Recruiting Blog: BuzzLinks 09-28-08 Kenexa, SHRM Awards, and Recruiter Survival TipsComments Off

Kenexa Wins Employer of the Year Award from Nebraska Society for Human Resource Management
Kenexa Corporation received the Employer of the Year Award from the Society of Human Resource Management’s Nebraska State Council. The award recognizes Kenexa as a great place to work, in particular for its focus on employee engagement, company-wide community service, employee training and development, and sound HR practices. The award was presented to Bill Erickson, executive vice president, Kenexa at the SHRM Nebraska State Council State Human Resource Conference, which was held on Friday, September 19, 2008, at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Neb.

SHRM Honors Top HR Departments, HR Professional
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) honored three HR departments and one HR professional on Sept. 25 at the SHRM 2008 Strategy Conference for their innovation and collaboration in solving some of the business world’s most challenging HR issues.

Winners and finalists were recognized during the conference’s morning general session in front of more than 500 conference attendees. SHRM created the Human Capital Leadership Awards in 2006 to recognize the HR profession’s leaders in innovation and strategy. The annual competition features four categories:

  • Innovative Business Solution award for a human resources department that develops a creative and ethical solution to a new or continuing organizational challenge.
  • Competitive Workforce award for a human resources department that responds to key workforce trends and needs in a changing economic environment.
  • Strategic HR Leadership award for a human resources department that drives improved performance by leveraging human capital and aligning HR with corporate strategic goals.
  • Human Capital Business Leader of the Year award for a senior human resources professional who is a leading force in designing and executing strategies that impact the organization’s success directly, and the HR profession’s image.

Recruiter Survival Tips
Highly paid corporate recruiters working in the financial-services industry and recruiters who spend the day mining job boards will face an uphill battle landing a new position. As the financial services industry goes through another round of crises and hiring slows throughout the country, recruiter job security is waning

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  • Posted on: Sunday, September 28th, 2008