TechWeb Partners with Paramax to Reward Members Who Help Build Out the Human Resources Community

Aug 30, 2010 (02:08 PM EDT)

AURORA, Ontario and RED BANK, N.J., Aug. 30, /PRNewswire/ --, the largest online social community dedicated to human resources, is now offering reward points to its 192,000 members with the help of its new partner, Paramax. The goal is to recognize members who contribute best practices, peer advice and other learning to build into the profession's leading authority on the Web.

Since 2005, has relied on the power of its members to share advice, network and help each other with all aspects of HR. Initially rewards will be used to improve member contributions to the community site and recognize the many experts who already post. Phase 2 of the program will enable members to redeem their reward points for products, prizes, discounts of suppliers and much more.

Through its partnership with Paramax, members will now be able to collect points for items such as:

  • Posting a human resources blog
  • Presenting a file
  • Updating their profile
  • Registering for and attending HR webcasts
  • Inviting friends and coworkers to become members of
  • … and much more

As members accumulate points they reach different levels of recognition: leaders, gurus, or experts either in general human resources or in a specific topic area.  

Debbie McGrath, CEO of, says, "Offering incentives to our membership is something we're extremely excited to be able to do. Rewards and recognition of member contributions is an integral part of every community."  

Jeff Dalton, CEO of Paramax, says, "We are thrilled to work with, the largest online social network for HR professionals. We look forward to driving user behaviors for more social networks." Paramax private labels their award winning software for many top-tier reward and recognition suppliers in the industry. They also work with Fortune 500 firms to incent and recognize employee behaviors.

About ( is a free website designed to help build great companies by connecting them to the knowledge and resources they need to effectively manage the people side of business. As the largest social network and online community of HR executives, provides thousands of worldwide members with easy access to shared knowledge on best practices, trends, and industry news.

About Paramax:

Paramax ( is an incentive technology company specializing in point-based incentive, loyalty and recognition programs for employees, sales teams and channel partners. The Paramax incentive software suite was first developed more than a decade ago and has been deployed in thousands of award programs. Clients include more than 100 global companies based in the U.S., Canada, England, Mexico and Australia.

For more information contact:

Debbie McGrath, CEO,

1-877-472-6648 ext 104

Jeffrey Dalton, CEO, Paramax

(732) 224-1048 ext 18

SOURCE Paramax