Applications Open February 2023


Workology is the leading online resource for human resource professionals and workplace leaders. Since 2005, we have been serving up training, resources, information, and support for millions of HR leaders. 

Because of our knowledge and reach, we’re excited to partner with corporate HR leaders, investors, and industry experts to offer the first ever HR Technology Awards powered by Workology.

Applications open February 1 and close on June 30, 2023 to be considered in up to seven categories for our HR Technology Awards. Cost per submission is $1,499 per category. 



Award winners get special access to our community that reach 800k HR leaders monthly. Open to all HR, Learning, Talent Acquisition, and Work Technology products 


Our HR Technology Award judges are HR practitioners and decision makers at companies in all markets and sizes. You’ll receive feedback for all submissions directly from our HR judges


Share directly with our audience on the problem you solve in HR and how your technology and service is unique. Increase your exposure directly with our HR practitioner community. 


Jessica and her team at Workology are asked daily about which HR technologies are the best. So we take a comprehensive look at the technologies and companies we see and the brands in our community that benefit our audience.

Our team does the homework of reviewing each brand, service, and technology. Our selection process is unique taking a truly holistic approach with analysts, HR practitioners, and investors who are heavily involved in our award selection process.

We offer submissions in the following categories: 

  • – Start Up Standout
  • – New to North America
  • – Small Business (1-499 employees)
  • – Medium Business (500-2,499 employees)
  • – Large Business (2,500-9,999 employees)  
  • – Enterprise Business (10,000+ employees)
  • – On the Move


Each category has a platinum, gold, and silver award.

HR technology and service companies can apply to up to seven categories. Start Up Standouts are for companies who have received a Series A fundraising round or lower. Well-funded companies and those new to North America are strongly encouraged to apply as our Workology audience is primarily Canada, United States of America and Mexico.

Meet Our Panel of HR Practitioner Judges

Dona Costa, Chief People Officer at Gordon Ramsey Restaurants

Andrea Devers, Sr. HR Business Partner at Amazon Web Services

Jennifer Tharp, Former VP of Talent Acquisition for AT&T

Jessica Miller-Merrell, Founder of Workology

Mystery Judge Announced Soon

Mystery Judge Announced Soon

HR Technology Award Categories

HR Tech Company - On the Move

Startup Stand Out

New to North America

Winner of the Year - Small Market

Winner of the Year - SMB Market

Winner of the Year - Large Market

Winner of the Year - Enterprise Market

Workology's HR Technology Awards Winners Receive...

Each category has a platinum, gold, and silver award winner with 21 companies being featured. Winners will receive the following recognition and benefits: 


– 5-10 minute demo on Workology site and YouTube channel 

– Recognition on HR Technology Awards Page

– Promotional opportunities for increased exposure 

– Winner’s badge for marketing purposes

Get Started and Apply Today!

1. Apply today by processing payment of $1,499 per category. No limit to the number of categories selected

2. Submit your application. Instructions via email and confirmation page after payment processed

3. Entry Deadline is June 30, 2023 to be considered

Frequently Asked Questions About Workology's HR Technology Awards

Q: I want to apply. How much does this cost? 

A: The HR Technology Awards submission fee is $1,499 per category submission. If you would like to submit for more categories, simply select more award submissions on the payment processing page. 

Q: I want to submit my application. What do I do?

A: Apply by first adding your payment details. Immediately, you’ll be directed to an application to complete.  

Q: Why are you focusing on company size versus HR vertical (learning, talent, HR….)?

A. At Workology, we focus on company size first allowing us to provide targeted resources we provide our community. 

Q: I made payment. What happens now? 

A: Congratulations! Once payment is made, you will be redirected to a page where you can submit all your details and information as well as selecting which awards you want to be considered for.

Q: When will you announce winners? 

A: Award winners, a platinum, gold, and silver winner for each category will be first notified by our team early Q3 with details on what to expect and the date of the announcement. 

Q: I need to make updates to my application. Who do I contact? 

A: If you have questions or need support, please contact Alicia Menesses Maples at alicia(at) or look for contact details from your confirmation email. 

Q. How are the judges evaluating applications? 

A. Judges will evaluate and rate each submission based on their own personal experience working in HR along with focused criteria on each category. All submissions will receive feedback from our judges.