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General Excellence: This award, while not open to general nominations, will be selected by judges and given to the organization whose workforce management initiatives have met the standards established for at least six of the other nine categories.This award recognizes organizations that have developed a program to deliver significant financial impact or forge or maintain a winning edge over the organization's competitors.The application deadline is September 23, 2013.There is a $195 entry fee for the practitioner categories and $495 for vendors.Each entry must include a completed form describing the business challenges, the program and how it addressed those challenges, and the results of the initiative. Please do NOT send supporting documents with your entry. Workforce Management will request documents as needed.Please select the Optimas Awards category most appropriate for your initiative. Your entry will be judged based upon its merits, regardless of the category, and the Workforce Management judges reserve the right to change the category of your nominationThe application deadline is September 23, 2013.There is a $195 entry fee for the practitioner categories and $495 for vendors.Each entry must include a completed form describing the business challenges, the program and how it addressed those challenges, and the results of the initiative. Please do NOT send supporting documents with your entry. Workforce Management will request documents as needed.Please select the Optimas Awards category most appropriate for your initiative. Your entry will be judged based upon its merits, regardless of the category, and the Workforce Management judges reserve the right to change the category of your nomination.Awards:

 

Since 1991, the annual Optimas Awards have been a source of ideas, direction and inspiration for human resources professionals. The Optimas Awards celebrate HR's success at solving some of the biggest business challenges of our time. Each year, the Optimas Awards are given by Workforce magazine to recognize human resources and workforce management initiatives that achieve business results for the organization.
 
Nominations for the 2014 awards open Aug. 5, 2014 and close Sept. 5, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. Central.  Each winning company and program is profiled in a story to appear in Workforce magazine and Workforce online. 
 

NOMINATION FORMS

Online entry forms for the awards can be found here
 
To download a PDF of the submission questions, click here

 

PAST WINNERS AND FAQ

To see a list of past winners, visit the past winners page.
 
Additional information on the Optimas awards can be found on the FAQ page
 
If you have any questions about the awards, selection process or nomination form, contact Rick Bell, managing editor at rbell@workforce.com.