Tsogo Sun Group, South Africa’s leading hotels, gaming and entertainment company, has been certified as one of South Africa’s best employers according to the CRF Institute’s annual Best Employers Certification Index for 2012/13. The research indicated that Tsogo Sun Group is the leading employer in the hospitality industry and the 3rd Best Employer in the Giants category (for companies with more than 10 001 employees).
“We understand that human capital is the fuel that drives the asset. To this end we source the best people, and then reward and retain them, and remove any impediments which may present them from reaching their full potential”’ Marcel von Aulock, Chief Executive Officer, Tsogo Sun.
The Best Employers certification is only awarded to organisations that meet the highest standard in HR. The standards are rigorous and not all companies who applied were successful. The research measures all critical areas of HR management and the rating showed that Tsogo Sun Group has outstanding employee offerings and thus qualified for the exclusive Best Employers certification.
“In an economy where every cent is cautiously and carefully spent, the most important investments become apparent. Most companies admit the secret to their success is their employees. Even in a down economy, we focus on attracting and developing talented people and providing a great place to work, and this certification recognises our efforts and achievements, says Vusi Dlamini, Group HR Director at Tsogo Sun Group.
Rigorous attention to providing outstanding working conditions, fair and equitable remuneration, good benefits, a stylish working environment and good training and development opportunities, resulted in the Tsogo Sun Group’s improved ranking from 8th place in the 2010/11 index to 3rd place in 2012/13.
Only those organisations that meet the requirements receive the internationally recognised BEST Employers™ Certification Seal.
“At Tsogo Sun we understand that our employees are invaluable and key in creating great memories for our guests. This certification supports our overall goal to develop a sustainable competitive advantage through the alignment of employee behaviour with our brand promise and to shape our identity over time and optimise the potential and capacity of our employees to deliver distinctive, consistent and compelling guest experiences”, concludes Rob Collins, Chief Marketing Officer at Tsogo Sun Group.