Award categories

PROVIDERS

1. Best Corporate Healthcare Provider
This category recognises solution providers that offer the most comprehensive, high-quality healthcare solutions for corporate clients. Judges will be looking for solution providers that provide a wide range of healthcare services, including preventive care, wellness programs, and access to medical professionals. They will also be evaluating the quality of care provided and the vendor’s ability to tailor their services to meet the unique needs of each client.
2. Best Corporate Wellness Provider
This category recognises solution providers that excel in promoting physical and mental wellness among employees of corporate clients. Judges will be evaluating the vendor’s approach to wellness, including their use of technology and data to track employee health metrics and their ability to provide personalised wellness plans. They will also be looking at the range of wellness services offered and the vendor’s track record of success in improving employee health and well-being.
3. Best Employee Insurance Provider
This category recognises solution providers that offer the best employee insurance products and services to corporate clients. Judges will be evaluating the quality and comprehensiveness of the insurance products offered, as well as the vendor’s ability to tailor their solutions to meet the unique needs of each client. They will also be looking at the vendor’s track record of success in delivering cost-effective insurance solutions and providing exceptional customer service.
4. Best Employer of Record Service Provider
This category recognises solution providers that offer the best employer of record services to corporate clients. Judges will be evaluating the vendor’s ability to manage payroll, benefits, and compliance requirements for clients operating in multiple jurisdictions. They will also be looking at the vendor’s track record of success in providing timely and accurate payroll services and ensuring compliance with local labour laws.
5. Best Executive Search Firm
This category recognises solution providers that excel in providing executive search services for corporate clients. Judges will be evaluating the vendor’s ability to identify and recruit top talent for executive positions, as well as their track record of success in placing candidates in high-level roles. They will also be looking at the vendor’s industry expertise and their ability to provide customised search solutions for each client.
6. Best HR Management Consulting Firm
This new category recognises solution providers that offer exceptional consulting services for human resource management. Judges will be evaluating the vendor’s ability to provide strategic guidance and innovative solutions for clients across a range of HR issues, including workforce planning, talent management, and employee engagement. They will also be looking at the consultancy’s track record of success in delivering measurable results for clients.
7. Best HR Outsourcing Partner
This category recognises solution providers that provide the best outsourcing solutions for human resource management. Judges will be evaluating the vendor’s ability to manage HR processes and functions for clients, including recruitment, payroll, and benefits administration. They will also be looking at the vendor’s track record of success in delivering cost-effective outsourcing solutions and providing exceptional customer service.
8. Best Leadership Development Consultancy
This category recognises firms that specialise in helping organisations develop effective leaders. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate the impact of their leadership development programs on clients’ business results, as well as their ability to design and deliver high-quality, personalised leadership development programs.
9. Best Management Training Provider
This category recognises providers who excel in designing and delivering effective training programs to develop the skills of managers. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate the impact of their training programs on clients’ business results, as well as their ability to tailor training to meet the specific needs of their clients.
10. Best Mid-Management Recruitment Firm
This category recognises firms that specialise in recruiting mid-level managers. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate a track record of successfully placing qualified candidates in mid-level management positions.
11. Best Mobility & Orientation Consultancy
This category recognises companies that provide high-quality relocation and orientation services to organisations and their employees. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate a commitment to providing excellent customer service, as well as their ability to customise their services to meet the needs of their clients.
12. Best New Recruitment Firm
This category recognises new recruitment firms that have been in the business for not more than five years but have made a significant impact in the industry and delivered exemplary value and quantifiable results that have continuously impressed their prospective and existing clients. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate a unique approach to recruitment, as well as their ability to provide high-quality services to their clients.
13. Best Payroll Outsourcing Partner
This category recognises providers that specialise in providing payroll outsourcing services to organisations. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate a high degree of accuracy and efficiency in their payroll processing, as well as their ability to customise their services to meet the needs of their clients.
14. Best Psychometric Testing Provider
This category recognises companies that provide high-quality psychometric testing services to organisations. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate the validity and reliability of their testing tools, as well as their ability to customise their services to meet the needs of their clients.
15. Best Recruitment Process Outsourcing Partner
This category recognises providers that specialise in providing recruitment process outsourcing services to organisations. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate a high degree of efficiency and effectiveness in their recruitment processes, as well as their ability to customise their services to meet the needs of their clients.
16. Best Remote Work Solutions Provider *NEW*
This category recognises solution providers that stand out in delivering comprehensive and high-impact remote work solutions, with a particular focus on fostering seamless collaboration and virtual work for corporate. Judges will assess the provider’s exceptional ability to facilitate dynamic remote collaboration, create engaging virtual work environments, and contribute significantly to increased productivity. The evaluation will also consider the provider’s ability to enhance business operations by enabling the workforce to connect, communicate, and collaborate.
17. Best Sales Training Provider
This category recognises providers who specialise in delivering effective sales training programs to organisations. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate a track record of success in improving sales performance, as well as their ability to customise their training programs to meet the needs of their clients.
18. Best Serviced Apartment / Corporate Stay Provider
This category recognises providers that specialise in providing high-quality serviced apartments or corporate stay solutions to organisations. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate a commitment to providing excellent customer service, as well as their ability to customise their services to meet the needs of their clients.
19. Best Staffing Firm
This category recognises firms that excel in providing staffing services to organisations. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate a track record of successfully placing qualified candidates in a variety of positions, as well as their ability to customise their services to meet the needs of their clients.
20. Best Team Building Provider
This category recognises companies that provide high-quality team-building services to organisations. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate the effectiveness of their team-building activities in improving teamwork and collaboration among employees.
21. Local Hero
This award is for businesses founded in Singapore who are currently independent (I.e. no parent company, no public shareholders, not part of an international network (unless the network is also comprised of fully independent organisations). Open to any type of HR partner, vendor or solution provider.

