Employment & Recruitment Awards 2021

It was a fantastic night at the ERF Awards 2021 which took place Friday 25th February at the Shelbourne Hotel. Huge congratulations to all the winners and those shortlisted. It was a tough competition this year! We look forward to to the 2022 Awards!

Geraldine & the ERF Team


Awards Winners 2021

Agency of the year large (41 staff or more)- Sigmar Recruitment
Agency of the year medium (15-40 staff)- HERO Recruitment
Agency of the year small (14 or less staff)- Engage People
Recruitment Consultant of the Year / Permanent - Elaine Liston, Sanderson Recruitment
Recruitment Consultant of the Year / Temporary & Contractors (all one category this year)- Cathal McAliskey, Gempool
Back Office Support / Unsung Hero Award - Patricia Beirnes, CAE Parc Aviation
Best New Agency - Yala
Best Agency Online - FRS Recruitment
Best in Practice - Industrial, Warehousing & Logistics - Noel Group
Best in Practice - Sales & Marketing - Sigmar Recruitment
Best in Practice - Healthcare - Servisource
Best in Practice - Accountancy & Finance - Barden
Best in Practice - IT, Telecoms & Technical- Brightwater
Best in Practice - Pharma, Engineering & Science - HERO Recruitment
Best in Practice - Office & Secretarial - Osborne
Best in Practice - A Specialism - CAE Parc Aviation
Best Company Social Responsibility Award - Pale Blue Dot Recruitment
Best in Innovation Award during the Covid pandemic - Public Appointments Service

James Kilbane Award - Pat Fitzgerald, Morgan McKinley

Special Recognition Award - Siobhan Kinsella, Noel Group


Samantha Beggs

Recruitment & Employment Confederation

Campaigns & Government Relations Manager

James Osborne

The Recruitment Network (International)


Barbara McConalogue

HEANet Group Strategy Committee


David Head

TALiNT Partners

Director - TALiNT International