Impetus Automotive were delighted to be one of four finalists at the highly prestigious HR Distinction Awards last night. The Awards ceremony, a part of the National HR Directors Conference at the ICC Birmingham, recognises outstanding achievements from HR Directors across eight categories.
The strength and innovation of Impetus Automotive’s HR strategy captured the judges’ interest by demonstrating how our newly launched in house recruitment initiative ‘Impetus Futures’ utilises industry contacts and specialist marketing to develop a talent pool of highly qualified automotive specialists. Other companies shortlisted in the ‘Distinction in Recruitment and Employee Branding’ category were McDonald’s, RBS Group and Bromford Group.
Joanne Bunker, HR Development Manager commented:
“We were delighted to have made it to the final four and to be considered to be on an even playing field in this category with three internationally recognised organisations. To have recognition for the success of Impetus Futures in this way endorses the results we already enjoy with such a large industry talent pool.”
CEO for Impetus Automotive, David Gorvett added:
“To be shortlisted for an award is such a high accolade for us. It is fantastic that the ‘Impetus Futures’ brand and staff are recognised at such a long running industry event. We have thoroughly enjoyed being part of the evening.”
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