Date: 27 April 2017

Start time: 18:00

Venue: The Round Room at The Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin

Thank you for attending the gradireland Recruitment and Postgraduate Awards. See all the photos from the night here.

Winners announced!

The winners for this year’s gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards have been announced. Congratulations to all the organisations who won an award!

Each year the competition for these awards has intensified. To recognise this and acknowledge the quality of submissions gold, silver and bronze awards were  presented for the eight gradireland Recruitment Awards categories.

Each of the organisations who entered these awards were judged, and then shortlisted, by a panel of experts from the industry relevant to each category.

Best Graduate Recruitment Website

Best Innovation on Campus sponsored by cut-e

Best Student Marketing Campaign sponsored by The Irish Times

Best Graduate Training and Development Programme – Specialist/Professional Training Programmes

Best Graduate Training and Development Programme – Business/General Programmes

Best Internship Programme 

The gradireland Diversity Recruitment Award sponsored by AHEAD

Graduate Employee of the Year sponsored by the Irish Management Institute 

Graduate Employer of the Year sponsored by Publicis Engage

 

Voted for Awards:

This is the student voice! This is the shortlisted companies and winners, by sector, that students most want to work for. To see the shortlisted organisations, please click on the categories below.

Accountancy/professional services

Banking, investment & financial services

Consulting

Engineering sponsored by Engineers Ireland

FMCG

IT

Law

Logistics, transport & supply chain management

Online retail services and telecoms

Public service/publicly funded bodies

Retail

Science

Utilities, Energy, Renewables

 

Nominated Awards:

 

Best Graduate Recruitment Website

Overall Winner: ESB

Silver: Aldi

Bronze: Jameson - Irish Distillers

Shortlisted organisations

  • Aldi 
  • Deloitte 
  • ESB 
  • First Derivatives 
  • Jameson - Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard 
  • KPMG 
  • Musgrave Group 
  • Public Appointments Service - gradpublicjobs.ie 
  • PwC
  • William Fry

 

Best Innovation on Campus sponsored by cut-e

Overall Winner: Deloitte

Silver: KPMG

Bronze: Intel

Shortlisted organisations

  • Accenture 
  • Dell 
  • Deloitte 
  • Diageo 
  • First Derivatives 
  • Intel 
  • KPMG 

 

Best Student Marketing Campaign sponsored by The Irish Times

Overall Winner: Jameson - Irish Distillers

Silver: Glanbia

Bronze: PwC

Shortlisted organisations

  • Accenture 
  • Deloitte 
  • First Derivatives 
  • Glanbia 
  • Intel 
  • Jameson - Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard 
  • KPMG 
  • Lidl 
  • PwC 

Best Graduate Training and Development Programme – Specialist/Professional Training Programmes

Overall Winner: Abbvie

Silver: Abbott

Bronze: PwC

Shortlisted organisations

  • Abbott 
  • Abbvie 
  • Amazon 
  • Citi 
  • Davy 
  • Deloitte 
  • ESB 
  • Hedgeserv 
  • KPMG 
  • PwC 
  • Stryker 
  • William Fry 

Best Graduate Training and Development Programme – Business/Management Programmes

Overall Winner: Glanbia

Silver: Jameson - Irish Distillers

Bronze: EMC

Shortlisted organisations

  • Accenture 
  • Aldi 
  • EMC 
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car 
  • Eversheds 
  • First Derivatives 
  • Glanbia 
  • Ibec Global Graduates
  • Jameson - Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard 
  • Kerry 
  • Lidl 
  • Musgrave Group 
  • Civil Service Graduate Development Programme & gradpublicjobs.ie
  • Stryker 

Best Internship Programme 

Overall Winner: Abbott

Silver: Abbvie

Bronze: KPMG

Shortlisted organisations

  • A&L Goodbody 
  • Abbott 
  • Abbvie 
  • Accenture 
  • Deloitte 
  • EMC 
  • Ericsson 
  • EY 
  • First Derivatives 
  • Goodbody 
  • Hedgeserv 
  • Kerry 
  • KPMG 
  • McCann Fitzgerald 
  • PwC 
  • William Fry 

The gradireland Diversity Recruitment Award sponsored by AHEAD

Overall Winner: Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Silver: Abbott

Bronze: KPMG

Shortlisted organisations

  • Abbott 
  • Accenture 
  • Dell 
  • Deutsche Bank 
  • EMC 
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car 
  • EY 
  • KPMG 

