Calling all innovative HR professionals

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In recent years, Canadian businesses have begun recognizing the true value of a strategic HR function and the country has proved itself to be a world-leader in the field – but it’s the individuals and innovative teams within each organization which makes this status possible.

Now, those forward-thinkers are being encouraged to nominate themselves – or others – for the 2016 Canadian HR Awards – an internationally-recognized event which will honour the best and brightest of the industry.

There are 19 categories across a variety of HR disciplines, open to individuals, departments and entire organizations:

Individual awards:

The KPMG Award for Canadian HR Leader of the Year

The Beyond Boardrooms Award for Canadian HR Rising Star of the Year

The Aird & Berlis Award for Canadian HR Champion (CEO)

Lifetime Achievement in the HR Industry

Team / Organizational Awards  

Best Workplace Culture

Best Diversity Employer

Canadian HR Team of the Year (fewer than 500 employees)

Canadian HR Team of the Year (500 employees or more)

Most Innovative Use of HR Technology

Best Workplace Culture

Best Employer Branding

The Maxys Staffing Award for Most Effective Recruitment Strategy

Best Learning and Development Strategy

The Cotton Candy Award for Best Rewards and Recognition Strategy

Best Employee Engagement Strategy

Best Talent Management Strategy

Best Internal Communication Strategy
University of Waterloo Award for Next Generation Employment Initiative of the Year

The Venngo Award of Excellence for Financial, Physical & Mental Wellness

Reader’s Choice Award: Best Service Provider

Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award

There’s also an award for the External HR Consultancy or Advisor of the Year.

Anyone who would like to nominate themselves, a colleague, a team or an entire organization is encouraged to do so online.
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