Scottish IT recruitment specialists 9-20 recruitment have once again been recognised for their innovation in technology having been nominated as finalists in this year’s Scottish Software Awards.
With the company’s software already acknowledged earlier in the year in Dell’s Small Business Award it’s been a frantic six months for 9-20 after recently seeing initial plans get underway for taking their product to market.
In the past two year’s the company have developed a fully web-based, recruiter and client resource management system.
As well as providing 9-20 recruitment the opportunity to offer clients a more comprehensive service offering the proprietary technology allows users to maximise their existing talent, attract potential new employees and even build a readily available flexible/associate talent-bank.
The software has also enabled 9-20 to develop 9-20 network, the community portal for Scotland’s IT professionals which offers the latest in IT vacancies, market information and career advice.
Announced in the shortlist for ‘Best Emerging Software Business’ 9-20 on the night will be up against Keypoint Technologies, Factonomy, Stream Communications and Futo.
A relatively new addition to the competition the category has already seen distinguished winners such as Rapid Mobile Media in 2006 and Ateeda in last year’s competition.
9-20 recruitment’s head of technology Andrew Mackay said of the nomination,
“It’s been quite an amazing few months for the company after being nominated for the Dell business award and now the Scottish Software Awards. I can hardly believe how far we’ve come in the past two years.”
He continued, “It really has been great to see such a positive response to the system that we’ve all been working so hard to produce.”
Also nominated for awards at the event will be Gael Quality, an RPO client of 9-20. Winner of last year’s ‘Best International Software Business Award’ Gael this year have been nominated in three categories including the evenings most lucrative accolade, ‘Software Company of the Year 2008’.
The Scottish Software Awards sponsored this year by Hi-Tech Scotland and Wireless Innovation will be held in the Radisson SAS hotel in Glasgow on Friday 28th November with Gerry Docherty, former Chairman of the Scottish Software Federation keynote speaker for the evening.