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Aug. 16, 2016 — Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP, today called for
applications for its 2017 WhatWorks® Award program, which recognizes
organizations that have developed and implemented innovative solutions to
critical HR, learning and talent challenges resulting in positive operational
and business impact.
Deloitte will recognize five finalists and one award recipient for innovation
across the critical areas of high-impact HR, learning and talent at its annual
research and development conference, IMPACT 2017, slated to take place next
spring. Now in its fifth year, the program is offered in an exclusive
collaboration between Bersin by Deloitte and Human Resource Executive®
magazine. Organizations interested in submitting for this prestigious award can
go to http://www.bersin.com/wwawards/how_apply.aspx to download applications. The deadline for
submissions is October 28, 2016.
“Many HR leaders
and their organizations continue to step up to harness new technologies,
simplify processes, and drive a culture of collaboration, empowerment and
innovation – all while improving their businesses,” said David Mallon, head of
research, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP. “We anticipate that this
year we will again receive inspiring stories from a range of HR organizations
worldwide about how they have achieved significant operational and business
improvement by employing original approaches to meet their key challenges.”
will again join Bersin by Deloitte analysts in choosing five finalists in the
following areas: Transforming HR; Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders; Enabling
High-Impact Learning; Acquiring Top Talent; and Optimizing Talent Management.
Immediately following the five finalist presentations at Bersin by Deloitte’s
IMPACT 2017, conference attendees will choose an ultimate award recipient.
Bersin by Deloitte will develop a WhatWorks report on leading practices,
findings and observations that emerge from the evaluation process. Findings
from that report will be showcased in Human Resource Executive magazine.
global vice president, Sales Acceleration and Leadership Programs, SAP,
underscores the benefits of participating in the prestigious awards program.
“Participation in this program has benefitted SAP in several ways,” said Stern,
whose organization was named the ultimate award recipient in the 2016
WhatWorks® Award program. “First, it shows customers and shareholders that
independent authorities have recognized us for creating a program that can both
foster innovation and transformation at client companies and that has been
demonstrated to increase revenues for SAP.
Second, it highlights our corporate brand values of innovation and
transformation. In addition, it provides a tremendous boost to our team
include organizations from around the world in a range of sizes and industries.
These include Marriott International, which was recognized for developing a
program that creates a highly trained pipeline of entry-level leaders while
providing a globally consistent and enriching experience for the company’s next
generation of leaders; Rackspace® Hosting, for offering training programs that
provide technical career development and career growth opportunities for
non-employees interested in starting their information and technology careers;
and Glassdoor for its Enhanced Employer Profiles which provide employers a
channel through which to have targeted conversations with informed job
For an in-depth
look at the 2016 winning initiatives, interested candidates can download the
report, The WhatWorks® Awards 2016: Lessons from the Best.
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