WMC Human Resources
The Wood Manufacturing Council Human Resources Awards are currently closed. The awards program was established to promote the importance of HR in our sector and to give outstanding individual(s)/firms an opportunity to share their innovative ideas with other stakeholders. We are pleased to honour companies and individuals who develop and implement creative solutions and contribute to best practices in the wood manufacturing industry.
We will reveal the full slate of recipients of the 2019-20 program shortly, along with their stories. We are pleased to announce the first of the award recipients, Amrita Boghal, Sunrise Kitchens Ltd, Surrey, BC, who received the Innovation in Human Resources Award (Individual). The purpose of the award is to discover, celebrate and inspire innovation in the HR field. It is for an individual that makes a difference to people or business management, through an innovative HR program or practice.
Amrita has embraced the principles of Kaizen from the Kaizen Institute and is applying those business principles at Sunrise Kitchens to shift the culture within her organization. She is using Kaizen because of its focus on people. She firmly believes that you must take care of your people first if you want to improve production. But while Kaizen provides a framework, it’s up to the individual to apply the methodology. This requires creativity and innovation because Amrita is taking a theory and turning it into a practical tool within her company. (More to follow).
Coming Again Fall 2020
In the fall of 2020, we will again invite people to nominate their company, customers or employees who lead the way in HR practices. For companies, this is a great way to celebrate its achievements or to recognize the efforts of an individual employee. For suppliers, this is unique way to acknowledge the good work of their clients. Recipients will receive national exposure.
The following awards will be available for nomination for the 2020-21 Program:
- The WMC Award of Distinction
- The Employee Recognition Award
- The Innovation in Human Resources Award (Individual)
- The Innovation in Human Resources Award (Company)
- The WOODLINKS Success Award
- The Equity Award
- The Post-Secondary Educator Award (New)
Information and forms will be available on this site once the 2020-21 WMC HR Awards are open for nomination.