Financial Times, HP Inc. and Critical Mass lead the Digiday Worklife Awards nominees

Financial Times, HP Inc., Critical Mass and more are nominees for the 2019 Digiday Worklife Awards, which recognize media and marketing’s top employers and the values that make them unique.

In years past, theSkimm, Bloomberg, HubSpot, RPA and New York Media were honored for their efforts to foster a collaborative culture and work-life balance among other accomplishments.

Digital experience design agency Critical Mass, whose clients include Nissan, Sunglass Hut and Marriott, is at the front of the pack with six nominations in categories including Most Passionate Employees, Most Committed to Work-Life Balance and Employer of the Year. California based HP Inc., which aims to create technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere, is up for Most Committed to Diversity and Inclusion and Chief HR Officer, Tracy Keogh, is up for HR Leader of the Year. Also nominated for HR Leader of the Year are Work & Co’s Caitlin Lillie and Kristen Metzger of Wavemaker.

On Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m., winners in the following categories will be announced: Most Collaborative Culture, Most Engaged Employees, Most Committed to Work-Life Balance, Best Employer for Parents, Best On-Boarding Process, HR Leader of the Year and Top Boss.

All other category winners will be announced at the Digiday Fall Awards Gala, which will take place at The Lighthouse in New York City on Nov. 14.

See the full list of finalists below.

Most Innovative Culture
The Tylt
Acceleration Partners
Financial Times
Group SJR

Most Collaborative Culture
Forsman & Bodenfors New York
Havas New York
The Engine is Red

Most Passionate Employees
Gear Patrol
Critical Mass

Most Engaged Employees
Consumer Reports
Work & Co
Lippe Taylor

Most Committed to Work-Life Balance
Critical Mass
Forsman & Bodenfors New York
Acceleration Partners

Best Employer for Parents
Forsman & Bodenfors New York
Hanapin Marketing
Vox Media

Most Dedicated to Employee Growth
January Digital
Hawthorne Direct
Metric Theory
Momentum Worldwide

Most Dedicated to Employee Wellness
Direct Agents
Rubicon Project
One Thousand Birds
Good Apple

Most Committed to Diversity and Inclusion
HP Inc.
Hero Digital
Forsman & Bodenfors New York

Most Committed to the Community/Social Good
Publicis Sapient – India’s Brave Pursuit of Next
Critical Mass
January Digital

Best On-Boarding Process
Wavemaker – Wavemaker Welcome
The Envoy Group
Thrive Global
MightyHive – MightySchool

HR Leader of the Year
Tracy Keogh, Chief Human Resources Officer, HP Inc.
Caitlin Lillie, director, talent, Work & Co
Margie Mader-Clark, head of people, Gladly
Kristen Metzger, Chief Talent Officer, Wavemaker US
Michele Prota, Chief Talent Officer, Forsman & Bodenfors
Sara Anhorn, evp, talent, Critical Mass

Top Boss
Howie Kleinberg, president, GLOW
Michael Barrett, President/CEO, Rubicon Project
Mia von Sadovszky, svp, group strategic planning director, RPA
Olga Fleming, CEO, Y&R PR
Scott Allison, Global Chairman/CEO, Allison+Partners
Dianne Wilkins, CEO, Critical Mass

Employer of the Year
The Marketing Store
Critical Mass
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