Each year organisations across Australia and New Zealand achieve Aon Hewitt Best Employer accreditation status, in the most credible study of its kind in Australia and New Zealand. These organisations not only record high employee engagement scores but deliver outstanding people practices. Chorus achieved it's fifth consecutive accreditation as a Best Employer, in 2016.
Of these accredited organisations, one is selected by an expert judging panel to receive Best of the Best accreditation. This organisation is seen to have excelled at delivering an exceptionally positive workplace experience for employees, and is recognised as the most outstanding employer in Australia and New Zealand. In 2015, Chorus was recognised as the Best of the Best, out of almost 150 companies.
Chorus' employee engagement sits at 83% in 2016.
140 organisations throughout New Zealand and Australia participated in the 2016 Aon Best Employers program. This involves an employee engagement survey, an inventory of people and business practices and interviews with the CEO and HR team.
How we achieve high engagement
Transparency and communication is a vital component to engagement. There are a number of initiatives to ensure Chorus people know what is going on:
- Heartbeat - a daily company-wide conference call covering what's happening day-to-day
- The Daily Hum - an intranet-based news that publishes at least two stories a day about activities and people
- Bi-monthly videos from our CEO - delivering key messages
- Chorus Day - an annual event that brings together all employees
Download copies of the 2015 and 2014 case studies on why we achieved Best Employer status: