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europe WINNERS 2022


The Workforce Solution of the Year

Judges’ Comments:Judges praised Bright Network for a timely solution to upskill new talent and embed DE&I whilst also bringing its values to life, proving purpose beyond profit, and innovating with data.

The Contractor Solution of the Year

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Sonovate for impressive growth across all meaningful metrics, supporting contractor payments during a very challenging time, and championing support of the growing flexible workforce.

The Marriott Harrison Candidate Experience Solution of the Year

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Sova for its customer and market led assessment solution that optimises data insight and innovation to deliver value to both clients and candidates.


Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Paiger for heavily investing in its own marketing, doubling its revenue and growing clients in the US, Australia and Europe. It was also highly commended for its role in championing recruitment marketing and educating professionals.

The DE&I Solution of the Year

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised HireVue for proving the impact of its solution on diverse and inclusive hiring at scale, with a multi-pronged approach to reducing bias and ensuring a great experience for both clients and candidates.

The Compliance Solution of the Year

Judges Comments: Judges praised Worksome for vastly reducing risk exposure for large employers and removing unnecessary stress for freelancers whilst enabling them to begin projects faster.

The Onboarding Solution of the Year

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Eli Onboarding for clearly demonstrating the value and impact of its onboarding solution but also its investment in its own people as a focussed, values driven company with a highly engaged and innovative team.

The Learning Solution of the Year

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Bright Network for optimising its data to create a fair and equitable training and deployment solution for emerging talent and a more diverse and inclusive solution for employers.

The Talent Tech Customer Service Award

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Pixid for its impressive client retention and referral rates and also for its investment in staff development which is enabling great customer service.

The Talent Tech Scale Up Award

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Talos for its visionary leader who has not only achieved impressive sales and client growth but also built a senior team to achieve even more ambitious milestones over the next two years.

The Talent Tech Innovation Award

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Mercury for its impressive client retention, solid growth and its innovative ambition to make recruitment more proactive with predictive analytics using a tech platform that everyone is familiar with.

The Pearl Meyer Talent Tech Best Company to Work For

Judges’ Comments: Eightfold impressed judges as a champion of skills over roles or experience, with an innovative solution to achieve this at scale, and an authentic commitment to provide the right career for everyone that it applies in its own business.

The Optima Talent Tech Leader of the Year

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Janette for leading a company rebrand, structural change and impressive growth in a short period of time whilst also demonstrating her commitment to career progression, training and wellbeing. 

The Venero Champion of Champions Award

Judges’ Comments: Judges praised Eightfold for a genuinely innovative solution that is championing the move to skills-led recruitment at scale and proving its success as the model for its own business as the Best Talent Tech Company to Work For. Eightfold is a worthy Champion of Champions for 2022.