The 2020 Talent Management
Best Practices Awards

The 2020 TM Best Practices took place in Shanghai, on August 5th, 2020. 

Congratulations to all the winners!

On 2020 August 5th, the 2020 Talent Management Best Practice Awards Ceremony was held at the Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai, and was hosted by representatives from aTalent, Cornerstone OnDemand, Saba, HRFlag, and emLyon Business School.

The Award committee had received more than 180 applications for nearly 200 projects. Applied enterprises were from more than 13 countries/regions, covering 16 industries, including manufacturing, communication, pharmaceutical, software manufacturing, hotel and recreation, insurance, entertainment, education, technology industry, service, financial automobile, construction industry, Internet industry, consulting industry and FMCG.

Nearly 90% of them were from G20 countries and 47% from Fortune-500 companies. Over 30% of applied companies have 25,000+ employees and 47% of them have 10,000-25,000 employees.

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aTalent’s VP Wengang He opened the ceremony introducing what talent management really means in an era hit by a global pandemic. Then, Kartik Krishnamurthy, from Cornerstone OnDemand, and Anson Tang, from the emLyon Business School, took on the stage to deliver insightful speeches on the development of new talent-friendly technologies and the future of human resource solutions.

In total, more than 40 HRDs and VPs from major companies attended the ceremony and its appreciation dinner to spark new trends in the talent management industry.

With the progression of the talent economy era, enterprises realize that talent management is becoming the core competitiveness of enterprises. The following companies stood out from the 180 applications and have been awarded for their great results in transforming the workplace by implementing outstanding solutions and result-driven changes:

Award-winning Companies

2020 Talent Acquisition Best Practice Award.
Winners: Ford China & MetLife

2020 Candidate Relationship Management AI Application Best Practice Award.
Winner: BMW Brilliance (BMW)

2020 Corporate University Best Practice Award.
Winners: APP Group & Lundbeck

2020 HRSSC Onboarding Platform Best Practice Award.
Winner: Grab

2020 Learning Transformation Best Practice Award.
Winners: Bank of China (BOC) & Servier

2020 Talent Review & Calibration Best Practice Award.
Winner: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)

2020 Employee Experience Best Practice Award.
Winner: Swire Coca-Cola

2020 Private Cloud Learning Platform Best Practice Award.
Winner: Hikvision

2020 Private Cloud Performance Management Best Practice Award.
Winner: Chailease

2020 Private Cloud Talent Management Best Practice Award.
Winner: Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute (SNERDI)

2020 APAC Digital Learning Program Best Practice Award.
Winner: MGM China

2020 APAC Employee Experience Best Practice Award.
Winner: Thai Union

2020 APAC Learning Management Technology for External Training Best Practice Award.
Winner: Samsung Business Academy

 

Award Success Stories

The 2020 Corporate University Best Practice Award

Lundbeck

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The 2020 Learning Transformation Best Practice Award

Servier

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Use our form below to submit your Talent Management project or success story. You have until June 30th, 2020 to participate and get a chance to win an Award from one of our categories. After submission, your project will be reviewed and voted on by our international jury, made of some of the leaders in HR tech, HRCM, People Management, Learning, and Candidate experience.  

The Award winners will be announced at our prize-giving ceremony on August 5th, 2020 in Shanghai.

What are the 2020 Talent Management
Best Practices Awards?

aTalent, SABA, Cornerstone OnDemand, HRflag, PR Newswire, and emLyon Business School are jointly launching the 2020 Greater China Talent Management Best Practices Awards, which aims to promote the development and transformation of talent management.

Many companies have updated and upgraded the concept of talent management and organization management, putting the application of digital management and improvement of talent experience at the forefront of the industry transformation.

aTalent and its partners will be celebrating efficient, intelligent and responsible human resources initiatives, and look forward to providing insights, predictive and creative ideas that focus on economic recovery and development.

Through the Award-winner selection, our panel will recognize and reward those that have successfully applied the emerging technologies to realize the digitization of human resources under the fluctuating economic wave; setting new industry benchmark, and leading a new era of talent management under the theme of innovation and change.

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April 29th – June 30th 2020

Award submissions for the 2020 best talent management projects, stories and initiatives.

2
July 1st – July 20th 2020

Selection of the winning projects and submissions.

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August 5th 2020

Ceremony of the 2020 Greater China Talent Management Best Practices Awards (Shanghai)

What was the Application process?

