The Singapore HR Awards 2012

 

The Singapore HR Awards, 2012 – Leading HR and Management Consultancy Services Provider Award/ Leading HR Entrepreneur

Organised yearly by Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI), The Singapore HR Awards 2012 celebrates leading organisations and HR practitioners in their drive for impactful human capital strategies. It is SHRI’s signature platform to promote and recognise excellence within the HR profession in Singapore by highlighting leading organisational HR practices and HR individuals (CEOs, HR Leaders, HR Entrepreneurs, HR Professionals and HR Executives).

Through The Singapore HR Awards, leading HR trailblazers and people management practices are honoured. New benchmarks and standards for the HR profession are also developed. Each leading Singapore HR Award is a distinctive recognition by Singapore’s HR Professional body to mark the successes and accomplishments of people managers, thus further emphasising the importance of Singapore in putting human capital as a key business outcome.

Of a total 184 entries, PrimeStaff was conferred 2 out of the 23 much coveted HR award categories at The Singapore HR Awards 2012 presentation gala dinner held on 6 July 2012 at The Ritz Carlton, Millenia Singapore, attended by almost 800 guests from the local HR fraternity. The event was graced by guest-of-honour, Member of Parliament, Ms Foo Mee Har.

Awards:

  1. Our Founder and Managing Director, Mr Ronald Lee, was named winner for the ‘Leading HR Entrepreneur Award’.
  2. PrimeStaff also clinched the ‘Leading HR and Management Consultancy Services Provider Award’.

 

Mr Ronald Lee (extreme right), Founder and Managing Director named winner for the 'Leading HR Entrepreneur Award.'

 

Ms Chris Teo (3rd from left), Deputy MD, receiving award for 'Leading HR and Management Consultancy Services Provider Award.'

 

Leading HR Entrepreneur Award

This Award emphasises the various areas and instances where the HR practitioner has duly demonstrated creativity and entrepreneurial spirit to become an entrepreneur in the provision of excellent HR services to his/her organisation and the HR fraternity.

Our Founder and Managing Director, Mr Ronald Lee, was named winner for the ‘Leading HR Entrepreneur Award’ for having demonstrated outstanding leadership capabilities to oversee, conceptualize, initiate and implement innovative HR practices that position the HR function as an effective strategic business partner that contributes to the success and achievement of our organisation’s business strategy and goals. More details or the judging criteria can be found below.

Judging Criteria for Leading HR Entrepreneur Award

The Individual HR Awards serve to recognise individuals whom have shown significant efforts in contributing to the HR needs of business, profession, employees, industry and the nation. This Award emphasises the various areas and instances where the HR practitioner has duly demonstrated creativity and entrepreneurial spirit to become an entrepreneur in the provision of excellent HR services to his/her organisation and the HR fraternity. The award winner must be an employee of the participating organisation as well as demonstrates and achieves the following:

A. Personal Attributes & Professional Development
•  Demonstrates good rapport and continuously builds networks with related professionals/ organisations
•  Business-savvy, with good knowledge of HR
•  Constantly upgrades and acquires new business and HR knowledge to add value to himself/herself and the profession
•  Responds, adapts and stays flexible to internal and external changes
•  Shows resilience and perseverance; self-motivated and responsible

B. Contribution to Employee Needs
•  Fosters good employee relations, promotes employee satisfaction and talent retention
•  Improves the well-being of fellow employees
•  Encourages employee contributions and attends to their feedbacks
•  Exhibits exceptional business facilitation and management of stakeholders to achieve outcomes (applicable only to “Leading CEO”, “Leading HR Leader” and “Leading HR Professional” Awards)
•  Inspires and motivates his/her staff  through progressive staff development and self-improvement programmes (applicable only to “Leading CEO”, “Leading HR Leader” and “Leading HR Professional” Awards)

