Countdown to Awards Night!

We are delighted to announce the Employment & Recruitment Federation Awards 2023 which will be held at the Shelbourne Hotel on Friday 24th November 2023! 


We have 21 categories up for grabs this year, as outlined below. Please read the category list carefully as there are a couple of new categories plus a few updates to existing categories. Please note that all entries must be based on the last 12 months.

The application and entry forms are available now (below) for you to download.  A Frequently Asked Questions sheet (FAQ) is also available to download with all the guidelines for the application process.

Applications are €50 per entry.

Entries must be returned by 5pm on Thursday 21st September to 

The face-to-face interviews will take place in the latter half of October and we will release details of these closer to the time. 

Don't forget to check out this year's judges at the bottom of the page!

Dress Code:

Black tie / formal wear.


Tickets for the gala event will be €225+VAT per person. Seats will be allocated on a 'first come, first serve' basis - Please email to book.

* Only one table per company.

** A table consists of 12 places - if you book less than 12 seats (full table), please note that you may be sharing a table with another company/companies. This is the only way we can accommodate everyone, whilst still adhering to strict H&S protocols as set by the Shelbourne Hotel.. Thank you all in advance for your understanding and cooperation. 

*** If you enter for an award, you must have a seat booked to attend the Gala Ball on the 24th November. 


We look forward to receiving your entries!

Geraldine & the ERF Team


Awards Categories 2023

Click on a category below to download the relevant form.

Thank you to all our partners and sponsors for 2023, especially our key partners for this event: LinkedIn, Bullhorn and our Media Sponsor, the Irish Independent.


With special thanks to Indeed who sponsor the Drinks Reception on the night.

2023 Judges