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Over 200 recruitment leaders attend live gala dinner at The Grosvenor in Dubai  

Winners of TALiNT Partners’ TIARA Recruitment Awards MENA 2022 were revealed at a Gala Dinner at The Grosvenor in Dubai yesterday, attended by over 200 CEOs, senior executives and leaders from the region’s top recruiters. Held in the glittering Windsor ballroom at the Grosvenor Hotel, the finalists arrived to a red carpet welcome for the drinks reception.   

Ken Brotherston, CEO at TALiNT Partners commented: “If last year’s recruitment market was all about resilience, then this year is all about maximising opportunities.” The MENA region is booming and there has never been such a shortage of talent, and that in itself is the biggest challenge for our industry. Clients are demanding more innovation and solutions from the sector and it those companies that are meeting this demand head on who were at the forefront of the event.  

Darren Grainger, Managing Director at NES Fircroft was awarded The Leader of the Year Award. A very worthy winner who was commended for his people orientated leadership, personal investment, commitment to the growth of his team and his ability to improve the business whilst supporting client needs.  

The full list of TIARA Recruitment Award winners and highly commended finalists is as follows:   

The Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year  

  • Winner – Salt  
  • Highly Commended – VHR  

 The Contract Recruitment Company of the Year  

  • Winner – Marc Ellis  

 The Client Service Award  

  • Winner – VHR  

 The Growth Recruitment Company of the Year  

  • Winner – Sthree  
  • Highly Commended – Halian  

 The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award  

  • Winner – NES Fircroft  

 The Best Recruitment Company for Emiratisation  

  • Winner – Mark Williams Recruitment  
  • Highly Commended – ERC International  

 The Best Talent Attraction Strategy Award  

  • Winner – Marc Ellis  

 The Talent Solutions Company of the Year  

  • Winner – Gini Talent  

 The Best Recruitment Company to Work For  

  • Winner – Robert Walters  
  • Highly Commended – Marc Ellis  

 The Leader of the Year  

  • Winner – Darren Grainger, Managing Director, NES Fircroft  
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The judging process will commence in the coming weeks

TALiNT Partners has announced the finalists for the 2022 TIARA Recruitment Awards MENA with 22 of the region’s best staffing firms shortlisted in 10 award categories.

The TIARAs set a new standard of excellence, innovation and achievement, enabling ​recruiters to showcase the incredible work they do in the recruitment community across MENA.

David Head, Partnership Director at TALiNT Partners commented: “This year’s shortlist is testament to the amazing work the sector is doing and showcasing how resilient our sector can be in really difficult times. We can’t wait to celebrate the crowning achievements of the best in the sector, rewarding all those who have successfully grown through a challenging and uncertain market. The recruitment sector in the MENA region has bounced back strongly following the pandemic and we applaud the entire industry, especially our finalists and winners all of whom will be revealed at our live ceremony on 3rd November.”

The TIARA Awards programme is renowned for its rigorous and independent judging process and shortlisted entries will now be scored by the highly experienced, expert panel of judges who have been drawn from the HR and Talent Acquisition community and winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony in November at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Dubai.

The TIARA judging panel is distinguished by some of the industry’s leading executives and NEDs, including Susana Correia, Head of Staffing & Scaled at LinkedIn and Ron Thomas, Managing Director of Strategy Focussed Group.

Winners will be profiled in a special supplement published in TALiNT International.

The TIARA Recruitment Awards MENA are part of the largest global recognition programme for recruitment and staffing companies.

To find out more about TALiNT Partners’ awards programme please contact awards@talintpartners.com


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