Recruiter Awards 2015 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2015 Recruiter Awards for Excellence can today be revealed, following a day of judging yesterday by industry, profession and financial experts.

Tue, 24 Feb 2015

The shortlist for the 2015 Recruiter Awards for Excellence can today be revealed, following a day of judging yesterday by industry, profession and financial experts.

The categories span the breadth of the recruitment industry and profession, from leading individuals to agency and in-house recruiters, recruitment process outsourcing organisations, creative campaigns, job boards and technology innovations.

Winners of the 2015 Awards, in association with Anderson Group, will be announced on 6 May at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park Lane. The awards are supported by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

The shortlist is as follows:

Agency Recruitment Leader of the Year, sponsored by ICS (Independent Contractor Services)
Jason Bowler, Resourcing Group
Matthew Churchward, The Asoria Group
Natasha Clarke, SThree
Kirstin Duffy, BRUIN Financial
Shubber Raja, Medilink Consulting
Debbie Smith, Caritas Recruitment
Helen Stokes, Major Players

In-House Recruitment Leader of the Year

Gregory Allen, Lloyd's Register
Matthew Jeffery, SAP
Mark Linden, Allied Healthcare
Grant Weinberg, Gilead Sciences

Recruitment Industry Entrepreneur of the Year, sponsored by Invest|R Group
Ashley Alinia, Right Track Recruitment, part of Right Track Group
Lee Biggins, CV-Library  
Tony Goodwin, Antal International
Simon La Fosse, La Fosse Associates
Shubber Raja, Medilink Consulting
Darren Ryemill, Opus Recruitment Solutions

Best Candidate Experience
The Phoenix Group in partnership with ThirtyThree
White Stuff

Best Apprentice/School Leaver Recruitment Strategy
Birmingham City Council
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Lancashire County Council
Wesleyan Assurance Society

Best Graduate Recruitment Strategy
Jaguar Land Rover in partnership with Pink Squid
WM Morrison in partnership with Capp & Co

Innovation in Recruitment
B&Q in partnership with Talent Q
My Dentist in partnership with Dental Talent Tree
Nestlé UK in partnership with Capp & Co

Most Effective Employer Brand Development
King in partnership with Pink Squid
The Original Bowling Company in partnership with andSoMe

Best Global/International Recruitment Strategy
Emirates Airlines

Best In-House Recruitment Team

Best Public Sector In-House Recruitment Team of the Year
Birmingham City Council
Hertfordshire County Council
Weston College

Best Recruitment Marketing Team
FiveTen Group
InterQuest Group
Major Players
Staffgroup, parent company of Eurostaff & Earthstaff

Best Candidate Care, sponsored by Anderson Group
Annapurna Recruitment
Energize Recruitment Solutions
Morgan McKinley
Penta Consulting
Sanctuary Personnel
Understanding Recruitment

Best Client Service, sponsored by the REC
Argyll Scott
Day Webster
EMR Search & Selection
Energize Recruitment Solutions
Henderson Scott
Morgan Hunt UK
Nicoll Curtin
Penta Consulting
Search Consultancy
Tangent International
Understanding Recruitment

Best Banking/Financial Recruitment Agency, sponsored by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
BRUIN Financial
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Kea Consultants
Morgan McKinley
Oliver James Associates
Selby Jennings, part of Phaidon International Group

Best Creative/Digital/Media Recruitment Agency
Brand Recruitment
Major Players
Purple Consultancy

Best Engineering Recruitment Agency
Air Energi
Consilium Group
Contract Scotland
Huxley Engineering
Networkers International
Tangent International

Best International Recruitment Agency
First Point Group
Laurence Simons International
Oil Consultants
Penta Consulting
Phaidon International
Robert Walters
Spencer Ogden
Tangent International

Best IT Recruitment Agency
Annapurna IT
ConSol Partners
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Henderson Scott
LA International Computer Consultants
Networkers International

Best New Agency, sponsored by Anderson Group
Finlay Jude Associates
Primary Care People
Quant Capital
Rapid search & interim
Venture Recruitment

Best Professional Services Recruitment Agency
Annapurna Recruitment
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Goodman Masson
LMA Recruitment

Best Public Sector Recruitment Agency
Caritas Recruitment
Eden Brown
HCL Workforce Solutions
Morgan Hunt UK
RIG Locums
Sanctuary Personnel
TTM Healthcare

Best Temporary Recruitment Agency
Caritas Recruitment
Contract Scotland
Day Webster
HCL Social Care
Resourcing Group
Your World Recruitment Group

Recruitment Agency of the Year (more than 100 employees), sponsored by My Key Pay
Day Webster
Goodman Masson
LA International Computer Consultants
Phaidon International
The SR Group
Your World Recruitment Group

Recruitment Agency of the Year (fewer than 100 employees)
Annapurna Recruitment
Energize Recruitment Solutions
Finegreen Associates
Hunter Healthcare
Instant Impact
La Fosse Associates
Medilink Consulting
Nicoll Curtin
One Step Recruitment
The Asoria Group
TTM Healthcare

Best Embedded Recruitment Team
Essex County Council with Capita Resourcing
Aviva with hyphen
C & J Clark International with Meridian Business Support
Thames Water with Pertemps Recruitment Partnership
World Duty Free Group with ResourceBank

Outstanding Outsourced Recruitment Organisation
Datum RPO
GTI Recruiting Solutions
Matt Burton Associates
Omni RMS

Recruitment Technology Innovation of the Year
Biotech Designs
Mercury xRM
Firefish Software
Talent Q

Best Job/Careers Board
Bubble Jobs

Most Effective Recruitment Marketing Campaign, sponsored by RACS Group
Code Hunter - BNP Paribas in partnership with Tonic

Build Something Better - EY in partnership with MSLGROUP UK
It's all in the detail - Jaguar Land Rover in partnership with Pink Squid
Together we are - Jaguar Land Rover in partnership with Pink Squid
Financial Service Risk and Regulation - PwC in partnership with ThirtyThree

Book your table for the Awards on 6 May here.

Click here for a list of last year’s winners.

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