The mission of America's Job Honor Awards is to rekindle hope and energize the work ethic across the nation, through the celebration of a new kind of hero. Starting in Iowa in 2014, this non-profit initiative expanded nationwide in 2015 with ManpowerGroup serving as the lead sponsor.
Nominations are now open for the Illinois Job Honor Awards! Below is part of the Press Release as well as details on how to nominate an Illinois employee or employer.
SPRINGFIELD, IL — The Illinois Job Honor Awards is accepting nominations for its first annual awards event, to be conducted November 30, 2016 in Lisle, IL. The Awards will celebrate Illinoisans who have overcome significant barriers to employment and the employers who hire them.
The First Annual Illinois Job Honor Awards will be presented in partnership with the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and Illinois State Council for the Society for Human Resource Management (ILSHRM) at their annual New Laws Forum at the Hilton Lisle/Naperville hotel in Lisle, Illinois.
Top employee honorees will bring home $500 each, and winners in both the employee and employer categories will receive engraved crystal awards. Biographical videos will be presented for all honorees. “Expect some deeply moving personal stories,” says Horn.
Nominations are invited through the organization’s website, www.JobHonor.org before the September 16, 2016 deadline. Honoree videos for previous winners can be viewed at the organization’s website.
Read the full Press Release (PDF) here.