MADISON, Wis. (11/30/10)--Entries are now being accepted for the 2011 HR/TD Excellence Awards, sponsored by the CUNA HR, Training & Development (HR/TD) Council. Recognition will be given in three major categories:
* Award for Employee Engagement--including human resources/training department programs related to internal communications, staff development, rewards and recognition, employee satisfaction, community involvement; * Award for HR/TD Management Practices--covering programs that include compensation and benefits, recruitment and retention, training design and implementation, and workforce diversity; and * Award for HR/TD Strategic Leadership--recognizing a senior HR/TD professional who has made significant contributions or taken an innovative approach in such areas as: innovative business solutions, change management, succession planning, culture building, learning development strategy and leadership development.
A panel of HR/TD peers will review entries and determine honorees, based upon criteria that include innovation, business outcomes/impact, sustainability, quality and integration. “The CUNA HR/TD Council leaders wanted to highlight truly excellent approaches to human resources, training and development programs,” said Jennifer Morse, executive committee chair and vice president of HR at Empower FCU in Syracuse, NY. “By creating the HR/TD Excellence Awards we look to both salute and showcase programs of merit and an outstanding individual.” All entries must be received by 5 p.m. CT, Jan. 14. Winners will be notified by March 1. Winners will receive industry recognition and a complementary registration to the 2011 CUNA HR/TD National Conference in San Francisco. Awards will be presented to winners at the conference.