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Talent Board Announces Inaugural APAC Candidate Experience Awards Reception and Half-Day Workshop

Talent Board Announces Inaugural APAC Candidate Experience Awards Reception and Half-Day Workshop

Event to Recognise 2015 Winners and Highlight the Best Candidate Experience Practices in APAC

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Feb 1, 2016) – Talent Board, a non-profit organisation focused on the promotion and data benchmark research of a quality candidate experience, today announced details of the first-ever Asia-Pacific (APAC) Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards Reception. The awards ceremony will take place in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, and be followed by the Candidate Experience Half-Day Workshop, on Thursday, February 25.

“With global talent shortages and companies around the world struggling to find qualified workers, the candidate experience an organisation provides can significantly improve its ability to attract and engage the best candidates,” said Elaine Orler, Talent Board co-founder and chairman. “We are excited to reveal the winners of the first-ever APAC CandE Awards and put the spotlight on the recruiting practices and technologies that enable employers throughout the region to deliver an exceptional candidate experience.”

The APAC CandE Awards is a no-cost competition designed to help employers throughout the APAC region measure their candidate experience practices against their peers. It also serves as a benchmarking program, enabling participants to learn the recruiting strategies that deliver the best results and contribute to a positive candidate experience. The 2015 APAC CandE Awards program consisted of a comprehensive evaluation processes in which employers completed a survey about their current recruiting processes. Participating employers’ job candidates were also surveyed to capture their feedback about the experience they had in researching, engaging and learning their outcome of selection.

During the inaugural APAC CandE Awards Reception, 11 companies will be recognised as winners of the 2015 program and celebrated for their achievements in providing an exemplary candidate experience. The winners were selected by a distinguished judging panel, which included Talent Board co-founder Gerry Crispin, chief navigator at CareerXroads, and Joseph P. Murphy, executive vice president of Shaker, based on their exceptional recruiting practices.

Following the Awards Reception, Talent Board will host the first APAC CandE Half-Day Workshop. The event will gather talent acquisition leaders and practitioners from across the region to learn about the best practices that contribute to an effective candidate experience. Attendees will also gain insight into the current state of candidate experience in APAC, including key survey results and data on changing candidate behaviours, preferred methods of communication, overall expectations and what employers can do to leave a positive impression on candidates, even those who weren’t hired.

Additional information about the APAC Candidate Experience Awards Reception and Workshop, including registration details, can be accessed at:

About Talent Board
Talent Board is a non-profit organisation focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience. The organisation, Candidate Experience Awards program and its sponsors are dedicated to recognising the candidate experience offered by companies through the entire recruitment cycle and to forever changing the manner in which job candidates are treated. More information can be accessed

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