• Employer of Choice Awards 2016

Crown Melbourne

Crown Melbourne has been recognised as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2016.
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 operates within the tourism, hospitality and events sector, providing: accommodation, bars, restaurants, casinos, event and conference facilities, entertainment and leisure. Their supportive and inclusive culture attracts, develops and retains high-calibre employees.

Crown strives for a culture that celebrates diversity, develops their people and is service-focussed. In particular, they focus on employees being able to envisage and forge careers. Crown’s Learning and Development division—Crown College—administers and delivers approximately 250,000 hours of training annually, in areas as diverse as First Aid, software applications, compliance, operational training and tourism leadership. Employees complete training during paid work time and at no cost. Crown actively promote their accredited courses to employees so that they can see how their careers and learning at Crown are integrated, and how they can develop. Crown also promotes equal employment opportunities through training, an indigenous employment program, a disability employment services program and programs in diversity and cultural awareness.

Crown not only provides employees with a workplace, but a culture and facilities where they eat, stay fit, learn, and socialise. Crown Melbourne offers many employee benefits, such as a gym, free meals, fully maintained tailored uniforms and well-developed employee recognition programs. Crown are especially proud of their employee recognition programs that provide unique and valuable recognition for employees and focus on giving employees opportunities to “live the Crown Resorts experience” for themselves.

All employees also have annual reviews and interim reviews, assessing their performance against strategic goals. The process promotes a communication-based culture and includes Crown’s non-financial achievements. All salaried employees complete an individual development plan with their manager as part of their performance management review. Senior managers also conduct quarterly employee focus groups to collect open and honest feedback and ideas. Crown’s recently launched Innovation Labs invite employees to submit innovative business ideas and then have time off their normal duties to develop the idea with business and technology experts.

The strongest evidence of Crown Melbourne’s employees’ level of satisfaction is their retention rate of 80.9%. Crown Melbourne develops and maintains a work environment conducive to the well-being, motivation and satisfaction of all employees.

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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