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1. Employer of the Year Awards section:

  • Employer of the Year
    • Best Employer Achievement of the Year - No Fee
    • Best Employers for Creative People
    • Best Employers for Diversity
    • Best Employers for Employee Career Growth
    • Best Employers for Work-Life Balance
    • Best Employers that Empower Employees
    • Best Employers with Best Benefits and Perks
    • Best Employers with Employee Recognition Programs
    • Best Employers with Leadership Commitment
    • Best Overall Employer of the Year

2. Best Human Resources Awards section:

3. Best HR Product or Service Solution and Training Program Awards section:

4. Excellence in Diversity Awards section:

5. Outstanding Employee, Customer, or Contractor Awards section:

6. Employer Milestone of the Year Awards section:

How To Prepare Your Answers
 

Why enter? This section honors employers for their achievements in making the organization a better workplace.

Examples of achievements (these are only examples and you may nominate your actual achievements): Full medical benefits introduced for all employees; 2 weeks paid vacation for every employee; Lunch for all employees every Friday, etc.

Who Should Enter? Open to all individuals worldwide at for-profit and non-profit organizations including large, medium, small, and start-up, corporations, PR agencies, public affairs and IR agencies, publicity and marketing firms, associations, government, NGOs, and sole practitioners.

Choose from the following categories:

  • Best Employer Achievement of the Year - recognizing employers from all over the world. These are only examples and you may nominate your actual achievements: Full medical benefits introduced for all employees; 2 weeks paid vacation for every employee; Lunch for all employees every Friday, etc.

  • Best Employers for Creative People -recognizing employers from all over the world where creative people can excel.

  • Best Employers for Diversity - recognizing employers from all over the world that encourage and implement policies and employment for diversity.

  • Best Employers for Employee Career Growth - recognizing employers from all over the world that offer opportunities for advancement in career within the organization.

  • Best Employers for Work-Life Balance - recognizing employers from all over the world have work-life balance practices essential for employee retention.

  • Best Employers that Empower Employees - recognizing employers from all over the world that empower employees through employee knowledge.

  • Best Employers with Best Benefits and Perks - recognizing employers from all over the world that offer best benefits and perks.

  • Best Employers with Employee Recognition Programs - recognizing employers from all over the world that appreciate and acknowledge employees.

  • Best Employers with Leadership Commitment - recognizing employers from all over the world where the leadership is committed to company growth and it's employees.

  • Best Overall Employer of the Year - recognizing employers from all over the world that keeps their employees happy.

Prepare Your Answers For the following Qs:

Employer's one most important achievement since January 1, 2017 till date (in 10 words or less) *

Company or Organization being nominated *

City, State/Province, and Country where this company is based *

In less than 650 words summarize how the nominated employer is Best Employer of the Year. Conclude at the end the impact this achievement had on the employees and the organization. *

Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why the nominated company deserves recognition for this achievement.

2. Human Resources Awards section
 

Why enter? This section honors individuals in Human Resource.

Who Should Enter? Executives and professionals at large and small, for-profit and non-profit, public and private organizations and agencies from all over the world.

Eligibility Requirements: Executives and professionals currently owners or employed with an active Human Resources job role.

PREPARE YOUR ANSWERS FOR THE FOLLOWING

Choose a category in which an individual is being nominated:

  • CEO of the Year (People-Focused)
  • Chief Happiness Officer of the Year
  • Chief Human Resources Officer of the Year
  • Chief Learning Officer of the Year
  • Compliance & Safety Professional of the Year
  • Employee Education Consultant of the Year
  • Employee Relations Professional of the Year
  • Executive Recruiter of the Year
  • HR Consultant of the Year
  • HR Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Human Resources Executive of the Year
  • Human Resources IT Professional of the Year
  • Human Resources Professional of the Year
  • Internal Communications Professional of the Year
  • International Human Resources Professional of the Year
  • Onboarding Professional of the Year
  • Payroll-Benefits Professional of the Year
  • Recruiting or Talent Acquisition Professional of the Year
  • Technical Recruiting Professional of the Year
  • Training & Development Professional of the Year

Nominee's Full Name:

Nominee's current Job Title:

Company Name:

Number of Full Time Employees in this Company (worldwide) in the past 12 months:

City, State/Province, and Country where this nominee is based:

In less than 650 words summarize the most important accomplishments of this nominated person since January 1, 2017 till date and how these may relate to any previous performance or industry norms. Conclude at the end the impact this nominee's work had on the organization.:

Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this nominee deserves recognition.:

Why enter? This section honors teams in Human Resource.

Who Should Enter? HR Teams at large and small, for-profit and non-profit, public and private organizations and agencies from all over the world.

Eligibility Requirements: Each HR team can be nominated separately. For example Asia-Pacific HR Team; BioTech HR Team, etc.

