We're on day two of BridgeCon, our employee development conference in Park City, Utah! This morning, we announced the winners of our annual Employee Development Awards in the categories of Innovation, Employee Experience, and Culture of Learning.
“Leading companies focus on creating engaging environments that unlock the potential of each employee,” said Peter Brussard, VP of Product. “In today’s competitive job market, smart companies provide career development tools and growth opportunities that make valuable employees want to stick around. We congratulate the winners who are doing just that.”
The organizations selected in the 2019 Employee Development Awards work to create environments where people can grow throughout their careers. They leverage the Bridge Employee Development Platform as an employee-centric solution that provides day-to-day value to both employees and managers as they align on priorities, track goals, and map out development. This year’s awards and winners include:
The Innovation Award recognizes a customer that creates measurable workplace value by focusing on challenging and changing the status quo of learning and development.
RainFocus is a leader using Bridge to improve the overall employee experience. They use each employee’s career drivers to surface personal passions and create goals and pathways that help their people uplevel skills. The company invests in employee development through training, career planning, and creating a collaborative environment of learning and growth. They are champions for innovation and are always working on making work a more dynamic, fulfilling place for their employees.
Robert Buckley, SVP of HR
The Employee Experience Award goes to the customer that transforms their businesses and drives a culture that promotes employee career development.
Winner: The Larry H. Miller Group of Companies
The Larry H. Miller Group of Companies has been a Bridge client for nearly four years and throughout that time they have worked to scale the employee experience across all their business groups through providing enhanced training and development opportunities. Their diversified business includes strong individual brands like the Utah Jazz, Larry H. Miller Dealerships, Megaplex Theatres, Vivint Smart Home Arena and Prestige Financial. They were among the first to leverage sub-accounts to brand the learning experience to each of their employees at their various business units.
Randy Rowley, Director of Learning and Performance
The Culture of Learning Award honors the customer that creates a culture of ongoing learning and provides employees with many different ways to learn. The winner demonstrates learning initiatives that drive measurable and repeatable process improvement:
Known for modernizing the human capital space with its innovative talent management solutions, True also stands out for its approach to developing its own people. True provides a robust, proprietary training content library and effective continuous education programs to employees at all levels. The firm has also implemented a career coaching system that fosters and tracks mentoring conversations.
Kalli Frampton, Org Development Manager, and Leanne Wong, VP, Performance & L&D
Congratulations to all the winners!