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2011 Award Nomination Form

Annual Award
Categories & Criteria

The purpose of the Annual Awards is for all of us to recognize and reflect on the global recruitment community’s challenges and achievements. The award nominations will be evaluated by recruiting industry experts and practitioners and submitted by the readers of RecruitingTrends.com and onrec.com.

All submissions are due September 30, 2011 12 Midnight EDT.

Categories are as Follow:

  • Best Candidate Experience
  • Innovation in Recruitment
  • Innovation in Global Recruitment
  • Most-effective Recruitment Campaign
  • Best Social Networking Recruitment Effort
  • Recruitment Personality of the Year
  • Best Inclusion Recruiting Program
  • Best Military Recruiting Program
  • Best Employee Referral Program
  • Best Employer Brand
  • Recruiter of the Year
  • Best College Recruiting Program

2010 Award Winners:

   
Baptist Health Systems, San Antonio, TX for Best Candidate Experience

Why they won… Awarded to an internal recruitment team to recognize outstanding service and care for candidates, ensuring each candidate is treated with professionalism throughout the recruitment process and provided a uniquely positive experience to all. The winning entry provided evidence of a successful candidate experience program.

 
CH2M HILL for Best College Recruiting Program

Why they won… Awarded to the most effective college recruitment program created by an in-house recruitment team, a recruitment advertising, or an employment agency on behalf of an employer. The winner demonstrated the ability to communicate with and stimulate recent graduates and successfully place them in the company.

 

ARINC for Innovation in Recruitment

Why they won… Awarded to recognize thinking-outside-the-box which contributed to the success of a recruitment program, the winning entry demonstrated innovation in strategy, new internal processes, marketing, use of resources, working with other departments, or any other area in which something new and different made a difference in an internal recruitment team’s activity.

 
AT&T Talent Network for Best Inclusion Recruiting Program

Why they won… Awarded to a recruiting department that can demonstrate a successful inclusion through demographic and workforce data by race/gender/disability/etc., but most importantly a company which was able to show top management “buy in” and the well-being of a diverse employee workforce through retention and employee pride.

PCO Innovation for Innovation in Global Recruitment

Why they won… Awarded to recognize thinking-outside-the-box which contributed to the success of a global recruitment program, the winning entry demonstrated innovation in strategy, new internal processes, marketing, use of resources, working with other departments, or any other area in which something new and different made a difference in an internal recruitment team’s global activity.

 
BNSF Railway Company for Best Military Recruiting Program

Why they won… Awarded to the company whose recruitment efforts and career site embrace the growing numbers of ‘ready to serve’ service men and women returning or for the first time entering the civilian job market. The winner demonstrated how they attract, hire and retain veterans.

 

Accolo, Inc. for Most-effective Recruitment Campaign

Why they won… Awarded to the most creative and successful campaign created, developed and implemented by an in-house recruitment marketing team, a recruitment advertising or employment agency on behalf of an employer. The winning entry provided material and statistics on how the campaign succeeded in helping an employer to reach a specific recruitment goal.

 
Nexus IT Group, Inc. for Best Employee Referral Program

Why they won… Awarded to the recruitment/HR Department able to demonstrate a successful Employee Referral Program which includes internal as well as external recruitment and placement of employee recommended candidates for new openings. The winning entry included employee recognition /rewarded and motivation for recommending colleagues and friends.

Sodexo, Inc. for Best Social Networking Recruitment Effort

Why they won… Awarded to the most creative and successful Social Networking Sourcing/Recruitment campaign developed and implemented by an in-house recruitment team, a recruitment advertising or an employment agency on behalf of an employer. The winning entry provided evidence of how the campaigns succeeded in helping an employer reach a specific recruitment goal.

 
Quick Solutions, Inc. for Best Employer Brand

Why they won… Awarded to the company which understood Employer Branding isn’t necessary equal or same as the Product Branding – understanding “who you are and what you are not!” is key. The winner demonstrated how their Employer Brand and their culture is communicated internally and externally and how it helps them recruit and retain the right people at their organization.

William Uranga of TiVo for Recruitment Personality of the Year

Why they won… This award was presented to the recruiter (external, internal, recruitment outsourcing, recruitment advertising, job board, etc) who has made the most significant impact on the industry in 2010.

 
Ted Daywalt of VetJobs for Vet Advocate of the Year

Why they won… This award was presented to the recruiter (external, internal, recruitment outsourcing, recruitment advertising, job board, etc) who has made the most significant impact on recruiting, representing and helping Vets find job placement in 2010.

2011 Award Nomination Form

Follow these instructions for the 2011 Awards:

Nominations and submissions for 2011 are open to all corporate recruitment departments, recruitment advertising/creative agencies on behalf of clients operating in any industry sector, private or public. The campaign must have been developed and executed between June 2010 and June 2011. All submissions are due September 30, 2011 12 Midnight EDT.

Please provide the following information, using the headings provided below.

*Category:
*Name of campaign:
*Organization/Agency name:
*Name of organization’s/client business/industry:
*Name of campaign team leader and job title:
*Names of relevant team members and job titles:
*Background: (About 200 words or less)
Provide details of the business and the recruitment requirement that prompted development and/or implementation of the effort.
*Strategy: (About 400 words or less)
Describe the campaign, detailing the different elements and media used, and why each was used. What was the strategy and how did it fit the objective(s)? In what ways was it innovative?
*Effectiveness: (About 300 words or less)
How successful was the campaign? What measures are used to gauge its effectiveness? Provide quantifiable evidence of how the campaign helped the recruitment objectives.
*Your view: (About 200 words or less)
Why should the judges give this entry an award?
Supporting material: Please include examples of campaign materials/web sites/conference/ job fair materials you used/us to support your effort(s).

Submit your proposals to before September 2011