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Apollo Awards

Shine Bright, 2016 Apollo Award Finalists

February 26, 2016

You’re Officially an Industry Leader! Out of 250 nominations submitted, the judges selected your organization to become a Finalist of The 10th Annual Helios Apollo Awards! With the recognition and achievement that comes along with The Apollo Awards, you’ve joined the ranks of the best and brightest employers of Greater Washington. Being a...

Finalists Named for The 10th Annual Helios Apollo Awards!

February 26, 2016

Recognizing Washington Employers for Growing & Developing People FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RESTON, VA (March 1, 2016) – Helios HR, a leading human capital management, consulting and talent acquisition firm, proudly announces 33 finalists for The 10th Annual Helios Apollo Awards. The Awards honor Greater Washington employers for human capital excellence...

Community Spotlight: Northern Virginia Family Service, Hercules Award Winner!

June 4, 2015

In 1924, the world saw changes that would make ripples in the pond for a long, long time. The first winter Olympics was held in Chamonix, France. Texas elected its first woman governor: Miriam “Ma” Ferguson. Judy Garland made her show business debut at just 2 ½ years old....

Helios Apollo Award Winners Announced!

May 27, 2015

Celebrating Innovative Talent Development in Greater Washington MAY 27, 2015 – RESTON, VA – Helios HR, a human capital management consulting and talent acquisition firm, today announced six winners of the 2015 Helios Apollo Awards, which recognize organizations and their leaders for investing in their people through extraordinary talent...

Benefits of Attending the Helios Apollo Awards: A Review

May 11, 2015

If you aren't already familiar, the Helios Apollo Awards recognizes Greater Washington organizations and their leaders for having outstanding employee development and engagement initiatives. We started this program to honor and celebrate those building cultures of intention. To us, that means the intentional focus on building environments where people...

Finalists Just Announced for the 2015 Helios Apollo Awards!

March 6, 2015

Recognizing Washington Employers for Growing, Developing & Engaging Employees RESTON, VA (March 6, 2015) – Helios HR, a human capital consulting and recruiting firm, proudly announces the 26 finalists for the 2015 Helios Apollo Awards. The finalists, selected from a pool of more than 200 nominations, represent organizations from...

The Value in Applying for the Helios Apollo Awards

January 13, 2015

It’s that time of year again… the Helios Apollo Awards nominations and applications are OPEN! If you aren’t already familiar with the Apollo Awards, Helios HR founded the program in 2007 to recognize organizations in Greater Washington who demonstrate exceptional employee development and engagement programs. Who is Eligible? Organizations...

Call for Nominations for the Helios Apollo Awards™

December 14, 2014

Recognizing Forward-Thinking Employers for Outstanding Employee Development Programs RESTON, VA, December 14, 2014 – Helios HR today announced the welcoming of nominations for the 2015 Helios Apollo Awards™, which recognizes Greater Washington employers who focus on the growth and development of their people. The deadline to submit an application is...

The Washington Post: The Scene of Week June 2

June 1, 2014

Helios Apollo Award Winners Announced!

May 28, 2014

Recognizing Enlightened Leaders in Washington for Outstanding Employee Development & Community Impact MAY 28, 2014 – RESTON, VA – Helios HR, a human capital management consulting and recruiting firm, today announced six winners of the 2014 Helios Apollo Awards, which recognize organizations and their leaders for outstanding employee development...

How to Best Fill Out the Application for the Helios Apollo Awards

January 14, 2014

At Helios, we believe in providing a collaborative environment for thought leadership to thrive. In 2007, we decided to create a community of sharing by hosting the first Apollo Awards program to inspire Washington leaders on the impact employee development can make in an organization and the community.

Leadership Spotlight: Shirl Jenkins, SVP of IntelliDyne

September 9, 2013

Read the news lately? You’ve probably heard about IntelliDyne’s new leadership or one of the several awards they’ve recently received. This month Senior Vice President, Shirl Jenkins, shares why their programs are receiving tons of recognition as an outstanding workplace environment, healthiest employer, and how they’ve become successful leaders...

CEO Spotlight: Burton White, Co-Founder & Partner of Excella Consulting

August 12, 2013

Earlier this summer Excella Consulting was recognized at the Apollo Awards for their incredible commitment to community service, winning the Harmonia Award.  We had the opportunity to talk to Co-Founder and Partner, Burton White who shared just exactly how his team developed their award winning, high-impact community investment program,...

Leadership Spotlight: Kay Curling, SVP & CHRO of Salient Federal Solutions

June 17, 2013

Apollo Honoree, Salient Federal Solutions, shares the challenges of merging two cultures and what they do to help employees engage and embrace the change. Read more about how Salient brings cultures together in this interview with their Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resource Officer, Kay Curling, below. Helios:...

Growing and Developing Your Employees: Lessons from Recognized Leaders

June 12, 2013

Why do employees need to be developed? Fifty-five percent of workers in the U.S. feel that they must further develop their competencies to be successful in their current and future jobs, but only 21 percent said they have received company-provided development opportunities for these necessary competencies in the past...