Could you be the 2017 Retailer Employer of the Year?

BY Australian Retailers Association
19 May 2017

FRONTLINE_EMPLOYER_2017-01.pngWith over 1.2 million people working in the retail, the sector is a vital source of employment for Australians. Retailers who exemplify what is to be leader employer of choice earn their standing through a genuine commitment to the people that power the industry, acknowledging their indispensable service and supporting the professional development of staff.

The 2017 Frontline Retail Employer of the Yeawill demonstrate excellence in aquiring, developing and retaining staff - paving the path for diverse and progressive careers for retail employees.

The expert judging panel of the The 2017 efpos ARA Australian Retail Awards have outlined what it takes to be the leading employer in the sector, with a specifc focus on key areas including;

❑ Staff training & educational programs

❑ Dynamic pathways for internal promotion

❑ Rewards programs for staff performance

❑ Open and collaborative communication

❑ Social events and team-building opportunities

❑ Inclusive staff diversity strategy

❑ Community  support programs

❑ Workplace Health & Safety

This year’s winner will place an unparalleled value nurturing and motivating their employees - providing the environment and resources for staff build a professionally and personally employment opporunties within the retail sector.

Could you be the 2017 Frontline Retail Employer of the Year?

If you think you have what it takes to be recognised as Australia’s leading retail employer, make a submission for before entries close on June 23th.

Enter before May 9th to not only go into the running to be recognised on national stage by your industry peers and the broader sector, your entry will also give you the chance to win $5000!

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The eftposARA Australian Retail Awards are the retail industry’s largest and longest running recognition of success. This year’s Awards Breakfast will take place on August 3rd at The National Gallery of Victoria in front of over 500 guests.

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Australian Retailers Association

Founded in 1903, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) is Australia’s largest retail association representing Australia’s $310 billion sector, which employs more than 1.2 million people. As the retail industry’s peak representative body, the ARA works to ensure retail success by informing, protecting, advocating, educating and saving money for its 7,500 independent and national retail members throughout Australia. For more information, visit or call 1300 368 041.

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