APPLICATION PROCESS (Free of charge)

  1. Please fill out the application form
  2. Choose an award category
    (one submission per category, up to 2 categories max).
  3. After the submission of the application form is completed, the organizer will conduct a preliminary screening of your forms.
  4. An international jury will then review each submission and proceed to the voting and selection of the award winners

AWARD CATEGORIES

  • 2020 Corporate University Best Practice Award
  • 2020 A.I. Application for Candidate Relationship Management Best Practice Award
  • 2020 Talent Acquisition Best Practice Award
  • 2020 Talent Review & Calibration Best Practice Award
  • 2020 Employee Experience Best Practice Award
  • 2020 HRSSC Onboarding Platform Best Practice Award
  • 2020 Private Cloud Talent Management Best Practice Award
  • 2020 Private Cloud Learning Platform Best Practice Award
  • 2020 Private Cloud Performance Management Best Practice Award
  • 2020 Learning Transformation Best Practice Award
  • 2020 APAC Digital Learning Program Best Practice Award
  • 2020 APAC Learning Management Technology for External Training Best Practice Award
  • 2020 APAC Performance Management Best Practice Award
  • 2020 APAC Talent Acquisition Best Practice Award
  • 2020 APAC Employee Experience Best Practice Award

Meet the Organizers

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aTalent puts talent experience at the center of their Talent Management solutions. 

aTalent partners with global-minded enterprises to elevate people and transform their experience with work. Our world-class technologies and integrated solutions achieve great results in attracting, understanding, engaging & developing talents, continuously.

Created in 2016, aTalent now ranks in the Global top 30 for HR Tech companies, and is the new No. 1 China-born company.

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Cornerstone is the world’s premier people development company. We believe people can achieve anything when they have the right development and growth opportunities. We offer organizations the technology, content, expertise and specialized focus to help them realize the potential of their people. Featuring comprehensive recruiting, personalized learning, modern training content, development-driven performance management and holistic employee data management and insights, Cornerstone’s people development solutions are used by more than 7,000 clients of all sizes, spanning more than 75 million users across over 180 countries and 40 languages.

* Cornerstone completes acquisition of Saba Software for $1.295 billion in April 22, 2020.

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Saba delivers a cloud-based Intelligent Talent Management solution used by leading organizations worldwide to hire, develop, engage and inspire their people.

Our solution is powered by Saba Cloud, a highly scalable platform that exceeds industry security and reliability standards. With 2,200 customers and 31 million users across 195 countries and 37 languages, Saba helps the world’s best-known and most innovative brands adapt to the future of work by enabling the continuous learning, engagement and development of everyone in their people network, including employees, partners and customers.

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HRflag is China’s leading HR management think tank. It is committed to supporting the HR management elite to achieve superior managing competitiveness through international authoritative, cutting-edge and professional HR knowledge, and to improving the market communication and brand influence of HR services organizations through comprehensive marketing strategies. HRflag, as an expert with strong content research, event organization and digital technology capabilities, has become a banner brand in the HR service industry through a large variety of high-quality, large-scale activities and digital content creatives. HRflag’s business covers Internet services, marketing services, conferences and community campaigns. Its brands include NewFlag Awards – the highest standard of innovation awards in the HR industry, Flag Award – the annual grand award of HR services organizations, Flag Conference – the annual HR industry summit, and Staffing Live – the recruitment forum of 2,000+ pax scale. Currently 7 out of the Top 10 global HR services providers are HRflag’s business clients. 

To learn more about HRflag, please visit: https://www.hrflag.com

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Founded in 1872 by the Lyon Chamber of Commerce, emlyon business school welcomes 7,260 students, representing over 90 nationalities, and 6,200 managers in its professional development programs. The school has six campuses in France and abroad (Lyon, Saint-Étienne, Casablanca, Shanghai, Paris, Bhubaneswar), and can draw on a network of 181 international academic partners. In addition, it maintains a community of 32,000 alumni in 120 countries.

emlyon business school’s mission is to develop ‘makers,’ agents of transformation with a flair for teamwork, who anticipate, link worlds, handle and cultivate ideas, and see things and take action before others. This notion of ‘maker’ reflects the vision of the entrepreneur endorsed by emlyon business school: a maker tries, experiments, makes mistakes, starts again, and learns as they go. emlyon business school strives to cultivate these skills in a next-generation approach that combines the production and dissemination of excellence in academic research with the creation of innovative curriculums.

