C.H. Robinson named innovative HR team

C.H. Robinson has made Human Resources Director’s Innovative HR Teams list, sponsored by Maxxia

Online PR News – 11-March-2020 – St Leonards, NSW – Port Melbourne-based C.H. Robinson has been selected for the annual Innovative HR Teams list released by Human Resources Director. The prestigious list features the companies at the forefront of change and innovation in the HR space.

Following a nationwide call for nominations, thirty companies were selected for their unique and exciting ideas that have set their organisations up for a bright future ahead.

In 2019, C.H. Robinson Worldwide launched “Good Conversations”, a performance management approach focused on having a good conversation. Performance management, in the company’s view, should be about having a good conversation between managers and staff where feedback is given and received openly. Whilst they may use performance management to inform other processes (e.g. talent or reward), these often take away from the core purpose of feedback.

For goal setting, they asked People Leaders to provide them with a copy of the goals agreed. They wanted to ensure accountability, so they published percentage completion by Branch/Department and shared this publicly with the Senior Management Team. This created dialogue and follow up and they went on to achieve a completion rate of 73% of all staff goals being saved in their central repository.

2020 marks the fifth iteration of the report, which has been sponsored by Maxxia since its inception. In his introduction to this year’s report, Andrew Daly, group executive customer development said: “The HRD Innovative Teams List shines a spotlight on the organisations leading the way in HR innovation. By recognising those who are pushing the boundaries and thinking bigger, the awards help set new benchmarks for the Australian HR industry. Whether it be in recruitment, culture, data, benefits, health & wellbeing, engagement or diversity, we can all learn from their innovative thinking.”

“Maxxia is proud to sponsor these awards for the fifth year running and, on behalf of Maxxia, I congratulate and applaud the award recipients for their efforts in creating great experiences for their employees.”

To view the full online report and to find out more about C.H. Robinson, click here: https://www.hcamag.com/au/news/special-reports/innovative-hr-teams-2020/213351.


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