Inspiring Workplace of the Year

About this category

This award will go to the organisation that demonstrates the most compelling and holistic approach to their strategy for inspiring their workforce. The winning business will provide evidence that they’ve utilised multiple opportunities for employees to engage with their company and become more fulfilled in their work. Judges will be looking for varied methods and metrics used to measure their return on investment.

The category is open to all business big and small, non-profit or public sector. Judges will be looking on the impact of your strategy on the business and its people across budgets big and small.

Looking for elements such as:

  • Description (objectives & challenges)
  • Design (intention and strategy)
  • Execution (participation, engagement, innovative approaches)
  • Measurable impact (number)
  • Demonstrated impact (story)


  • What were your objectives? Please define what the organization was trying to achieve in this period and the challenges (if any) it faced in achieving them. (300-500 words)
  • Please describe your people strategy and programs in relation to this category. Include details about the specific programming, processes, and technology used. (300-500 words)
  • Please describe how employee input and feedback has been used in both the design, execution and improvement of your strategy. Please share specific examples of how this feedback shaped your approach. (300-500 words)
  • How did you measure the impact of your efforts? What measurable impact have you achieved? How has your employee experience measurably improved organizational performance and the people it impacts? Please provide specific details. (300-500 words)
  • Please share up to three stories that illustrate the positive impact your efforts have had on your organization. (300-500 words)

You may submit any supporting materials you wish. Materials such as videos. PDFs, images, PowerPoints

Past Winners