1A (Online Application)
Candidates register online by submitting their details and by following the online application process.
1B (Application Form)
Applicants would be taking the Online Application test
Cognitive Ability Test
10th May – 19th May
Cognitive ability test will follow for eligible candidate which is a tool for online assessment of one’s cognitive ability as it relates to success on the job. The qualified candidates will proceed to stage 3 of the Awards process.
Leadership Potential Early Identifier (LPEI)
23rd May – 31st May
Spotting the right leader potential based on people’s skills, personality traits, and motivational fit improves our chances of ensuring that we identify and reward the best HR leaders the industry has. It is for identifying that the potential have been adapted to a three-factor model: Achieve, Lead, and Grow. Each of these factors includes skills, personality traits, and motivational fit components that predict the growth and effectiveness of prospective leaders in different performance domains.
Leadership Assessment (Manager Ready)
8th Jun – 15th Jun
The shortlisted candidates undergo online Leadership Assessment. This is a tool to identify the candidate's readiness to take managerial roles. The top candidates from this assessment will further proceed to stage 4 of the Awards process.
5A Video Interview Round
27th June – 6th July
The shortlisted candidates will be required to record their video, answering pre-determined questions on the video platform to assess whether the applicants display the required competencies for which the automated interviewing process is used.
Business Case Study
16th July – 22nd July
In order to further assess skills required to be a successful HR Leader, we will evaluate selected individuals on their business acumen by conducting a mini-assessment using a business case study method. This stage may also include a personality inventory which measures attributes or tendencies that can either enhance or derail one’s leadership effectiveness.
Virtual Face off with the Panel
25th July – 1st August
This stage will sight a virtual meeting of the Jury with the finalists which will lead to identifying the Emerging Future HR Leaders.
Awards & Recognition
The selected Top Emerging Future HR Leaders will be recognized in a formal event in the presence of HR veterans of the country.
Our jury members are invited on the basis of their experience, business acumen and expertise. They are independent and receive no personal or financial benefit from their participation. People Matters work to make sure that we have only the most qualified people selecting our Winners at each stage of the competition.
DDI is a global leadership consulting firm that helps organizations hire, promote and develop exceptional leaders. From first-time managers to C-suite executives, DDI is by leaders’ sides, supporting them in every critical moment of leadership. Built on five decades of research and experience in the science of leadership, DDI’s evidence-based assessment and development solutions enable millions of leaders around the world to succeed, propelling their organizations to new heights.