2012 Game Changers Winners Announced
CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2012
CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Workforce, the leading business
publication for workforce management and human resources professionals, today
announced its 2012 Game Changers Award winners.
The award recognizes the next generation of innovative, dynamic leaders to
watch in human resources and workplace management. The winners are all rising
stars, 40 years old and younger, who are making their mark in human resources
and other areas of workplace management. They come from corporations and
startups across the globe, all finding innovative ways to leap one step ahead
of the competition.
"The Game Changers award allows Workforce the opportunity to honor and learn
from key individuals in or supporting the human resources function and
businesses overall. This year's winning individuals, again, represent a
variety of talents with impressive results. I look forward to Workforce's
ongoing conversations with our 2012 Game Changers," said Andrea Whitney,
director of content strategy fromWorkforce.
Among those recognized is Kristen Neubert, with DaVita Inc., in Denver,
Colorado. In addition to revamping DaVita's social media presence, she also
introduced new technologies enabling recruiters to better track the quantity
and quality of candidates and hires. This saved the company nearly $2 million,
according to her supervisor Tony Blake, vice president of people services at
DaVita. Blake added, "She is very intentional to not limit her thinking to the
current, conventional body of knowledge."
We at Workforce believe this is true of all our 2012 award winners, who are
all undeniably Game Changers. Each one shifting the way we think and approach
talent acquisition to deliver unprecedented results.
The full list of Game Changers Award Honorees is as follows:
oTia Benjamin, Director, North America and Global Software Talent
Acquisition for Pitney Bowes of Stamford, CT
oShruthi Bopaiah, Practice Lead, Internal Communications for Infosys Ltd.
of Bangalore, India
oDanielle Dorter, SVP, Director of Human Resources for ID Media of New
oSean Fahey, CEO for VidCruiter of Moncton, NB, Canada
oJil Greene, Vice President of Human Resources and Community Relations for
Harrah's New Orleans Casino and Hotel of New Orleans, LA
oJulie Hoff, Senior Director, HR Strategy, Planning and Communications for
Express Scripts of St. Louis, MO
oKristen Neubert, Manager, Recruiting Strategy and Innovation for DaVita
Inc. of Denver, CO
oMark Newman, Chief Innovation Officer and Founder for HireVue Inc. of
oBjorn Reynolds, Founder and CEO for SafeGuard World International of
oKelly Timpane, Director of HR and Corporate Services of Manassas, VA
The 2012 Game Changer Awards winners will be featured in the December issue of
Workforce Management magazine and online at www.workforce.com.
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