New North Workplace Excellence Award

People practices driving business results

The New North Workplace Excellence Award is presented by New North, Inc. in partnership with Right Management Inc. to organizations located within the 18-county New North region.

The New North Workplace Excellence Award is presented by New North, Inc. and Right Management Inc. to organizations located within the 18-county New North region. The award recognizes organizations that improve their competitive advantage through people practices that lead to successful business results.

PEOPLE PRACTICES                 =
  • Orientation & Assimilation
  • Recruitment, Selection & Retention
  • Culture Management
  • Alignment & Engagement
  • Development/Performance Management
  • Employee Communication
  • Succession/Knowledge Transfer
  • Exit (Retirement or Outplacement)
BUSINESS OUTCOMES
  • Savings: Financial & Cost Efficiencies
  • Growth: Financial & Customer Growth
  • Increased Profitability

 

Eligibility

Organizations located within the 18-county New North region are eligible to apply. This includes companies that have a division or location within the New North, but are not necessarily headquartered in the New North.

The 18 counties include: Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Marquette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Sheboygan, Waupaca, Waushara, and Winnebago.

In 2018, the New North Workplace Excellence Award application process will consist of three phases:

Phase I                Organizations complete brief statement of consideration (500 words or less).

Phase II               Organizations meeting Phase I requirements will be notified and invited to submit a detailed application.

Phase III              Organizations meeting Phase II requirements will become finalists and a site visit will be conducted by members of the judges committee to select winner(s).

 

Important Dates and Information*

June 29th             Phase I responses due by 5:00PM CST. Responses should be emailed to jennifer.doering@right.com

July 20th              Organizations moving onto Phase II will be notified.

August 17th         Phase II applications due by 5:00PM CST.

August 31st          Phase III finalists notified.

2017 Award Winners

 


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Past Award Recipients:

2009
  • Goodwill Industries of North Central WI, Inc.
  • McCain Foods USA, Inc.
  • Miles Kimball Company
2010
  • Holy Family Memorial, Inc.
  • Schneider National, Inc.
2011
  • Mid-States Aluminum Corporation
  • Skyline Technologies
  • Tank Technology
2012
  • Bassett Mechanical
  • Hoffman LLC
  • J. J. Keller & Associates
  • Nicolet Plastics
2013
  • ThedaCare
  • Miller Electric Mfg. Co.
2014
  • US Venture, Inc. 
2015
  • Oshkosh Corporation
2016
  • Foth
2017
  • American Transmission Company
  • Expera Specialty Solutions
  • Werner Electric

Important Dates and Information

June 30 - Phase I responses due by 5:00PM CST. Responses should be emailed to appleton@right.com

July 21 - Organizations moving onto Phase II will be notified.

August 18 - Phase II applications due by 5:00pm CST.

September 1 - Phase III finalists notified.

December 7 - Public recognition of winning organization at the 2017 New North Summit.

Contact

For all questions, contact Lisa Smith at lisa.smith@right.com or Kurt Johnson at kurt.johnson@right.com.

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