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We are no longer accepting culture change stories for 2020!

Thank you to all those who shared their inspirational stories with us! The submissions deadline has now closed and our Culture Pioneers Ambassadors are currently reviewing and selecting the stories demonstrating real culture change.

Be notified when our inaugural Culture Pioneers are announced and receive updates on our initiative in 2021.

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Reasons to share and celebrate your story

Be recognised as a Culture Pioneer among HRZone’s community of 90,000+ people professionals

Raises your profile

Raises your profile as a culture change champion within the HR and L&D professions.

Creates positive PR

Boosts your organisation’s reputation as a leader in people-first culture through challenging times and beyond.

Attracts talent

Helps your company attract the best talent in the most competitive marketplaces.

Keeps employees engaged

Supports your efforts to motivate, engage and retain your organisation’s existing workforce.

How to get involved

We are no longer accepting culture change stories for 2020! 

If you’re an HR or L&D practitioner for a UK business and you and/or your team have been working on culture change, then be sure to keep updated with our plans for 2021.

Share your email address with us to be notified when our inaugural Culture Pioneers are announced and receive the latest news on our initiative in 2021.

 

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What do we look for in a story?

We want to hear about:

  • The challenges your business and its people have faced due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and how this has impacted your organisational culture.
  • The actions taken to adapt your company culture in response to the current crisis to better support your workers and the business.
  • How your culture change efforts have started to positively impact employees across the organisation and/or statistics/information that reflect this impact.
  • Your plans/vision for strengthening company culture in the next three to six months.
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“The potential for a whole new way of working has arrived. We want to share the inspirational change-making stories of those people practitioners who are embracing the disruption and creating better workplaces.”

Becky Norman, Editor of HRZone and Culture Pioneers Ambassador

Our people-first culture pillars

We want to shine a spotlight on inspirational people-first culture change and raise the profile of those who are going above and beyond to successfully guide their workers through the crisis.

Inclusion

Are you cultivating an environment in which your diverse workforce feels valued, respected and encouraged to be their authentic selves?

Wellbeing

Are you taking a holistic approach to wellbeing and putting your employees’ health, happiness and security at the forefront of your agenda?

Communication

Are you working to ensure that communication across the organisation is fluid and transparent? Are you fostering a culture of trust, open feedback and/or collaboration?

Learning

Are you encouraging and motivating employees to take ownership of their personal development and build skills and capabilities in areas that will deliver business value?

Creativity

Are you nurturing a fail-safe, agile environment in which employees feel empowered to be curious, openly share original ideas and innovate?

Flexibility

Are you empowering your workers to personalise the way they work, take ownership of their responsibilities and be agile in their approach to new challenges?

If you and/or your team have been working hard to instil values and change mindsets relating to one or more of our people-first culture pillars, we want to hear your story!

To be notified when our inaugural Culture Pioneers are announced and receive updates on our initiative in 2021 enter your email address below.

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