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WorkPac are finalists at the 2018 Seek Annual Recruitment Awards

BY: Tracey Mesken05/10/2018

​WorkPac are one of five finalists for Large Recruitment Agency of the Year at the 2018 Seek Annual Recruitment Awards (SARA).Australia’s largest privately-owned recruitment company WorkPac are thrilled to have been announced as finalists for this year’s SEEK Annual Recruitment (SARA) awards.The SEEK Annual Recruitment Awards are acknowledging the innovative people and agencies pushing for excellence in the recruitment industry.The awards recognise the work of industry leaders and best practice, as chosen by an expert panel of judges.WorkPac’s Managing Director, Mr. Praanesh Prasad, is thrilled about the nomination.“We’ve been told SARA received a record number of submissions this year, so we’re honoured to have been announced as finalists.”“The best large recruitment agency of the year award focuses on recruitment companies with more than 50 recruitment consultants, who have demonstrated a valued and inclusive culture, innovation, growth, candidate engagement and contribution to the recruitment industry”“These are goals that everyone in Recruitment should be striving towards, so to be nominated for demonstrating those makes me extremely proud to be part of this organisation.”“I’d like to extend my congratulations to the fellow nominees, as I know it is hard work and commitment that has led them to this.”“To be recognised by a panel of independent recruitment experts alongside other fantastic organisations within our Industry is a huge honour, and I know whoever receives the award on the evening will be deserving.”“SEEK is the global leader in the creation and operation of online employment markets and I’m looking forward to hearing the award winners.”The SARA awards are being held at The Forum in Melbourne on Thursday the 15th of NovemberFor more info head to their website.

WorkPac named runner up for Large Recruitment Agency of the Year at the Seek Annual Recruitment Awards

BY: Tracey Mesken30/11/2016

​The SEEK Annual Recruitment Awards celebrate innovation and excellence within the recruitment industry and the WorkPac Group is proud to place as runner up for Large Recruitment Agency of the Year, 2016.The WorkPac Group was judged on how our organisation fosters diversity and inclusion, drives innovation, supports growth, engages candidates and contributes to the recruitment industry.​CULTUREThe WorkPac Group implemented a number of unique service offerings aligning with our vision to:“Create and advance strong, inclusive communities involving all Australians through actively increasing Indigenous employment and training participation, heightening cultural awareness and building mutually respectful relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.”JobTrail is the WorkPac Group’s specialist division for Indigenous Services. The ultimate aim of the business is to improve Indigenous life outcomes. Our holistic support for candidates focuses on positive identity construction (country and identity), ownership and responsibility, financial literacy, local knowledge and contributors, family elements and walk on country.JobTrail also breaks down common barriers employers face when sourcing, selecting, employing and training Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia.The WorkPac Group’s first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) launches in January. Under the guidance and governance of Reconciliation Australia, we are creating a formal, documented commitment on a set of action items which will enhance cultural awareness, community participation and ultimately employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.INNOVATIONThe WorkPac Group owes its success to the innovative and dedicated people we work with. The innovative solutions and automated online platforms introduced by our Credit Collections Team to address credit collection challenges has expedited innovative thinking within the team and across the business as a whole.  We will benefit hugely from their work now and into the future.GROWTHIn line with the Group’s five year operational and strategic plan, we set key targets and the delivery of these goals was critical to achieving our number one business priority – the health and safety of our employees.WorkPac faces significant challenges as the majority of our operations are undertaken in Australia’s most hazardous working environments and we employ over 4,500 individuals in regional and remote locations.Our target achievements through 2015/16 included our Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate target of  1.0 or less and exceeding our safety interactions per month target of 10% on total employees.Our reputation as a leading provider of safety management continues to drive increased client relationships and heightened candidate engagement levels. This increases our capacity to attract candidates who place explicit trust in our ability to protect them from harm.ENGAGEMENTWorkPac engages candidates at a pre-employment level right through to post-placement support. Our Local Access Policy has seen the Group establish operational presence in regional, rural and remote Australia to provide local support and accessibility to individuals who are more accustomed to long-range, telephone based relationships. The power and efficiency in local, face to face relationships continues to deliver strong candidate and employee engagement.WorkPac also provides Employee Benefits and Assistance Programs to empower our people to succeed at work and maintain healthy, happy lifestyles.CONTRIBUTION TO INDUSTRYWorkPac’s contribution to industry is varied and takes many forms, including:Regional and rural operations, promoting and ensuring recruitment services are available to clients that may otherwise be unaware of the industry’s valueNon-industry associations where our corporate memberships and participation in industry events increases awareness and fuels discussion on industry services and valueStudy papers including a recent commissioned white paper conducted with University of Queensland to promote the benefits of recruitment over in-house effortsSupport for industry events and promotions, such as the recent Recruitment Yarns roadshowWorkPac is proud to be recognised as one of Australia’s industry leaders for workplace culture and inclusion, industry advancement, candidate engagement, growth and innovation.

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