Call for Nominations: Recruiter of the Year Award

Portland, ME – July 29, 2014 – Recruiting Trends will partner with Great Rated!(TM) by Great Place to Work(R) to present the Recruiter of the Year Award. Nominations are currently being accepted online and will be reviewed by a selection committee including leaders from Great Rated!(TM) and Recruiting Trends. The winner of the Recruiter of the Year Award will be honored on October 29 at the Recruiting Trends Conference in Las Vegas.

“Great workplaces start with great recruiters,” says RD Whitney, Executive Director of Recruiting Trends. “Great Place to Work(R) identifies the best workplaces in the US, and gives job-seekers the inside scoop on their workplace culture through its Great Rated!(TM) Reviews. They know how critical the talent acquisition process is to creating a productive, rewarding work environment. Talent acquisition professionals build trust and find talent who will innovate and contribute to the overall success of the organization. The recruiting process lays the foundation for a truly great workplace.”

The Recruiting Trends Conference will be held October 28-30 at the Mirage Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The conference agenda features keynote sessions from Peter Cappelli, Director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources, and Dr. John Sullivan, HR thought leader and author. General sessions include presentations from leaders at Pandora, Time Warner Cable, JWT, Cognizant, Bloomberg BNA and more. The main conference program has been approved for 11 credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI).

“Great Rated!(TM) is honored to support recruiters’ efforts by authenticating workplace cultures and helping to spread the word,” offered Kim Peters, head of Great Rated!(TM). “We are so pleased to have this opportunity to recognize the Recruiter of the Year with this award.”

The selection committee is seeking currently practicing recruiters whose work in the field exhibits professionalism, effectiveness, fearlessness and innovation. The nomination period for the Recruiter of the Year Award will close on Monday, September 15, 2014. To nominate a recruiter, visit

About Great Rated!(TM)

Great Rated!(TM) gives job seekers the inside scoop on companies and their cultures so they can find their best fit. Through Great Rated!(TM) Reviews, job seekers gain unique in-depth insights into workplaces and hiring practices and can easily compare the strengths and benefits across multiple organizations. Ratings are based on the results of confidential surveys distributed randomly to a representative sample of each company’s current employees – so readers can always trust that the results provide a true picture of the workplace. The survey used is the Trust Index(C) tool from parent company Great Place to Work(R), which has used this survey for more than 25 years to assess millions of employees worldwide.