• Employer of Choice Awards 2016

InfoTrack

InfoTrack 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.

“This award is a testament to our incredible employees who are intelligent, dedicated and determined to make a difference for the clients we serve. It’s not just a job at InfoTrack, it’s a love and a passion for what we do each and every single day. We would like to thank all of our employees for their dedication, hard work and commitment.

“We pride ourselves in providing our employees with a workplace that feels like home and fostering an innovative and fast-moving culture. We set high standards and expect high performance, so we work hard to make sure our employees are feeling recognised, rewarded and engaged.

“From ongoing learning and development, to social activities, gym memberships, and reward and recognition schemes, we strive to provide our employees with benefits that will help them grow and develop.

“Our diverse workforce is integral to our cultural identity, with employees from over 20 countries who speak fluently in 25 languages and a staff that is over 50% female, all of our employees add unique experiences and perspectives to our team. We take pride in our diversity and are fiercely protective of our culture, especially as we continue to grow at an exponential rate.”

Fiona Crawford, GM Human Resources, InfoTrack
Operating for 15 years, InfoTrack is an information broker that provides a comprehensive range of searching services including property, corporate and personal searches, all of which are accessed through an online platform. With a diverse in-house team, InfoTrack focus on a high performance workplace culture that’s fun, faced past and innovative.

As a tech company, InfoTrack aim to foster an environment that encourages creativity and development. From chill-out rooms with x-boxes to innovation rooms for brainstorming, they strive to provide employees with the space and technology required to match up with company goals. Preferring to think of their workforce as a family, InfoTrack strive to help employees feel at home in the workplace, including providing breakfast, snacks, the InfoTrack coffee shop, gym memberships, regular social events, spot awards, arcade games and in-office massages.

On-top of perks and amenities, InfoTrack maintain an open door leadership policy that’s designed to foster two-way engagement between management and the wider team. In conjunction with this consultation process, employees are asked to set goals for themselves every four months in tandem with managers setting company goals, these aspirations are aligned and open progress reviews are conducted at the end of the process. Managers also schedule one-on-one meetings with employees on a weekly or bi-weekly basis as part of InfoTrack’s engagement process.

InfoTrack are also committed to the professional development of their team, believing that training should start from induction. Training is given internally and externally, with InfoTrack providing employees with financial assistance for approved external TAFE education and offering leave to employees looking to undertake further education. Internally, the company runs a mentoring program, designed to provide staff members with knowledge and guidance through their career path. The company use this process as a pathway to leadership positions in conjunction with rewards programs that recognise success, such as bonuses and employee share schemes.

Health and safety also play a prominent role in InfoTrack’s workplace culture, with gym access and flu shots provided to all employees as well as an employee assistance program, which targets the emotional and mental wellbeing of staff members.

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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