The best of the best – The HR Hero of the Year Award

There are exceptional HR professionals out there who are really at the top of their game. Each year we celebrate these HR heroes who are taking risks to elevate the strategic role of human resources, providing outstanding mentorship and volunteerism, and finding the most dignified, caring approaches for terminated employees.

There’s a lot to be learned from these people (the awards will be presented at a special reception) — and you may well be one yourself. Use the form below to make a nomination.

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* 1. Your Contact Information

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* 2. The Nominee's Contact Information

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* 3. Nominating Category

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* 4. Start by telling us the single biggest reason that your nominee deserves recognition in this category

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* 5. Now, tell us the nominee's story!
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* 6. Supporting Information or Links

Characteristics of the Nominee

Taking Risk To Elevate The Strategic Role Of HR
  • Partners with senior management to raise the visibility of the HR function.
  • Takes specific steps to change the status quo role of HR.
  • Demonstrates to senior management how HR can creatively support key business objectives.
  • Takes on personal career risk in an effort to elevate the strategic role of the HR function.

  • A natural role model.
  • Shows concern for colleagues as people.
  • Willingness to take on mentoring roles outside the scope of work.
  • Guiding, supporting, and promoting the training and career development of others.
  • Demonstrating a long-term commitment to mentoring.

  • Carries a volunteer event when others mysteriously disappear.
  • Brings the kind of contagious energy to volunteer work that makes it successful.
  • Show creativity in developing volunteer programs.

Compassion In Employee Relations
  • Handles challenging and emotionally-charged situations with grace and respect
  • Finds creative solutions that create trust and improve employee morale
  • Demonstrates compassion and generosity of spirit when terminating employees
  • Successfully balances employer interests with principles of employee advocacy
Thank you for your nomination! We can't wait to ready your story!