The 2019 Recruiting Brief MVP Awards!

Recruiting Brief brings together the best content from hundreds of industry thought-leaders. These awards will recognize the Most Valuable Posts as judged by our readers, award committee, and our machine intelligence and social media. We will recognize the posts that provide the highest value to industry professionals - useful and actionable information, that is tactical or strategic in nature, providing either long-term or short-term value.

Check out the 2019 MVP Awards Winners Spotlight:



Awards will be given for articles covering the following categories:

Audience Size

Every day, our articles are read by an audience of over 89,000 people on our site and newsletter. We use our machine intelligence and social media, bolstered by our editorial team, to curate this content.

But 2019 is coming to an end and we want to know: of all of our articles, which are the best of the best? Our machine intelligence, social media, and editors can get us close. But we want that extra special touch that comes from beloved reader feedback.

You can represent these 89,000 readers. Cast your vote and let us know what you like to see!

Judging Criteria

We're judging posts that we see to provide the highest value to industry professionals. Does your article include useful and actionable information? Is it tactical or strategic? Does it provide short- or long-term value? Those are the types of questions our judges will be asking themselves.


Submitting content for consideration

To nominate an article, please fill out the Typeform above. Articles must have been published between January 1st, 2019 and October 18th, 2019 to be eligible.

Nominations are open until October 18th. After that, our panel of judges will review the nominations and narrow them down to a list of finalists for each category.


Finalists will be announced on November 18th. Once finalists are announced, we will open up voting to our readers. Voting ends on November 25th. Winners will be announced on December 4th.

Program Committee

Meet our expert panel of judges!

Angie Verros

Founder, Vaia Talent

Hello! I am the founder of Vaia Talent and former talent acquisition leader at high growth organizations in Chicago. I am a passionate, strategic and innovative talent acquisition leader. With a unique combination of successful recruiting leadership coupled with talent brand and operations experience, I have an impeccable work ethic and proven track record of success in identifying, recruiting and hiring outstanding talent. I have experience in fast-paced entrepreneurial and start-up environments, and I excel at designing and implementing recruiting programs to build social and brand awareness. In my 13+ year career in the recruiting space, I have been responsible for managing and executing overall company talent acquisition strategy to meet firms’ high growth people needs, improve policies, procedures and tools for effective and seamless candidate sourcing. I have also led employment branding and social recruiting efforts to create candidate awareness and engagement.

Katrina Kibben

Founder and Principal Consultant, Three Ears Media

Katrina Kibben has been an army brat, social media ninja, technical copywriter, and keynote speaker. But today she has the best job of all: writing coach for recruiters as CEO of Three Ears Media. Katrina takes a high-energy, humorous, and nontraditional approach to teach global recruiting teams to write about work like humans who care. Have you heard of Katrina before? She has been sharing her ideas on-stages and online in publications you've heard of like Fortune Magazine and LinkedIn's Talent Blog for over 10 years.

Amy Miller

Senior Recruiter, Google

Amy Miller currently recruits engineering managers for YouTube. She is also the author of Recruiting In Yoga Pants.

Jen Dewar

CEO and Principal Consultant, Jalydew

Jen Dewar is a marketing consultant in the HR technology space with a focus on developing educational content for HR professionals and recruiters. She is passionate about diversity and inclusion, lifelong learning and development, and treating people like people throughout the candidate and employee experiences. Outside of work, you can find Jen snowboarding in Tahoe, enjoying a glass of wine in Sonoma, or hanging out at home with her husband and two boys.