• Employer of Choice 2014

DHL Express

DHL Express 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.

DHL provides logistic and international shipment solutions in over 220 countries and territories across the globe and employs over 1,000 Australians in the areas of operations, sales, customer service, finance, marketing, human resources and administration.

As part of the organisation’s endeavor to become an employer of choice, DHL Express has adopted a business strategy called FOCUS made up of the four pillars: motivated people, great service quality, loyal customers and profitable network. The DPDHL annual employee opinion survey gives employees the opportunity to provide feedback across eleven KPI’s. Results form the basis for many strategies and programs.

DHL Express offers educational support consisting of both financial assistance and study leave. The DHL Express Certified International Specialist [CIS] platform helps employees become specialists in the international express industry and is supplemented by e-learning and access to a Cert II in Customer Contact and Cert IV in Freight Forwarding.

Innovative reward and recognition programs include a self-managed mentoring program and an annual talent panel that enables the company to identify successors for key roles in the business. In 2014 the Company will be running a regional development centre whereby high potential employees from across Asia Pacific will attend a three-day development centre in either Hong Kong or Singapore.

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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