Don’t just take our word for it, though: read our latest endorsement, received from past winner Candice Booysen of Argility – our Rising Star award recipient in 2016. She has since gone on to be nominated as a Finalist for the IPM HR Director of the Year Excellence Award and was recently recognised as one of the world’s 100 most influential HR professionals by the World HRD Congress in Mumbai.
Group Executive of HR, Telesure Group
Managing Director, Smart HR
Previous Executive VP: People & Org. Dev, AngloGold Ashanti
CEO, Global Business Solutions
HR Director, Coca-Cola South Africa
CEO, TransUnion Africa
CEO, Quest Staffing Solutions
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This is the highest accolade delivered by the Future of HR Awards. It recognises an individual who, through visionary people management strategies and leadership for a period of over ten years, has made an outstanding contribution to the industry as a whole.
This award recognises a talented HR practitioner who has achieved impressive results with less than five years of commercial experience. The winning individual in this category will demonstrate the practice of progressive and highly effective HR initiatives.
This award is open to all CEOs, Directors and Managers. The award recognises senior management staff that exhibit a track record of excellence in HR leadership at an executive level, by ensuring sound HR principles are included in all aspects of the business.
This award recognises the best large organisation – with a turnover greater than R35-million – to work for in South Africa. At the core of any great organisation is an HR department whose innovative approach creates a productive and enjoyable place to work. As an employer of choice, your reputation will precede you and talented individuals will seek you out as their chosen place to work. That’s the first goal of any effective recruitment strategy – to be the employer of choice to superior employees.
This award recognises the best Public Sector organisation to work for in South Africa. Key for ensuring delivery of services is an HR department whose innovative values create a productive environment and play a major policy role in establishing norms and standards for the Public Service. These policies ensure that service-delivery mechanisms, integrated systems and access, human resources, institutional development and governance initiatives are responsive to the needs of the country’s citizens.
This award recognises the best small-to-medium-sized organisation (with a turnover between R5 – R35-million) to work for in South Africa. The Employer of Choice must show how they have implemented HR policies to retain and enrich the employee experience in the company.
This award recognises and celebrates the HR team that has delivered the most outstanding organisational benefits by directly linking the training and skills development of their employees to the business needs of their organisation. The organisation must demonstrate an investment in the development of employees across the entire organisation through coaching, mentoring and upskilling.
This award highlights the employee engagement strategy that has made the most impact on employee morale and performance across an organisation; taking into consideration the inclusion of history, types and variety of programmes and activities used for employee engagement. Organisations in this category must show innovative strategies implemented within the last year and the impact of employee engagement on retention rates.
This award recognises excellence in the area of corporate health and wellbeing. The entrant should show commitment to employee health and wellbeing; discuss awareness policies and programmes for employee health and wellbeing; outline future programmes planned to enhance and improve health and wellness for employees; and demonstrate a recorded impact on employee productivity and retention.
This coveted award recognises the year’s most outstanding HR team for its collaborative approach to the HR function as a whole, its innovative and successful strategic plan, and its successful methods for marketing and communication, recruitment and change management. Key to this category: the demonstration of outstanding operational and financial performance; a well-rounded and integrated HR team; excellence in talent acquisition, leadership and development; achievements in staff health and wellness; benefits and administrative.programmes that enhance and improve the job satisfaction of employees; demonstrable recorded impact on employee productivity and retention.
This award honours excellence in businesses where activities best demonstrate a proven ability to develop creative and insightful practices that improve the performance of the organisation by using technology and create a significant impact on the work environment. The award identifies excellence in the area of human capital technology as applied by an in-house HR team.