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Winners 2014

Our 2014 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment winners!

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To view the 2013 winners, click here.

The AGCAS Award

The AGCAS award for excellence in careers and employability service engagement 2014, sponsored by AGCAS

Winner: Shell (submitted by the University of Aberdeen)

  • Hewlett Packard (submitted by De Montfort University)
  • IBM (submitted by Sheffield Hallam University)
  • Oxlane Decathlon (submitted by Loughborough University)
  • Sirona Care & Health CIC (submitted by Bath Spa University)
  • Unilever (submitted by the University of Liverpool)

The Sector Awards – voted for by students

The most popular graduate recruiter in accounting and financial management award 2014, sponsored by ICAEW

Winner: PwC

  • BDO
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Grant Thornton
  • KPMG
  • National Audit Office

The most popular graduate recruiter in banking, insurance and financial services award 2014, sponsored by CPA Australia

Winner: HSBC Bank plc

  • American Express
  • The Bank of England
  • Barclays
  • Bloomberg
  • HM Revenue & Customs
  • Lloyd's
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Santander

The most popular graduate recruiter in construction, civil engineering and surveying award 2014, sponsored by Careersinconstruction.com

Winner: Atkins

  • AECOM
  • AMEC
  • Arup
  • Balfour Beatty
  • BAM Construct UK
  • Buro Happold
  • Laing O'Rourke
  • Mott MacDonald
  • Skanska

The most popular graduate recruiter in consulting award 2014, sponsored by SHL Talent Measure solutions from CEB

Winner: McKinsey & Company

  • Accenture
  • Bain & Company
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • Capgemini
  • CHP Consulting
  • IBM
  • Mercer
  • PA Consulting Group

The most popular graduate recruiter in consumer goods – manufacturing and marketing award 2014, sponsored by the University of Exeter

Winner: Unilever

  • adidas Group
  • The Body Shop International
  • Ferrero (Nutella, Tic Tac, Kinder)
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • L'Oréal
  • Mars
  • Mondelez International (Kraft, Cadbury etc)
  • Nestlé
  • Procter & Gamble

The most popular graduate recruiter in energy and utilities award 2014, sponsored by GTI Recruiting Solutions

Winner: BP

  • Anglian Water Services
  • E.ON
  • EDF Energy
  • ExxonMobil
  • GE General Electric
  • npower
  • Sellafield
  • Shell
  • Yorkshire Water

The most popular graduate recruiter in engineering, design and manufacture award 2014, sponsored by Blackbridge Communications

Winner: Rolls-Royce

  • Airbus
  • BAE Systems
  • BMW Group (BMW, Mini, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars)
  • DSTL
  • Dyson
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains
  • Network Rail
  • Siemens

The most popular graduate recruiter in investment banking and investment award 2014, sponsored by Aviva

Winner: J.P. Morgan

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Barclays
  • BlackRock
  • Citi
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Goldman Sachs
  • HSBC Global Banking & Markets
  • Morgan Stanley

The most popular graduate recruiter in IT and technology award 2014, sponsored by Bloomberg Institute

Winner: Google

  • Apple
  • BT
  • Facebook
  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Samsung
  • Sky
  • Sony
  • Ubisoft

The most popular graduate recruiter in law – solicitors award 2014, sponsored by trendence UK

Winner: Allen & Overy LLP

  • Baker & McKenzie LLP
  • Clifford Chance
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • Slaughter and May

The most popular graduate recruiter in logistics, transport and supply chain award 2014, sponsored by Rolls-Royce

Winner: British Airways

  • Airbus
  • DHL
  • easyjet
  • Maersk
  • Network Rail
  • Royal Mail
  • Transport for London
  • UPS
  • Virgin

The most popular graduate recruiter in the public sector award 2014, sponsored by Siemens

Winner: NHS Graduate Schemes

  • British Council
  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • EU Careers
  • GCHQ
  • Local Government – National Graduate Development Programme (NGDP)
  • Metropolitan Police
  • MI5 – The Security Service
  • MI6 – Secret Intelligence Service
  • Teach First

The most popular graduate recruiter in retail award 2014, sponsored by TK Maxx

Winner: John Lewis Partnership

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Aldi
  • Amazon
  • Arcadia Group (Topshop, Burton, Dorothy Perkins)
  • Boots
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Next Retail PLC
  • Sainsbury's
  • Tesco

The most popular graduate recruiter in scientific research and development award 2014, sponsored by Dawson Walker Communications

Winner: GlaxoSmithKline

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • AstraZeneca
  • Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
  • Bayer
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • nucleargraduates
  • Pfizer
  • Roche
  • STFC (The Science and Technology Facilities Council)

The Best Use of Social Media

The best use of social media award 2014, sponsored by Havas People

Winner: The Army

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Amazon
  • EY
  • Google
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Microsoft
  • PwC
  • Tesco
  • Thales

The Student Panel Awards

The advancement of social mobility in graduate recruitment award 2014, sponsored by the University of Leicester

Winner: Credit Suisse

  • Bird & Bird
  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • Clifford Chance
  • Grant Thornton
  • Linklaters LLP (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • Simmons & Simmons

