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Orange Wins Two Awards at HR Club Gala for “Skills & Projects Market” Initiative in Partnership with Nestor

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Orange Triumphs at HR Club Gala 2023 with Nestor-Powered Initiative

The 2023 HR Club Gala Awards marked another significant milestone in recognizing excellence within Romania’s human resources community. As a leading association for HR professionals in the country, HR Club has consistently provided a platform for learning, networking, and professional development. The annual Gala, a cornerstone event in Romania’s HR calendar, showcased outstanding achievements and innovative practices across various industries. This prestigious ceremony highlighted the strategic importance of human resources in driving organizational success and fostering positive workplace cultures. Categories of the 2023 Gala included:

  • Innovative Sourcing
  • Navigating the Great Resignation
  • Skilling, Reskilling, Upskilling & Flexible Development
  • Workplace Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Embedding a Culture of Workplace Wellbeing
  • Employee Experience
  • Best People Initiative in Small Entrepreneurial Businesses 
  • Best HR and Business Team, partnering in Driving Company Success
  • The HR Rising Star of the Year

Orange Romania Shines at HR Club Gala 2023

At the recent HR Club Gala 2023, Orange Romania emerged as a standout performer, clinching multiple awards for their innovative human resources initiatives. The company’s HR team demonstrated exceptional creativity and strategic foresight in addressing key challenges in employee experience and skills development. Orange Romania secured two prestigious awards for their groundbreaking “Skills & Projects Market” initiative:

  1. “Best Initiative in Employee Experience”
  2. “Employee Experience by Generation Z”

This innovative project, developed in partnership with Nestor, represents a significant advancement in talent management and employee development. The “Skills & Projects Market” creates an internal marketplace that serves multiple strategic purposes:

  • Skill Identification and Activation: It provides a systematic approach to recognizing and leveraging employees’ existing skills and strengths.
  • Performance Optimization: By aligning employees’ capabilities with organizational needs, the initiative aims to help staff reach their peak performance.
  • Continuous Learning: The platform encourages ongoing skill development by connecting employees with diverse projects across the organization.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: It facilitates interdepartmental cooperation, breaking down silos and fostering a more integrated organizational culture.

The successful implementation of Nestor’s platform at Orange demonstrates the power of innovative HR technology in driving organizational success and employee satisfaction. As companies continue to navigate the complexities of modern workforce management, partnerships between forward-thinking organizations like Orange and advanced HR tech providers like Nestor are likely to play an increasingly crucial role in shaping the future of work.

To learn more about the Nestor and Orange collaboration and how our platform contributed to their success, read our detailed article here: How Nestor Helps Orange to Create a Multi-Layered L&D Strategy to Lead Employees to Achieve Their Best.

Nestor Orange partnership

Further cementing their position as leaders in HR innovation, Orange also claimed the “Skilling, Reskilling, Upskilling & Flexible Development” award for their “LeCO = Learning experts Community” initiative. This program underscores Orange’s holistic approach to employee development, focusing on creating a culture of continuous learning and adaptability. The success of Orange’s HR initiatives can be attributed to the dedicated efforts of key team members, including Luiza Müller, Florin Iordackioiu, Andreea Rau, Valentina Predescu, and Ichimescu Sabin Catalin. Their commitment to innovation in human resources practices has not only benefited Orange’s workforce but has also set a new standard for HR excellence in Romania.

Recognizing HR Excellence Across Industries

The HR Club Gala 2023 celebrated outstanding achievements in human resources management across various sectors in Romania. While Orange Romania captured significant attention, several other companies were also recognized for their innovative HR practices:

  • Ubisoft România- Best Initiative for “Innovative Sourcing”
  • Generali România – Best Initiative for “Navigating the Great Resignation”
  • Kaufland România – Best Initiative for “Workplace Diversity, Equity & Inclusion” & “Best HR & Business Team partnering in Driving Company Success”
  • Publicis România – Best Initiative for “Embedding a Culture of Workplace Wellbeing”
  • Alexandra Moldoveanu, Employer Branding Project Manager – Grup Renault – “The HR Rising Star of the Year”

These diverse awards highlight the range of innovative practices being implemented across Romanian industries, from tech and insurance to retail and advertising. They reflect the evolving priorities in HR management, including diversity and inclusion, employee wellbeing, and strategic business alignment. As the workplace continues to evolve, such initiatives will play a crucial role in shaping the future of work in Romania and beyond.

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