Recruiter Awards 2018:  winners announced

Recruiter Awards 2018: winners announced


The winners of the 2018 Recruiter Awards have been announced, following a gala awards evening at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.

The evening, hosted by comedian Milton Jones, saw a total of 30 awards taken home by organisations operating across all areas of the recruitment spectrum.

The winners in full:

Agency recruitment leader of the year

  • Toby Babb: CEO, Harrington Starr

In-house recruitment leader of the year

  • Katrina Hutchinson-O’Neill: Director of Resourcing, Nationwide Building Society

Recruitment industry entrepreneur of the year

  • Steve Beckitt: CEO/Founder, SourceBreaker

Best candidate experience

  • Out of This World Candidate Experience: Mars in partnership with Amberjack

Best graduate recruitment strategy

  • What Makes You: Babcock in partnership with Blackbridge Communications

Best apprentice/school leaver recruitment strategy

  • Morrisons Makes It: Degree Apprenticeships – Morrisons in partnership with Amberjack

In-house innovation in recruitment

  • Go North East Bus Driver Routeway: Go North East in partnership with Jobcentre Plus and Gateshead College

Most effective employer brand development

  • The Home of Proper Jobs: Charles Tyrwhitt

Best-inhouse recruitment team

  • The AA

Best recruitment agency marketing team

  • Acorn Recruitment

Best candidate care

  • ISE Partners

Best client service

  • Kite Consulting Group

Best banking/financial recruitment agency

  • LMA Recruitment

Best engineering recruitment agency

  • Fircroft

Best international recruitment agency

  • NES Global Talent

Best IT/technology recruitment agency

  • La Fosse Associates

Best new agency

  • Peel Solutions

Best public/third sector recruitment agency

  • Commercial Services

Best temporary recruitment agency

  • Class People

Most effective back office operation

  • Gravitas Recruitment Group

Recruitment agency of the year - micro (up to 10 employees)

  • Venari Partners

Recruitment agency of the year - small (11-49 employees)

  • Trust in Soda

Recruitment agency of the year - medium (50-249 employees)

  • Investigo

Recruitment agency of the year - large (250+ employees)

  • Robert Walters

Most effective compliance operation

  • Gap Personnel

Outstanding outsourced recruitment organisation

  • Amberjack

Recruitment technology innovation of the year

  • Syft

Recruitment industry supplier of the year

  • Amberjack

Most effective recruitment marketing campaign

  • All we need is you!: Shop Direct in partnership with Guidant Group
Friday, 4 May 2018

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