Previous Article Next Article Personnel Today Awards: The main event of 2006On 21 Mar 2006 in Personnel Today This week we are launching the Personnel Today Awards 2006, with a mission to find the cream of HR – the teams making a big difference in organisations of all sizes and in all sectors across the UK. We want to honour those teams making an impact with their people policies and delivering great bottom-line business benefits.If your HR department has spearheaded an innovative project, driven down costs, been courageous in implementing change, or has achieved great results in the past 18 months, then you could be one of this year’s award winners.This year brings new opportunities to become a finalist, with a new category, the HR Impact Award for the most innovative tactical solution to a business problem. There are a total of 12 main categories in the 2006 line-up. Teams reaching the shortlist will be showcased in Personnel Today and on Personneltoday.com.There will be independent judges for each category. All entries will be measured against five criteria:Innovation & achievementWhat was innovative, different and unusual about the HR team’s effort in this area? How did the project originate? Describe the significance of the achievement to individuals, the team and the organisation. TeamworkWhat team was involved and how did they pull together to deliver? Describe the strengths of the team. LeadershipWho was the leader? What was their vision and what part did they play overall? Did they have influence beyond the team, and did they have an impact at a corporate level? HR’s contribution to the businessProvide evidence of the value of the project to the organisation as a whole. What impact did it have? How has HR helped develop positive outcomes overall?Effective use of resourcesDescribe the resources you had available in terms of people, investment and infrastructure. Explain how these resources were used to good effect. All shortlisted teams will be invited to an awards dinner at Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London, on 23 November, where the winners will be announced. Last year’s celebration welcomed more than 1,200 guests and was a sell-out weeks before the big night arrived.Entering the awards does not cost a penny, yet the shortlisted teams will reap the benefits of maximum exposure in the pages of Personnel Today. Enter now and give your team and organisation the recognition they deserve. The closing date for entries is 9 June.Personnel Today Awards categories 2006Addleshaw Goddard HR Impact AwardCapgemini Employer Branding AwardCeridian Centrefile HR Director of the Year AwardFujitsu Services and Baxter Neumann Award for Excellence in Outsourcing and Shared ServicesHays Human Resources Award for Innovation in Recruitment and RetentionHR Directors Club Award for Talent ManagementNorthgate HR Award for Best HR Strategy in Line with BusinessPersonnelTodayJobs Award for Excellence in Graduate RecruitmentPMI Health Group Award for Managing Health at WorkTraining & Coaching Today Award for Excellence in TrainingVizual Technology Award for Excellence in HR Through TechnologyXpertHR Award for HR CollaborationPersonnel Today Awards 2005 WinnersEmployer Branding Award – Compass GroupHR Collaboration Award – Co-operative Financial ServicesAge Positive at Work Award – Land RegistryExcellence in Outsourcing & Shared Services Award – Vertex Customer ManagementExcellence in Graduate Recruitment Award – CentricaHR Director of the Year Award – Angela O’Connor, Crown Prosecution ServiceInnovation in Recruitment & Retention Award – Matalan RetailInnovation in Career Development Award – Fujitsu ServicesBest Strategy in Line with Business Award – Compass GroupManaging Health at Work Award – GlaxoSmithKlineExcellence in HR Through Technology Award – The Cabinet OfficeExcellence in Training Award – Crown Prosecution ServiceLifetime Achievement Award – Professor Shaun Tyson, Cranfield University School of ManagementOverall Winner – Compass Group Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.