Award Winning Online Recruitment

Our trophy cabinet is pretty impressive, why not have a browse?

Award winning online recruitment

Since the birth of Blue Octopus back in January 2010, we knew that we would make an impact on the recruitment industry. We achieved our goal by creating a totally innovative recruitment solution and Blue Octopus has been making waves ever since. 

  • Creative Online Marketing Award

    Creative Online Marketing Award

    - Onrec Awards 2017 -

    Having won an award at the previous four Onrec’s it was nice to be recognised for the ‘’Creative Online Marketing Award’’ for the new Blue Octopus website which we are all very proud of. Other winners of this award on the night included Jobsite and Virgin Media.

  • Best Online Candidate Experience

    Best Online Candidate Experience

    - Onrec Awards 2016 -

    Coming away as winners of the ‘’Best Online Candidate Experience’’ alongside Sainsbury’s, Jobsite and CVWOW in their relevant industries was another massive achievement for the service team at Octo House.

  • Creative Offline Marketing Award

    Creative Offline Marketing Award

    - Onrec Awards 2015 -

    Twice in three years Blue Octopus celebrated picking up the ‘’Create Offline Marketing’’ award this time alongside Only Marketing Jobs, CV Library and Direct Line Group.

  • Best Online Candidate Experience

    Best Online Candidate Experience

    - Onrec Awards 2014 -

    For the second year in a row Blue Octopus picked up an award at the Onrec awards, this time it was for ‘’Best Online Candidate Experience’’ alongside Allaboutlaw, Sainsbury’s and Gradweb.

  • Creative Offline Marketing Award

    Creative Offline Marketing Award

    - Onrec Awards 2013 -

    Blue Octopus is the first recruiter from Yorkshire to win an award at the prestigious Onrec awards. Our marketing team won the ‘’Creative Offline Marketing Award’’.

  • Highly Commended Recruitment

    Highly Commended Recruitment

    - Recruit Rank 2012 -

    Blue Octopus win the ‘Highly Commended Recruitment Agency’ award at the Jobsite awards. We were also extremely happy to be officially named one of the UK’s Top 10 recruiters for 2012!

  • Best Recruiter

    Best Recruiter

    - Recruit Rank 2011 -

    It was an absolute honour to collect the ‘’Best Recruiter’’ award at the 2011 Jobsite awards, beating off stiff competition in the form of Hays Specialist Recruitment, Manpower and networx was a massive achievement considering we were still a relatively small fish in the recruitment ocean. 

  • Best Candidate Communications

    Best Candidate Communications

    - Recruit Rank 2011 -

    Still less than two years old, Blue Octopus triumphs yet again at the 2011 Jobsite awards, picking up ‘’Best Candidate Communications’’.

  • Most Improved Recruiter

    Most Improved Recruiter

    - Recruit Rank 2010 -

    Having only been going a matter of months, Blue Octopus picks up its first award for ‘’Most Improved Recruiter’’ at the 2010 Jobsite awards.

  • Blue Octopus saved us time and money from day one as they managed to overhaul our post and email-based recruitment system almost overnight.
    Josie Gavoyannis - Regional HR Partner
  • I feel completely supported and to be honest this recruitment malarkey is becoming a joy! I get to do the nice bits, meeting the great candidates and progressing to offer stage.
    Ann Shields - Resourcing Business Partner