• Employer of Choice 2014

Crown Melbourne

Crown Melbourne has been recognised as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2014.
The Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice recognises organisations which have developed leading workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

Crown Melbourne is one of Australia’s most visited tourist destinations with over 17 million visitors a year. An industry leader in tourism, hospitality and the events sector, Crown Melbourne provides accommodation, cafes, bars and restaurants, casinos, event and conference facilities, concerts, shopping and leisure facilities and employs over 6,800 staff.

As Victoria’s largest single-site employer with an annual payroll of $400 million, Crown Melbourne is committed to investing heavily in their employees with a dedicated recruitment team, comprehensive induction, a highly successful learning and development arm, and many reward and recognition schemes. Over 4,600 qualifications have been issued to Crown employees on Learning Pathways programs. In addition, Crown Melbourne offers numerous employee benefits, such as a gym, free meals, fully maintained tailored uniforms, frequent and varied forms of communications, and well-developed employee recognition programs.

Diversity is championed at Crown Melbourne with employees representing over 40 nationalities. The Indigenous Employment Program has increased the number of Indigenous Australians employed by 1,850% and over 31 per cent of managers are female. A Disability Employment Services Program has steadily increased the number of employees knowingly employed with a disability.

The Australian Business Awards are an annual comprehensive awards program which recognises organisations that demonstrate the core values of business innovation, product innovation, technological achievement and employee engagement via a set of established business and product award categories.

The Australian Business Awards are the national chapter of an integrated, hierarchical leadership initiative conducted on a national and international level. The Employer of Choice Award recipients will participate in the international chapter of the program at the World Business Awards whereby participants are provided with the unique opportunity to benchmark themselves against the top performers globally.

The process culminates in the selection of organisations which maximise the full potential of their workforce through practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention. The recipients are recognised as the elite of their industry earning a place amongst a distinguished group by having their achievements acknowledged and celebrated.

Organisational eligibility includes private companies, publicly listed companies, multinational subsidiaries, not-for-profit organisations, non-government organisations, educational institutions, franchise systems, partnerships, government departments, government agencies, local government and statutory bodies operating in Australia.

Entrant organisations are required to demonstrate their achievements across the key areas of Organisational Culture; Leadership & Strategy; Employee Education, Training & Development; Employee Health, Safety & Satisfaction; Performance Management; Recognition & Remuneration.

The Employer of Choice Framework is utilised as a structured model of assessment that enables the participating organisations to be benchmarked against world class performance standards.

The key attributes of the Employer of Choice Framework define the characteristics of high-performing, industry leading organisations that provide a stimulating and supportive workplace. The criteria and sub-criteria provide a robust set of requirements that are used as the methodology for benchmarking and learning among the participating organisations.

Entrant organisations are required to demonstrate their achievements across the key areas of Organisational Culture; Leadership & Strategy; Employee Education, Training & Development; Employee Health, Safety & Satisfaction; Performance Management; Recognition & Remuneration.

The program provides a notable opportunity for high-performing organisations which implement world-class human resource management practices to be acknowledged and celebrated for their achievements both nationally and internationally.

Conducted annually, the program engages with organisations worldwide to benchmark the full spectrum human resource management practises and to review their business performance through a global recognition and knowledge building initiative that is underpinned by the program’s established framework.

The program provides the ultimate platform for building knowledge, increasing employer brand awareness. reputation, equity, loyalty and retention through increased exposure, recognition and prestige.

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