The HR Best Practice Award is awarded to a company that demonstrates the importance and positive impact strong HR practices can have within an organization. The purpose of the award is to recognize an organization that aligns successful HR programs and practices with the company’s business objectives.
The HR Best Practice award is for any size business and extends across all industries. The company must employ and support one National SHRM member on staff.
A panel of judges will rate each application on the following criteria:
A panel of judges will select the ARSHRM State Council Human Resources Best Practices Award recipient. The panel will consist of the current SHRM members from within the state of Arkansas as approved by the state council. The application process and recipient selection are overseen by the ARSHRM State Council’s Communication & Awards Chair.
Each judge will review and rate the applicant on a scale from 1 to 10 with “1” being the lowest marks for that criterion, and “10” being the highest. The winner of the ARSHRM State Council Human Resources Best Practices Award will be the applicant with the highest cumulative point total. If nominees do not meet the criteria as outlined or if no nominations are received, no award will be presented. Only one award will be given each year.
This application must be filled out completely and accurately. Please PRINT or TYPE. You may attach additional sheets if more space is needed. To complete your application, you must submit this form along with a current resume, college transcript of all coursework, and two letters of recommendation. Scanned documents are acceptable if applying by email. Send your application packet to:
Arkansas SHRM State Council
Attn: Kelli Burris - Director of HR, Malvern National Bank
ARSHRM Communications & Awards Chair
Deadline is March 10, 2019
The HR Best Practice Award will be presented annually at the Arkansas Human Resource State Conference & Expo.
The Arkansas HR Best Practices Award application/nomination form may be downloaded using the link below. Along with the application cover sheet, please submit a detailed description outlining the Best Practice and results based on the following criteria.