1-Stop has been recognised as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2017.
The Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice [EOC] recognises organisations that develop leading workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through established policies and practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

1-Stop is an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) company, operating in the Freight and Logistics industry.  1-Stop is comprised of 77 people from many different countries.  Most employees are from an IT background and are ITIL qualified. 1-Stop’s culture is a hard-working yet friendly environment.

Investing in professional development is critical to build workforce capability to achieve 1-Stop’s strategic directions. 1-Stop provides financial support and leave to assist employees undertaking professional development within the broader context of 1-Stop’s strategic and operational requirements.

Workforce planning that determines professional development needs are considered in the budget planning process.  Budgets are determined to support the workforce capability needs of the area.
1-Stop approves professional development support as part of work planning and performance review discussions between an employee and their Manager.  Employees and managers assume joint responsibility for producing a jointly agreed plan to support the achievement of developmental objectives.

Each area may develop their own professional development processes to meet development plans and strategic directions. The process must be aligned to 1-Stop’s strategic direction and be transparent and accountable with mechanisms for consideration, decision making and feedback.

1-Stop want to create a culture of leadership at all levels that is critical to drive 1-Stop’s growth from a successful Australian business to a global leader in the industry.

For further information about 1-Stop go to 1-stop.com

Organisational participation into the Employer of Choice Awards 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.

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

Entries are assessed utilising a rigorous and dynamic framework to ensure that the assessment process is pertinent and objective. The Employer of Choice Framework (EOC Framework) is a structured model of assessment that consists of specialised assessment criteria and sub-criteria that provide a robust set of requirements that are used as the methodology for benchmarking and learning among the participating organisations.

The key attributes of the EOC Framework outline the characteristics of well-managed, high-performing, industry leading organisations that provide a stimulating and supportive workplace.

The Australian Business Awards are the regional chapter of an integrated, hierarchical leadership program conducted on a national and international level. Eligible organisations from each region are invited to participate in the international chapter of the program at The World Business Awards. Conducted annually and currently in the second year of its international launch, The World Business Awards seeks to engage with the world’s business, innovation and technology leaders through a global recognition and knowledge building initiative that is underpinned by the program’s established framework. The program engages with organisations worldwide to benchmark the full spectrum of their products, services and initiatives and to review their business performance. The cycle culminates in the recognition and celebration of organisations that implement world-class business initiatives and industry leading products and services on a prominent and far-reaching scale. All entries must be entered in the regional chapter where the organisation is based.

Organisations that participate are provided with the unique opportunity to benchmark themselves against the top performers globally. The recipients are acknowledged for their achievements and recognised as the elite of their industry earning a place amongst a distinguished group by having their products, projects, initiatives, contributions and achievements recognised on a prominent and far-reaching scale. The program provides the ultimate platform for building knowledge, increasing brand awareness, equity, loyalty and retention through increased exposure, recognition and prestige. This establishes a valuable resource that can be used extensively to create opportunities for publicity, positive organisational profiling and heightened brand awareness within the respective industries both nationally and internationally.

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