(Detailed judging criteria can be found in the Entry Pack)
HR Professional of the Year
A senior HR executive who has demonstrated outstanding performance in developing effective HR strategies and practices which have significantly benefited their organisation throughout the last 12 months.
HR Team of the Year (NEW)
A new award to recognise the collective effort of HR teams within the business. The team should be able to demonstrate their impact on the HR function as well as the business overall.
HR’s Rising Star
An emerging talent in the field of HR who shows high potential for future achievement in the profession. Nominees should be less than 35 years of age and should have a minimum of 3 but no more than 10 years of HR experience.
Employer of the Year
An organisation that can demonstrate superior people development strategies resulting in a productive, engaged and motivated workforce becoming an employer of choice.
Nationalisation Initiative of the Year
Successful execution of a Nationalisation strategy in the past year. This initiative should have demonstrable results in increasing and retaining the number of Nationals in an organisation. This category is limited to semi-public and private sector companies only.
Innovation in Employee Engagement (NEW)
A new award to recognise the importance of employee engagement in today’s businesses. The Awarded initiative is one where engagement levels are improved as results of an HR initiative.
Innovation in Recruitment
The awarded organisation will have demonstrated excellence and innovation in the area of recruitment, employer branding and candidate selection.
Innovation in Learning and Development
The award recognises a successful L&D programme highlighting organisational benefits by directly linking the learning needs of people to the business needs of the organisation.
Innovation in Executive and Leadership Development
For judging criteria and more informatio on how to enter, please download the Entry Pack.
Rewarding the implementation and planning of a coaching, training and executive development strategy to promote and develop leaders.