Top campus recruitment campaigns honoured

TalentEgg hands out hardware at 2018 National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards

Top campus recruitment campaigns honoured
Caitlin Mulroney (left) of Thalmic Labs and Rachelle Ireson of McMaster University celebrate at the Globe and Mail Centre in Toronto. TalentEgg

The top campus recruitment campaigns in Canada were recently honoured at TalentEgg’s 2018 National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards.

The awards, launched in 2012, were handed out on June 26 to “some of the finest recruiters, companies, non-profits, as well as universities and college career centres and co-op programs.”

They are open to all employers who hire college and university students and recent graduates in Canada. For 2018, Canadian HR Reporter was the media sponsor for the awards.

And the winners are…

Best Grad Program

Winner: Walmart

Finalists: Bell, Canadian Tire, IBM

Best Campus Career Website

Winner: BMO Financial Group

Finalists: IBM, Rogers Communications, Sun Life Financial

Best Internship/Co-op Program

Winner: TJX

Finalists: CIBC, IBM, Thalmic Labs

Campus Recruiting Program of the Year

Winner: IBM

Finalists: Bell, Colliers International Canada, Sun Life Financial

Campus Recruiter of the Year (Individual)

Winner: Trevor Buttrum (Career Connections)

Finalists: Alyssa Citrigno (RBC); Andrea Franky (Sun Life Financial); Caitlin Mulroney (Thalmic Labs); Jennifer Husband (Colliers International).

Best Contribution to Student Career Development

Winner: CIBC

Finalists: Deloitte Canada, Sun Life Financial, The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education

Best Recruitment Marketing and Outreach

Winner: Sun Life Financial

Finalists: Bell, Deloitte Canada, The Reynolds and Reynolds Company

Special Award for Innovation by a Career Centre

Winner: McMaster University, Engineering Co-op & Career Services

Finalist: Ryerson University Career Centre

Best Social Media Presence

Winner: Deloitte Canada

Finalists: Bell, Colliers International Canada

Best Digital Recruitment Campaign by an Educational Institution

Winner: Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Change School of Continuing Education

Special Award for Social Responsibility in Recruiting

Winner: Bell

Best Campus Ambassador Program

Winner: Sun Life Financial

Finalists: Communitech, Deloitte Canada

Best On-Campus Student Engagement Strategy

Winner: Procter & Gamble Inc.

Finalists: Deloitte Canada, Sun Life Financial

Best Employee Engagement and Retention Strategy for Gen Y and Z

Winner: Bell

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