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HR's Recruiting Department Receives Award from DirectEmployers Association

award logoEmory University recently received recognition from the DirectEmployers Association as part of its inaugural Member Awards Competition. The Human Resources Recruiting Department was recognized with the runner up award for its innovation in recruitment, specifically for the Dual Career Network Program which helps find employment for trailing spouses or partners. The outstanding achievement award was acknowledged at the DirectEmployers 2013 Annual Meeting & Conference held in San Diego, California on October 22, 2013.

The DirectEmployers Member Awards Competition included awards in three categories: recruitment, technology and OFCCP compliance. Other winners included: Schlumberger, J.B. Hunt, Vantiv, Sodexo, AT&T, Colorado Spring Utilities, REI, Cardinal Health, Eaton and AOL. Award winners participated in a panel session to discuss the strategy and implementation of their innovation.

"Our members are doing incredible work in these areas and it's important for the Association to recognize their dedication and innovation. The awards program also falls nicely within our mission of sharing best practices, and provides other Members with working examples of how similar organizations have executed successful initiatives," said Bill Warren, DirectEmployers Association Executive Director.

DirectEmployers Association is a leading HR consortium of global employers formed to assist in the sharing of ideas, incorporating of best practices, and research and development of technology where labor practices are concerned. Through this consortium, business standards are shaped and technology is used with respect to the diversity that is reflected in the various cultures embodied in a global workforce. For more information, visit