The Workforce Solution of the Year

  • Pixid

Judges’ Comments: Pixid demonstrated excellence, innovation, and strong growth, with a great balance of value in functionality and people to deliver an impressive workforce solution.

  • Highly Commended: Talisman Tech

the Contractor Solution of the Year

  • My Digital

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised My Digital for succeeding in its mission to create a complete ecosystem for the staffing industry by connecting services and joining up data to access contingent talent more quickly and compliantly.

  • Highly Commended: Parasol

The Marriott Harrison Candidate Experience Solution of the Year

  • 360 Resourcing Solutions

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised 360 Resourcing Solutions for the customisation it offers candidates during the recruitment process, for providing clients with feedback on their onboarding process, and its measurement of team happiness and engagement.

  • Highly Commended: TribePad

The Recruitment Marketing Solution of the Year​

  • Paiger

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Paiger for showcasing their challenger mindset with innovation underpinned by agility, impressive growth during Covid and great client feedback, pivoting and partnering to meet changing customer needs.

  • Highly Commended: Talisman Tech

The Diversity & Inclusion Solution of the Year

  • Arctic Shores

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Arctic Shores for demonstrating great ambition and an impressive solution with a strong focus on process and clear evidence of impact in removing bias. It is also commended for its impressive results on revenue, headcount, scale and profitability.

  • Highly Commended: Get Optimal

The Compliance Solution of the Year

  • My Digital

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised My Digital for enabling a growing client base of employers and recruiters to more quickly adapt to the challenges of IR35 and adopt new talent solutions models whilst improving service for contractors.

  • Highly Commended: People Group

The Onboarding Solution of the Year

  • Eli Onboarding

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Eli Onboarding for evidencing impact, great values, innovative tools and touches, and a deep understanding of the onboarding process with strong adaptability and agility. It was also commended for its investment in its own employees during a very difficult year.

  • Highly Commended: Learn Amp

The Learning Solution of the Year

  • Clear Review

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Clear Review for clearly showing success in adapting to client challenges around homeworking and furloughed staff through lockdown – achieving steady growth with a clear mission and practicing what it preaches with its own employees’ development.

  • Highly Commended: Hoxo Media

The Talent Tech Customer Service Award

  • Odro

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Odro for showing clear and demonstrable innovation with its Zoom and Teams integration and its impressive Capture product, delivering the best service to clients with strong testimonials that has driven excellent growth.

  • Highly Commended: Clear Review

The Deloitte Talent Tech Scale Up Award

  • Sonovate

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Sonovate for achieving impressive growth last year from an already sizeable base, with strong client feedback and great testimonials. Sonovate smartly adjusted to the changing landscape with a purpose led solution for the growing gig economy.

  • Highly Commended: Paiger

The Talent Tech Innovation Award

  • Mercury xRM

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Mercury xRM for delivering significant benefits to their clients with a platform that is well thought through and capable of assisting their clients in multiple ways. Mercury xRM showed strong evidence of impact with great potential to drive industry-wide improvement.

  • Highly Commended: idibu

The Best Talent Tech Company to Work For

  • Firefish

Judges’ Comments: Firefish impressed judges with inspirational leadership and fulfilled employees. A great growth story and commendable to see how Firefish celebrate success at individual and team level.

  • Highly Commended: Tribepad

The Optima Talent Tech Leader of the Year

  • Ryan McCabe, CEO of Odro

Judges’ Comments: Judges said that Odro is a super smart business with a positive culture and a genuine sense of innovation led by an impressive leader. Ryan McCabe knows how to attract and retain good people and keep them striving for greater things. Ryan has managed the challenge of maintaining culture and staying true to core values while scaling organically.

The Talent Tech Champion of Champions

  • Odro

Judges’ Comments: It has been a great year for Odro, with big client wins including Hays and a £5m growth investment from BGF. Winner of this year’s Customer Service and Leader of the Year awards, Odro has demonstrated excellence, leadership and growth to make it a worthy Champion of Champions for 2021