Human Resources Kudelski Group
PeopleFirst is delighted to announce that nominations to the PeopleFirst HR Excellence Awards 2024 are now open. We eagerly await to celebrate the best-in-class standards in HR strategies and initiatives.
The PeopleFirst HR Excellence Awards are the most coveted, sought after and the longest running awards in the field of HR. They recognise the professionals and companies who are stretching the boundaries of people strategy. HR teams most often spend all their time and energy on the development of the rest of the organization, without finding the platform to think of themselves. The PeopleFirst HR Excellence Awards are about celebrating the finest initiatives in HR by organizations across geographies and provide opportunity for the experts in the profession to recognize the world class work done by their colleagues.
The submissions are evaluated by an eminent jury panel consisting of Industry experts, HR Leaders and Academicians at two levels, to decide the final winners and runners-up in each category for both Indian and International companies.
DATE: 30th May 2024 (Virtual event)
Human Resources Kudelski Group
Associate Vice President
BCCL (Times of India Group)
Alvarez & Marsal
Keka HR Tech
Chief People & Culture Officer
Human Resources and CSR Head, Saint-Gobain
Founder & CEO
Founder & Managing Director
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Demonstrates your company’s special status to your customers, stakeholders and employees.
Celebrate the finest initiatives of HR in your company
Showcase the definitive work your HR team has done
Opportunity to credit deserving team members, and bring glory to the organization
Acknowledge the achievements to motivate the teams
A recognition of the “Spirit of Excellence” in HR practices and a mark of a “best-in-class” organization.
Celebrations galore at the event, recognizing the immensely talented pool of HR professionals who enabled organizational success in their respective companies.
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Congratulations to all winners !! I have had the privilege to be the Jury with PeopleFirst HR Excellence Awards. I would like to thank them and congratulate them for a smooth, structured and professional approach towards conducting the entire nomination to award process. Wishing the team Jagmohan, Neelakshi and Shagun at PeopleFirst.
Head Digital & Special Initiatives, BCCL (Times Group)
I consider it an honour and a privilege to have served on the jury for the PeopleFirst HR Excellence Awards 2023. This platform commendably celebrates HR professionals who are making significant strides in the industry. The evaluation process was well-structured and robust, allowing us to thoroughly assess the immense talent and innovative HR strategies being implemented across a range of companies today.
What was truly inspiring was to witness the dedication and transformative power of the nominees and the impact they have on their respective organisations. Their accomplishments are a testament to the dynamic and evolving nature of the HR industry, and they set a high benchmark for other professionals in the ield. The continual growth and evolution of the HR landscape were evident, and the PeopleFirst Awards play a pivotal role in recognising and celebrating this progress.
Founder & Managing Director, Ad Astra
It was both an exhilarating and enriching experience to sit across changemakers and leaders, to discuss matters, which hold real importance in the HR Industry today. With Employers realising the need to make policies while keeping people at heart, such discussions will only help in amplifying the voice and making organisations a better place to work at, in the truest sense.
Chief People & Culture Officer, BetterPlace
Infosys is delighted to receive the PeopleFirst HR Excellence award. This is a validation of our best in class people practices and strong focus on HR compliance. As we continue to drive business growth, we are committed to developing the best work experience for our people and build the workplace of the future.
Group Head HR, Infosys
People First HR Excellence Award is a testament to the dedication, hard work, and passion that our entire team at Copper has put into creating a workplace culture that values and empowers its employees.
We recognized that our employees are the heart and soul of our organization, and by investing in their well-being, growth, and development, we could foster a thriving and engaged workforce.
Receiving the People First HR Excellence Award is a validation of the strides we have made in cultivating a workplace that prioritizes the holistic needs of our employees.
CHRO, Copper Business, Vedanta Limited.
It is an honour to be recognised as People's CEO of the year. I would like to express my gratitude to PeopleFirst HR Excellence for this prestigious award. I believe success is a result of the collective contribution and collaboration of individuals. This award is a testament to these collaborative eﬀorts as well as the trust bestowed upon me by the people, who are the foundation of our organisation. We have always prioritized employee motivation, purpose and their connection with the brand and I am thrilled to share that NEC has secured one of the highest employee engagement scores, which is 8% higher than the market benchmark. Our employees are our biggest ambassadors and this recognition inspires us to continue fostering a people- irst culture at NEC that encourages collaboration, innovation and excellence.
Corporate Officer & Sr VP-Head of Global Smart City Business & President and CEO, NEC Corporation India
The overall experience of working with PeopleFirst team was really good. We would like to extend our gratitude to Shagun and team for all the support and necessary guidance to ensure a smooth process at each step. The interaction with the panel members during the inal presentations were thought provoking and their inputs help us to work on further enhancements within the organization. The whatsapp broadcast messages were very helpful this time!!
One feedback I'd like to share from this year and previous years' experience – It's amazing to get selected for the inal presentation round, however it would be good to keep 5-10mins buﬀer time from one presentation to the next one else we need to wait in the lobby for the previous Company's presentation to be over, we observed overlap.
