The Jenrick Recruitment Group was immensely proud to attend the 2015 Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For award ceremony last night. As always, the event held at the Battersea Evolution venue in London and was attended by over 1,200 people. The Best Companies awards, now in their 15th year, attracted over 1,000 entries from companies throughout the UK, all vying to be recognised as one the top 100 companies to work for within the UK. The assessment period commenced over 6 months ago and combined a range of detailed statistical data plus individual surveys to every member of the Jenrick Team. Jenrick took a party of 30 to the event to enjoy a variety of inspirational talks from special guests; Ben Shephard and Richard Curtis. Then it was time for the awards…
“and in 4th place for the 2015 Top 100 Companies to Work For is The Jenrick Recruitment Group.”
I think it’s fair to say that 30 jaws dropped simultaneously at that point and there was a second or two of stunned silence, before we all genuinely absorbed the fact that Jenrick was officially the 4th best company to work for in the UK… then there was a mass eruption of hugs, screams, shouts and high-fives.
Then, just as we did in 2009, we hit the stage en-mass to collect the award, whilst also giving the photographer his biggest headache of the evening as he tried to work out how he’d fit all of us into the official photo.
We walked back to our seats in a blur as our achievement began to sink in. Once we received our copy of the Sunday Times Supplement we had the opportunity to learn more about our success, finding out that we’d achieved the 2nd highest score for ‘Giving Something Back’ and had been ranked 1st for ‘Strong Social Conscience.’
We then found out that we’d actually achieved at total of 7 top scores in the Best Companies survey! A truly wonderful evening and an incredible way to mark our return to the awards that we’d last entered back in 2009. Jonathan Austin, C.E.O. of Best Companies, wrote to us this morning….
“I‘d like to congratulate you on achieving position 4 on the list. You should be extremely proud of your achievement and the fact that your employees feel The Jenrick Recruitment Group is one of the best places to work in the UK!”
All of us in Jenrick know that this company is a fabulous place to work, but to have it officially recognised by Best Companies and The Sunday Times is something we can all take great pride within. So there we are, Jenrick is officially one of the Top 100 Companies to Work for in the UK and a 3 Star Best Company for 2015.
Jenrick is one of the most established multi-sector recruitment consultancies in the UK, with specialist divisions that serve the Engineering, I.T., and Commercial sectors. With one of the best staff retention rates in recruitment, Jenrick is well-placed to offer excellent career advice to anyone who wishes to explore the range of permanent, contract, interim and temporary career opportunities available within the UK.