Triumph for Halcyon Knights During 10th Year Milestone
Triumph for Knights During 10th Year Milestone
Australia, August 1, 2017 – 2017 has been a monumental year for Executive Search and IT Recruitment specialist, Halcyon Knights. Celebrating ten years in business, just sixteen months on from launching into the Asia Pacific region in New Zealand and Singapore, they have been recognised as a Finalist in three categories in the Global Recruiter Industry Awards 2017:
• Best Newcomer
• Best Recruitment Consultant – Curtis Richens
• Best Use of Social Media
The Global Recruiter Industry Awards recognises the Asia Pacific region’s industry leaders, assessed on a range of criteria including: great customer service and candidate experience, involvement with and understanding of the community they serve, clear quantifiable billing success, a great approach to supporting internal talent, and best use of social media to engage new candidate communities and deliver value to candidates and clients.
During 2016-17 alone, Halcyon Knights has been awarded for performance, culture, innovation, candidate engagement, contribution to industry and community, social media marketing and employer branding by industry partners including LinkedIn, Seek, JobAdvisor and HRD Magazine, in addition to The Global Recruiter.
But all of this is icing on the cake if you ask Co-Founding Directors, Lincoln Benbow and Marcus Lynch.
“As a business we are driven to be the best we can be, be that through innovation, delivering value to clients and candidates, fostering staff well-being and ongoing development, and to be recognised for this is an absolute bonus. Being recognised in these categories is a real testament to our high-performing team”, states Lynch.
Benbow adds, “Whilst awards are a great affirmation of what we are doing well, our proudest achievement yet is having pioneered a staff wellbeing initiative we call #HKMYDAY offering our entire APAC team a paid long weekend every month, in the interests of their mental health and well-being. Interestingly, since launching this initiative in July 2016, we have seen a growing number of our industry peers follow suit with a greater focus on giving back to staff. It’s exciting to be not only positively impacting the lives of our staff, but the broader recruitment community.”
The final results of The Global Recruiter Awards will be announced at a gala ceremony held on October 5th in Singapore.
About Halcyon Knights
Established by Directors Lincoln Benbow and Marcus Lynch, Halcyon Knights commenced trading in 2007 and is a privately-held, high performing Executive Search and IT Recruitment specialist. With offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Auckland and Singapore, Halcyon Knights is an agency dedicated exclusively to the IT sector, specialising in the recruitment of C-suite, IT Sales & Marketing, Digital, Cyber-security, Data & Analytics, Cloud, Professional Services & Consulting and Technical Support professionals to the APAC region.