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. 

  • Best Use of Online Recruitment

    Best Use of Online Recruitment

    - Onrec Awards 2018 -

    For our work with Mears Group, we’re awarded the ‘Best Use of Online Recruitment’ award at the 2018 Onrec Awards.

  • Creative Online Marketing

    Creative Online Marketing

    - Onrec Awards 2017 -

    Recognised for our work on the new Blue Octopus website, we take home the ‘Creative Online Marketing Award’. Other winners included Jobsite and Virgin Media.

  • Best Online Candidate Experience

    Best Online Candidate Experience

    - Onrec Awards 2016 -

    Blue Octopus is named as having the ‘Best Online Candidate Experience’ for another year – a massive achievement for the team at Octo House.

  • Creative Offline Marketing

    Creative Offline Marketing

    - Onrec Awards 2015 -

    Blue Octopus celebrates taking home the ‘Creative Offline Marketing’ award, 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 running, Blue Octopus picks up an award at the Onrecs. This time, for ‘Best Online Candidate Experience’.

  • Creative Offline Marketing

    Creative Offline Marketing

    - Onrec Awards 2013 -

    Blue Octopus is the first recruiter from Yorkshire to win an award at the prestigious Onrec awards in the form of the ‘Creative Offline Marketing’ award.

  • Highly Commended Recruitment

    Highly Commended Recruitment

    - Recruit Rank 2012 -

    In addition to picking up the award for ‘Highly Commended Recruitment’, Blue Octopus is also named one of the UK’s top 10 recruiters for 2012.

  • Best Recruiter

    Best Recruiter

    - Recruit Rank 2011 -

    Blue Octopus is honoured to collect the ‘Best Recruiter’ award at the 2011 Jobsite awards, beating off stiff competition from Hays Specialist Recruitment, Manpower and networx.

  • Best Candidate Communications

    Best Candidate Communications

    - Recruit Rank 2011 -

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

  • Most Improved Recruiter

    Most Improved Recruiter

    - Recruit Rank 2010 -

    Having only been up and running for a matter of months, Blue Octopus wins its very first award at the 2010 Jobsite awards. We’re named ‘Most Improved Recruiter’.

  • 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