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gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards 2017: Recruitment Awards

gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards winners 2017

Congratulations to all the organisations who won and were shortlisted!

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 nine 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 sponsored by M3S Morgan McKinley

Best Innovation on Campus sponsored by cut-e

Best Student Marketing Campaign sponsored by Pluto Event & Marketing Solutions

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

Best Graduate Training and Development Programme – Business/General Programmes

Best Internship Programme >50 intake 

Best Internship Programme <50 intake 

The gradireland Diversity Recruitment Award sponsored by AHEAD

Graduate Employee of the Yearsponsored by Engage Communications

Graduate Employer of the Year sponsored by the Irish Management Institute

 

Voted for Awards:

This is the student voice! This is the shortlisted companies, 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

FMCGsponsored by The Irish Times

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 sponsored by M3S Morgan McKinley

Overall Winner: Aldi

Silver: Jameson – Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard

Bronze: William Fry

Shortlisted organisations

  • Accenture
  • Aldi 
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Deloitte 
  • ESB 
  • EY
  • First Derivatives 
  • Jameson - Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard 
  • KPMG 
  • Public Appointments Service - gradpublicjobs.ie 
  • PwC
  • William Fry

 

Best Innovation on Campus sponsored by cut-e

Overall Winner: Accenture

Silver: Ericsson

Bronze: EY

Shortlisted organisations

  • Accenture 
  • BT
  • Dell 
  • Deloitte 
  • Ericsson
  • EY
  • First Derivatives 
  • KPMG 

 

Best Student Marketing Campaign sponsored by Pluto Event & Marketing Solutions

Overall Winner: EY

Silver: Jameson Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard

Bronze: Accenture

Shortlisted organisations

  • Accenture 
  • Dell
  • Deloitte 
  • ESB
  • EY
  • First Derivatives 
  • Jameson - Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard 
  • KPMG 
  • Lidl 
  • PwC 

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

Overall Winner: KPMG

Silver: PwC

Bronze: Dell

Shortlisted organisations

  • Alkermes
  • BT
  • Dell
  • Deloitte 
  • ESB 
  • EY
  • Hedgeserv 
  • KPMG 
  • Matheson
  • Openet
  • Peninsula Ireland
  • PwC 
  • William Fry 

Best Graduate Training and Development Programme – Business/Management Programmes

Overall Winner: Glanbia

Silver: Paddy Power Betfair

Bronze: Musgrave

Shortlisted organisations

  • Abbott
  • AbbVie
  • Accenture 
  • Aldi 
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Boston Scientific
  • Cartrawler
  • Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car 
  • Glanbia 
  • Ibec Global Graduates
  • Jameson - Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard 
  • Lidl 
  • Musgrave Group 
  • Oracle
  • Paddy Power Betfair
  • Stryker 

Best Internship Programme >50 intake 

Overall Winner: EY

Silver: PwC

Bronze: Boston Scientific

Shortlisted organisations

  • A&L Goodbody 
  • Boston Scientific
  • Dell
  • Deloitte 
  • ESB
  • EY 
  • KPMG
  • PwC

Best Internship Programme <50 intake 

Overall Winner: AbbVie

Silver: Glanbia

Bronze: Hedgeserv

  • Abbott 
  • AbbVie 
  • Accenture 
  • AON
  • Arthur Cox
  • BT
  • Ericsson 
  • First Derivatives 
  • Glanbia
  • Hedgeserv 
  • Kerry 
  • KPMG 
  • Musgrave
  • William Fry 

The gradireland Diversity Recruitment Award sponsored by AHEAD

Shortlisted organisations

Overall Winner: EY

Silver: Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Bronze: Accenture

  • Abbott 
  • Accenture 
  • Boston Scientific
  • Dell 
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car 
  • EY 
  • First Derivatives
  • KPMG 

Graduate Employee of the Year sponsored by Engage Communications

Overall Winner: Michael Redmond, AbbVie

Entrants from the following companies will be recognised.

  • Abbott 
  • AbbVie 
  • Accenture 
  • Boston Scientific
  • BT
  • daa
  • Dell 
  • Deloitte 
  • ESB 
  • First Derivatives
  • Glanbia 
  • Hedgeserv 
  • Jacobs Engineering
  • Jameson - Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard
  • KPMG 
  • Lidl 
  • Musgrave
  • SQS 
  • Stryker

Graduate Employer of the Year sponsored by the Irish Management Institute

Overall Winner: EY

Shortlisted organisations

  • Abbott
  • AbbVie 
  • Accenture 
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Boston Scientific
  • BT
  • Dell
  • Deloitte 
  • EY 
  • First Derivatives 
  • Hedgeserv 
  • Jameson - Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard 
  • KPMG 
  • Lidl 
  • PwC 
  • William Fry 

 

Voted for Awards:

 

Accountancy/professional services

Overall Winner: Deloitte

Shortlisted organisations

  • BDO
  • Crowe Horwath
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Grant Thornton
  • IFAC Accountants
  • KPMG
  • Mazars
  • PwC
  • RSM
  • Russell Brennan Keane

 

Banking, investment & financial services

Overall Winner: Bank of Ireland

Shortlisted organisations

  • AIB Group
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Central Bank
  • Citi
  • Davy
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Goldman Sachs
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Morgan Stanley
  • State Street
  • Vhi Healthcare

Consulting

Overall Winner: Accenture

Shortlisted organisations

  • Accenture
  • Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
  • CHL Consulting Group
  • GLG
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Mercer
  • Towers Watson

 

Engineering sponsored by Engineers Ireland

Overall Winner: Intel

Shortlisted organisations

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

FMCGsponsored by The Irish Times

Overall Winner: Jameson - Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard

Shortlisted organisations

  • Coca-Cola
  • Core Media
  • Dairygold
  • Diageo
  • Glanbia
  • Jameson - Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kerry Group
  • L'Oréal
  • Nestlé
  • Pepsico
  • P&G
  • Unilever

 

IT

Overall Winner: Google

Shortlisted organisations

  • Accenture Technology Solutions
  • Apple
  • Dell
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • SAP
  • Workday

 

Law

Overall Winner: A&L Goodbody

Shortlisted organisations

  • A&L Goodbody
  • Arthur Cox
  • 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
  • DHL
  • Dublin Airport Authority
  • Irish Aviation Authority
  • Ryanair
  • Stena Line

Online retail services and telecoms

Overall Winner: Amazon

Shortlisted organisations

  • Amazon
  • BSkyB
  • BT
  • eBay
  • eir
  • Openet
  • Paddy Power Betfair
  • Paypal
  • Virgin Media
  • Vodafone

Public service/publicly funded bodies

Overall Winner: Department of Education

Shortlisted organisations

  • Department of Education (Teaching)
  • Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • European Commission
  • gradpublicjobs.ie
  • Health Service Executive
  • ibec’s Global Graduates
  • 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

Science

Overall Winner: Pfizer

Shortlisted organisations

  • Abbott
  • AbbVie
  • Allergan
  • BioMarin
  • Boston Scientific
  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • GSK
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Medtronic
  • Pfizer
  • Stryker 

Utilities, Energy, Renewables

Overall Winner: ESB

Shortlisted organisations

  • Airtricity
  • Bord Gáis
  • Bord na Mona
  • Coillte
  • Eirgrid
  • ESB
  • Irish Cement

Most Popular Graduate Recruiter

Overall Winner: Deloitte

Top 10

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