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Wanted: Nominations for our HR Excellence Awards

Posted by Taylor Rogers on January 29, 2014

We want to find Central Ohio’s best and brightest HR professionals as well as the organizations that are setting trends and establishing best practices.

Our 2014 HR Excellence Awards start with a nomination from you.

To nominate a professional or organization you believe is deserving of this honor, we ask that you fill out a form and return it by mail or email. Click here for details and to download the form.

HR Excellence Awards winners and finalists will be recognized at a special event in July.


Executive of the Year
Three awards, based on size of the organization where the individual works: Large (more than 2,000 employees), Midsize (500 to 2,000 employees) and Small (fewer than 500 employees). Organizations may be public, private or nonprofit.

For an individual who has demonstrated significant achievements that advance both a person’s organization and the HR profession

HR Innovation
One award, given to an individual or a public, private or nonprofit organization

Recognizes a new idea that achieves proven results in areas such as, but not limited to: compensation and benefits; employee recognition and/or retention; strategic alignment; succession planning; talent acquisition and/or assessment; use of technology; and work-life balance

Lifetime Achievement
One award, given to an individual

Recognizes a longtime or retired HR professional who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, knowledge, decision-making skills and commitment to his or her organization and/or profession

Good Works
One award, given to an individual or a public, private or nonprofit organization

In recognition of a notable commitment to the community achieved through charitable, philanthropic, volunteer or other efforts

Future Leader
One award, given to an individual

Recognize a professional with less than 5 years’ experience who is a rising star in the human resources field

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