2017 Shortlist

We’re delighted to reveal the 2017 shortlist. Hard work, innovation and commitment to pushing boundaries of excellence within the profession and industry characterised this year’s entries, our illustrious judges agreed.

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1. AGENCY RECRUITMENT LEADER OF THE YEAR

  • Ben Cambage – TFS Healthcare
  • Matthew Churchward – The Asoria Group
  • Lee Dempster – Just IT Recruitment
  • Matt Ellis – Executive Network Group
  • James Gorfin – G2V
  • Leon Howgill – Advanced Resource Managers
  • Jim Roach – ARV Solutions
  • Raj Tulsiani – Green Park


2. IN-HOUSE RECRUITMENT LEADER OF THE YEAR

  • Melissa Gee Kee – Unilever
  • Matthew Jeffery – SAP
  • Kesh Ladwa – Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police


3. RECRUITMENT INDUSTRY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

  • Lee Bown – Recart
  • John Buckman – Recruit Ventures
  • Lucy Chamberlain – C&C Search
  • Brian Crowley – TTM Healthcare
  • Daniel Goldstein – Elements Talent Solutions
  • Simon La Fosse – La Fosse Associates
  • Paula Rogers – Admiral Recruitment
  • Rob Wilde – Volcanic

 

4. BEST CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE

  • Driving World Class Candidate Experience – GSK in partnership with Amberjack
  • Cambridge Network Recruitment Gateway – Cambridge Network
  • Barclays Graduate Recruitment Experience – Barclays in partnership with Capp & Co
  • KIMS Hospital
  • Regional Conveyancing Programme – My Home Move
  • Brand Insights Book – SAP
  • SAP’s Assessment Strategy to Revolutionise Candidate Experience – SAP in partnership with The Chemistry Group and GameSparks

 

5. BEST GRADUATE RECRUITMENT STRATEGY

  • University recruiting Strategy – Cisco Systems
  • DLG Graduate Recruitment – Direct Line Group
  • Lloyds Banking Group in partnership with Capp & Co
  • Severn Trent Graduate Recruitment – Severn Trent in partnership with Capp & Co
  • Sky Betting and Gaming in partnership with Wiser Graduates

 

6. BEST APPRENTICE/SCHOOL LEAVER RECRUITMENT STRATEGY

  • Compass Group in partnership with Blackbridge Communications
  • DLG Apprentice school leaver strategy – Direct Line Group
  • EGGER UK
  • Go North East in partnership with Gateshead College

 

7. IN-HOUSE INNOVATION IN RECRUITMENT

  • Sky Betting and Gaming in partnership with Chatter
  • SAP’s Innovative Assessment Strategy – SAP in partnership with The Chemistry Group and GameSparks
  • With Heart. With Mind – An Army Officer story – The Army in partnership with Tonic
  • Unilever in partnership with Amberjack

 

8. MOST EFFECTIVE EMPLOYER BRAND DEVELOPMENT

  • HCA Healthcare UK in partnership with Blackbridge Communications
  • Legal & General in partnership with Pink Squid
  • We are Randstad, We are Recruitment – Randstad UK
  • SAP’s New Employment Brand Redesign – SAP
  • Holland & Barrett in partnership with SMRS
  • Swinton Insurance in partnership with SMRS
  • LV= Employer Brand 2016 – LV= in partnership with ThirtyThree

 

9. BEST IN-HOUSE RECRUITMENT TEAM

  • Talent Acquisition – 4Com
  • House of Fraser
  • KIMS Hospital
  • SAP Employment Brand and Sourcing Team – SAP
  • XPO Logistics

 

10. BEST RECRUITMENT AGENCY MARKETING TEAM

  • CSG
  • Fircroft
  • Goodman Masson
  • Investigo
  • Randstad UK
  • Search Consultancy

 

11. BEST CANDIDATE CARE

  • Caritas Recruitment
  • Energize Recruitment Solutions
  • HCL Workforce Solutions
  • Morgan McKinley
  • Recruiter Republic

 

12. BEST CLIENT SERVICE

  • Elements Talent Solutions
  • Henderson Scott
  • Impact Recruitment Services
  • Kite Consulting Group
  • LR Legal Recruitment
  • Morson International
  • Oliver James Associates
  • Perpetual Partnerships
  • Sanctuary Personnel
  • Yocto
  • Your World Recruitment Group

 

13. BEST BANKING/FINANCIAL SERVICES RECRUITMENT AGENCY

  • Dartmouth Partners
  • Kite Consulting Group
  • Morgan McKinley
  • Oliver James Associates

 

14. BEST CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING RECRUITMENT AGENCY

  • Advanced Resource Managers
  • CarmichaelUK
  • Falcon Green
  • Fircroft
  • Morson International
  • NES Global Talent
  • Perpetual Partnerships
  • Recart

 

15. BEST INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT AGENCY

  • Darwin Recruitment
  • Expand Executive Search
  • Fircroft
  • ICP Search
  • NES Global Talent
  • SEC Recruitment
  • SSQ