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PR Newswire, a Cision Ltd. company, is a leading global provider of news distribution and earned media software and services.  In conjunction with Cision’s cloud-based communications product suite, PR Newswire’s services enable marketers, corporate communicators, and investor relations officers to identify key influencers, engage target audiences, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact.  Combining the world’s largest multi-channel, multi-cultural content dissemination network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire powers the stories of organizations around the world. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Award

aTalent and its partners are celebrating efficient, intelligent and responsible human resources initiatives, and look forward to providing insights, predictive and creative ideas that focus on economic recovery and development.

Through the Award-winner selection, our panel will recognize and reward those that have successfully applied the emerging technologies to realize the digitization of human resources under the fluctuating economic wave; setting new industry benchmark and leading a new era of talent management under the theme of innovation and change.

The Application Process

1. Fill out the application form
2. Choose an award category
3. Fill your company details
4. Fill your project details
5. You will receive a confirmation email with the details of your application
6. The organizer will conduct a preliminary screening of your application(s)
7. An international jury will then review each submission and proceed to the voting and selection of the award winners
8. Award winners will be announced in August

The Cost & Payment

The award application is entirely free. No hidden cost.

The Entry Rules

You can enter any talent management-related project that has been launched after 1 January 1st, 2018 or rather by June 1st, 2020 and cannot be more than two years old as of the date of application.

Each company can submit up to two award applications. A separate application form must be submitted for each entry.

You can enter a project in several categories at the same time. You must complete a separate registration for each entry and if necessary, add a link/URL to further introduce the material for each entry.

No, your project does not have to be high-tech or A.I. related. Yet, we encourage applications to include and/either creative, innovative, digital-friendly, transforming outputs.

On-going project applications are permitted provided that the project will be brought to market/live environment by June 1st, 2020.

To complete your application, you must enter general details on the respective project, details on the project uniqueness, success and  KPIs. Furthermore, we encourage applicants to add a project link/URL, so that our panel can experience/visualize the achievements. Optionally, and if you judge that a link wouldn’t be sufficient to demonstrate quality and uniqueness, additional materials and files can be directly submitted to award@atalent.com, together with your company name, and award category.

The Selection Process & Criteria

The projects participating in the selection will be independently evaluated and selected for their practical benefits and creative value. The judging committee will comprehensively evaluate the selected projects according to four dimensions: Strategic dimension, Experience dimension, Innovation dimension, and Brand dimension.

Strategic dimension

The company has made remarkable achievements in the field of human resources management, which has a positive effect on the overall development of the company, corporate performance and strategy formulation.

Experience dimension

The company has a perfect talent training system, with employee experience as the core, and has a clear and efficient training and management system, which enables personal goals align with the company’s strategy.

Innovation dimension

In the field of talent management, company has significant value in the successful application of innovative artificial intelligence, data analysis or cloud technology, which meets the “Smart” enterprise standards.

Brand dimension

The company has an excellent employer brand, attaches great importance to the commitment of employees, customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders, and are willing to assume corporate social responsibility.

The Distinction & Value

aTalent, one of the leaders in cloud technology and talent management in China and Asia has joined forces with Saba and Cornerstone OnDemand, the world’s leading talent management solution providers, HR Flag, China’s leading HR management think tank; emLyon, one of the highest and most innovative education provider, and PR Newswire, a leading global provider of news distribution and earned media services.

Winning one of the Talent Management Best Practices Awards means that you and your team have been recognized as a key player and innovator by a panel of experienced, influential, and first-class leaders.

It rewards and recognizes your team hard work and incredible results in transforming the workplace by implementing outstanding solutions and result-driven changes.

It gives you access to a 360˚brand exposure across APAC, across ours and our partners’ network, celebrating your employer brand, employment value proposition, and thrive to progress and innovate.

The winners of our awards will be celebrated on ours and our partners’ digital channels, including but not limited to, websites, social networks, emailing campaigns, WeChat newsletters, PR releases, web articles, and vlog platforms.

As soon as you have been informed that you won one of our award, you can publicly communicate news of your success and your win. We will provide you with a customisable template for a press release to support your PR efforts.

Any company and enterprise can apply and win of one our 2020 Talent Management Best Practices awards. Unlike some award ceremonies, you do not have to be one of our, or our partners’ customers to win one of our 2020 Talent Management Best Practices Awards.

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