The GCC GOV HR Awards to recognize key HR innovations in the region

The GCC GOV HR Awards to recognize key HR innovations in the region

 From youth and women empowerment initiatives to nationalization and employee wellbeing programs, the GCC GOV HR Awards to honour people development initiatives

14th October  2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: In the changing business landscape and employee culture, the region is fast moving towards adopting innovative & latest HR practices including streamlining HR operations with AI and digitization, expanding the concept of wellness and creating a people centric culture.

Supporting the regions vision of building a robust & future ready workforce, the prestigious GCC GOV HR Awards, held in conjunction with the 7th Annual GOV HR Summit, will once again recognize regions’ leading organizations, HR leaders and decision makers’ for ground-breaking innovations, their significant growth strategies, for exemplary leadership in the industry and for raising the benchmark of people performance. The awards is an exclusive, by-invitation only gathering that will take place on October 16, 2019 at Rixos Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Speaking on the importance of such regional platforms, Melanie Weaver Barnett, Chief Executive Education Officer at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan said “The GOV HR Summit brings together the region’s top leaders and decision makers who are driving the transformation of human capital and making a significant impact on the future of work. This happens through powerful ideas, the purpose-driven leaders who emerge from learning experiences, and the positive impact those leaders and ideas have on organizations and society. The people at the GOV HR Summit are the people who are making real and lasting change in this ever-growing economy. The GOV HR Summit allows us to play in positive role in the knowledge sharing necessary to inspire positive change and evolution across the Middle East.”

Speaking on the current economic and HR trends, Ackash Jain, Director, QNA International, commented “The upcoming GOV HR Summit & the GCC GOV HR Awards aims to bring together key stakeholders and GCC HR leaders who can further enunciate on the importance of a people centric company culture. This will inspire governments and businesses to pursue their goals with human resource as the primary backbone. Also, with the introduction to the new award categories, we aim to set the highest benchmark and come together as one GCC community. Our journey towards excellence will continue and through our initiatives we strive to put the GCC at the forefront of human capital growth & economic development, internationally.”

Some of the categories include Best nationalization initiative in the GCC, Digital HR award, Excellence in talent management award, Innovation in employee engagement, People first leader award, Organization of the year for women and youth empowerment amongst many others.

This year, the summit has also introduced new categories to the awards list which include HR innovation of the year, Woman leader of the year, Best employee benefit and well-being strategy, Outstanding public sector innovation and Best leadership development program.

The awards will be judged by an esteemed panel of judges comprising of independent experts, analysts, HR experts, journalists, academicians.

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