Innovative Talent Acquisition Initiative Earns Top Honors at the prestigious ERE Awards Ceremony
Gurgaon, Haryana – April 21, 2010 – Aricent®, a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications, today announced the company’s recognition for the ‘Best Employee Referral Program’ across all industries at the Annual Global ERE Recruiting Excellence Awards.
The award was presented to Aricent for its iRefer program – a company-wide initiative that encourages employees to refer talented individuals to fill potential employment opportunities, thus fostering close-knit relationships among employees and resulting in tremendous synergy and team spirit.
“We are extremely proud to be recognized by ERE as the recipient of this prestigious award, especially considering the strong competition from some of the biggest companies in the world,” said Anita Gupta, vice president, HR & Management Services at Aricent. “We firmly believe at Aricent that our employees are our best brand ambassadors and are significantly more effective in helping us find candidates who are a perfect fit both culturally as well as in terms of talent.”
ERE is the world’s largest forum for recruiting professionals, and their annual awards are considered to be one of the most prestigious in the industry. Winners are chosen amongst a list consisting of the most progressive and dynamic recruiters in the nation, representing some of the most prominent organizations. Winners in other categories this year included E&Y and Sodexo; past winners have included the Microsoft Corporation, Yahoo! Inc. and Deloitte.
“Aricent’s iRefer program was the most innovative, and by far the best executed campaign judges have seen,” said Todd Raphael, editor-in-chief at ERE Media. “Their understanding and ability to send out thousands of their own employees to solicit even more talent for the company is a testament to their level of employee engagement. The fact that employees are willing to recommend friends and acquaintances further proves just how good they are with respect to other HR areas, which makes Aricent a great company to work for.”
Keywords: ERE Award, iRefer, Aricent, Talent Acquisition
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