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Accor receives top honour - Awarded Employer of Choice by industry experts

Author: Theodore Koumelis / Date: Tue, 09/13/2022 - 08:51
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Accor, Novotel Queenstown.
Accor, Novotel Queenstown.

The award takes into account the work of organisations who create a fulfilling and healthy workplace, this means they must be an employer that provides outstanding initiatives such as career paths, suitable learning and development opportunities, and appropriately acknowledging a job well done.

Accor, has won the prestigious Wagestream EMPLOYER OF CHOICE Award (>1,000 team members) at the 2022 Australian HR Awards. The award takes into account the work of organisations who create a fulfilling and healthy workplace, this means they must be an employer that provides outstanding initiatives such as career paths, suitable learning and development opportunities, and appropriately acknowledging a job well done. The winner is also recognised for retaining and attracting team members, and for providing benefits such as motivation, work-life balance, career opportunities, flexibility and meaningful work, alongside remuneration.

Accor Pacific Chief Executive Officer, Sarah Derry, said: “It is a great honour to receive this award that recognises our achievements in creating an extraordinary workplace. This award reinforces that we have a committed and caring team, who are passionate about supporting and developing people, and creating career pathways.

“It is an exciting time to work in hospitality as the travel industry enters an era of transformation and growth. What I love about the hospitality industry is that it gives you the chance to grow, and allows you to learn and develop yourself which opens doors to the world.

“We have many initiatives in our business that create incredible opportunities for career advancement and we recognise that greater flexibility in the workplace creates a fulfilling and inclusive team member experience.

“Our teams bring diversity, experiences and stories to our culture, which makes Accor a community for all to excel. Our people are integral to our success and growth and I could not be prouder of them.”

Accor have implemented a number of initiatives to attract, retain and develop talent, whilst increasing flexibility and benefits for teams. Example initiatives include Accor’s revolutionary Work Your Way at Accor initiative, which offers increased flexibility and benefits, along with same day hire where a candidate can be interviewed, hired and start working all on the very same day. Accor have also personalised benefits with a selection of additional perks including travel allowances, birthday leave and sabbaticals.

Accor have formed new partnerships with organisations like Year13, who provide high school leavers with employment opportunities, and have strengthened existing partnerships across hotel schools and local educational institutions. An ALL Heartist Internship program has been developed to provide 100 interns an opportunity to experience hospitality and grow within the industry, building a pipeline of future talent. 

By providing teams with development possibilities, a culture of inclusion that is open to all, and offering skills development opportunities and open pathways to travel and work around the world, Accor has now been recognised as the leading Employer of Choice in hospitality at the 2022 Australian HR Awards.

Accor operates 400 hotels and resorts, employing more than 16,000 people in the Pacific region.
 

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