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Shortlist for HR Excellence Awards 2013 unveiled today

HR magazine is delighted to announce the shortlist for the HR Excellence Awards 2013 will be unveiled later today.

In a record year of entries, there was a lot of discussion and debate at the judging day on Friday.

The competition was fierce, therefore the entries that made it onto the 2013 shortlist had to be doing something exceptional to be recognised.

The judges had to pick the best in HR excellence from the following categories:

Best learning and development strategy

Best HR team: private sector

Best HR team: public sector

Best HR team: not-for-profit/third sector

Best HR strategy from overseas

Best talent management strategy

Most successful change management programme

Most effective benefits strategy

Most effective use of internal communications

Outstanding employee engagement strategy

Most effective recruitment and retention

Health and wellbeing award

Best use of CSR in HR

Most innovative use of technology

The following awards are announced on the evening and were not open to general entry:

Most people-focused CEO

HR rising star

HR director of the year

HR gold award

When will the winners be announced?

The winners are unveiled at the prestigious gala dinner and awards ceremony, taking place at the London Hilton on Park Lane later this year. A black tie dinner attended by more than 500 HR professionals, enjoying a top class host, three course meal and of course celebrating the best in HR.

The awards ceremony is a night not to be missed, click here to find out more

Follow us on @hrmagazine and check www.hrmagazine.co.uk to find out who is on the HR Excellence Awards 2013 shortlist.