 

16. BEST IT / TECHNOLOGY RECRUITMENT AGENCY

  • Annapurna Recruitment
  • Darwin Recruitment
  • Frank Recruitment Group
  • Gravitas Recruitment Group
  • Just IT Recruitment
  • La Fosse Associates
  • LinuxRecruit

 

17. BEST NEW AGENCY

  • Baltimore Consulting
  • Hunter Bond
  • Primary Care People
  • Remedium Partners

 

18. BEST PROFESSIONAL SERVICES RECRUITMENT AGENCY

  • Amoria Bond
  • SEC Recruitment
  • SSQ
  • TTM Healthcare

 

19. BEST PUBLIC/THIRD SECTOR RECRUITMENT AGENCY

  • Baltimore Consulting Group
  • Caritas Recruitment
  • Gravitas Recruitment Group
  • Hunter Healthcare Resourcing
  • Randstad
  • Sanctuary Personnel
  • The Finegreen Group

 

20. BEST TEMPORARY RECRUITMENT AGENCY

  • Caritas Recruitment
  • Class People
  • Gap Personnel Holdings
  • Hallam Medical
  • HCL Workforce Solutions
  • Impact Recruitment Services
  • Morgan McKinley
  • Russell Taylor Group
  • Sanctuary Personnel
  • SSQ

 

21. MOST EFFECTIVE BACK OFFICE OPERATION

  • Core Talent Recruitment
  • Eames Consulting Group
  • Evolution Recruitment Solutions
  • Gravitas Recruitment Group
  • ICP Search
  • Nicoll Curtin
  • Recart

 

22. RECRUITMENT AGENCY OF THE YEAR – MICRO (UP TO 10 EMPLOYEES)

  • Amsource Technology
  • Balance Recruitment
  • C&C Search
  • InfoSec People
  • JDR Energy
  • Love Recruitment
  • Recruiter Republic
  • Venari Partners

 

23. RECRUITMENT AGENCY OF THE YEAR – SMALL (11-49 EMPLOYEES)

  • 24-7 Staffing
  • Bramwith Consulting
  • Cognitive Group
  • Eligo Recruitment
  • Forward Role
  • Green Park
  • Hunter Healthcare Resourcing
  • Impact Recruitment Services
  • Just IT Recruitment
  • Kite Consulting Group
  • LinuxRecruit
  • The Asoria Group

 

24. RECRUITMENT AGENCY OF THE YEAR – MEDIUM (50-249 EMPLOYEES)

  • Admiral Recruitment
  • Amoria Bond
  • Annapurna Recruitment
  • Energize Recruitment Solutions
  • Goodman Masson
  • Gravitas Recruitment Group
  • Hallam Medical
  • Investigo
  • La Fosse Associates
  • Oliver James Associates
  • Opus Professional Services Group
  • TFS Healthcare
  • TTM Healthcare
  • X4 Group

 

25. RECRUITMENT AGENCY OF THE YEAR – LARGE (250 + EMPLOYEES)

  • Frank Recruitment Group
  • Morson International
  • Randstad UK
  • Robert Walters
  • Search Consultancy

 

26. MOST EFFECTIVE COMPLIANCE OPERATION

  • Charles Hunter Associates
  • National Locums
  • Sensible Staffing

 

27. OUTSTANDING OUTSOURCED RECRUITMENT ORGANISATION

  • Amberjack
  • Bridgewater Community Healthcare in partnership with de Poel health+care
  • North East Procurement Organisation – NEPO in partnership with de Poel
  • Elements Talent Solutions
  • Gap Personnel Holdings
  • NHS Professionals
  • Omni RMS
  • Pertemps
  • Volt Consulting Group
  • Yocto

 

28. RECRUITMENT TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

  • Unilever in partnership with Amberjack
  • Beamery
  • Hinterview in partnership with Annapurna Recruitment
  • HIRABL
  • Hired By Me
  • Northstar
  • SAP
  • TribePad
  • WCN

 

29. RECRUITMENT INDUSTRY SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

  • Amberjack
  • CareersinAudit.com
  • IMS People
  • SourceBreaker
  • Volcanic

 

30. MOST EFFECTIVE RECRUITMENT MARKETING CAMPAIGN

  • Open your eyes – HCA Healthcare UK in partnership with Blackbridge Communications
  • Social Engagement – Copius Group
  • The Sky’s the Limit – Saudi Fast Jet Recruitment – Morson International
  • The Best Treatment Is You – Boots in partnership with Pink Squid
  • Make Sense of the Everyday – Legal & General in partnership with Pink Squid
  • Life at SAP ‘Humanising’ Campaign – SAP
  • Life at SAP Illustrated Cartoon – SAP
  • ‘Less, More’ – NFU Mutual in partnership with ThirtyThree
  • IMPACT – Police Now in partnership with Tonic

 

31. BEST JOB BOARD – CAREERS BOARD

  • CareersinAudit.com
  • Dice