Human Resources, Asia’s only regional media & events brand, has announced the 109 finalists for this year’s Asia Recruitment Awards 2017, the only regional awards show which recognises and celebrates Asia’s talent acquisition and recruitment champions.

The Asia Recruitment Awards, a premier event that rewards excellence in HR recruitment, is happening in Kuala Lumpur on 31 March, Singapore on 7 April and in Hong Kong on 12 April.

All awards were reviewed and assessed by respected HR leaders who made up the Asia Recruitment Awards jury.

“The Asia Recruitment Awards distinguishes first-rate in-house HR teams and recruitment agencies which have made remarkable accomplishments in identifying and recruiting quality candidates for their organisations or their clients’ organisations,” said Aditi Sharma Kalra, regional editor of Human Resources magazine.

Here is the complete list of finalists for Asia Recruitment Awards 2017 – Malaysia:

Best Recruitment Advertising Strategy

  • AXA Affin General Insurance
  • Maybank
  • OSRAM Opto
  • SAP
Best Use of Digital Media
  • Ambition
  • AXA Affin General Insurance
  • Dell
  • Keysight Technologies
  • Manulife
  • Maybank
  • SAP
Best Career Website by a Corporate HR Team
  • Keysight Technologies
  • SAP
Best Employer Brand Development
  • AXA Affin General Insurance
  • Coco-Cola
  • IBM
  • Maybank
  • Merck Sharpe & Dohme
  • SAP
  • Unilever
Best On-Boarding Experience
  • Alcon MTO Johor
  • Ambition
  • Coco-Cola
  • DRB-HICOM
  • Dutch Lady Malaysia
  • Great Eastern Life Assurance
  • HSBC
  • Keysight Technologies
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Tenaga Nasional
  • Unilever
Best Graduate Recruitment Programme
  • Alcon MTO Johor
  • Coca-Cola
  • General Electric
  • Great Eastern Life Assurance
  • HSBC
  • Keysight Technologies
  • Maybank
  • Right Management
  • SAP
  • Unilever
Best Staff Referral Programme
  • AXA Affin General Insurance
  • Coca-Cola
  • Dell
  • HSBC
  • Keysight Technologies
  • OSRAM Opto
  • T-Systems
Best Use of Recruitment Technology
  • General Electric
  • Manulife
  • SAP
Best Diversity & Inclusion Strategy
  • AXA Affin General Insurance
  • Coca-Cola
  • ManpowerGroup
  • Maybank
  • Merck Sharp & Dohme
  • SAP
  • T-Systems
Best Regional Recruitment Programme
  • Keysight Technologies
  • Maybank
  • SAP
Best Candidate Experience by a Corporate HR Team
  • Great Eastern Life Assurance
  • Keysight Technologies
  • ManpowerGroup
  • Maybank
  • SAP
Best Recruitment Innovation by a Corporate HR Team
  • Keysight Technologies
  • ManpowerGroup
  • Maybank
  • SAP
Best Recruitment Evaluation Technique
  • AXA Affin General Insurance
  • HSBC
  • Manulife
  • SAP
Best In-House Recruitment Team
  • Dell
  • HSBC
  • Keysight Technologies
  • SAP
  • Standard Chartered Bank
Best Recruitment Programme for Diploma and Certificate Holders
  • Coca-Cola
  • Tenaga Nasional
  • T-Systems
Best In-House Recruitment Professional
  • CTRM, Che Zulhaimee Bin Abdullah
  • DRB-HICOM, Vila Rajah
  • Pos Malaysia, Syuhada Bt Mohamad Reduan
Best Career Website by a Recruitment Agency
  • JobStreet.com
  • Spring Professional
Best Candidate Experience by a Recruitment Agency
  • Bell Ward
  • ManpowerGroup
  • Monroe Consulting Group
Best Client Service
  • Adecco Malaysia
  • Ambition
  • Bell Ward
  • ManpowerGroup
  • Spring Professional
Best Recruitment Innovation by a Recruitment Agency
  • JobStreet.com
  • Spring Professional
Best New Recruitment Agency
  • Bell Ward
  • Monroe Consulting Group
Recruitment Agency of the Year
  • Adecco Malaysia
  • Bell Ward
  • Career Channel
  • ManpowerGroup
  • Randstad
Best Recruitment Consultant
  • ManpowerGroup, Pooja Ahi
  • ManpowerGroup, Selva Manogary Arikrishnan
The in-house award categories are dedicated to innovative recruitment programmes centred on the ingenuity of corporate teams.

Meanwhile, the awards reserved for recruitment agencies spotlight organisations which excel in executing best practices and delivering results in attracting and hiring quality candidates for their clients. The winning agency should display proficiency and commitment in providing excellent client service.

The Asia Recruitment Awards are judged solely by an esteemed jury of senior HR leaders from around Asia, making it the only HR awards in Asia created for HR professionals by HR professionals.

Some of the other companies represented on the Asia Recruitment Awards 2017 jury are AirAsia, Astro, British American Tobacco, Intel and many more. All judges are director or vice president level HR professionals with regional responsibility.

The list of past Asia Recruitment Awards winners is filled with the most reputable companies in Asia: BNP Paribas, EPS, Forefront International, GroupM, Hewlett Packard, HSBC, IHS Global, Intel, Jobstreet, ManpowerGroup, Maybank, Media Prima, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Randstad, SAP and many more.

For more information on Asia Recruitment Awards 2017, to review the award categories and entry requirements, please contact one of the following members of the Human Resources magazine team:

- For Singapore : Seraphine Neoh, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., +65 6423 0329 - For Kuala Lumpur: Hemalatha Siranjeevi, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., +65 6423 0329 - For Hong Kong: Patrick Wai, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., +852 2861 1882