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Innovative HR Solutions Dominate 2009 SHRM Pinnacle Awards
War veterans, New Orleans recovery, and recession-time job hunting among workforce themes
Alexandria, Va., – The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) today recognized nine organizations from Indiana, Louisiana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas
SHRM Pinnacle Award, the highest honor given to HR organizations for innovative programs.
Created in 1991, the
SHRM Pinnacle Award annually recognizes state councils and chapters for creating programs that solve local workforce challenges and surpass the standard activities of SHRM affiliates.
“The winning projects exemplify the kind of HR leadership that our chapters and state councils engage in on a daily basis,” said SHRM President and CEO Laurence G. O’Neil. “These programs not only make a difference in our local communities, but also serve as HR examples for organizations around the country.”
Each winning program received a $1,000 prize during the SHRM Leadership Conference held in Arlington, Va. The 2009 awards are sponsored by
Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP).
“ADP extends its congratulations to this year’s SHRM Pinnacle
Award winners for pioneering value added programs to help with current and evolving workforce challenges,” said Benito Cachinero, ADP Corporate Vice President of Human Resources. “The organizations honored share ADP’s commitment to HR management and embody the qualities of leadership and innovative practices that are critical in helping to create employment opportunities.”
2009 SHRM Pinnacle Award winners are:
The winners were selected from more than 50 applications. For additional information about the SHRM Pinnacle Award, visit:
Brief descriptions of the winning programs are below.
2009 PINNACLE AWARD WINNER PROFILES
About the Society for Human Resource ManagementThe Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. Visit SHRM Online at
About ADPAutomatic Data Processing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADP), with nearly $9 billion in revenue and about 570,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging 60 years of experience, ADP offers the widest range of HR, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. ADP's easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine and recreational vehicle dealers throughout the world. For more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 1.800.225.5237 or visit the company's Web site at
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