Shortlist for The Drum Recruitment Business Awards revealed

Judging for The Drum Recruitment Business Awards has come and gone and the shortlist can now be revealed.

This year’s entrants have been a mix of innovative and exciting new ideas from the industry’s leading advertisers and recruiters.

Judges were impressed by the standard of entries in terms of creativity and technology used.

Creative judge Sandra Reith, head of people resourcing, Tesco Bank said: “There has been a real diverse group this year and there have been some really strong entrants.

“The ideas have been great and in some of the categories the artwork and videos have been really provocative and driving the emotion. The visuals and graphics have been vibrant and colourful and really resonating and stirred up feelings.”

Business judge Chris Logue, founding director, Eden Scott said: “I was really impressed with the vast majority of the entries. There is clearly lots of energy, drive, innovation and staff focus in new and growing recruitment companies.

“It’s great to see so many companies who are keen to increase the standing and reputation of the recruitment industry by a focus on long-term relationship building and identifying niches where they can add significant value to their clients and candidates.”

If you entered the advertising – best campaign category, the following companies have made the shortlist for a chance at winning this top award.

  • ASG & Partners
  • Chatter
  • Pertemps Network Group
  • Pink Squid
  • SMRS
  • Thirty Three
  • Wave Group

Nominations for best small recruitment agency are:

  • Finegreen
  • Henderson Scott
  • ISL Recruitment
  • iSource Group
  • Oakwell Hampton
  • Oscar Recruitment

A full list of the nominations can be viewed here. Winners will be announced at the award ceremony on Thursday 7 September at the Midland Hotel, Manchester. Tables can be purchased now online.

The awards are sponsored by: Total Jobs, The Drum Jobs, TINT, The Drum RAR and The Drum Network.

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