This award recognizes organization that has created a stimulating and supportive work environment and a real commitment to the welfare of its employees, resulting in high staff satisfaction levels and a well-motivated, ambitious and integrated workforce.
Entrants will be evaluated based on company’s leadership and management structure, corporate values and policy that creates a stimulating and supportive best place to work.
This category aims to recognize organizations that promote happy culture where employees feel valued and the work is meaningful. Companies with happy employee indicate a higher employee satisfaction and engagement; sense of pride, staff referrals and retention; healthier work environment.
This award recognises organisations that make the world a better place to work together by prioritizing a people-centered culture. Key points to be evaluated will include how trustworthy, caring and fair the company is in times of crises; employees' physical, emotional and financial health; and the company's broader community impact. From company alignment, employee connection, coaching, performance management, employee engagement to compensation and benefits and growth opportunities.
This award recognizes organization has successfully endorsed and implemented strategic plans to address organizational transformation in view of social, political and ecological changes.
Entrants should demonstrate the HR’s contribution on allowing employees understand WHY, WHAT, WHEN and HOW during the implementation as well as the positive impacts on employees and organization performance.
This award recognizes organization that contributed to the promotion of all aspects of CSR, including environment, sustainability, community partnership, education and poverty alienation etc.
Entrants should show how their CSR strategy is aligned with their functional and business strategy; and the employees involvement in CSR activities, as well as the impact to the wider community.
This award recognizes organization’s wellbeing programme that covers all aspects of physical, mental and emotional health.
Entrants should demonstrate the framework and policies that sets out what organization will do and plan for the future (3-years plan) on achieving a higher revenue return for all employee.
This award recognizes an organization’s strategy on building a diverse and inclusive workforce for employees with different age, background, behaviors, nationality beliers and physical disabilities.
The scope of the entry can be a gender programmes or networks for miniority groups, LGBT, etc.
This award recognizes organization that designs and implements a strategy resulting in positive impact for all employees to commit to work for company’s goals and values, motivated to contribute on organizational success, with a great sense of their own well-being.
Entrants should share their YOY improvement of staff retention and prove with the increase in company performance and productivity.
This award recognizes organization with outstanding achievements in providing a health and safety workplace for employees, including create the safety culture and raise employee awareness.
Entrants should prove how the programme improves organizational performance, competitiveness and productivity as well as indicate whether the programme has participated in Hong Kong Occupational Safety and Health Award if applicable.
This award recognizes organization that demonstrates excellent employer branding strategy in attracting and engaging people, as well as creating a positive brand experience for its employees.
Entrants should demonstrate “wow factors” and innovative ideas to attract all types of talent, in particular Gen Y and Z.
This award recognizes an organization with excellence in helping employees balance work and family obligations, through a wide range of HR policies and practices.
The scope of entries can include flexible work arrangements, daycare, elderly care, adoption and reproductive assistance, breastfeeding support, etc.
This award recognizes the best effort of HR team to attract and onboard Gen Zers into the organization.
Entrants have to demonstrate the use of digital technology, internet and social media in their employer branding and recruitment process to attract and engage quality Gen Zers.
This award recognizes organization has adopted workforce analytics to transform human resource strategy.
Entrants should demonstrate the transformation of past habits into effective future-ready HR analytics inclusive of a user- friendly dashboards on employee engagement, talent retention & recruitment hiring data for management review.
This award recognizes organization that demonstrates excellence HR innovation in transforming and implementing programmes and tools by using data to guide all areas of HR, including payroll, benefits, hiring and etc.
Entrants should prove how HR can focus more on human tasks with an increase of technology.
This award recognizes organization that adopts innovative and creative HR campaigns with the aim of attracting high-calibre and extraordinary talents.
Entrants should demonstrate the innovative strategy on addressing the business issues, describe how the strategy was executed and align with business goal as well as the positive influence to organization.
