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15 Organizations Selected as i4cp 2024 Next Practice Awards Finalists

i4cp is pleased to announce the fifteen finalists in its 2024 Next Practice Awards competition. Exclusive to i4cp, next practices describe innovative strategies strongly tied to excellence in market performance but not yet leveraged by most organizations.

The finalists in this year’s competition were chosen for demonstrating creative workforce practices that positively impact business results.

Winners will be selected from the full slate of finalists and honored at the i4cp 2024 Next Practices Now Conference, taking place March 25-28 at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Arizona.

The finalists’ entries in the annual awards competition center on initiatives to accelerate career development, create healthier cultures, improve the employee experience, and prepare for the future of work. These organizations are:

  • Citi - Leveraging the Power of Agile through Learning Transformation
  • Delaware North - Historic Innovation to Overcome Crisis, Enhance Employee Experience
  • Intuit - Inuit’s AI Readiness and HR Agility Enables Rapid Innovation, Experimentation
  • Mondelēz International - Match & Grow: Igniting internal mobility through a Talent Marketplace 
  • Pax8 - Empowering Change: The Pax8 Culture Renovation Journey
  • Pinterest - PinFlex: The Future of Work at Pinterest
  • Rich Products - Rich Products Transforms Its Culture with Network-Driven Insights
  • Southern Company - Southern Company's Leadership and Talent Transformation
  • Symetra - How Symetra is Future-Proofing Our Workforce
  • Syneos Health - Drive Your Career with Career Pathing
  • Teneo - Accelerating enablement of newly promoted senior leaders to deliver on their responsibilities
  • Toyota - HR & Business Innovatively Co-create Rapid Approach to Upskilling
  • Vertex - Agile Talent Acquisition using a Capacity Building Model
  • Zachry - Creating a culture of belonging through Spanish language training
  • Zillow - How Zillow Uses Engaging Team Gatherings (zRetreats) to Drive Connection & Belonging in a Cloud HQ

Because discovery of next practices is a primary focus of i4cp’s research, the company looks to its network of member organizations to uncover world-class examples of those practices in action. The Next Practice Awards showcase the design, implementation, and measurement of innovative people practices that effectively address a variety of compelling business challenges.

Detailed case studies of these finalists are now available, and some of the leaders of those initiatives will be at the i4cp 2024 Next Practices Now Conference.