Leading Australian technology services and solutions provider, Data#3, today announced that it has been named as the Gold Medal 2020 Employer of Choice for the Human Resources Director (HRD) Magazine, for the second consecutive year.
Data#3’s Gold Medal win was awarded in the large category (500+ employees) with the award recognising companies across several different aspects of employee satisfaction.
Based on cumulative scoring across multiple areas, Data#3 was rated highly across a number of categories, including training and professional development, development of strong and effective leaders, work-life balance, and health and wellbeing. The award is a testament to the ongoing commitment of Data#3 to its people, and the prioritisation of employee experience and wellbeing across all facets of the organisation.
Training and Professional Development: The Data#3 learning and development team deliver ongoing training solutions across a variety of topics and programs. As an organisation, in just six months Data#3 staff undertook over 40 face to face workshops,150 individual coaching sessions and 5000 hours of learning.
Commenting on the award win, Data#3 Group Manager of Organisational Development and Human Resources, Tash Macknish, said, “Once again, the commitment Data#3 demonstrates to our people has been recognised at a national level. We are excited to again be receiving a gold medal in this category – our fifth medal in five years!”
“Our people are the strongest asset of our company, and this is demonstrated by the loyalty of our workforce. With over 40% of Data#3 staff having been with the business for over 5 years and over 30% for over 7 years, the retention amongst our people speaks to the collaborative and supportive working environment we’ve worked hard to foster.”
Data#3 Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Laurence Baynham, commented, “We are extremely pleased to be recognised with the HRD Employer of Choice Gold Medal Award. This external cross-industry recognition is something that we value highly, as it acts as a benchmark against other 500+ employee organisations. The current COVID-19 crisis is an example of how our fantastic team has adapted to working from home, and continue to provide excellent service for our customers. Congratulations to the entire Data#3 team on this achievement.”
To view the HRD Announcement, click here.