1A (Online Application)
30th March – 08th May
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
11th May – 15th May
DDI’s 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)
20th May – 25th May
The shortlisted candidates undergo DDI’s online Early Identifier tool. This is a tool to identify the candidate's potential to adapt 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. The top candidates from this assessment will further proceed to stage 4 of the Awards process.
Leadership Assessment (Manager Ready)
1st June – 7th June
The shortlisted candidates undergo DDI’s 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 5 of the Awards process.
5A Video Interview Round
26th June – 30th June
The shortlisted candidates will be required to record their video, answering pre-determined questions on video platform to assess whether the applicants display the required competencies for which the automated interviewing process is used.
5B Behavioural Learning Stage
26th June – 10th July
Organizations today need leaders who can effectively THINK, SOLVE, COMMUNICATE, COLLABORATE and LEAD better. Beyond their functions and industry, to become effective leaders, ambitious and growth-minded professionals need foundational Habits that drive high-performance. This stage will help the applicants to Enrol in 1 of these 5 Skills to become leaders of tomorrow.
Business Case Study
17th July – 22nd July
In order to further assess skills required to be a successful HR Leader, DDI 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.
Virtul Face off with the Panel
29th July – 3rd Aug
This stage will sight a virtual meeting of the Jury with the finalists which will lead to identifying the Emerging Future HR Leaders of 2020.
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 on 7th August, 2020(Tentative).
August 7, 2020
The Leela Ambience, Gurugram (How to get there)
All the People Matters TechHR Conference 2020 registered delegates, Awards Finalist, Our Esteemed Jury Members and Partners, Invited VIP’s can be part of the Ceremony. If you wish to attend the Ceremony, (HR Practitioners only) please send an email to email@example.com and we will share the Registration Details & process with you.
*please note that the consultants are not allowed to register for the Award Ceremony.
Jury for this initiative is 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. You can learn more about them by clicking on their photo.
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.
Harappa is an online learning institution with a distinctive curriculum framework of 5 Habits and 25 Skills that are crucial for individual success, team productivity and organization effectiveness.