The Winner for the 2013 Diversity@Work Award is . . . .
Five OUTSTANDING reasons to nominate:Here are the five outstanding reasons why you should nominate for the Diversity@Work Employment & Inclusion Awards
YOU'LL STAND OUT FROM THE CROWDWinning will gain you a valuable marketing edge against your competitors. Plus ALL winners will receive additional and ongoing national coverage from being associated with the Awards through Diversity@Work's marketing team. And as nominating is FREE, it won't even break the budget!
PEOPLE WILL BE CLAMORING TO WORK FOR YOUIn a time of talent shortages, winning will boost morale allowing for better retention of staff AND will position your company as an Employer of Choice. Retaining knowledge, attracting top candidates while SAVING on recruitment bills.
YOU WILL GET FEEDBACK TO FURTHER LEARN AND DEVELOPWhether you win or not, all nominees from the 2011 Awards will receive confidential feedback from the Judging Panel on their individual nomination, allowing you to develop action plans to further grow your diversity and inclusion initiatives. It's a WIN, WIN. scenario.
YOUR CLIENTS WILL LOVE YOUWinning will give your clients another reason to do business with you. It's also a great reason for NEW clients to do business with you.
BECAUSE YOU DESERVE ITYour staff have worked hard to put in place diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives that work. What better thank you can they receive?
Awards Nomination Criteria
The criteria for the 2011 Awards were updated to ensure that nominations demonstrated how specific diversity and inclusion initiatives had supported their organisational development.
All Employment & Inclusion categories and Organisational Diversity Laureate nominations were be judged based upon the following criteria:
• Strategy – demonstrates the development of clear strategies and actions to ensure the success of the initiative
• Measurement – shows evidence of reporting measurement processes in place to ensure measureable results
• Communication – illustrates that communication methods are in place for the initiative. The initiative has been communicated to employees, the community and other relevant stakeholders
• Impact – demonstrates evidence that the initiative has had a measurable impact on the organisation's social, environmental and financial results/outcomes
• Sustainability – shows evidence of commitment towards a sustainable diversity and inclusion strategy that provides the organisation with ongoing competitive advantage
All Individual Diversity Laureate nominations were judged based upon the following criteria:
• Leadership – evidence that the individual takes a leadership role in championing diversity and inclusion within their organisation
• Dedication - evidence that the individual clearly demonstrates a dedicated and concerted approach to increasing the diversity and inclusion within their workplace and/or the broader community, above and beyond their role
• Engagement - evidence that the nominated individual has developed specific actions to encourage employees of their organisation, key stakeholders and/or the broader community to actively support the diversity and inclusion initiatives within the workplace
• Impact - evidence that the actions of the individual have had demonstrable impact on the creation of an inclusive and diverse workplace and/or in the broader community
These Judging Criteria are reflected in alignment with the nomination questions. For a detailed breakdown of the nomination and judging criteria please click here to download the nominations brochure.
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For information on the 2011/2012 Diversity@Work Employment & Inclusion Awards, contact the event organisers, RDI Marketing, on 03 9862 4222 or email Here