milestones

Timeline

2017
September 7

Servicio Filipino co-headlines Happy-At-Work Conference, garners special citation

Last September 7, Servicio Filipino Inc. President and CEO Lloyd Anastacio delivered a rousing presentation at the 7th Happy-at-Work Conference. Read More
May 24

SFI Group participates in the annual Asia Pacific Career Development Association (APCDA) conference

Quezon City, Philippines – The Asia Pacific Career Development Association (APCDA) held its annual conference in the Philippines at the Ateneo De Manila University on May 22 – 24, 2017, with the theme “Customizing Career Services: Issues and Challenges”. Read More
May 1

Servicio Filipino, Inc. Strengthens Partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment

Servicio Filipino, Inc. was personally invited by Silvestre Bello III, the Secretary of Labor and Employment, to forge stronger ties with the new administration during the company’s courtesy call with him last April. Read More
January 30

SFI Group facilitates the wave of change at 39th CDAP’s annual conference (2017)

SFI Group President and CEO Luis Alberto A. Anastacio delivered the keynote speech with respect to the theme “Riding the wave of change: Responding to career development issues and challenges.” It focused on developing and implementing evidence-based and collaboration-based career guidance services for out-of-school youths (OSYs), students, trainees, and the..Read More
2016
July 28

SFI’S IIP JOURNEY: A HEART FOR THE PEOPLE (2016)

With the theme of “Purpose and Values-Driven Cultures”, the concourse recognized IiP certification awardees with SFI the only Gold Certified Company for the year. Read More
March 20

PhilJobNet Launching (2016)

Another successful partnership between DOLE, and SFI Group of Companies happened today as we launch the new PhilJobNet portal. With the new platform, jobseekers can experience a more trendy, user-friendly and responsive website. It has also incorporated a Talent Map tool to complement the Philippine TalentMap Initiative (PTMI) that aims..Read More
March 6

THE WORKFORCE TRAILBLAZER: Servicio Filipino, Inc. 55 Years of Revolutionizing Human Resources in the Philippines (2016)

Being a leading brand in human resources consultancy and management requires a variety of factors to come into play such as a clear and definite mission, considerable human and material assets, relevant connections and the longevity of decades. Read More
2015
December 6

A Better Future for Every Learner in Southeast Asia (2015)

This was how SEAMEO INNOTECH revolutionized their 14th International Conference held in Quezon City, Philippines. With the theme, “A better future for every learner in Southeast Asia,” participants experienced an innovative and deliberate approach in problem solving and decision making – the Open Space Technology. Read More
November 28

SFIGC aligned to one goal (2015)

 Last November 27, 2015, the SFI Group of Companies, led by SFI’s President and CEO Lloyd Anastacio, had its Group Strategic Planning at the B Hotel, Scout Rallos, Laging Handa, Quezon City. This was attended by leaders from all of the subsidiaries under the SFI Group of Companies, namely, Servicio..Read More
October 6

SFI joins the WAPES forum on Labor Market Information and signs a 5-year MOU with DOLE for PhilJobNet Project (2014)

On October 22, 2015, a forum entitled “LMI Beyond the Numbers: Translating Labour Market Information into Proactive Interventions on Job-Skill Matching” was held at the Taal Vista Hotel in Tagaytay City. Read More
August 6

SFI Group joins the PCCI’s 5th National Education Forum (2015)

Makati City, Philippines — The SFI Group presented its advocacies and initiatives in the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (PCCI) 5th National Education Forum with the theme, “Aligning Business Education in the Context of ASEAN Economic Integration.” The event was held on August 27, 2015 at the AVR Penthouse,..Read More
May 6

SFI Group and DOLE-BLE present Philippine TalentMap© Initiative in the APEC (2015)

Boracay, Aklan, Philippines —The SFI Group, in coordination with DOLE-BLE shared valuable insights regarding the Philippine TalentMap© Initiative during the 37th APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Working Group Meeting held on May 14-17, 2015. Mr. Luis Alberto Anastacio, President and CEO of the SFI Group led the Philippine delegation in presenting..Read More
March 3

Partner with DOLE for Jobstart Philippines (2015)

A year after kicking off, JobStart Philippines charts its progress and future aims in front of attendees at the Department of Labor and Employment’s first “Kapihan at Balitaan” news forum for 2015. Held 9th February 2015 at the Midas Hotel and Casino in Pasay City, the news forum gave DOLE’s..Read More
2014
March 3

Officially Launched Philippine Talent Map Initiative at the 14th National PESO Congress (2014)

SFI’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Luis Alberto A. Anastacio, flew to General Santos City on October 22, 2014 to grace the 14th National PESO Congress: PESO for ASEAN Integration, 2015 and Beyond.
March 3

Partnered with DOLE for the Philippine Talent Map Initiative (2014)

On September 17, 2014, the Department of Labor and Employment and SFI Group of Companies forged a very significant partnership in supporting the government’s thrust in creating relevant and current Labor Market Information (LMI). SFI Group together with international partners, HireLabs and Success Partners, provided “assessment grants” to DOLE in..Read More
2013
March 3

Provided a “Grant” to the Bataan Provincial Government (2013)

BALANGA CITY– Recognizing the value of having a strong labor force, Bataan Governor Albert Garcia signed a memorandum of agreement yesterday with Servicio Filipino, Inc. to jointly support the advocacy for Workforce Development, K – Career Readiness, 21st Century Skills Development and Dual Training with the educational institutions and industries..Read More
March 3

Launched Workforce Development Platform (2013)

March 3

SFI Group partnered with the Philippine Computer Society (2013)

March 3

Launched Talent Source Portal (2013)

2011
March 3

Partnership with Auralog (2011)

