Nomination

The world’s most prestigious recruitment industry awards program is back in Japan, giving nominees the opportunity to win one of the most coveted accolades in the sector! Entries are open to all individual recruiters or recruitment companies.

How to Enter

  1. Download the nomination forms and full criteria here:
    Nomination Form
    Criteria & Guidelines
  2. Complete as many of the questions as possible on the Company Fact Sheet. This is not compulsory; however, the information is integral in helping our judges make an informed decision.
  3. Fill out the 1,500-word entry itself as set out in the award criteria.
  4. Send the completed Word document to both James Greer at Custom Media – james@custom-media.com and David Head – david@talint.co.uk, who will assist in the case of any issues arising, and in processing your payment.
  5. Pay for your nominations and nibbles

    First nomination: ¥40,000 (+tax)
    Additional nominations: ¥30,000 per entry (+tax)

    Deadline for submissions: September 30, 2021

    Finalists and winners announced at the virtual awards event on November 17, 2021

    Enjoy Shared Nibbles 

    Your first entry includes luxurious drinks and otsumami for six people.

    You can request additional sets for ¥10,000.
    Deadline for booking:  October 20, 2021

Important

  • All information will remain confidential and be used for judging purposes only.
  • Your cooperation will enable our judges to form their decisions not only on your 1,500-word entry but also based on the size, performance, sector, and specialist characteristics that are unique to your business.
  • You can still enter any category without the Company Fact Sheet.
  • You can enter as many categories as you wish.
  • As this is an international award, all entries must be submitted in English. Please contact us at james@custom-media.com if translation services are necessary.
  • All entries must be paid for prior to the event date.
  • We are unable to accept any cancellations after the deadline.
  • A link to the event stream will be shared with every nomination.

2021 Award Categories

Banking & Finance Recruitment Company of the Year

2019 RI Awards winner

Morgan McKinley

The IT & Technology Recruitment Company of the Year

2019 RI Awards winner

RGF Executive Search

The Healthcare & Life Sciences Recruitment Company of the Year

2019 RI Awards winner

Apex K.K.

The Technical & Industrial Recruitment Company of the Year

2019 RI Awards winner

RGF Professional Recruitment

The Executive Search Company of the Year

2019 RI Awards winner

Boyd & Moore Executive Search K.K.

Media & Digital Recruitment Company of the Year

New category in 2021

The Best Workforce Solutions Recruitment Company of the Year

2019 RI Awards winner

Previously “Best RPO Provider”: Boyd & Moore Executive Search K.K.
Merged with “Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year”: Robert Walters

The Best CSR Initiative

2019 RI Awards winner

SThree K.K.

The Diversity & Inclusion Champion

2019 RI Awards winner

JAC Recruitment

The Growth Company of the Year

2019 RI Awards winner

SThree K.K.

The Best Small Recruitment Company to Work for

2019 RI Awards winner (small)

Apex Inc.

2019 RI Awards winner (medium)

Morgan McKinley

The Vincere Best Large Recruitment Company to Work for

2019 RI Awards winner

Robert Walters Japan K.K.

The Outstanding HR & Recruitment Professional of the Year

2019 RI Awards winner

Victor Nwakanma
Boyd & Moore Executive Search K.K.

The Best Newcomer – Rising Star

2019 RI Awards winner

Evander K.K.

The Business Leader of the Year

2019 RI Awards winner

Robin Doenicke
Zensho Agency Inc

Contact

Japan

James Greer
Creative Consultant
Custom Media
james@custom-media.com
+81-3-4540-7730

UK

David Head
Director
RI Awards
david@talint.co.uk
+44 (0) 7779 126695