Noted HR Industry Leaders Announced as Judges of Third Annual U.K. Candidate Experience Awards

Programme to Announce the Winners Later this Month in London
 
 
LONDON - Feb. 19, 2015 - PRLog -- The Candidate Experience Awards (http://uk.thecandidateexperienceawards.org/), a non-profit organisation focused on facilitating the evolution of the employment candidate experience, today announced the judges of the third annual U.K. Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards. The 2014 honourees are set to be announced at a special ceremony taking place on Thursday, 26 February, 2015.

The CandE Award judges will determine which participating companies will be awarded “With Distinction” designation. Judging this year’s programme are Bill Boorman (http://www.recruitingunblog.com/about-2/), recruiting expert and founder of #Tru Events; Ken Brotherston, chief executive of The JobPost (http://www.thejobpost.co.uk/); and Kevin Green, chief executive officer of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (https://www.rec.uk.com/). The 2014 honourees are set to be announced at a special ceremony taking place on Thursday, 26 February, 2015.

Now in its third year, the U.K. CandE Awards has more than doubled since last year, with over 40 companies and 4,000 candidates participating in the 2014 survey. Open to organisations that recruit in the British employment market, the CandE Awards recognise employers that set high standards for candidate experience, and provide data to help participating organisations improve their talent acquisition processes. The U.K. programme consists of three survey rounds (http://uk.thecandidateexperienceawards.org/how-to-apply/) that work to evaluate the company’s application process and how it treats candidates who apply. This year’s winners will be announced and celebrated at the Third Annual U.K. Candidate Experience Awards Gala on Thursday, 26 February, 2015 at The King’s Fund (http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/) in London.

“The growing response to the CandE Awards over these last three years indicates that companies are making a conscious effort to understand the impacts of their recruiting practices and improve their candidate experience,” said Leigh Carpenter, U.K. programme director and Talent Board member. “To complement this and further our efforts, we have assembled a panel of judges that represent some of the best and brightest thought leaders in human resource management and recruitment. We look forward to their participation and to announcing this year’s honourees later this month.”

For additional details on this event and the U.K. Candidate Experience Awards programme, please visit: http://uk.thecandidateexperienceawards.org.

About Bill Boorman

Bill Boorman has worked in and around recruiting for more than 30 plus years. He founded the #Tru (http://www.globaltru.com/) series of recruiting events, hosting over 100 events each year in 60+ countries, and has talked with over 2,000 people in the recruiting, HR and technology space over the last 12 months. He fills in the rest of the time advising talent technology companies such as RolePoint, Take the Interview, ColleagueRS, Work4Labs and others on product, content marketing and the market in general. In addition, he advises corporate companies, such as Oracle, Hard Rock Café, KPMG and the BBC on recruiting technology, strategy and methodology. He is always controversial, challenges the status quo, and is a passionate advocate of candidate experience because it makes sense, as well as a champion of startup technology. He blogs at www.recruitingunblog.com.

About Ken Brotherston

Ken Brotherston is Chief Executive of The JobPost and a highly experienced Chairman and executive within the Human Capital Services sector. He has wide-ranging experience of managing public and private businesses through significant change including high growth and turnarounds as well as extensive international experience and has also led a number of businesses through successful sale processes.

About Kevin Green

Kevin Green is chief executive officer of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. Before REC, Kevin was HR Director for Royal Mail Letters and, before that, Managing Director of Qtab, a successful strategic HR consultancy. Kevin has a Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel and is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD. Kevin is a sought after speaker and writes many articles on HR Strategy and Organisational Change.

About the Candidate Experience Awards

The Candidate Experience Awards is a non-profit organisation focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience. The organisation, awards programme and sponsors are dedicated to recognising the candidate experience offered by companies throughout the entire recruitment cycle and to forever changing the manner in which job candidates are treated. More information can be accessed at http://uk.thecandidateexperienceawards.org.

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