PREPARE YOUR ANSWERS FOR THE FOLLOWING

Team Head's Full Name:

Team Head's current Title:

Full Names of other Members of the Team (separate each name with a comma):

Company Name:

City, State/Province, and Country where this team is based:

In less than 650 words summarize the most important accomplishments of this nominated team since January 1, 2017 till date and how these may relate to any previous performance or industry norms. Conclude at the end the impact this team had on the organization.:

Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this nominee team deserves recognition.:

Why enter? This section honors Human Resources Departments. The HR Department can be from any industry.

Who Should Enter? HR Departments at large and small, for-profit and non-profit, public and private organizations and agencies from all over the world. You may nominate regional or area office's HR Departments separately. For example China office HR Department, etc.

Eligibility Requirements: Active HR Departments.

PREPARE YOUR ANSWERS FOR THE FOLLOWING

Department Head's Full Name:

Department Head's current Title:

Company Name:

City, State/Province, and Country where this team is based:

In less than 650 words summarize the most important accomplishments of this department since January 1, 2017 till date and how these may relate to any previous performance or industry norms. Conclude at the end the impact this department had on the organization.:

Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this department deserves recognition.:

Why enter? This section honors achievements of Human Resources in organizations.

Who Should Enter? HR Departments at large and small, for-profit and non-profit, public and private organizations and agencies from all over the world. You may nominate regional or area office's HR Departments separately. For example China office HR Department, etc.

Eligibility Requirements: Active HR Departments.

PREPARE YOUR ANSWERS FOR THE FOLLOWING

Human Resources one most important achievement since January 1, 2017 (in 10 words or less)

Company Name

City, State/Province, and Country where this company is based

In less than 650 words summarize the most important achievement of the year. Tell us the story behind how it all started, timelines, what efforts were made to reach success, and what was the result and conclusion.

Full names of key people who made this achievement possible (separate each name with a comma)

Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this achievement deserves recognition.

3. Best Products and Services (for HR, Training, and Employer) Awards section
 

Why enter? This section honors new product, service, upgrades to existing product or service, and new innovations or innovative features added to existing products/services used by employers from all over the world.

Who Should Enter? Every company in the world that has introduced a new product or service, or plans to introduce a new product soon, or has upgraded an existing product or service since January 1, 2017

PREPARE YOUR ANSWERS FOR THE FOLLOWING

Choose a category in which a HR Product, Service, Upgrade, or Innovation is being nominated

  • 360 Degree Feedback Solution
  • Applicant Assessment or Tracking Solution
  • Attendance Tracking Solution
  • Benefits Management Solution
  • Compensation Management Solution
  • Course Authoring Solution
  • Employee Engagement Solution
  • Employee Health Benefits Solution
  • Employee Recognition Solution
  • Employee Scheduling Solution
  • HR Reporting Solution
  • Human Capital Management Solution
  • Human Resource Information System
  • Human Resource Management System
  • Job Board Solution
  • Learning Management Solution
  • Onboarding Solution
  • Payroll Management Solution
  • Performance Appraisal Solution
  • Performance Management Solution
  • Products, Services, and Solutions for Asia-Pacific
  • Products, Services, and Solutions for Canada 
  • Products, Services, and Solutions for EMEA 
  • Products, Services, and Solutions for Latin-America 
  • Products, Services, and Solutions for USA
  • Self-Service HR Solution
  • Talent Management Solution
  • Time and Expense Solution
  • Workforce Management Solution

Product/Service Model Name

Company whose Product/Service is being nominated

City, State/Province, and Country where this company is based

Select an Industry: (choose from this list)

Is this a "Product", "Service", or Combination of Product + Service"?

Year in which this product/service was first introduced to the market

Year in which this product/service was last upgraded or revised

Version # that is being nominated

Approximate number of users of this product/ service worldwide

In less than 650 words summarize the most important features and benefits of this nominated product or service and any direct benefits these may have for users.

Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this product or service deserves recognition.

 

Why enter? This section honors trainings used by employers from all over the world.

Who Should Enter? Every company in the world that has introduced a training programsince January 1, 2017

PREPARE YOUR ANSWERS FOR THE FOLLOWING

Choose a category in which a training is being nominated

  • Brand Training
  • Compliance Training
  • Consumer Education Training
  • CyberSecurity Training
  • Diversity or Sensitivity Training
  • Information Technology (IT) Training
  • Interpersonal Skills Training Leadership Training
  • Literacy Training Managerial Training
  • New Hire Training Problem-Solving Training
  • Product & Service Training
  • Professional or Legal Training
  • Quality Training Safety Training
  • Sales Training Skills Training
  • Systems Training Technical Training
  • Training Program for Asia-Pacific
  • Training Program for Canada
  • Training Program for EMEA
  • Training Program for Latin-America
  • Training Program for USA

Training Name

Company whose training is being nominated

City, State/Province, and Country where this company is based

Year in which this training was first introduced to the market

Year in which this training was last upgraded or revised

Version # that is being nominated Approximate number of users of this training worldwide

In less than 650 words summarize the most important features and benefits of this nominated training and any direct benefits these may have for users and/or organizations.

Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this training deserves recognition.

