Esteemed Oakland, California, member-ran HR research group Bersin & Associates, announced Wednesday that they’re expanding and renaming their current HR award program, Learning Leaders program, to the new and improved, WhatWorks® Awards. The awards will be in 7 categories related to HR best practices. Applicants may enter in more than one category if they wish. The categories are: 1.Transforming HR, 2. Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders, 3. Enabling High Impact Learning, 4. Acquiring Top Talent, 5. Optimizing Talent Management, and 6. Delivering Innovation.
The seventh category is specifically for Bersin & Associates members, and is entitled, Leveraging WhatWorks® Membership award. The Leveraging WhatWorks® Membership award is for members who take full advantage of their Bersin & Associates membership, utilizing it to be the most beneficial for their organizations.
“We are expanding our awards program to reflect the breadth and depth of our membership base and the proprietary information, models, and best practices that we deliver,” said president and CEO of Bersin & Associates, Josh Bersin. “The program uses selection criteria based on our years of in-depth study and the expertise we’ve developed across all areas of HR, learning and talent. We look forward to receiving submissions from any and all organizations that can demonstrate significant operational improvement by applying unique and innovative approaches to solving critical challenges in these areas.”