The best apprenticeship programme award 2014, sponsored by SRP

Winner: HSBC Bank plc

  • Accenture
  • Avanta Enterprise
  • Barclays (submitted by Stafford Long)
  • Barratt Developments
  • Capgemini (submitted by QA Apprenticeships)
  • Jacobs UK Limited
  • McDonald's Restaurants Ltd
  • National Grid
  • Unipart (submitted by Jewel Training)

The best school-leaver programme award 2014, sponsored by BDO

Winner: KPMG (submitted by SMRS)

  • Bank of England
  • Barclays (submitted by Stafford Long)
  • Barratt Developments
  • BDO
  • CGI
  • EY (submitted by SAS)

The apprentice of the year award 2014, sponsored by National Grid

Winner: Reece Morrison – Mott MacDonald

  • David Barwell – Wm Morrison Supermarket PLC (submitted by Barking & Dagenham College)
  • Josh Edwards – EY (submitted by SAS)
  • Andrew Gorecki – IBM
  • Matthew Kavanagh – Unipart (submitted by Jewel Training)
  • Natalie Maskell – EY (submitted by SAS)
  • Mark O'Reilly – McDonald's Restaurants Ltd
  • Aaron Outram – Know How (submitted by The Source Skills Academy)
  • Jade Snelson – IBM
  • Drew Williams – EY (submitted by SAS)

The best student marketing campaign (for organisations recruiting fewer than 50 graduates a year) award 2014, sponsored by Pearson TalentLens

Winner: Microsoft (submitted by AIA Worldwide)

  • AXA (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Clyde & Co (submitted by This City)
  • EDF Trading (submitted by Bernard Hodes Group)
  • Gazprom Marketing & Trading (submitted by Bernard Hodes Group)
  • Mars (submitted by Tonic)
  • RPC
  • Severn Trent Water (submitted by Work Communications)
  • Simmons & Simmons (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • Taqa (submitted by Tonic)

The best student marketing campaign (for organisations recruiting more than 50 graduates a year) award 2014, sponsored by Graduate Promotionsp

Winner: Deloitte – Now you see it, now you don’t (submitted by Havas People)

  • Accenture (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • Barclays (submitted by Stafford Long)
  • Bloomberg (submitted by Wave)
  • Boots (submitted by Andsome)
  • Clifford Chance
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car (submitted by Bernard Hodes Group)
  • Jaguar Land Rover (submitted by Pink Squid)
  • Teach First (submitted by This City)
  • Unilever (submitted by SAS)

The best graduate recruitment website award 2014, sponsored by Arcadia

Winner: Enterprise Rent-A-Car (submitted by Bernard Hodes Group)

  • Allen & Overy LLP (submitted by This City)
  • Bloomberg (submitted by Wave)
  • Civil Service Fast Stream (submitted by TMP Worldwide)
  • Kerry (submitted by CA3)
  • KPMG (submitted by Penna)
  • Linklaters LLP (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • Royal Bank of Scotland (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Simmons & Simmons (submitted by AIA Worldwide)
  • Thales (submitted by AIA Worldwide)

The best undergraduate internship/vacation programme award 2014, sponsored by HSBC Bank plc

Winner: BP

  • Accenture
  • AstraZeneca
  • Barclays (submitted by Stafford Long)
  • EY (submitted by SAS)
  • IBM
  • Lidl (submitted by Online Media Experts)
  • Microsoft
  • Teach First (submitted by This City)
  • UBS

The innovation on campus award 2014, sponsored by ThirtyThree

Winner: E.ON (submitted by Blackbridge Communications)

  • Barclays – CVs, Cycles and Smoothies (submitted by Graduate Promotions)
  • Barclays – Poken technology (submitted by Stafford Long)
  • Bloomberg (submitted by Wave)
  • CGI – AlphaGeek Crack the Code game (submitted by Graduate Promotions)
  • CMS Cameron McKenna (submitted by Bernard Hodes Group)
  • Deloitte –Now you see it, now you don’t (submitted by Havas People)
  • J.P. Morgan – Women on the Move (submitted by Graduate Promotions/Work Communications)
  • KPMG (submitted by SMRS)
  • npower

The rising star award 2014, sponsored by Monster

Winner: Kyle McQueen – Barclays

  • Alex Cook – Barratt Developments PLC
  • Emma Davies – Asda
  • Sean H. Dorian – Mott MacDonald
  • Ridaa Husain – npower
  • Jaskiran Kaur – Mott MacDonald
  • Wilf Langridge – National Graduate Development Programme
  • Sarah Sadler-Smith – Asda
  • Jason Stanley – Mott MacDonald
  • Elizabeth Wiltshire – Rolls-Royce

The diversity recruitment award 2014, sponsored by Abercrombie & Fitch

Winner: Teach First (submitted by This City)

  • Accenture
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Barclays (submitted by Stafford Long)
  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • Clifford Chance
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car (submitted by Bernard Hodes Group)
  • J.P. Morgan (submitted by Work Communications/Graduate Promotions)
  • Royal Bank of Scotland (submitted by ThirtyThree)
  • Shearman & Sterling (London) LLP

The Graduate Employer of the Year

The graduate employer of the year award 2014, sponsored by Bernard Hodes Group

Winner: Clifford Chance

  • Barclays
  • BP
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • IBM
  • Microsoft

To view the 2013 winners, click here.