This award recognizes an L&D team who demonstrates excellence in identifying and building critical skills/competencies throughout an organization to democratize technology and reduce digital skills gap.
Entrants should illustrate the innovative L&D strategy that addresses an important business issue, describe how the strategy was implemented and the journey from execution to success.
This awards recognizes organization that invests effectively in the development of employee by using tech-driven way of learning.
Apart from specific initiatives, projects or programmes, entrants should indicate the details about business needs, what innovative tech-based application and strategy have been designed and endorsed by HR team, and how it was communicated to the workplace for effective implementation with positive impact.
This award recognizes excellence in the design, creation and implementation to build a junior pipeline strategy in attracting and engaging generation Z as corporate future leaders.
Entrants should demonstrate positive influence on management trainee and share how the strategy helps on mitigating the loss of generation Z upon the completion of programme.
This award recognizes organization's effort on creating an environment to keep employees happy at work by instilling the corporate culture through the entire workspace.
Entrants should clarify how it helps improving employee and organizational performance, as well as attracting and recruiting new talents.
This award recognizes an organization’s strategy that effectively aligned with benefits, reward and recognition strategy to engage and incentivize employees resulting in improving overall organization performance.
The scope of the entry can be impressive work around pay for performance, new benefits programme, narrowing gender pay gap, introduction to new pay structure, innovative recognition programme, etc.
This award recognizes excellence in the design, creation and implementation of a cost effective recruitment plan for attracting and motivating candidates as well as facilitating new employees are equipped with necessary knowledge, skills and disposition to become effective members of the organization.
Entrants should share impressive work regarding the cost per hire, time to fill and quality of candidates (if the new joiners will depart after 3 months
This award recognizes an organization’s excellence and innovation on identifying and managing internal talents, as well as the development opportunities delivered.
Entrants should include the overall approach to talent identification and development over the past 12 months.
(for Recruitment Agency Only)
This award recognizes the new raising star of start-up firm that delivers positive and outstanding experience to both client & candidate.
This award recognizes quality and premium products and services / HR solutions provided by the best agency which successfully helped and out served customers’ and employees expectation to achieve business goals and individual enhancement under Covid-19.
This award recognizes HRBP team that makes a difference in their organization. The scope of entry can include how the team is having an impact on other functions, how it strengthens the organization with metrics or case studies, comments and feedback from other management team, and etc.
This award recognizes L&D team that develops strategies on supporting organizational revenue growth. Entrants should demonstrate the specific initiatives or programs that have led to a positive influence on employee and organization performance.
This award is for in-house recruitment department which has successfully integrated organizational excellence and can demonstrate innovation and commitment to a quality service, i.e. meeting candidate and line managers satisfaction. Team should focus on their end-to-end robust recruitment process (TTF, cost per hire, candidate experience and customer satisfaction etc.) while highlighting the business impact. Team could share the number of hires per month and recruiters’ inspiring stories during the course of resourcing prospective and strategic talent.
This award recognizes the efforts of organization in organizing, planning and creatively in attracting high potential young talent that are either recent school leavers or those with 1-2 years of work experience.
The entry of scope may cover various strategies, including but not limited to application process, engaging feedback to candidates, adoption of social media, and etc.
This award recognizes an individual with at least 3 years of HRM experience who has possesses strong commercial awareness and demonstrates an outstanding approach to their work which goes beyond conventional expectations of their level.
This award recognizes an individual with at least 5 years of HRM experience who has contributed to organization by creating a significant HR impact. Entrants should be an all rounded generalist with solid experience to support management and all level of staffs, with positive feedback from their team and functional fellows.
This award recognizes individual’s effort to outserve and outstand amongst all the HR professional. This award can be chosen from the previous award from each organization and be elected into this round for competition.
This award recognizes the CXO who is courageous to lead and drive successful HR strategies from the top by putting people first and championing innovative HR values. The nominated CXO should contribute to workplace culture, values and employee engagement with the organization.