Laura Reynolds, founder and CEO of RecruitGroup in South Africa, has been named Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the star-studded Rising Star Awards 2015 sponsored by Standard Bank. The RecruitGroup is a leading recruitment agency that specialises in finding and placing top talent for South African firms through innovative products and services. The company's specialized divisions, personalized service, dedicated consultants and one of a kind recruitment methodology was recognised by the award judges.
Says Laura, "I am completely overjoyed at receiving this award, the judging was stringent and my opponents incredible so I'm really completely humbled to receive this. The road of an entrepreneur is more often than not a hard and lonely one and awards like this really make it all worth it. I am grateful for all the incredible people that work at Recruitgroup that truly Love What they Do."
The Rising Star Awards are one of the most prestigious awards on the South African calendar. Judging takes place over a few months and includes a battery of assessments, panel interviews and the completion of case studies. From approximately 400 entries per category, only five finalists are chosen in 12 different industry categories. The ceremony provides a platform to unearth and recognise those inspirational and inspiring leaders of tomorrow. This years' keynote speakers included Yolisa Phahle - CEO of MNET and Professor Jonathan Jansen, Rector and Vice-Chancellor of UFS.
Recruitgroup has been awarded Recruiter of the Year for the last four years and specialises in IT, finance, sales and marketing and engineering recruitment.
Learn more about Recruitgroup - www.recruitgroup.co.za