National Industry Recognition Marks Yet Another Chapter for LLJ
Published: 25 May 2016 By LoveLocalJobs.com
If you haven’t already heard the good news, we are proud to announce that LoveLocalJobs.com has won this year’s Highly Commended at the 2016 Recruiter Awards for Excellence for the Best Job/Careers Board in the UK!
The decision for the 2016 Recruiter Awards for Excellence is judged by industry, professional and financial experts and for the second consecutive year we made the shortlist. LoveLocalJobs.com has a collection of regional job boards committed to providing an accessible and cost effective solution to businesses and organisations of all sizes in the South-East.
Our team of industry experts have been working their socks off this year which has all paid off! Since LoveLocalJobs.com was founded in 2010, we have supported communities with access to jobs, skills, training and careers information they need to be successful. We ended 2015 on a high with a fresh new website, and brand new features, offers and initiatives to help job seekers from all walks of life progress in their careers. We also entered 2016 with more business Partners and jobseeker engagement than ever before. Some of the biggest and brightest companies have contributed to each and every jobs board, and without support from local communities we wouldn’t be expanding at such a rapid pace today!
We’re over the moon
One of our biggest achievements last year, that really brought an exciting dimension to our services, was the roll out of our Be the Change programme in partnership with HumanUtopia. As 2016 has progressed, this program has brought real rewards on a weekly basis, not just for our team but for young people across the South East. We now work alongside universities, dozens of schools, several colleges and a long list of local businesses to make young aspirations a reality. This big push in 2015 culminated in us being shortlisted at the National Recruiter Awards for our commitment to young people, alongside recognition for our services by other European, national and regional awards.
All this brings us back to the here and now, and what our latest award means to us as a business after five and a half years. We call our collection of job boards ‘The Family’ because they are exactly that: all teams work together to better the career prospects for our ever-widening groups of users. After several years in the industry we know that at every award ceremony we’re up against stiff competition so to win this prestigious award is very exciting but also humbling. We always strive to be more than just a jobs board provider and are always thinking of extra ways to be innovative in the industry, from our Be the Change mentor program to our Employability Zone with its array of career guidance platforms.
LoveLocalJobs.com was a runner up in the Best Job/Careers Board in the UK category last year, and now we have made our mark by being awarded Highly Commended - it just shows you what can happen in a year!
Gary Peters, Chief Executive said: “I am over the moon for my team! We have worked so hard and are extremely proud of our growth and success since 2010. We have another exciting year ahead of us with the launch of our Be the Change programme in partnership with HumanUtopia and more concentrated efforts to ensure local employers are much better connected with the local job market and the future workforce generation."
Busy as ever!
The LoveLocalJobs.com team do not rest on their laurels! Our ideas, assistance, hard work and aspirations will continue to drive us forward throughout 2016 and beyond. Don’t forget to follow the latest goings-on to find out about the latest job listings, events, community news and new jobs boards opening up across the South East. For more information about our services and how we can help your career or business, please contact us on 01273 651100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.