The Winners

THE REED TALENT SOLUTIONS EMPLOYER BRAND AWARD

Judges’ Comment: The judges praised FrieslandCampina for clearly demonstrating their thought process, engagement and innovation during the development of their employee value proposition.

THE LORIEN CREATIVITY IN TALENT ACQUISITION AWARD

Judges’ Comment: Judges praised Direct Line Group for the standout creativity of their brand redesign and for their commitment to improve, develop and evolve.

THE SOVA MOVING THE DIAL IN DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION AWARD

Judges’ Comment: Assurant were praised by the judges for deploying a mixture of initiatives which have led to tangible change.  

THE EARLY CAREERS PIONEER AWARD

Judges’ Comment: The judges were impressed with how Essex County Council’s Entry to Work Team drove change and took a holistic approach to bringing in all types of early talent and how it’s now embedded in their day to day running. 

THE KELLY SERVICES BEST INNOVATION IN INTERNAL RECRUITMENT AWARD

Judges’ Comment: Abcam were praised by our judges for executing multiple initiatives with strong collaboration across departments as well as highlighting what they will do to develop and continuously push forward.

THE BEST USE OF TECHNOLOGY AWARD

Judges’ Comment: Vodafone were praised for their robust thinking and demonstrating the value of leveraging tech effectively at scale. 

THE EARCU TA OPERATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Judges’ Comment: Judges praised Direct Line Group for their imaginative campaign demonstrating real proactivity and clear focus on the candidate experience.

THE EXCELLENCE IN ONBOARDING AWARD

Judges’ Comment: Judges praised Wren Kitchens for their innovative use of video material, making available different options for subtitles, transcripts, colour and sound to cater for a diverse audience. 

THE ADWAY ATTRACTION CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

Judges’ Comment: The judges praised Specsavers for a comprehensive campaign shaped around creative messaging, audience targeting, developing the perception of working at Specsavers and for showcasing opportunities for development. 

THE TA TEAM OF THE YEAR - THE JUDGES' CHOICE

Judges’ Comment: The judges looked at several factors when deciding the overall winner including: an ability to design and deliver innovation, a focus on DE&I, social mobility and community engagement. The judges were unanimous in their view that that Direct Line Group had comprehensively demonstrated all those aspects in the portfolio of metrics led work they entered.