September, 05, 2017; Brisbane, Australia: Leading Australian technology provider Data#3, today announced that it has been recognised as an Employer of Choice at the 2017 Women in Technology (WiT) Awards, which took place on Friday 1 September at the Royal International Convention Centre in Brisbane.
Data#3 took out the coveted Employer of Choice award in the Corporate Category, for its commitment to equality, flexible working conditions professional development and innovative approaches to engaging and rewarding staff.
Jess Bond was also presented with a Highly Commended ICT Rising Star Award, for her most recent engagement as a Team Leader and Business Analyst within one of Data#3’s longest standing engagements, Queensland Health, and her dedication and professional achievements in the technology sector.
Group Manager for Organisational Development and Human Resources at Data#3, Tash Macknish, attended the event, and had this to say in relation to the award win, “I am honoured to accept this award on behalf of Data#3. We dedicate a large amount of effort and time to ensure that Data#3 is a great place to work for our employees. It’s an amazing achievement to receive this independent award.”
Data#3 Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Laurence Baynham, commented, “We are extremely proud to receive an Employer of Choice award for the third time this year. What a fantastic achievement by the team at Data#3. This further demonstrates Data#3’s stability and growth in this ever-changing market, and we will continue to focus and invest in the development of our people and culture.”
Data#3 prides itself on being an employer of choice and these efforts have been recognised with three consecutive Employer of Choice awards in 2017 where it was named one of Australia’s best large companies in the Human Resources Director magazine in May, as a winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in August, and now, as WiT Employer of Choice in the Corporate Category.
WiT is the peak industry body for women in technology and life sciences within Queensland, and its vision is to advance, connect and empower women in technology and life sciences.
Tash Macknish receiving WiT award on behalf of Data#3
Jess Bond – Data#3
All WiT Award Winners on Stage