 Auralog’s TELL ME MORE® system provides over 20 years of language empowerment experience and advanced language training technologies, including speech recognition, video, role play and spoken language tracking. Read More
March 3

Launched SFI International (2011)

The international placement arm of SFI Group which is in partnership with global staffing company – Kelly Services. Read More
March 3

SFI turns 50 and launches its SFI@50+50 Vision (2011)

2010
March 3

Launched SFI CareerCenter (2010)

 As a member of the SFI Group of Companies, the leader in workplace management solutions in the Philippines, we build upon our heritage and corporate values to help you seek career advancement and development. Read More
March 3

Launch of partnership with ACT (2010)

March 3

Launch of partnership with HIRELABS (2010)

HireLabs Inc. is the leading innovator of pre-employment testing services, utilizing the latest research in the HR industry. Read More
2009
March 3

Partnership with Serebra Corporation (2009)

March 3

SFI becomes ISO 9001:2008 Certified (2009)

2008
March 3

Alorica acquires Vertex Solutions (2008)

2003
March 3

SFI becomes ISO 9001:2000 Certified (2003)

SFI has been recognized in the industry as the best performing service contractor and manpower supply and placement firm in the Philippines. SFI was awarded an ISO 9001:2000 certification on December 17, 2003 for delivering exceptional and high quality services, the first among human resource services providers for technical and..Read More
2002
March 3

Partnership with Kenexa (2002)

2001
March 3

SFI Group of Companies was Incorporated (2001)

 In 2001, as different companies were being put up, the need to consolidate all stockholders’ shareholdings into a single holdings corporation became the most practical choice and decision. More importantly, creating a management corporation that can streamline financial and operational functions effectively to all the companies made it easier for..Read More
March 3

Partnership with Profiles Asia (2001)

2000
March 3

Vertex Solutions, Call Center BPO (2000)

As the BPO and shared services industry was still in its starting stage, our company foresaw that this would be a great sunshine industry to invest into. In 2000, SFI invested into a BPO start-up venture called Vertex Solutions, where it had one of the biggest majority shares in the..Read More
1999
March 1

BusinessTrends Franchise (1999)

BusinessTrends (A Kelly Services Company) is the leading provider of workforce management solutions. Read More
1998
March 1

VATRAC – V.A. Trainers & Consultants (1998)

Our organization saw the value of continuously training the company’s most important asset – its people. It is not enough that the company’s human capital would just remain the same. Fierce competition and the challenges of the market brought about the incorporation of VATRAC. This is the HR training and..Read More
March 1

Comprehensive Business Services (1998)

 Though outsourcing was still in its initial stages, SFI Group foresaw the growth that would happen in the BPO and Shared services Industry in the country. Partnering with Comprehensive and running a franchise operations under the SFI Management Consultancy business opened opportunities in providing financial record-keeping, book-keeping and accounting services..Read More
1997
March 1

International Partnerships and Incorporation of other Subsidiaries (1997)

The Vision of SFI became the organization’s roadmap. This drove our company to seek partners who share a common vision, practice the same values and also appreciate the potential value that the Philippine market can unlock. SFI Group had to build strategic partnerships with other global companies that could enhance..Read More
March 1

Creating SFI’s Vision, Mission and Values (1997)

In 1997, through the help of a third party HR consulting firm, the top management of SFI initiated a Vision, Mission, Values and long-term planning for the entire organization. This laid down the Vision of the company for the future. More importantly, it has verbalized the purpose of the entire..Read More
1987
March 1

Temps and Staffers Division was launched (1987)

SFI needed to cater to staffing requirements of the different industries it is servicing. To distinguish it from the other service lines, like facilities management, building cleaning services, technical maintenance and staffing, SFI started its Temps and Staffers Division in 1987 in order to create a more distinct service line..Read More
1980
March 1

Engineering and Technical Services Division (ETS) (1980)

In time, the requirements of clients have become more diverse and demanding. Expertise in engineering and project management carried a premium and this prompted our company to create the Engineering and Technical Services Division of SFI. This division handled all the technical and construction management requirements of our clients in..Read More
March 1

Expansion to other Countries (1980)

The need for Filipino Workers in the 80’s has opened another business opportunity for SFI. It has forged business partnerships with companies in Saudi Arabia, Japan, Canada and the United States of America to start deploying Filipino professionals to all these countries. SFI was one of the very first companies..Read More
February 28

Expansion and Growth (1980)

Unprecedented growth followed SFI and in the early 1980’s, the company expanded into other territories in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. It was the vision of the president, Mrs. Ester Anastacio, to build a new office building and corporate center for SFI. In 1983, the new building was constructed along West..Read More
February 28

Bataan Branch was established (1970)

To cater to the industrial boom that was taking place in Bataan, SFI opened its very first branch operations in the province and this was managed and led by one of the pillars of SFI, Mr. Gaudencio T. Infante. SFI was able to cater to the needs of the oil,..Read More
1976
February 28

The Commitment of the Three Pillars of SFI (1976)

The wife-turned-widow, Mrs. Ester Anastacio, was determined to save the company. She therefore asked the firm’s co-founder, Mr. Rolando R. Antonio, and SFI’s other pillar, Mr. Gaudencio T. Infante, to stay by her side and help her manage Servicio Filipino. The firm commitment, resolve and resiliency of the three leaders..Read More
February 28

The Dark Moments of SFI (1976)

1976 was a dark moment in the history of SFI because the company founder and president, Atty. Dante P. Anastacio, suddenly passed away at such a young age. SFI has lost its dynamic leader and visionary.
1961
March 28

Humble Beginnings (1961)

SFI was established in 1961 by lawyer Dante P. Anastacio. His vision was simple – to provide employment to many of his Filipino countrymen. The company was co-founded by Mr. Rolando Antonio, known as “Mr. SFI.” He has been in the company since its inception and remains active in a..Read More