Guident Honored as 2012 Helios Apollo Awards Finalist
Company Recognized for Investments in Impactful Employee Development Programs
Herndon, VA - March 20, 2012 - Guident, a leading integrator of business intelligence and systems engineering services to the government and commercial marketplaces, today announced that it has been named a finalist for the 2012 Helios Apollo Awards. This is the premier awards program that recognizes employers in the Washington metropolitan region that invest in impactful employee development initiatives. Guident is one of seven finalists in the Tessera category, which is based on overall company size.
"This year's finalists stand out as the D.C. region's best in executing impactful human capital management programs," said Kathy Albarado, president and CEO, Helios. "We congratulate Guident on being named a finalist and look forward to coming together in May to celebrate all of the selected companies."
Guident was selected as a finalist by an independent panel for its support of employee development initiatives and its ability to communicate the overall impact of these programs. Specifically, Guident was evaluated based on the following criteria:
- Employee onboarding process
- Opportunities for mentoring
- Innovative programs or opportunities to develop leadership skills through charitable community involvement
- The impact of these programs
"As a company, our number-one focus is on our employees and that has resulted in the establishment of a formal Human Capital department," said Dan Ackerman, Executive Vice President, Guident. "The primary function of this department is to provide support - both personal and professional - to all of our staff. We make significant investments internally to ensure a quality work environment and promote employee satisfaction."
Helios will honor the finalist and announce the winners at the Apollo Awards breakfast ceremony on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at the McLean Hilton in McLean, VA.
Headquartered in Herndon, VA, Guident is a leading integrator of data analytics and systems engineering services to the government and commercial marketplaces. Guident assists its public and private sector clients in tightly managing project scope, budget, resources, and risks to ensure success. For more information, visit www.guident.com.
About The Apollo Awards
This must-attend industry event hosted by Helios HR in partnership with Washington SmartCEO, will honor the leading organizations and the people behind them that promote employee growth and development as an integral part of their organizational culture. To register to attend the Apollo Awards ceremony or to learn more about the Awards, please visit www.helioshr.com/apollo