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Get entries in for Excellence Awards and Most Influential

<p><strong>The deadline for entries for <i>Human Resources</i> Excellence Awards 2008 has been extended to Friday 4 April.</strong></p> <p>The awards categories cover vital areas such as best use of recruitment and retention, best talent management programmes, and excellence in benefits provision and in learning and development.</p> <p>This year a new category has also been added <i>HR</i> magazine's One to Watch recognising the upcoming stars of HR. We encourage all HR directors to nominate someone from their team. And, of course, the HR director of the year and the HR Gold award will also be announced on the awards night, at London's Park Lane Hilton in July.</p><p>For more information and to enter online go to <a href="http://www.hrexcellenceawards.com">http://www.hrexcellenceawards.com</a></p> <p>The results will be unveiled at a prestigious reception at Claridges on 3 June, with the full ranking published in the June edition of HR Magazine. </p><p><strong><i>HR</i> is also looking for nominations for the 2008 Most Influential ranking.</strong> The ranking, this year validated for the first time by Henley Management College, and sponsored by Ceridian, is designed to identify those who are making the biggest impact on HR thinking and practice. </p><p>Please email <i>HR</i> magazine (mostinfluential@hrmagazine.co.uk) with the names of two or three individuals from the sphere of HR: </p><p><br><strong>Option 1</strong> - who has made the biggest impact in HR in the past year</br><br><strong>Option 2</strong> - who you feel is currently highly influential in HR</br></p><p><br>Please nominate names in each of the following categories:</br>-<br>Most influential HR practitioner</br><br>Most influential HR thinker</br></p><p>Once the nominations have been collated, the individuals will be ranked by an invited panel of experts against a set of research-based criteria developed by Henley Management College. </p>

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