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SAP Wins 26 Industry Accolades for Recruitment in Six Months

June 30, 2016

SAP NEWSBYTE — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that it has earned 26 global industry awards and recognitions in the first half of 2016 for its global recruiting campaigns and initiatives. As digital transformation touches every aspect of human resources (HR), SAP is leveraging data-driven technology, intelligent software and innovative employer branding to optimize the recruiting experience.

The 2016 recruitment recognitions include:

The Firm Awards

The Firm is a collaborative community of corporate recruitment professionals, whose aim is to support, develop and inspire its members, as well as ensure integrity and best practices in in-house recruiting and talent management. The Firm Awards aspire to raise the standard of service its members provide to internal customers and external suppliers. SAP was recognized in two categories:

  • Best Diversity & Inclusion Recruitment Strategy
  • Best Emerging Talent Recruitment Programme

Employer Brand Management Awards

The Employer Brand Management Awards programme exists as a benchmark of the employer brand management process, rewarding excellence and celebrating the campaigns and organisations that excel in the field of employer branding. SAP won six Employer Brand Management Awards:

  • Gold: Best Diversity Branding
  • Gold: Innovation in Employer Branding, Autism at Work Program
  • Silver: Best Digital Campaign
  • Silver: Best Communication of the Employer Brand to an External Audience
  • Bronze: Best Ongoing Commitment to Employer Brand
  • Bronze: Innovation in Employer Branding, Employment Brand Menu

Recruiter Awards

The RecruiterAwards is the UK’s largest event for the whole recruitment community, recognising best practices from agencies, in-house teams and also use of marketing and technology to successfully achieve objectives. SAP was honored as a winner and as “highly commended” for three categories:

  • Winner: Most Effective Employer Brand Development
  • Highly Commended: Best Candidate Experience, Autism At Work
  • Highly Commended: Innovation in Recruitment, Autism At Work

Asia Recruitment Awards

Sponsored by Human Resources magazine, the Asia Recruitment Awards is the only regional recruitment awards show dedicated to recognising and celebrating the best in recruitment and talent acquisition in Asia. It honours the spirit of excellence of recruiters – both in-house and agencies – across the human resources spectrum. SAP was recognized in 14 categories across three regions:

Hong Kong Award Wins

  • Gold: Best Use of Digital Media
  • Silver: Best Use of Recruitment Technology
  • Silver: Best Career Website by an In-House Recruitment Team
  • Bronze: Best Employer Brand Development
  • Bronze: Best Recruitment Innovation by an In-House Recruitment Team
  • Bronze: Best Regional Recruitment Programme: Life at SAP

Singapore Award Wins

  • Gold: Best Employer Brand Development
  • Gold: Best Career Website by a Corporate HR Team
  • Gold: Best Regional Recruitment Programme: Life at SAP
  • Bronze: Best Recruitment Innovation by a Corporate HR Team: Sourcification Concept

Malaysia Award Wins

  • Gold: Best Recruitment Innovation by a Corporate HR Team: Sourcification Concept
  • Silver: Best Employer Brand Development
  • Silver: Best Career Website by a Corporate HR Team
  • Silver: Best Diversity & Inclusion Strategy: Autism At Work

Telly Awards

The Telly Awards honors the very best film and video productions, groundbreaking online video content, and outstanding local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs. SAP Concur was recognized with two Telly Awards for Best Online Video, for its recruiting video.

“In today’s competitive global workforce, organizations like SAP must turn to digital channels and technologies to attract, hire and retain top talent, and to overcome recruiting challenges caused by the shortage of skilled labor,” said Matthew Jeffery, vice president and global head of Sourcing & Employment Branding at SAP. “These 26 award wins recognize our efforts to innovate and recruit more competitively and intelligently across global environments. We continue to push boundaries in recruiting, ensuring we have the technology and resources to engage candidates in the digital age and drive top talent acquisition.”

SAP recently announced its participation in the inaugural White House Tech Inclusion Pledge, a commitment to fuel American innovation and economic growth by increasing the diversity of the United States technology workforce. As part of its pledge, SAP is committing to build upon existing company goals to create and sustain an inclusive culture; publish related data and progress metrics on the diversity of its workforce; and invest in partnerships to build a diverse pipeline of technology talent. SAP’s groundbreaking and now award-winning Autism at Work program integrates people with autism into the workforce, with a goal to have one percent of the global SAP workforce represented by people on the autism spectrum.

For more information, visit Life at SAP. Follow SAP on Twitter at @sapnews.

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