16 Oct 2023

British Recruitment Awards 2023: Finalists Announced

With over 225 entries received from organisations across the UK, competition to be named a Finalist proved to be very tough. But today, the British Recruitment Awards Judging panel is proud to reveal its 2023 Finalists!

Powered by employee insight platform, New Possible, the British Recruitment Awards sets out to discover and celebrate the individuals and teams that are truly passionate about recruitment’s role in building a thriving organisation. Organisations taking part this year range from start-up pioneers to public sector heroes, tech superstars, global titans, and everything in between. Irrespective of organisation size, industry or resources, Finalists shared how their initiatives are transforming recruitment and delivering tangible value for their organisations.

The Careers in Racing team are happy to announce that our team member Sean Simara has been named a finalist for the Rising Star of the Year, People Award! You can see who he will be up against below.

People Awards

Rising Star of the Year (In-House): Ed Cherry, Talent Acquisition Advisor at GXO Logistics / Rachele Carraro, Marketing Manager at Mintago / Rebecca Lester, P&D Business Partner at Mollie’s Motels Limited / Sean Simara, Careers Marketing Executive at British Horseracing Authority / Sophie Armstrong, Talent Acquisition Recruiter at Heron Foods / Tom Ratcliffe, Talent Acquisition Sourcer at VIOOH

A huge thanks to the British Recruitment Awards 2023 all-star judging panel for reviewing the entries and sharing their expertise:

  • Yasar AhmadGlobal VP of Talent, HelloFresh
  • Sophie CliffordGlobal TA Operations and Employer Brand Lead, Vodafone
  • Liz DowlingChief People Officer, VIOOH
  • Simon GomezHead of Talent Acquisition & Employer Brand, Wagamama
  • Louise GregoryHead of Global Talent Acquisition, Anglo American
  • Sharlene JohnHead of Recruitment, Selfridges
  • Alasdair McDonaldDirector of Talent Acquisition EMEA, The Walt Disney Company
  • Ben Murphy-RyanSr Director, Talent Acquisition EMEA & LATAM, LinkedIn
  • Prof Emma ParryHead of Changing World of Work Group, Cranfield School of Management
  • Jaymini PatelHead of Talent Partnering UK/I, Unilever
  • Richard WaitePeople & Culture Director, Grant Thornton
  • Nate HarwoodFounder, New Possible

Winners will be announced at a special celebration event on the 8th November at Salsa! Temple, London. 

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