There are eight business awards categories that should be of interest to human resource professionals looking to win HR awards in the 2013 (7th annual) Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service, the world's top business awards for contact center, customer service, business development, and sales professionals. (All organizations and individuals worldwide are eligible to submit entries for sales awards and customer service awards. The early-bird entry deadline, with discounted entry fees, is October 10; request your entry kit here.)
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service feature more than 100 categories that recognize call center, customer service, and sales professionals. The most attractive categories for HR professionals in this competition include:
- Sales Education Leader of the Year
- Sales Training Manager of the Year
- Hiring and Recruiting Program of the Year
- Sales Training or Coaching Program of the Year
- Customer Service Training Team of the Year
- Contact Center Leader of the Year
- Sales Training Practice of the Year
- Customer Service or Call Center Training Practice of the Year
Entries in these categories generally require an essay or case study of up to 500 words about the nominee’s achievements since the beginning of July of two years prior (for the 2013 awards, this will be since July 1, 2011); links to any online work samples, news stories, videos, etc. that support your case; and a biography of up to 100 words of the nominee or the leader of the nominated department or team.
Looking for more categories that may be of interest to HR pros? There are also new product and service categories, including two categories that recognize Workforce Management Solutions. See all new product awards.