The 2022 Human Resources Today MVP Awards!

Human Resources Today brings together the best content from hundreds of industry thought-leaders. These awards will recognize the Most Valuable Posts as judged by our readers, award committee, and our machine intelligence and social media. We will recognize the posts that provide the highest value to industry professionals - useful and actionable information, that is tactical or strategic in nature, providing either long-term or short-term value.

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Click on the categories below to vote for your favorite articles to win a Human Resources Today MVP Award! You can vote for up to 3 articles per category and Human Resources Today account is needed to participate.


Awards will be given for articles covering the following categories:

Audience Size

Every day, our articles are read by an audience of over 382,000 people on our site and newsletter. We use our machine intelligence and social media, bolstered by our editorial team, to curate this content.

But 2022 is coming to an end and we want to know: of all of our articles, which are the best of the best? Our machine intelligence, social media, and editors can get us close. But we want that extra special touch that comes from beloved reader feedback.

You can represent these 382,000 readers. Cast your vote and let us know what you like to see!

Judging Criteria

We're judging posts that we see to provide the highest value to industry professionals. Does your article include useful and actionable information? Is it tactical or strategic? Does it provide short- or long-term value? Those are the types of questions our judges will be asking themselves.


Submitting content for consideration

To nominate an article, please fill out the Typeform above. Articles must have been published between October 18th, 2021 and October 12th, 2022 to be eligible.

Nominations are open until October 12th. After that, our panel of judges will review the nominations and narrow them down to a list of finalists for each category.


Finalists will be announced on November 14th. Once finalists are announced, we will open up voting to our readers. Voting ends on November 28th. Winners will be announced on December 14th.

Program Committee

Meet our expert panel of judges!

Ellie Dailey

Senior Talent Partner - Team Lead – Embedded Recruitment Solutions

Ellie Dailey has been working globally in Corporate Recruitment for the past 20 years. She started recruiting in London for Investment Banks in London, then moved to Dubai and worked with Financial Institutions and Sovereign Wealth Funds throughout the Middle East. She then worked in Regional Talent Acquisition leadership for VISA in Singapore & Asia. She's been working with Tech firms in the Bay Area, California for the past 8 years, and recently moved back home to the UK where she's a Talent Lead for Russell Tobin EMEA.

Ciarán McFadden-Young

Associate Professor in HR at Edinburgh Napier University

Ciarán McFadden is an Associate Professor in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland. His research, teaching, and praxis focuses on Equality, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and takes a cross-disciplinary approach that involves HRD, sociology, labor economics, and psychology, particularly specializing in LGBTQ workplace inclusion and discrimination. Ciarán was a visiting Fulbright Scholar at the Williams Institute at UCLA . He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Academy of HRD, where he leads the Research Committee, and he is also a Fellow of the Global Labor Organization.

Mary Faulkner

Senior Advisor, IA

Mary Faulkner is a talent strategist and business leader with more than 20 years of experience in helping organizations achieve their goals. Mary landed in HR by way of learning and development and then made her way around to every part of HR at one time or another…. Mary is a principal with IA-HR, a consulting firm that helps guide organizations through business transformation. In addition to her work within companies, Mary is a regular contributor to different publications, including HR Executive and

Laura Lough, Esq.

Director of Publications, American Payroll Association

Laura leads the editorial division at the American Payroll Association, the nation’s leader in payroll education, publications, and training. She and her team of licensed attorneys research and write APA’s 14 professional publications and newsletters, including The Payroll Source® – the industry’s indispensable reference text for payroll compliance. Laura has more than 25 years of editorial experience and led her team in taking APA’s printed books online to the APA Bookshelf. Laura also provides a technical review of APA’s membership magazine, PAYTECH. She is a frequent speaker about payroll topics and a member of the New York Bar.