PRODUCTS / SERVICES

22. Best AI Recruitment Software
This category recognises companies that provide cutting-edge AI-powered recruitment software. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate the effectiveness of their software in streamlining recruitment processes, improving candidate matching, and reducing recruitment costs.
23. Best Applicant Tracking Software
This category recognises companies that provide comprehensive and effective applicant tracking software solutions to organisations. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate the efficiency, accuracy, and user-friendliness of their software, as well as their ability to customise their services to meet the needs of their clients. They will also evaluate the software’s ability to streamline the recruitment process, improve candidate experience, and provide useful analytics for data-driven decision-making.
24. Best Attendance Automation System
This category recognises providers that specialise in attendance automation systems. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate the accuracy, efficiency, and ease-of-use of their attendance systems, as well as their ability to customise their services to meet the needs of their clients.
25. Best Digital Wellness Platform
This new category recognises companies that provide digital wellness solutions to help organisations improve the health and well-being of their employees. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate the effectiveness of their platform in promoting healthy behaviors and reducing stress among employees.
26. Best Employee Communication Analytics *NEW*
This category recognises vendors specialising in analytics tools that provide valuable insights into the effectiveness and impact of internal employee communication strategies within corporate settings. Judges will evaluate the platform’s ability to measure communication effectiveness, employee engagement levels, and the overall success of communication initiatives. Criteria include data accuracy, reporting capabilities, and actionable insights for improving communication practices.
27. Best Employee Engagement Software
This category recognises companies that provide software solutions to help organisations improve employee engagement. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate the effectiveness of their software in measuring and improving employee engagement, as well as their ability to customise their services to meet the needs of their clients.
28. Best Employee Feedback and Recognition Platform *NEW*
This category honours vendors offering platforms that facilitate real-time employee feedback and recognition within corporate environments. Judges will assess the effectiveness of the platform in capturing and analysing feedback, as well as its ability to promote a positive workplace culture. Criteria include ease of use, customisation options, and the impact of the platform on employee morale and engagement.
29. Best Employee Learning Content Library *NEW*
This category recognises vendors with extensive libraries of high-quality learning content tailored for employee training and development across various industries. Entries from both Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) and Learning Management Systems (LMS) are welcomed. Judges will assess the diversity and relevance of content, the accessibility of the library, and the effectiveness of the platform in supporting continuous learning and skill development among corporate employees.
30. Best Gig Workforce Management Platforms *NEW*
This category recognises HR service providers offering specialised platforms for effective gig workforce management. Judges will assess the platforms based on streamlined onboarding, real-time communication, and task management.
31. Best HR Management System (Enterprise)
This category recognises providers that specialise in providing HR management systems to large enterprises (1000 employees or more). Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate the comprehensiveness and scalability of their system, as well as their ability to customise their services to meet the needs of their clients.
32. Best HR Management System (SMB)
This category recognises providers that specialise in providing HR management systems to small and medium-sized businesses (100-999 employees). Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate the ease-of-use, affordability, and functionality of their system, as well as their ability to customise their services to meet the needs of their clients.
33. Best Innovation For HR
This category recognises companies that have developed innovative solutions to help organisations improve any aspect of their HR processes. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate the uniqueness, effectiveness, and practicality of their innovation, as well as its potential impact on the HR industry.
34. Best Payroll Software
This category recognises companies that provide payroll software solutions to organisations. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate the accuracy, efficiency, and compliance of their software, as well as their ability to customise their services to meet the needs of their clients.
35. Best Recruitment Portal
This category recognises companies that provide comprehensive and user-friendly recruitment portals to organisations. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate the effectiveness of their portal in attracting and matching qualified candidates, as well as their ability to customise their services to meet the needs of their clients.
36. Best Training & Facilitation Skills
This new category recognises companies that providing exceptional training experiences to organisations, and have a consistent track record of high-quality facilitation during their programmes. Judges will be looking for providers who can demonstrate their expertise delivering effective and engaging training programmes, as well as their ability to customise their services to meet the needs of their clients. Videos of the trainer(s) in action are highly encouraged.

TALENT

37. Leader of the Year
This category recognises an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the HR industry and demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities. Judges will be looking for nominees who can demonstrate their impact on the business, as well as their ability to inspire and lead others in the field. Details on the criteria for this category are in the VOTY entry guidelines.