NEW YORK CITY, NY—April 28, 2009— Bernard Hodes Group, leading providers of integrated talent solutions, received 62 honors, more than any other company, from this year’s Creative Excellence Awards, sponsored by Recruitment Marketplace. The 62 awards (including the most awards,11, for a global network) recognized creative work produced for 28 Hodes clients around the world.
“This year was a triumph for Hodes, as well as our client partners,” said
Alan Schwartz, president and CEO of Bernard Hodes Group. "Our sweep of the M.O.R.E. and research categories are especially exciting as they reflect our core customer deliverable of effective fact-driven solutions.”
Hodes received Grand Prize awards for work produced on behalf of California Prison Health Care Services, MediCorp Health System, the National Urban League, the NYPD, and Tiffany & Co. The Grand Prize recognitions came in a variety of categories including temporary employment communications, career web sites, diversity, non-print promotions and print advertising. California Prison Health Care Services was the Grand Prize winner of the M.O.R.E. Award. Hodes Research received first, second and third place prizes for Best Research Project for its New Voices Project, Diversity Best Practices and HR Benchmarks studies.
The winning entries featured work produced for the following Hodes U.S. clients: American Electric Power; Amerigroup; BASF; California Prison Health Care Services; Catholic Healthcare West – Arizona; GlaxoSmithKline; MediCorp Health System; Metropolitan Jewish Health System; the National Urban League; Novo Nordisk; the NYPD; Reckitt Benckiser; Royal Alliance; The McGraw-Hill Companies; Tiffany & Co.; Tulane Medical Center; Universal Orlando; UTMB.
Winners from the Bernard Hodes Global Network included: Arbitron Technology Services (India); Colgate-Palmolive (Thailand); Department of Labour (New Zealand); HSBC (Singapore); Marks & Spencer (Hong Kong); Microsoft China (China); Rio Tinto (Australia/New Zealand); Royal Netherlands Navy (the Netherlands); St. George Bank (Australia) and UIMM (France).
About Bernard Hodes Group
Bernard Hodes Group is a leading fully integrated talent solutions provider, Bernard Hodes Group (http://www.hodes.com) offers solutions that often combine multiple service offerings from the Company's core competency areas: Recruitment Marketing; Sourcing/Response Management; Hiring Process Re-engineering; and Staffing Technology (see http://www.hodesiQ.com). All solutions are developed and measured within the company's 360-degree process methodology. The company is headquartered in New York, with over 80 offices and affiliates around the globe. Bernard Hodes Group is a part of Omnicom Group, Inc., (NYSE - OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com). Omnicom is a leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, interactive, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries. Bernard Hodes Group serves thousands of clients in virtually every industry, helping them to attract and retain talented workers in every skill set.
About Recruitment Marketplace and the Creative Excellence Awards
Recruitment Marketplace is a newspaper sales and marketing company dedicated to the prospect of helping recruiters and their agencies find the best markets to reach a specific skill set through advertising in newspapers and their products. A proven formula using the most modern research available is used to locate those markets that will best satisfy the needs of the recruiter. Recruitment Marketplace sponsors the Creative Excellence Awards, the only creative awards competition of its kind recognized by the human resources industry.