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HR Team of the Year

2019 Award Recipient

Water Security Agency

2018 Award Recipient


2017 Finalists

Federated Co-operatives Ltd.
Innovation Credit Union
K+S Potash Canada
Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies
SaskCentral (Award Recipient)

HR Team of the Year Award is granted to a HR Team that plays a key role in driving the performance and reputation of an organization, are catalysts for organization-wide change, and serve as trusted advisors on organizational strategy.

Criteria includes:

  • Provides strategic alignment of HR functions with corporate strategy, and can envision the big picture
  • Creates and implements innovative solutions
  • Has the ability to execute
  • Results oriented - someone who gets things done
  • Ability to influence change
  • Plays a key role in driving the performance and reputation of an organization


Nominees must:

  • The team must include at least one CPHR Saskatchewan member with the CPHR designation 
  • Work in Saskatchewan or work for an organization with established operations in Saskatchewan

Finalists must:

  • Consent to the nomination and publication of both name and photo in connection with the CPHR Saskatchewan HR Team of the Year Award
  • Be available for a photo/video photo shoot (Mid February, 2021)(At least two team members)
  • Be available to attend the awards celebration at the 14th Annual CPHR Saskatchewan Conference in Saskatoon on March 24, 2021. (At least two team members) You may be asked to appear onstage and address the audience during the award celebration

Award Process

The Award Committee will be comprised of current CPHR Saskatchewan Board Members.

The judging process for the HR Team of the Year is broken down into three separate stages.

Stage One – Preliminary nominations are reviewed by the Board Award Committee who selects nominees to move to the 2nd stage of review.  During this stage, nominators will be contacted by an Award Committee member to discuss their nominee’s work.

Stage Two
– Nominees who make it to stage two will then be required to submit some supplemental information to support their nomination.  This may include resume, letters of support, references, and secondary information to support information in the original nomination.

Stage Three
– The Award Committee will then review the supplemental information and put forth the top 3 finalists and select a winner.

Terms and Conditions

  • Both CPHR Saskatchewan members and non-members are encouraged to be a nominator
  • Nominations are accepted from public or private sector individuals 
  • The CPHR Saskatchewan Award Committee reserves the right to check the nominee’s references and to confirm the accuracy of the information provided in the nomination package 
  • There is no fee to submit a nomination, however, award finalists are responsible for any travel costs related to their participation in the awards program

Benefits for Award Recipients

The recipient of the HR Team of the Year Award will receive:

  • Public recognition at the 14th Annual CPHR Saskatchewan Conference during the award celebration
  • Recognition in HR Saskatchewan Magazine which reaches more than 1,200 members 
  • Recognition and congratulations in outside media publications

Important Dates:

Nominations Open
: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Nominations Close:January 1, 2021
Recipient Notifications:
 Early-end of January 2021
Recipient Photo/Video shoots: 
Mid February, 2021
Recipient Announced: 
March 24, 2021

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