UK Recruitment Blog of the Year 2016 – Judging Panel

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Just two more weeks left to nominate a site for the UK Recruitment Blog Awards 2016. Come Friday 18th November we’ll start creating a finalists list and then onto the judging stage. We have a great team of judges for the awards, and their role is to select between 3 and 8 finalists per category and then to choose the winners of the Recruitment Blog of the Year 2016 award.

The judging panel is:

alanwhitfordAlan Whitford
Alan is also a strategy consultant for recruitment challenges, talent acquisition, candidate experience, employment brand, recruitment and social Media. His projects have ensured success for corporate recruitment and talent management teams as well as recruitment agencies and RPO businesses.

petergoldPeter Gold 

Having worked in HCM Tech since 1998 I advise HR tech vendors on how to double their revenue.  Peter’s areas of expertise encompass social media, e-recruitment, SEO, SEM, ATS selection and implementation.  He’s a previous winner of the UK Recruitment Blog Award.

emmamirringtonEmma Mirrington 

A creative, strategic and insight driven Talent Leader with 15 years resourcing and talent management experience. Passionate about the world of talent Emma enjoy’s helping organisations review, reshape and revitalize their approach to Talent Acquisition

simonkentSimon Kent
Simon is the editor of The Global Recruiter magazine and website. His career in journalism started within the careers section of The Guardian before branching out into covering more specialised areas of personnel management including training, employment law and recruitment. He has contributed to many trade and an professional magazines as well as working with many leading companies on White Papers and research topics. He manages The Global Recruiter’s blog as well as sourcing contributions for the website and magazine from around the world.

guclu-ozenciGüçlü Özenci
Co-Founder of our main sponsors, Peoplise, Guclu describes himself as empowering HR with smart use of technology and analytics to attract, verify and on-board the next talent. He is involved in the creation of plug & play cloud solutions to help create the best teams.

stephenodonnellLIStephen O’Donnell
Founder of PC Evaluate,, and the National Online Recruitment Awards. Stephen has been a professional recruiter for the last 25 years, and has owned and run successful recruitment companies since 1993. PC Evaluate provides personality profiling services to employers throughout the UK.


Louise Triance

But you know who I am already 🙂


Nominations will close on Friday 18th November. There is no need to nominate or ‘vote’ for a site more than once.  All blogs which meet the criteria for nomination will be considered.

The criteria for nominations are:

i) the blogger has to fit into one of the categories above.
ii) the blogger has to have posted something on their blog in the past month (ie, blogged since 1st October 2016)
ii) The blog has been around for at least six months (ie, established after 1st June)
iii) The blog author/s has to be UK based.


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