Spotted Zebra shortlisted for innovation award at the NGRAs

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Spotted Zebra will have a significant presence as both a sponsor and finalist at the upcoming 2024 National Graduate Recruitment Awards.

Spotted Zebra's work supporting science and engineering firm AWE with early careers, apprentice hiring has received industry recognition in the National Graduate Recruitment Awards (NGRAs) 2024 shortlist. 

Spotted Zebra and AWE have been named as finalists for the prestigious Best Innovation in Recruitment Award

The winner will be announced on April 11 at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House in London. 

Spotted Zebra's Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer, Nick Shaw, is thrilled that the team's outstanding work with AWE has been recognised.

"This nomination reflects the dramatic results our innovative, skills-based platform has delivered for AWE, including receiving 100% candidate satisfaction with the process for the first time ever," he says. "By enabling AWE to align candidates with the apprentice scheme that best fits their skills, we have hugely improved hiring outcomes for the business and graduates."

Simon Perry, Head of Talent Acquisition at AWE, adds, "We're delighted to be nominated for this illustrious award. Using Spotted Zebra's Early Careers Hiring solution, we can quickly identify candidates who are a great fit for AWE's culture and values and which of our 17 apprenticeship programmes is the best match for them. It's an innovative approach that has been a huge success."

The nomination means Spotted Zebra will be a significant presence at this year's ceremony. As one of the sponsors, Spotted Zebra is proud to support the largest graduate recruitment award programme in the UK and will take to the stage to present the Most Popular Graduate Recruiter in Investment Banking and Investment Award.

"Graduates are a crucial source of talent for today's businesses, and Spotted Zebra is proud to join the NGRAs in celebrating excellence in graduate recruitment," says Nick Shaw. 

Spotted Zebra's skills-based workforce management platform is used by global enterprises to enable them to make high-stakes people decisions. The Hiring solution supports businesses with professional, volume, and early career recruitment. 

AWE's use of Spotted Zebra's Early Careers Hiring Solution previously won the Gold Award in Candidate Assessment at the IHR Awards.