The Philadelphia region’s premier awards program for Human Resource departments

Now in our 25th year, the HR Department of the Year Awards recognizes the impact that HR professionals deliver to their organizations. Through rigorous review of applications across multiple HR performance categories, as well as the esteemed Department of the Year, our program has consistently raised the bar for HR professionals by putting a spotlight on HR departments’ demonstrations of excellence.

Applications Now Open!

Get the recognition your team deserves and apply for one or more of the HR Department of the Year Awards!

Application Deadline: FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2022

Application Deadline: FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2022

Kick-Off Webinar Registration

Join Your Fellow HR Colleagues for our 2022 Kick-Off Webinar featuring 2021 HR Dept. of the Year Award Winner: VNA Health Group

We’re excited to introduce our first event of the year: our kick-off webinar on Tuesday, May 10th from 7:30am – 9am. Our events highlight the best practices of previous winners of the HR Department of the Year Awards, providing the HR community with a learning opportunity and a glimpse of the value and process for applying to win an award for their own department. This event will include a presentation from VNA Health Group led by its CHRO, Bettyanne “Bet” Rosa, MS, SPHR.

2022 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Rhonda Jordan, SHRM-SCP, EVP/Chief Human Resources Officer, Virtua Health

The Human Resources Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes the HR leader who has made a demonstrable impact on the organization(s) they have served throughout their career. Not only is this person an influential leader within the organization’s management team, they are also a role model for the competencies and qualities that enable the HR department to be viewed as a critical function within the organization. In addition, they are an active contributor to the HR community through sharing best practices and elevating the stature of HR.

This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award Winner is Rhonda Jordan, SHRM-SCP, EVP/Chief Human Resources Officer, Virtua Health

Register for the 2022 Awards Dinner

Wednesday, November 9th, 2022
5:30pm – 9:30pm

Crystal Tea Room
The Wanamaker Building
100 East Penn Square, 9th Floor
Philadelphia, PA

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2022 Webinars

2022 Webinars to be Announced