 

Why enter? This section honors an individual generally committed to improving diversity and equality in business.

Who Should Enter? Open to all individuals worldwide at for-profit and non-profit organizations including large, medium, small, and start-up, corporations, PR agencies, public affairs and IR agencies, publicity and marketing firms, associations, government, NGOs, and sole practitioners.

Eligibility: Employees at any level are eligible.

Prepare Your Answers For the following:

Nominee's Full Name

Nominee's current Job Title

Company Name

City, State/Province, and Country where this nominee is based

Select an Industry: Choose from the following industries

In less than 650 words summarize the most important accomplishments of this nominee in improving diversity and equality in business. Conclude at the end the impact this nominee had on the organization.

Why enter? This section honors a team generally committed to improving diversity and equality in business.

Who Should Enter? Open to all teams worldwide at for-profit and non-profit organizations including large, medium, small, and start-up, corporations, PR agencies, public affairs and IR agencies, publicity and marketing firms, associations, government, NGOs, and sole practitioners.
 
Eligibility:
Teams - Local, Area-Based, Regional, Country, or Global.

Prepare Your Answers For the following:

Team Head's Full Name

Team Head's current Title

Team's Function

Full Names of other Members of the Team (separate each name with a comma)

Company Name

City, State/Province, and Country where this team is based

Select an Industry: Choose from the following industries

In less than 650 words summarize the most important accomplishments of this team in improving diversity and equality in business. Conclude at the end the impact this team had on the organization.

Why enter? This section honors a department generally committed to improving diversity and equality in business.

Who Should Enter? Open to all departments worldwide at for-profit and non-profit organizations including large, medium, small, and start-up, corporations, PR agencies, public affairs and IR agencies, publicity and marketing firms, associations, government, NGOs, and sole practitioners.
 
Eligibility:
Departments - Local, Area-Based, Regional, Country, or Global.

Prepare Your Answers For the following:

Department Head's Full Name

Department Head's current Title

Company Name

City, State/Province, and Country where this department is based.

Select an Industry: Choose from the following industries

In less than 650 words summarize the most important accomplishments of this department in improving diversity and equality in business. Conclude at the end the impact this department had on the organization.

Why enter? This section honors one major diversity achievement of employers.

Who Should Enter? Companies/ Organizations from all over the world.

Eligibility Requirements: Highlight at least one major diversity achievement of your company.

Prepare Your Answers For the following:

Company's one most important achievement in diversity since January 1, 2017 (in 10 words or less)

Company Name * City, State/Province, and Country where this nominee is based

SSelect an Industry: Choose from the following industries

In less than 650 words summarize the most important achievement of the year in corporate diversity. Tell the story behind how it all started, timelines, what efforts were made to reach success, and what was the result and conclusion.

Full names of key people who made this achievement possible (separate each name with a comma)

 

Why enter? Most successful companies have at least one or two employees that rise above the set standard and would create a vacuum if ever they leave. This category honors such Superstar Employees.

Who Should Enter? Your organization's Superstar Employees.

Eligibility Requirements: Currently employed. Self employed professionals may nominate themselves too.

Prepare Your Answers For the following:

Nominee's Full Name

Nominee's current Job Title

Company Name

City, State/Province, and Country where this nominee is based

In less than 650 words summarize the most important accomplishments of this nominated person of the month and how these may relate to any previous performance or industry norms. Conclude at the end the impact this nominee had on your organization.

 

Why enter? Most successful companies have outstanding customers. This category honors such outstanding customers.

Who Should Enter? Your organization's outstanding customers.

Prepare Your Answers For the following:

Nominee's Full Name

Nominee's current Job Title

Company Name

City, State/Province, and Country where this nominee is based

In less than 650 words summarize the most important accomplishments of this nominated person of the month and how these may relate to any previous performance or industry norms. Conclude at the end the impact this nominee had on your organization.

 

Why enter? Most successful companies have at least one or two individual contractors that rise above the set standard and would create a vacuum if ever they leave. This section honors such Superstar Contractors.

Who Should Enter? Your organization's Superstar Contractors.

Prepare Your Answers For the following Qs:

Nominee's Full Name

Nominee's current Job Title

Company Name

City, State/Province, and Country where this nominee is based

In less than 650 words summarize the most important accomplishments of this nominated person of the month and how these may relate to any previous performance or industry norms. Conclude at the end the impact this nominee had on your organization.

 

Why enter? This section honors employer milestones. As your company grows, makes important announcements, or more, a major milestone is achieved. Milestones are measurable and observable and serve as progress markers.

Who Should Enter? Every company in the world that has reached at least one important milestone in since January 1, 2017

Prepare Your Answers For the following Qs:

Milestone of the Year (in 10 or less words)

Company Name

City, State/Province, and Country where this Company is based

Select an Industry: Choose from the following industries

In less than 650 words summarize one most important milestone of the year. Tell us the story behind how it all started, timelines, what efforts were made to reach success, and what was the result and conclusion.

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