C. Contribution to Business Needs
•  Reduces costs and improves employee productivity
•  Aligns HR with organisational objectives and business needs
•  Effectively implements HR practices through good change management process to achieve sustaining solution
•  Enhances image and effectiveness of the HR function that serves business needs through action plans/strategies relating to current trends
•  Enhances company’s image through sound and innovative HR programmes
•  Effectively communicates his/her vision and directions of the business
•  Possesses proven track record of having effectively managed a substantial change agenda

D. Contribution to Industry/ National Needs
•  Actively involves in community service on behalf of organisation
•  Provides excellent service to the HR services, internal departments and other organisations sound HR services and solutions
•  Possesses good reputation in furthering HR standards in Singapore and/or overseas


Leading HR and Management Consultancy Services Provider Award

The judging process was a rigorous one that spread over a 4-month period, with panel of judges consisting of representatives from the academia, the HR profession and various government bodies. The judges came together for rounds of discussion and deliberation in order to critically assess all applicants and sieve out the cream of the crop in the HR fraternity.

PrimeStaff was one of the few which stood out, having fulfilled the relevant criteria as well as having contributed to the needs of the employees, the business and the nation. PrimeStaff was conferred the title ‘Leading HR and Management Consultancy Services Provider’ at the grand gala dinner celebration attended by many HR professionals from various multinational companies and government bodies.

Judging Criteria for Leading HR & Management Consultancy Services Provider Award

Awards will be bestowed on organisations that have developed effective and innovative programmes, achieving effectiveness in the areas listed below. This Award emphasises the high level of effective and excellent consultancy services provided by consultancy firms to organisations and HR departments. The judging panel of The Singapore HR Awards is made up of distinguished judges and advisors from the business and HR arenas. The panel will evaluate and decide on the award recipients based on the judging criteria described below.

A. Communication & Innovation

•  Implements new or improved HR practices for the organisation
•  Involves in innovation & improvement of HR initiatives
•  Demonstrates good business facilitation and management of multiple stakeholders/business segments to achieve outcomes in HR initiatives
•  Articulates clearly, employee value proposition and its linkage to broader business and HR goals
•  Possesses proven track record for providing good feedback channels and review programmes for HR initiatives

B. Contribution to Organisation & Business Needs
•  Aligns HR initiatives with business objectives
•  Implements action plans relating to current economic/industry trends
•  Develops HR initiatives focusing on main stakeholders of organisation
•  Flexible in introducing tailored HR initiatives to suit different business needs
•  Achieves good/improved financial performance indicators (e.g. ROI, staff turnover, claims etc) through implementation of HR initiatives
•  Possesses proven track records of having effectively managed a substantial change agenda

C. Contribution to Employee Needs
•  Develops mechanisms that involves employee participation in HR initiatives
•  Implements HR initiatives which have anticipated employee demands and needs
•  Efficiently manages culture gaps/changes arising from implementation of HR initiatives
•  Demonstrates on-going corporate citizenship and commitment to improve employees’ well-being
•  Possesses proven track record of providing strong executive team support and good employee working relations
•  Achieves good/improved non-financial performance indicators (e.g. employee satisfaction, engagement, morale etc) through implementation of HR initiatives

D. Contribution to Industry/ National Needs
•  Implements HR initiatives that raised industry standards
•  Contributes and achieves recognition at the industry/national level in furthering HR initiatives
•  Supports governmental HR initiatives

 

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Organised yearly by Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI), The Singapore HR Awards celebrates leading organisations and HR practitioners in their drive for impactful human capital strategies. As one of SHRI’s signature events, it serves as an excellent platform to promote and recognise excellence within the HR profession in Singapore by highlighting leading organisational HR practices and HR individuals (CEOs, HR Leaders, HR Entrepreneurs, HR Professionals and HR Executives).

Through The Singapore HR Awards, leading HR trailblazers and people management practices are honoured. New benchmarks and standards for the HR profession are also developed. Each leading Singapore HR Award is a distinctive recognition by Singapore’s HR Professional body to mark the successes and accomplishments of people managers, thus further emphasising the importance of Singapore in putting human capital as a key business outcome.

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