• Employer of Choice 2015

Crown Melbourne

Crown Melbourne has been recognised as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2015.
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.

“In a globally competitive tourism industry, attracting, training and retaining talented employees is a crucial part of our strategy as a business. Winning the ABA 100 award for Employer of Choice in the Australian Business Awards for the second year in a row is testament to the success of our strategies and work in this area.

“We pride ourselves on offering not just jobs for our employees, but long-term careers supported by ongoing learning and education. We are particularly proud of our achievements in Indigenous and disability employment, along with the diversity of our employees.

“I would like to thank our many thousands of employees who work together across the business to strengthen our brand and reputation in the hospitality and tourism industry, helping us maintain our position as a market leader.”

Barry Felstead, Group CEO, Crown Australian Resorts
Crown Melbourne is a big player in the hospitality, tourism and events sector – owned wholly by Crown Resorts.

The iconic Crown Melbourne complex is a made up of 3 hotels, a casino, bars, restaurants and clubs, alongside leisure facilities such as day spas. Operating 24/7, 365 days of the year, the organisation is dependent on its employees’ reliability for success.

Being Victoria’s largest single site employer, with 700+ positions and a payroll that totals $400 million per year, a huge investment is made by the company in its employees and this is reflected through its recruitment process, reward and recognition schemes, and employee benefits.

With a strong Disability Employment Program and Indigenous Employment Program, Crown provides opportunities for people from all walks of life.

Crown provides its employees with a range of benefits, including Crown Social Club membership, staff restaurants delivering 1,362,000 free meals a year, a gym, e-learning opportunities, and real, sustainable careers with progression.

Providing a range of annual awards for employees, staff competitions and regular employee reviews, Crown Melbourne provides an environment in which it hopes employees to flourish and develop.

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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