2018 HR Department of the Year Application

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Please complete this application in as much detail as possible. The judges will review what you included, and use it in evaluating your organization. All fields are required. If you have any additional materials you would like included in your submission, please email them to jwolf@philly.com

INTENT TO APPLY DEADLINE: FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.
Email your company name, award you’re applying for and the number of employees in your HR Department to jwolf@philly.com

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.

Application Materials: (Please attach the following materials with your application)

Save the Dates:
Expanded coverage in Sunday Inquirer: Sunday, November 19
Awards: Thursday, November 15, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Crystal Tea Room

Next Steps: Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted within one week from the application deadline by one of the HR Department of the Year judges.

Onsite Meeting: Part of the application process includes an onsite meeting with the HR Department of the Year judges. Please note that you and your HR Department will need to be flexible in providing a time to meet with the judges within the timeframe they are given to review all applications. The onsite presentation/visit will be scheduled between July 24 – August 24. One of the judges will contact you to review the onsite meeting (e.g., what to expect, how to prepare for it, etc.) and answer your questions.

Who should attend the onsite meeting? The key functional members of the HR department along with the head of HR. The judges would also like to meet separately with the CEO or a member of the Senior Executive team (before or after the HR team meeting).
How long is the onsite meeting?Typically the onsite meeting with the HR team is 2 hours and 45-60 minutes with the CEO/senior executive.
IMPORTANT: Look at your/your HR team's and the CEO's calendars for dates/times to schedule the on-site visit. This will be coordinated with the judges' availability.
Optional: PowerPoint presentation for the HR Team meeting

APPLICANT CONTACT INFO

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Who does the head of HR report to – Name and Tile. Please provide contact information.
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Head of HR (Email & Phone)
Email: Phone:

COMPANY INFORMATION

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