Graduate Employee of the Year sponsored by the Irish Management Institute

Overall Winner: Robert Beirne, Lidl

Overall Winner: Maxim Romancovs, HedgeServ

Shortlisted organisations

  • Abbott 
  • Abbvie 
  • Accenture 
  • Cartrawler 
  • Citi 
  • Dell 
  • Deloitte 
  • EMC 
  • ESB 
  • EY 
  • First Derivatives
  • Glanbia 
  • Goodbody 
  • Hedgeserv 
  • Kerry 
  • KPMG 
  • Lidl 
  • Musgrave Group 
  • Paddy Power 
  • SQS 
  • Stryker

Graduate Employer of the Year sponsored by Publicis Engage

Overall Winner: PwC

Shortlisted organisations

  • Abbvie 
  • Accenture 
  • Deloitte 
  • EY 
  • First Derivatives 
  • Hedgeserv 
  • Jameson - Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard 
  • KPMG 
  • Lidl 
  • PwC 
  • Stryker 
  • William Fry 

 

Voted for Awards:

 

Accountancy/professional services

Overall Winner: KPMG

Shortlisted organisations

  • Baker Tilly Ryan Glennon
  • BDO
  • Crowe Horwath
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Grant Thornton
  • IFAC Accountants
  • KPMG
  • Mazars
  • PwC

 

Banking, investment & financial services

Overall Winner: Bank of Ireland

Shortlisted organisations

  • AIB Group
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Barclays
  • Central Bank
  • Citi
  • Davy
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Goodbody
  • JPMorgan Chase

Consulting

Overall Winner: Accenture

Shortlisted organisations

  • Accenture
  • BCG
  • CHL Consulting Group
  • GLG
  • Hospitality Solutions
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Mercer
  • Towers Watson

 

Engineering sponsored by Engineers Ireland

Overall Winner: Intel

Shortlisted organisations

  • Analog Devices
  • Arup
  • BMW Group
  • Bombardier
  • GE
  • Intel
  • Jacobs Engineering
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Kingspan
  • Siemens

FMCG

Overall Winner: Jameson - Irish Distillers

Shortlisted organisations

  • Aryzta
  • Coca-Cola
  • Dairygold
  • Diageo
  • Glanbia
  • Jameson
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kerry
  • L'Oréal
  • Nestlé
  • P&G
  • Unilever

 

IT

Overall Winner: Google

Shortlisted organisations

  • Accenture Technology Solutions
  • Apple
  • BioWare
  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • Dell
  • EMC
  • Ericsson
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • HP
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • SAP
  • Twitter

 

Law

Overall Winner: A&L Goodbody

Shortlisted organisations

  • A&L Goodbody
  • Arthur Cox
  • Beauchamps
  • Byrne Wallace
  • Eversheds
  • Holmes O'Malley Sexton
  • Maples & Calder
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • William Fry

Logistics, transport & supply chain management

Overall Winner: Aer Lingus

Shortlisted organisations

  • Aer Lingus
  • DCC
  • Dublin Airport Authority
  • Irish Aviation Authority
  • Ryanair

Online retail services and telecoms

Overall Winner: Amazon

Shortlisted organisations

  • Amazon
  • BSkyB
  • BT
  • eBay
  • Eir
  • Openet
  • Paddy Power
  • Paypal
  • Realex Payments
  • Vodafone

Public service/publicly funded bodies

Overall Winner: Department of Education

Shortlisted organisations

  • An Garda Síochána
  • Department of Education/Teaching
  • Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • European Commission
  • gradpublicjobs.ie
  • Health Service Executive
  • Ibec Global Graduates
  • Intertrade Ireland
  • RTÉ

 

Retail

Overall Winner: Lidl

Shortlisted organisations

  • A+F Hollister
  • Aldi
  • Boots
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Lidl
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Marriott Hotels
  • Musgrave Group
  • Penneys (Primark)
  • Smyths Toys
  • Sony
  • Tesco Ireland
  • TK Maxx (TJX)

Science

Overall Winner: Pfizer

Shortlisted organisations

  • Abbott
  • Abbvie
  • Allergan
  • BioMarin
  • Boston Scientific
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Eli Lilly
  • GSK
  • Medtronic
  • Novartis
  • Pfizer
  • Stryker 

Utilities, Energy, Renewables

Overall Winner: ESB

Shortlisted organisations

  • Airtricity
  • Bord Gais
  • Bord na Mona
  • Coillte
  • Eirgrid
  • ESB
  • Irish Cement
  • Shell

Most Popular Graduate Recruiter

Overall Winner: KPMG

Top 10

  • 1. KPMG
  • 2. PwC
  • 3. Google
  • 4. Lidl
  • 5. Accenture
  • 6. Deloitte
  • 7. Pfizer
  • 8. Jameson
  • 9. Department of Education
  • 10. Boston Scientific