The History of

excellence in
Online Recruitment,
from 2001 to 2016

Our award sponsors for 2016


The 16th annual NORAs was held on Wednesday 16th November, in London. Nominations for the 17th NORAs will commence in July this year. Full details will be published here, nearer that time.


Our Finalists for last year’s Broadbean NORAs were chosen by our expert judging panel. The 2017 awards event will be on Weds 15th November.


The NORAs could not exist without the tremendous support we get from our award sponsors. For that we are extremely grateful. Please contact us for more information.


The Broadbean National Online Recruitment Awards are entirely dedicated to the continual improvement and evolution of the Candidate-Experience.
Throughout the past 17 years we have seen the focus of progressive employers, recruitment firms and job boards change to recognise that. The NORAs views the recruitment sector from the perspective of the jobseeker, and aims to shine a light on the very best examples of excellence in our industry.

As the definitive measure of the standards now expected by candidates, we expect our Finalists and Winners will continually be inspired to strive for better.

The 16th annual NORAs opened for nominations on 11th July, our Finalists were revealed on 10th October, and our awards event was held on Wednesday 16th November, In London. Please keep up to date with announcements and information via our twitter, our blog, as well as here on our official site.

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The 2016 Awards Event

If you’ve never been to the NORAs event, here’s a peek at what you’ve been missing. With over 300 people drawn from right across our industry, our guest list reads like a Who’s Who of the UK professional recruitment sector. The NORAs is proud to be unlike any other awards event.