Finalists for the 2023 Internal Talent Awards #Itas2023 were announced today via Social Media Channels. 


The team of judges, comprising of 21 industry experts, reviewed over 130 nominations across 16 categories. 


Lauren Sharp from the ITAs said ‘As always, we have been astounded by the calibre and volume of the submissions this year. We can’t wait to again celebrate the best of the Internal Talent Industry.’ 


Submissions were judged against 3 criteria with attachments to support their nomination. 


‘In a world of constant change, with emerging technologies and new challenges, our incredible industry always rises to the occasion. Every submission we received showcased resilience, leadership, and innovation. The judging panel faced a formidable task distinguishing between the submissions in each category, which is a testament to the exceptional teams and individuals nominated.’ Sharp says. 


The Finalists for the 2023 Internal Talent Awards are: 


Best Tech Stack – Sponsored by JobAdder 

  • Deloitte  
  • Greencross Pet Wellness  
  • hipages 
  • KPMG 


Best Careers Website – Sponsored by PageUp People 

  • Coles Group 
  • Growth Opps  
  • MYOB 
  • Stake 


Best Use of Video – Sponsored by Criteria Corp 

  • Allianz 
  • Australia Post 
  • Minter Ellison 
  • Papercut Software 
  • Westpac Group 


Best Vendor Solution – Sponsored by TaPod 

  • Hirevue- Minter Eillson  
  • Marsh McLennan- AMS 
  • Oncore Services- Allianz 
  • SmartRecruiters 
  • Optus 


Social Consciousness Award – Sponsored by TaHub 

  • Adobe 
  • Circle Back Initiative 
  • CV Services Group,  
  • Melbourne Recruitment MeetUp 
  • Rubberband- The Recruitment Network for All 


Excellence in Innovation – Sponsored by Createfulness 

  • Greencross Pet Wellness 
  • KPMG 
  • RAC WA 
  • Southern Metropolitan Cemetary Trust 


Excellence in Onboarding – Sponsored by Oncore Services 

  • Mantel Group 
  • MYOB 
  • PWC 
  • RMIT University  


Excellence in Employer Branding – Sponsored by Avature 

  • Comm Bank 
  • Deloitte 
  • Westpac Group 
  • Zip Co 


Excellence in Candidate Experience – Sponsored by WorkPro  

  • Clean Co 
  • Immutable 
  • KPMG 
  • Mantel Group 
  • Optus  


Excellence in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – Sponsored by equidi  

  • Australia Post 
  • Coles Group 
  • DXC Technology
  • Westpac Goup 


Corporate Talent Professional of the Year – Sponsored by TCS 

  • Emma Matthews- Pact Group 
  • Felix Rothas- Zuru 
  • Jason Lau- Hi Pages 
  • Kaylee Langbridge- Hello Fresh 


Enterprise Talent Professional of the Year – Sponsored by Reejig  

  • Hayley Morabito- Optus 
  • Shannen Farrell- BHP 
  • Stefan Welack- Xplor 
  • Tara Groves- Adobe 


Corporate Talent Leader of the Year – Sponsored by MakeSure  

  • Sandra Lim – PaperCut Software 
  • Al Waldron- Hanson Australia  
  • Kate Hickman- Infoxchange 
  • Pavi Iyer- Mindset Health 
  • Steven Chan- NCS Group 


Enterprise Talent Leader of the Year – Sponsored by TQ Solutions 

  • Belinda Willis- Deloitte 
  • Ben Whitfield- Marsh McLennan 
  • Derek Del Simone- Greencross Pet Wellness 
  • Mike Virgo- Coles Group 
  • Rob Dunderdale- KPMG 


Corporate Talent Team of the Year – Sponsored by PeopleScout 

  • AIA NZ 
  • Immutable 
  • iSelect 
  • Laminex Australia 
  • Sportsbet 
  • Stake 


Enterprise Talent Team of the Year – Sponsored by SmartRecruiters 

  • Catholic Healthcare 
  • Coles Group 
  • Comm Bank 
  • Greencross Pet Wellness 
  • Marsh McLennan 
  • PWC 


The ITAs are being presented at a Black-Tie Gala Event at Doltone House in Hyde Park, Sydney on September 7th, 2023. Although tickets for the event have been completely sold out, a waitlist is now available for those who have missed out. To join the waitlist, please visit the following link: