Data#3 is celebrating after being named Australia’s overall winner in the employer of choice awards.
The cloud solutions and ICT service provider was took out the gold medal in the large– 500-plus employee – category of the 2016 Employer of Choice Award from Human Resources Director magazine.
Laurence Baynham, Data#3 chief executive, says the award is great recognition of the efforts of many people across the Data#3 group, in particular the company’s HR team.
“Our continued focus and investment in HR programs and community initiatives assist in making Data#3 a great place to work and aligns tightly with our strategic goals,” Baynham says.
He says to compete against world-leading companies across a mix of industries and take home gold ‘is a fantastic achievement’.
“I’m extremely proud to receive this award on behalf of the Data#3 team.”
IT also claimed silver in the large category, with MYOB scooping the award, while bronze went to Johnson & Johnson.
Tash Macknish, Data#3 national manager of organisational development and HR, says the award shows Data#3’s people and industry contacts ‘obviously feel that we are doing a good job living up to the high standards that we set ourselves’.
“We pride ourselves on living our values and keeping our key stakeholders at the forefront of all our business decisions, which is instrumental in building this culture,” Macknish says.