The LinkedIn Talent Awards is a recognition awarded by LinkedIn to companies based on their utilization of LinkedIn Solutions and activities on the LinkedIn platform.

LinkedIn Insight’s team will analyze the performance, results and impact of more than 1000 companies headquartered in each of the participating countries utilizing LinkedIn Solutions. All awards and categories are GDPR compliant.

LinkedIn Talent Awards recognises the achievements of individuals and teams of LinkedIn customers in the participating regions. Companies in participating regions do not need to register to be included, all customers with relevant solutions in participating countries will be eligible and will automatically be included.

The LinkedIn Talent Awards finalists are not chosen based on the value of the customer’s investment with LinkedIn.

The 2018 companies will be analysed on the below criteria from Aug 2017 - Aug 2018

We will not publish finalists without first seeking approval. Winners may be asked following the awards if they are willing to allow their story to be made public for future marketing and promotion.

The Linked Talent Awards include corporate companies only, staffing agencies are not included in Talent Awards selection.

Below are the criteria each award will be measured on (not all awards are live in each region- see regional page for reference).

Top Social Recruiter

  • Proficiency in Recruiter usage (LRI)

LinkedIn Rising Star

  • Companies that have adopted LinkedIn Talent Solutions in the last 12 months
  • Proficiency in Recruiter usage (LRI)
  • Job slot utilization
  • Company/Life Page followers growth
  • Company/Life Page visits

Best Talent Acquisition Team

  • Proficiency in Recruiter usage (LRI)
  • Influenced hires
  • Job slot utilization

Best Employer Brand on LinkedIn

  • Engagement
  • Reach
  • LinkedIn life page completeness score
  • Employer branding posts score

Talent Intelligence Pioneer

  • Proficiency in using LinkedIn Talent Intelligence
  • Audience engagement growth

Best Culture of Learning

  • Percentage of LinkedIn Learning repeat unique visitors: % unique users who log in 2 days or more per month

LinkedIn reserve the right to extend the finalist and winner deadlines, amend categories or not award categories if required.

Awards event tickets are allocated to finalists only and event format will vary per region.

See FAQ for more information or please contact your Relationship Manager with any inquiries