The countdown begins…

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. The countdown begins…On 10 Aug 2004 in Personnel Today HRwith attitude is probably the best way to describe the fantastic achievementsof the 52 shortlisted teams in this year’s PersonnelToday Awards. The line-up for 2004 exceeds anything that has gone before interms of innovation, speed of change and contribution to the business.Thisyear, we chose to shortlist four instead of three HR teams in all 13 categoriesin a bid to reward and recognise more organisations for their peoplestrategies. Independent judges had a tough time sifting through a record numberof entries. Theirdecisions will be revealed as profiles of the top teams begin this week and rununtil the awards on 25 November. Turn the page to see the success stories inour first category.10 August 2004 Award for Managing Health at Work Judge: CaryCooper, professor of organisational psychology and health, LancasterUniversity ManagementSchoolShortlisted teams: PrestonPrimary Care Trust, Severn Trent Water, Sheffield City Council, South WalesPolice24 August 2004 Award for HR Collaboration Judge: John Smythe,organisational fellow, McKinsey and CompanyShortlisted teams: Fujitsu Services, HBOS, The AA,Yorkshire Water7 September 2004Award for Innovation in Measuring HumanCapitalJudge: Denise Kingsmill,former chair of the Government’s Accounting for PeopleTaskforceShortlisted teams: HR Dashboard, NationwideBuilding Society, T-Mobile (UK), The Gallup Organization14 September 2004Age Positive at Work Award Judge: Binna Kandola, founder of diversity consultancy Pearn Kandola Shortlisted teams: Tesco,HBOS, Land Registry, London & Quadrant Housing Group21 September 2004Award for Excellence in Graduate RecruitmentJudge: Alison Hodgson, UKand Irelandresourcing manager, Sodexho,and chair of the Association of Graduate Recruiters  Shortlisted teams: KPMG, PWC, Scottish Power, ShellPeople Services28 September 2004HR Director of the Year AwardJudge: Beverley Shears, HR director anddeputy managing director at South West Trains. Beverley was the winner of theHR Director of the Year Award 2003  Shortlisted individuals: William Gibbon, BarclaysAfrica; Helen Giles, Broadway Homelessness and Support; Angela O’Connor, CrownProsecution Service; Mike Taylor, Hewlett-Packard5 October 2004Award for Innovation in Recruitment andRetention Judge: Janet Rubin, independent HRconsultantShortlisted teams: B&Q, O2, T-MobileUK,Virgin Mobile12 October 2004Award for Innovation in Career Development Judge: Bob Arnold, director of clientsolutions, Chiumento Career Management Specialists Shortlisted teams: Audit Commission, CrownProsecution Service, Quintiles Ltd, Signet Trading Ltd19 October 2004Award for best HR Strategy in line withbusinessJudge: Terry Morgan, chief executive,Tube LinesShortlisted teams: BAE Systems, CB Richard Ellis, SouthWest Trains, West Bromwich Building Society26 October 2004Employer Branding Award Judge: Belinda Kent-Lemmon, founder of Occam HR consultancy Shortlisted teams: ArgosLimited, Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, London & Quadrant HousingGroup, Loop Customer Management Ltd2 November 2004Award for Global HR StrategyJudge: Mark Childs, vice presidentreward at the CIPD, and HR consultant Shortlisted teams: BT Global Services, CompassGroup, UBS AG, US Airways9 November 2004Award for Excellence in HR throughTechnologyJudge: John Steele, chairman of advisoryboard of Accenture HR Services, and council member ofAcas Shortlisted teams: Bupa, Defra, Jaguar & Land Rover UK, Shell People Services16 November 2004Award for Excellence in TrainingJudge: Eric Burrows, director ofconsultancy at The Work Foundation Shortlisted teams: Asda,Avis Rent-a-Car, GNER, Thomas Cook Tour Operators Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more