Winners of the first virtual Recruiter Awards announced

Hundreds of you from around the world yesterday tuned in to find out the winners of the 2020 Recruiter Awards.

At the first ever virtual ceremony, Recruiter editor DeeDee Doke opened the proceedings from the Poets House boutique hotel in Ely, Cambridgeshire, bringing the glamour and party atmosphere missing from the usual Awards venue of London’s Grosvenor House Hotel to the online event.

Judges and others from the recruitment world revealed the winners of over 30 categories from their homes and offices throughout the UK, and viewers were able to send in their congratulations via a Live Feed on the online page, as well as posting their successes on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Here are all the winners and Highly Commended people and companies. For more information on all of the winners, visit the Recruiter Awards website.

1. Recruitment Leader of the Year
Ryan Adams: Founder, Signify Technology 
Highly Commended:
Saffa Ayub: Director, Bramwith Consulting 

2. Recruitment Industry Entrepreneur of the Year
Danny Brooks: CEO, VHR
Highly Commended:
Mark Beavan: Head of Agency, That Little Agency

3. Best Candidate Experience
The Food & Beverage Candidate Experience - National Trust

4. Best Graduate Recruitment Strategy
Cisco Leaders of Tomorrow are the New University Grads of Today - Cisco
Highly Commended:
Never Not Newton - Newton Europe in partnership with Blackbridge Communications

5. Best Apprentice/School Leaver Recruitment Strategy
Sponsored by: Irwin Mitchell
Virgin Media Apprentices - Virgin Media in partnership with Amberjack
Highly Commended:
Rolls-Royce National Apprenticeship Week - Rolls-Royce in partnership with Blackbridge Communications

6. In-House Innovation in Recruitment
Leaders of the Future - North Yorkshire Police in partnership with Cappfinity

7. Most Effective Employer Brand Development
Ready for ANYTHING? - The AA in partnership with TMP and PeopleScout
Highly Commended:
Uniquely you, together Harrods - Harrods in partnership with Pink Squid

8. Best In-House Recruitment Team
Global TA Team, Mondelez International 

9. Best Recruitment Agency Marketing Team
NES Global Talent 
Highly Commended:
Talent International 

10. Best Candidate Care
Rare Recruitment 

11. Best Client Service
Sanctuary Personnel

12. Best Banking/Financial Services Recruitment Agency
Sponsored by: Natwest 

13. Best Engineering Recruitment Agency
NES Global Talent 

14. Best International Recruitment Agency
Sponsored by: 6CATS International 
NES Global Talent 

15. Best IT/Technology Recruitment Agency
Sponsored by: Bullhorn 
Franklin Fitch

16. Best New Agency
SR2 - Socially Responsible Recruitment

17. Best Professional Services Recruitment Agency

18. Best Public/Third Sector Recruitment Agency
TFS Healthcare

19. Best Temporary Recruitment Agency
Highly Commended:
Autotech Recruit 

20. Most Effective Back Office Operation
Evolve Hospitality 
Highly Commended:
Eames Consulting Group 

21. Recruitment Agency of the Year – Micro (up to 19 Employees)
Highly Commended:
Baltimore Consulting 

22. Recruitment Agency of the Year – Small (20-49 Employees)
Signify Technology

23. Recruitment Agency of the Year – Medium (50-99 Employees)
Sponsored by: CV-Library 
Green Park

24. Recruitment Agency of the Year – Large (100+ Employees)
Sponsored by: Zodeq

25. Most Effective Compliance Operation

26. Outstanding Outsourced Recruitment Organisation
ResourceBank Recruitment 
Highly Commended:

27. Recruitment Technology Innovation of the Year

28. Recruitment Industry Supplier of the Year

29. Most Effective Recruitment Marketing Campaign
Ant Middleton 24-Hour Live Challenge - The AA in partnership with PeopleScout

30. Sustainable Recruitment Agency of the Year

31. Recruitment Impact Award 
Bill Boorman: Founder, #tru 

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