HRO Today Association Awards Defined

Thought Leadership (HR Excellence) Award

This award recognizes forward thinking, innovation, and problem solving by a team or company resulting in improved customer satisfaction, better business performance, and/or an advancement for the industry.

Business Partnership Excellence

This award recognizes a partnership between service provider/consumer, teams or departments within an organization and/or collaboration across two businesses that results in a positive outcome from a business, financial and/or philanthropic standpoint. Please discuss the problem, solution, and results that transpired before/during the partnership, noting process improvements, key metrics, and customer testimonials when applicable.

Recruitment Team of the Year

This award recognizes the Recruitment (Talent Acquisition) Team of a company or department that has demonstrated significant success and/or growth in the sourcing, candidate experience, employer branding, candidate selection, interviewing, offer process and on-boarding processes for their company. Please provide key metrics and performance goals where possible.

Innovation in HR

This award recognizes a new and creative solution or product that may be considered a game-changer within the Human Resources industry. Think ‘Shark Tank ‘for HR and sell us on your latest and greatest successful solution to better manage, support, or drive a specific aspect within the HR arena.

Best In Class HR Technology

Showcase your latest technology advancement, upgrade, or unique solution that uses or enables technology to allow us to work more efficiently and successfully on an area(s) of the Human Resource function. This can be a standalone private labeled technology developed for use within your company or a new technology that you’ve taken to market for the entire industry.

Diversity and Inclusion Excellence

Now more than ever, diversity awareness and managing inclusion within a company are top of mind. What has your team/company done that stands out as a success within your office, company, and/or the industry?

HR Team of the Year

This award allows you to nominate your HR Team and share the many successes, accomplishments, and achievements you have worked hard to achieve throughout the last year. Whether focused on 1-2 strategic priorities or a myriad of improvements and enhancements throughout the last year, we want to hear your story about why YOUR Human Resources Team is number one!

Best In Class: Candidate Experience/Reputation

Are your customer satisfaction scores higher than your competitors and others in the industry? Are candidates talking about the positive experience they had applying for a job with your company, whether they got the job or not? Tell us about your good candidate experience and how it boosts your reputation and makes it easier for you to attract the best candidates. Tell us how you did it and made it right for your company and candidates.