CHRO & Vice President, FNF India
People First HR Excellence Awards 2023 evaluation process was rigorous, transparent, and well-structured, ensuring that only the worthy received recognition. Judges' Panel consisted of industry experts demonstrating deep understanding of HR practices and challenges faced by organizations' globally. The professionalism, promptness, lawless execution, and commitment of People First Team during the entire process was commendable. The application allowed us to showcase our organization's best practice initiatives, strategies, and their impact on our workforce.
The judges carefully reviewed the submission, paying attention to details and metrics provided. Feedback received from judges was invaluable, illed with expertise and insights to further improve our HR practices. The entire evaluation process served as a learning experience for enhancing our HR interventions for the future. PeopleFirst HR Excellence Awards not only provides an excellent forum for showcasing HR initiatives for your organization but also allows you to benchmark against and learn from industry leaders inspiring continuous improvement and innovation making it a remarkable experience.
Associate Manager – HR, BALCO
Participating in the PeopleFirst HR Excellence Award was an incredibly enriching experience for us. In terms of the evaluation process, we found it to be well-structured and comprehensive.The feedback we received during the jury evaluation were insightful and have helped us ine tune some of the D&I and L&D initiatives. Had the awards ceremony been an in-person event, it would have been an icing on the cake.
We wish PeopleFirst continued success in organizing future editions of this event.
Reliance Jio Infocomm
D&I and L&D Teams
Our engagement with the event was thoroughly rewarding. The highly esteemed panel was deeply interested in our presentation. The incisive queries they raised were thought-provoking. We found the questions in the application to be succinct, transparent, and meticulously de ined.
The honor of receiving this award will serve as a catalyst for our team, instilling in us a renewed passion to continually re ine our work. We are motivated to strive for higher levels of achievement, and pledge to deliver compelling results in our representation year after year.
We are thrilled to receive the People First HR Excellence Awards for Best HR Strategy and Best Leading Practices in HR Technology. These awards are a testament to our unwavering focus on creating a workplace environment that fosters growth, innovation, and employee well-being.
The People First HR Awards, with its comprehensive evaluation process that includes document submissions and a jury round, demonstrates a robust and credible approach to recognizing HR excellence. Such a multi-step process allows organizations to showcase their HR strategies and leading practices eﬀectively while ensuring a fair and thorough assessment.
Cairn has always placed its people at the heart of its operations, and this recognition reaf irms our commitment to implementing cutting-edge HR practices. We believe that attracting, developing, and retaining top talent is the key to our success in the dynamic oil and gas industry. We would like to extend our gratitude to the People First HR Awards for recognizing our eﬀorts.
This achievement would not have been possible without the dedication and hard work of our entire HR team, as well as the support and trust of our employees and leadership. At Cairn Oil & Gas, we remain irm in our endeavour to create a people irst culture that attracts, develops, and retains talent.
These awards motivate us to continually raise the bar and set new benchmarks in HR practices within the industry. We are excited about the future and con ident that our people-centric approach will continue to drive our success.
Carin Oil & Gas
Our journey of winning in the People 1st HR magazine awards was a delightful one. The entire process that included nomination, evaluation round and the inal award event was eﬀortless and exemplary.
It was great that we got a chance to present our views about health and well-being to the panel and articulate our intention. We would like to appreciate this platform for a gracious and wholesome experience.
AU Small Finance Bank Limited
Judge India was fortunate to participate in the HR Excellence Awards 2023 by PeopleFirst. While overall it was an engaging process, our participants particularly enjoyed the evaluation process and discussion with the jury.
This was a great opportunity to showcase some excellent transformative HR practices Judge India Solutions is engaged in.
Good luck to PeopleFirst in their endeavor to encourage Talent practices.
Judge India & Global Delivery, The Judge Group
On behalf of the HR team of NCDEX, sharing my experience and thoughts on the People First HR Excellence Award 2023.
This is our second consecutive year of participation in PeopleFirst HR and both years we have had success by winning awards in multiple categories.
The entire journey has been handled with professionalism , transparency and attention to detail. The supportive environment provided by People First while addressing queries, on a need basis, is appreciable. The one improvement feedback is the long wait time in the jury round.
Overall we are glad to have been a part of this and look forward to witnessing the future editions of this prestigious event.
Rupak Kumar Ghosh
Senior Executive, Human Resources
On behalf of the entire HR team of JSW Steel Vijayanagar as well as every stakeholder who has been a part of the journey, we would like to express our gratitude to PeopleFirst for recognizing our endeavour in the ield of Learning and Development.
The recognition not only provides a sense of achievement but also gives us the impetus to continuously improve ourselves to serve our employees in the ield of Learning & Development and beyond. While our journey right from the submission of our nomination story to the inal main event was very smooth and glitch-free, the panel/jury assessment led by industrial experts added more validation to our consistent eﬀort and gave us an insight on the scope of improvement in the ield of L&D. Thank you again for the recognition.
Sr. VP-Human Resources, JSW Steel Vijayanagar
We have been participating in PeopleFirst HR Excellence awards since last 3 years continuously. The entire process of application, evaluation and awards & accolades have been quite transparent, robust & praiseworthy. The platform provides us a unique opportunity to not only showcase our achievements but also learn from peers in various other industries many of which we would like to adopt in our organisation.
We treasure our association with PeopleFirst team for the outstanding work they are doing.
Head CSR, Odisha Mining Corporation Limited