The winner for each award category will be chosen by HRM Asia Magazine readers (70% weighting) via an online voting and a panel of independent expert judges (30% weighting).

The online voting period for all award categories will start on 1 September and ending on 16 September. Be sure to cast your vote for your favourite HR partner contending in the following categories when the voting opens. 

CXC Singapore  

CXC is a leading global provider of a contingent platform for the extended workforce.

Established in 1992 to provide contractor vetting, compliance and payroll, the contingent workforce market has continued to be our core, with services now delivered in over 50 countries internationally by over 250 local staff.

We pride ourselves on the speed and efficiency of our service, enabling our clients to hire anyone, anywhere – compliantly. Our comprehensive, tech-enabled solutions enable companies to achieve a competitive advantage, managing contingent workforce quality, efficiency, and risk while reducing costs.

Even after 30 years, CXC remains curious, creative, and never afraid to challenge the status quo to explore what’s next in the world of work.

CXC helps clients better manage their workforce by providing access to quality talent and supporting candidates in navigating the legalities of the employment market. To accomplish this, we focus on:

  • Providing clients access to known talent through our talent pooling technology.
  • Implementing and training clients on strategies to mitigate risk.
  • Working with our clients’ systems, to align permanent and contingent processes for a better experience, while using CXC’s systems for the gaps they do not fulfil.
  • Sourcing and engaging remote workers to help clients overcome talent shortages
  • Compliantly engaging workers under a consistent engagement contract and fulfilling all statutory obligations.
Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, Singapore  

Enjoy the lively atmosphere of Singapore’s premier shopping district from the comfort of a luxury apartment at Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, conveniently located next to Somerset MRT station and 313 Somerset.

Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard offers 126 refurbished one and two bedroom serviced suites and penthouses. Each unit has separate living and dining areas with premium furnishings and facilities like a Bose home theatre, fully equipped kitchenette, and washer dryer. Every master bedroom has a king-sized bed, pillow menu and an en suite bathroom. The refreshed interiors are dressed in relaxing earthy tones, and include bespoke rattan and bamboo elements to evoke nature.

The Living Room is an exclusive residents space comprising a TV lounge with X-box Kinect, a boardroom-style meeting room, a pool table, OSIM massage chairs and facilities for coffee and tea. In addition to buffet breakfast and housekeeping services, residents enjoy access to an array of health and wellness facilities, including four outdoor sky gardens, a 24-hour Technogym equipped fitness centre, state-of-the-art hydro-therapeutic spa and ionised-water swimming pool with children’s area and jacuzzi.

Asia Pacific Sales & Marketing Academy  

Asia Pacific Sales & Marketing Academy (APACSMA) is a leading authority and preeminent global sales academy. APACSMA has supported enterprise sales organizations adopt, transform, enable, enhance Virtual, Digital and Inside Sales functions through sales advisory and sales education services.

APACSMA is a strategic partner of The Global Inside Sales Association – AA-ISP, a US-based global industry association focused on Inside Sales organizational success, as well as a partner with the Institute of Professional Sales in UK and an Appointed Program Partner with Singapore Government Agency, The Employment and Employability Institute (E2i) Singapore and NTUC – National Trades Union Co-operative.

APACSMA was founded by veteran sales expert Zeenath Kuraisha, who also serves as Singapore Chapter President, Global Mentor, and Expert Panelist for The Global Inside Sales Association [AA-ISP], Founding Fellow for Association of Professional Sales, and as Senior Member of the Singapore Human Resource Institute.

APACSMA clients include Fortune 500 companies and Startup Unicorns. APACSMA has received numerous awards and accolades including ‘Asia’s Educational Excellence Award’ by Singapore Business Review, ‘Best Academic and Industry Interface’ category by CMO Asia, ‘Best Sales Development Programme’ by Times Ascent, ‘Best Sales Training Provider’ by Human Resources Vendors, and ‘Best Corporate Leadership Programme’ award by HRM Asia Readers’ Choice.