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    Award Information

    One of our goals is to recognize excellence in Mississippi Human Resources.  This is done by way of two awards given out each year during the annual Mississippi Human Resources Conference & Expo.  ANY Human Resource professional in Mississippi who meets the criteria is eligible.  You may nominate yourself or someone you know. DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS FEBRUARY 18, 2017.

    For nomination/award eligibility, please see descriptions of each award below.

    Our nomination process has changed to help make the processs as quick and easy as possible. Nominations can submit your nomination online using the links below.

    To nominiate for the Mississippi Human Resource Professional of the Year, click HERE.

    To nominate for the Mississippi Spirit of HR award, click HERE.


    The Mississippi Human Resource Professional of the Year

    The Mississippi HR Professional of the Year Award from Mississippi SHRM

    The Mississippi Human Resource Professional of the Year Award is presented annually to a SHRM member that has shown outstanding service and has promoted the profession of Human Resources in state of Mississippi. The recipient should be an outstanding leader within and outside of his/her company.

    The winner will be recognized at the annual MS HR Conference and Expo. During the initial opening of the conference, special recognition and a plaque will be presented to the winner. In addition, the winner will have the choice of receiving a donation made in their name to the SHRM Foundation in the amount of $500.00, or their registration and hotel accommodations paid for the next state conference. 

    The Nomination Process

    Nominations may be made on behalf of yourself or someone else you feel is deserving of the award. Be sure the written nomination contains sufficient information to allow the nomination chair to contact the person. A valid email address is very important, as this is our primary method of communication. Once nominations are received a follow-up packet will be sent to each nominee.

    Nominees MUST meet the following criteria:

    Current national SHRM member
    Hold an HR related certification (PHR, SPHR, GPHR, CCP, CBP)
    Actively employed within the broader HR Community
    At least 8 years of HR related management/support experience in an exempt position Involved (past or present) in chapter and/or state council affairs
    Proven success in a leadership role
    Displays enthusiasm and support for the HR profession
    Applies professional experience both inside and outside his/her organization 

     


    The Spirit of HR

     

    The Mississippi SHRM Spirit of HR Award designed by Kyle Jones

    The Spirit of HR Award is presented annually to a SHRM member who best represents the spirit of SHRM in the state of Mississippi. The recipient should be an outstanding leader within the HR Community, although not necessarily serving directly as an HR Manager.

     Each year, the winner will be recognized at the MS State Council of SHRM’s Conference and Expo. During the initial opening of the conference, special recognition and a plaque will be presented to the winner by all previous winners of the award present at the conference. In addition to this, the winner will have the choice of receiving a donation made in their name to the SHRM Foundation in the amount of $500.00, or their registration and hotel accommodations paid for the next state conference.

    Nomination Process

    Nominations may be made on behalf of yourself or someone else you feel is deserving of the award.  Be sure the written nomination contains sufficient information to allow the nomination chair to contact the person. A valid email address is very important, as this is our primary method of communication.  Once nominations are received a follow-up packet will be sent to each nominee.

    Nominees MUST meet the following criteria:

    Current national SHRM member
    Actively employed within the broader HR Community
    At least 8 years of HR related management/support experience in an exempt position
    Involved (past or present) in chapter and/or state council affairs
    Proven success in a leadership role
    Displays enthusiasm and support for the HR profession
    Applies professional experience both inside and outside his/her organization