Accredited Best Employers

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2017 Best Employers

Best of the Best – Online Education Services

Online Education Services were awarded the prestigious 2017 ‘Best of the Best’ award due to their high levels of employee engagement, effective leadership, strong employer brand and high performance culture.
Accredited (in alphabetical order)

  • Coca-Cola Amatil New Zealand
  • Chorus NZ Ltd
  • Colliers International
  • Eden Brae Homes
  • FedEx Express (New Zealand)
  • National Transport Insurance
  • Nova Entertainment
  • Online Education Services
  • Peoplecare Health
  • Prospa
  • SEEK Limited
  • Wood & Grieve Engineers
  • Yarra Valley Water
  • Z Energy
  • Z Energy – Retail Team
  • Woods

2016 Best Employers

2016 Best of the Best

Cisco Systems
This is Cisco System’s sixth accreditation as an Aon Best Employer, and first as Best of the Best.

2016 – Accredited (in alphabetical order)

  • Blackmores

  • Chorus New Zealand Ltd

  • Cisco Systems

  • Coca-Cola Amatil New Zealand

  • DHL Express (New Zealand) Limited

  • Eden Brae Homes

  • Estée Lauder Companies, New Zealand

  • Estée Lauder Companies Pty Ltd – Australia

  • Federal Express Pacific, LLC

  • Online Education Services

  • Renault Australia

  • SEEK

  • Wood & Grieve Engineers

  • Z Energy

2015 Best of the Best

Chorus New Zealand Ltd
Chorus is New Zealand’s largest telecommunications infrastructure company. It looks after a network predominately made up of local telephone exchanges, cabinets and copper fibre cables. Around 1.8 million lines are connected to homes and businesses throughout the country.

This is Chorus New Zealand’s fourth consecutive accreditation as an Aon Best Employer, and first as Best of the Best.

Read more in Chorus New Zealand’s 2015 Best Employers case study.

2015 – Accredited (in alphabetical order)

Read case studies on each of the 2015 Best Employers to find out how their people practices set them apart from the rest, and how your organisation can learn from them to improve engagement.


2014 Best of the Best

National Transport Insurance
In over 40 years of operation, National Transport Insurance has evolved to become the market leader in commercial heavy motor insurance. With its unique focus and expertise, National Transport Insurance offers tailored insurance coverage, prompt repair of damages, and claims handling to single vehicle and fleet owners.

"To create superior benefits for all National Transport Insurance stakeholders we provide our people with a culture that inspires effort, nurtures talent and rewards success."
– John Brereton, General Manager Human Resources, National Transport Insurance
See our case study on National Transport Insurance.

2014 – Accredited (in alphabetical order)


2013 Best of the Best

Marriott Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels & Resorts is part of Marriott International, a leading lodging company with more than 3,700 properties in over 70 geographies worldwide.

“The values established by our founders have served our company well and will continue to guide our growth into the future. Foremost of these values is the enduring belief that our associates are our greatest assets. Create an inclusive environment where talents and ideas can flourish and you will also drive business results.”

– Neeraj Chadha, Multi Property Vice President Australia Marriott International

See our case study on Marriott Hotels & Resorts.

2013 – Accredited (in alphabetical order)


2012 – Best of the Best

Microsoft Australia Pty Ltd
Microsoft was founded in 1975 with a dream of “a computer on every desk and in every home” that has ultimately changed the way millions of people around the world communicate, work, learn and play.

Microsoft is one of the world’s best-known brands. Microsoft Australia has grown from 20 people in 1983 to more than 900 people working in capital cities across Australia.

2012 – Accredited (in alphabetical order)

  • Chorus New Zealand Limited

  • Express Data

  • FedEx Express (Australia)

  • FedEx Express (New Zealand)

  • Frucor Beverages Australia

  • Hilti Australia

  • Janssen Australia and New Zealand

  • Peoplebank Australia Limited

  • SEEK Limited

  • Shire Australia Pty Ltd

  • Starlight Children's Foundation

  • Trilby Misso Lawyers

  • Wood & Grieve Engineers Limited


2011 – Best of the Best

Hilti (Aust) Pty Ltd
2011 – Special Commendation

Federal Express (New Zealand)

2011 – Accredited (in alphabetical order)

  • Aegis

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Australia and New Zealand

  • Flexirent Capital Pty Ltd (a subsidiary of FlexiGroup)

  • Frucor Beverages (Australia)

  • Frucor Beverages (New Zealand)

  • InterContinental Hotels Group

  • Johnson & Johnson Medical

  • Merck Serono Australia

  • Millward Brown Australia


2009 – Best of the Best

Dimension Data Australia

Express Data

Microsoft Australia

2009 – Accredited (in alphabetical order)

  • InsuranceLine

  • RedBalloon

  • Trilby Missy Lawyers (TML)

2009 – Highly Commended (in alphabetical order)

  • Atlassian

  • Cooper Grace Ward lawyers

  • Estee Lauder Companies

  • FedEx Express (New Zealand)

  • The CPT Group

  • Medtronic Australasia

  • SEEK Limited

  • Wood and Grieve Engineers


2008 – Best Employer

Bain & Company

2008 – Best Employer (Runner Up)

SEEK Limited

2008 – Highly Commended (in alphabetical order)

  • Federal Express Pacific Inc.

  • Inside Mobile

  • Medtronic Australasia

  • NSW Teachers Credit Union

  • Randstad Pty Limited

  • The GPT Group

  • Westaff


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