SAN FRANCISCO, CA and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Dec 9, 2015) - Talent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the promotion and data benchmark research of a quality candidate experience, today revealed the 37 companies selected as winners of the 2015 EMEA Candidate Experience Awards. Known as the CandE Awards, this annual benchmarking and reward program honors and celebrates employers across the EMEA region that provide a positive, transparent and rewarding recruiting experience to their job candidates.

"Companies around the world recognize the importance of focusing on the candidate experience, in terms of maintaining a strong employer brand, building a solid reputation and fostering good relations with candidates who may also be their customers," said Leigh Carpenter, U.K. program director and member of Talent Board, founding organization of The Candidate Experience Awards. "We applaud the 37 companies selected as winners of the 2015 EMEA CandE Awards for demonstrating what a positive candidate should be and setting the bar for employers throughout the region."

The CandE Awards program enables participating companies to benchmark their current recruiting practices and gain the insight on how they can continually improve the candidate experience. Following an extensive review process consisting of extensive surveys of the employers and their job candidates, award judges determined the companies that best met the criteria of a positive candidate experience.

The following organizations were designated as 2015 EMEA CandE Awards winners:

  • Accenture
  • Alexander Mann Solutions
  • Berlin-Chemie AG
  • Bertrandt AG
  • Blue Summit Media GmbH
  • CA Technologies
  • Dell, Inc.
  • Deloitte
  • E.ON
  • GmbH
  • EMC Deutschland GmbH
  • engineering people GmbH
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • ePunkt Internet Recruiting GmbH
  • Ericsson
  • FactSet Europe Limited
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Hoffman - La Roche Ltd
  • Horváth & Partners GmbH
  • Informatica Corporation
  • Intel Corporation
  • Jochen Schweizer Gruppe
  • McGraw Hill Financial
  • Netpioneer GmbH
  • NTT DATA Deutschland GmbH 
  • O2 (Telefonica UK)
  • PepsiCo
  • Risk Management Solutions
  • Santander
  • Sapient
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland
  • TRESCON Betriebsberatungsges.m.b.H.
  • Zeb

In addition to being named CandE Award winners, four companies were designated as "With Distinction" winners: CA Technologies, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Informatica Corporation and Risk Management Solutions. These four organizations were identified for having particularly innovative or standout practices throughout the recruiting cycle. All honorees were celebrated during the inaugural EMEA Candidate Experience Symposium and Awards Reception, which took place on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 at The Brewery in London.

The full EMEA Candidate Experience report is available for download at:

About Talent Board
Talent Board is a non-profit organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience. The organization, awards program and its sponsors are dedicated to recognizing the candidate experience offered by companies through the entire recruitment cycle and to forever changing the manner in which job candidates are treated. More information can be accessed at