a flexible working policy “Work from anywhere”.  I get to manage my own time and have work life balance. In addition, I never feel like I’m being forced to go to the office, I want to go and enjoy my time at the office. I love the company culture where I happily wake up to work every day. Criterion Asia Recruitment is a workplace where I feel like it is my second home where I could spend my quality time and joyful moment with colleagues. I’m impressed by the collaboration that drives our work ethic, and I want to belong to that kind of team.

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