NORA Winners – a History

The History of the NORas

from 2001

The NORAs now has a long history, in an online recruitment sector which has itself now been in existence since 1995.  Our awards have been held annually since 2001, and in that time we have received over 500,000 nominations, shortlisted 723 Finalists, and presented 192 NORAs.  Some exceptional websites have been multiple winners, and some of the earliest sites no longer exist.  Such has been the fierce competition in this sector, that some terrific popular and successful job boards, have been Finalists many times, but never won an award.

For those with a keen eye for the history of our industry, here is a table of every NORA winner since 2001.

YearBest Generalist Job BoardBest Specialist Job BoardBest Regional Job BoardBest National Recruitment AgencyBest Large Recruitment AgencyBest Small Recruitment AgencyBest Major EmployerBest Small EmployerBest Consumer PublicationBest Trade PublicationBest Employment Advice WebsiteBest NewcomerBest InnovationAcademy AwardBest Recruitment TechnologyWebsite of the Decade / / LinkedinCV-Library
2015CV-LibraryCreativepoolIrish JobsManpowerspencer-ogden.comAspireVirgin
2016CV-LibraryProperty CareersNI JobFinderRobert PandaGoogleCV LibraryThe and EngageNational Trust
2017CV-LibraryProspects DigitalThe AAMVF GlobalFish4Jobs (Trinity Mirror)CampaignBubble JobsVercidaDebut CareersMcLaren Technology
2018TotaljobsVercidas1jobs.comSearch ConsultancyMacIldowieGive a Grad a GoVodafoneJagex GamesFish4JobsThe EngineerACASWork RayPersonablyVodafone
2019CV-LibraryThe DotsLove Local JobsHarvey NashRullionTrust in SodaMarriottMacildowieThe GuardianCampaign Live CareerCakeTengaiSonicJobss1jobs LocalMichael Page ProfessionalsGames WorkshopMacildowieGuardian jobsNursing Times JobsDebut.CareersDerbyshire PoliceRedWigWamWomen In TechCV-Library
2021ReedCreativepools1jobs.comMorson TalentNRLTrust in SodaEntainMacildowieThe Bitesize / Exec Career JumpCamino PartnersMy Plus Students ClubMcCarthy Recruitment
2022CV-LibraryRate my Apprenticeships1jobs.comHarvey NashHydrogen GroupPod TalentEntainElla’s KitchenThe GuardianBBC Bitesize2 to 3 DaysAdwayMorsonBeamery