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We’re thrilled to announce that DDLS has been recognised as a 2014 Aon Hewitt Best Employer in Australia and New Zealand. It’s no small feat for us in our first year of participation in the Aon Hewitt best employer Award. Read about it all in the media release below.

From left to right:Peter Lees, Cheryl Moore, Deon Van Vuuren, Lucia Pak and Mal Shaw

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DDLS accredited as a 2014 Aon Hewitt Best Employer

Australia’s leading training solutions partner for IT, process management and professional development accredited as a Aon Hewitt Best Employer.

Sydney, Australia – 29th May 2014 – DDLS has been recognised as a 2014 Aon Hewitt Best Employer in Australia and New Zealand.

“DDLS demonstrated excellent people practices and outstanding commitment to employee engagement and support,” said Stephen Hickey, Partner at Aon Hewitt and Employee Engagement Lead. “Its results in terms of employee brand alignment and managerial support were exceptional. Only 16 organisations received Best Employer accreditation from 120 participants – so this achievement is no small feat for DDLS in its first year of participation.”

“Our Aon Hewitt Best Employer accreditation is not won by any one person but recognises the efforts of our team overall. We know that our people are our most valuable asset and DDLS strives to provide a supportive and flexible workplace where we seek to include our team in contributing to our strategy,” said Mal Shaw, CEO of DDLS. “We run programs on our values of Teamwork, Integrity, Professional Excellence, Diversity and Respect, Innovation and Client Experience, and have spent the last two years specifically building our business’ dedication to being an employer of choice.”

“This accreditation validates our focus on nurturing an engaged culture, which not only makes the workplace a more enjoyable place to be for the team, but also drives improved business outcomes. Our commitment to performance and service quality is delivered by passionate and motivated staff, which was also recently recognised by our vendors with FY2013 partner and quality awards from Microsoft, Cisco Systems and Citrix Systems.”

The Aon Hewitt Best Employers study is the largest employee research project and market practice audit in Australia and New Zealand. It enables organisations to develop a deep understanding of how they can attract and engage high performing talent. The Aon Hewitt Best Employer accreditation program provides organisations with significant insights into their people practices and enables executives to realise the impact that effective people management has on their businesses.

“Aon Hewitt’s engagement solutions provide information and a framework that helps us to understand how our team members feel about our company and highlights areas where we can improve. We won’t rest on our laurels after receiving this endorsement, but will use these insights to further improve the relationships within our business and continually make DDLS an aspirational place to work.” said Mal Shaw, CEO of DDLS.

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