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Jagex walk away with best major employer at the National Online Recruitment Awards


Games developer Jagex walked away with best major employer at the National Online Recruitment Awards (NORAs) last week.

Peter Lovell and Lee Maplesden (both pictured) were there to pick up the award.

Lovell said: We're extremely honoured to receive the award. We have worked very hard to create a careers site which we genuinely feel reflects the true values and culture of our company and gives potential applicants a unique insight into the day to day operations of our games studio and industry."

Jagex beat off stiff competition from over 164,000 nominations for 583 separate recruitment websites for the annual awards whose judges included HR editor Sian Harrington.

Other winners at the awards included:

Best innovation in online recruitment - Linkedin apply

Best newcomer in online recruitment - Gradcornwall

Best employment advice website - Careerplayer

Best trade publication - Accountancyagejobs

Best consumer publication - Telegraph jobs

Best small employer - Advanced resource managers

Best small recruitment agency - Dylan

Best national recruitment agency - Senitor recruitment

Best regional job board - Nijobfinder

Best specialist job board - Gradcracker

Best generalist job board - Jobsite

Stephen O'Donnell, chairman of the NORAs said: I really cannot remember the buzz of excitement and anticipation being so great as it was at The National Online Recruitment Awards 2012 event this week. Not only was the guest list a veritable Who's Who of the online recruitment industry, but the very vocal support given by our Finalists was amazing.