The People Matters Are you in the List 2021? Awards which is in its 10th year of running aims to recognize- the new generation of HR leaders who rose to the challenge of 2020 and became the answer to the challenges in the People and Work space and have redefined HR for the future HR leaders. The award journey was conceptualized in 2012 in collaboration with Development Dimensions International (DDI) which is the Presenting Partner for this year as well. Meanwhile, AuthBridge is the Authentication Partner for this year.
How have these awards become the beacon helping to identify young emerging HR leaders to build the future pipeline of HR leaders?
Well, the rigorous process of selection has ensured that the awards spot those courageous HR professionals who are anticipators of workforce and talent trends relevant to the business. But this legacy just does not end at spotting these future leaders. The fact that many of these HR professionals have now made their way to the top rung of management as HR Heads/Function Heads is a testimony to the fact that the awards are not just merely corporate awards but recognition par excellence.
Here’s what our past winners have to say about how the awards helped them accelerate their own journeys!
The most prestigious platform for HR
Megha Gupta – Director HR Fiserv (batch 2016) shares, “Areyouinthelist is my mind is still the most prestigious platform in the HR fraternity. My journey post winning the award has been incredible through the wide opportunities to interact with the industry stewards, to working and collaborating with some of the best of thinking partners, to contributing your idea & whitepapers and most importantly making best of friends. The journey of the entire process is itself very enriching.”
A turning point in career
Shivin Tikoo Head - Organization Development, Mahindra shared, “The Are you in the List award has been a turning point in my career which has inspired me to venture in OD both as a practitioner and research scholar. The award has further motivated me to continuously raise the bar by creating contemporary OD practices with deep research insights. My entire focus for my PhD work has been inspired by thought-provoking articles in People Matters magazine. Expanding my horizon of work for larger HR ecosystems and providing perspectives that benefit the entire HR fraternity has been my endeavor."
Access to the brightest people in the HR fraternity
Bhrigu Joshi Director - Human Resources, SAP believes, “Participating in Are you in the list Awards was a journey of self-discovery for me. Winning the award gave me access to some of the brightest people in the HR fraternity. My learning curve has been exponentially rising since then!
Next step for your professional growth and development
Malvika Assija, Manager – HR, Nestle India Ltd. shared, “Participating in the coveted Are you in the list journey implies that you are keen on taking the next step for your professional growth and development. A journey that will push your limits, that will allow you to do a thorough self-reflection of your strengths and weaknesses. Whether you ultimately win or not is secondary, what is more beautiful is the learning at every stage. And what comes as the biggest bonus with Are you in the list is the opportunity to connect with some of the brightest minds in the industry for a never-ending exchange of thought leadership and ideas shaping HR. Kudos to People Matters for having carved a benchmark in the HR industry with Are you in the list!
A commitment to keep upping one's game
Tahseen Wahdat Wassan Head of Learning and Development, Petro Rabigh shared, “Are you in the list' is not just an honor but a commitment to keep upping one's game. It is an instant recognition of one's potential within and outside one's organization. It has opened doors for me and given me a solid set of high caliber networks to keep learning.
Heralding the HR function of the future
Steffina Lincy, Deputy General Manager - HR| Reliance Industries stated, “People Matters is playing a pivotal, arguably leading role in heralding the HR function of the future. So AreYouInTheList from People Matters is a very aspirational stamp of approval for up and coming HR leaders. I found the assessment journey, which is also simultaneously a development journey, extremely useful. Being able to benchmark yourself against a brilliant group of peers from various organizations across the country – it is truly a transformative experience. For me personally, the biggest boon of the program is the Are you in the list alumni network you are able to lean on and learn from for life.”
Do you think you are one of those torchbearers who can go through the grind and emerge victorious as the leader of tomorrow? Then here’s your chance to show it to the world. Join us to be a part of the coveted Are You In The List 2021 ? Awards to find whether you have it in you to make it to the list.