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2011 Recruiter Of The Year Announced!
27/09/2011 CareerJunction, South Africa's #1 Job Board, celebrated its 8th annual JunctionAwards ceremony on the evening of
14 October 2011, at The Venue in Melrose Arch, Gauteng...

Article ImageThis annual prestigious event recognises service
excellence in the South African recruitment industry, as voted for by job seekers that use CareerJunction – the only
awards ceremony of its kind in South Africa.

Ticket proceeds were donated to NOAH (Nurturing Orphans of AIDS for Humanity), a registered non-profit
organisation, in order to help feed and nurture South Africa's orphaned children.

The crowd was welcomed by SA sensation Louise Carver and further entertained by mentalist Larry Soffer and
comedian Alan Committie as the countdown continued to the announcement of the runners-up and finally, the
winners of the 2011 Recruiter of The Year Awards.

The JunctionAwards winners were presented to Recruitment Agencies in three categories, small, medium and
large. The Recruitment Agency size was determined by the average number of jobs advertised on CareerJunction
over a period of 6 months.

Paul Byrne, Executive Director of CareerJunction, was on hand to present an overview of CareerJunction's
successes. Says Paul Byrne, "The JunctionAwards 2011 was a good reflection of what we have achieved over the
last year, despite the tough economic climate. CareerJunction has once again proved itself South Africa's #1 quality
candidate provider. We continue to grow and are extremely proud of our wonderful team of employees. Our
CareerSeeker database now exceeds the 1.9 million mark for the number of registered CareerSeekers. Thank you
to everyone who has made this happen, including our loyal users. We strive to maintain our #1 positioning in online
recruitment solutions and will continue to be at the forefront of technological developments."

The 2011 Recruiter of The Year winners are as follows:

Large Agency
Winner: DAV Professional Placement Group
1st Runner-up: Aiim Recruiting
2nd Runner-up: MPC Recruitment

Medium Agency
Winner: Kelly
1st Runner-up: Premier Personnel
2nd Runner-up: Quest Staffing Solutions

Small Agency

Winner: Emmanuels Staffing Services
1st Runner-up: Ambit Recruitment
2nd Runner-up: Mindcor

Ingrid Kast, CEO of DAV Professional Placement Group had this to say after they were announced the Recruiter of
The Year for the large agency category: "We are deeply honoured at this confirmation that our candidates receive
world class career development from DAV. Even after 36 years in the industry, we are as passionate as ever about
making a difference in their lives. Thank you to each and every one of our candidates and to CareerJunction for this
wonderful acknowledgement."

S-me Myburgh of Professional Career Services and Beverley Reid, a CareerJunction CareerSeeker, were the lucky
winners of an iPad2 each. Tanith Jacobs of Ukumila Recruitment was the winner of a holiday valued at R10 000.

The results of the 2011 JunctionAwards were audited by registered Auditors, Nexia Levitt Kirson.

Photos of the event are available at www.junctionawards.co.za.
Amazing Vouchers was the sponsor of the 2011 JunctionAwards.

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