HR Vendors of the Year 2017 Silver Award to Kossle

Kossle™ ( | | | won the Silver Award for the “Best Recruitment Portal” at the HR Vendors of the Year 2017. With digital being a big priority for most organizations today, it’s no surprise that this prestigious award saw strong nominees. This year’s  edition of the “Best Recruitment Portal” recognized the participation and fierce competition from many outstanding Recruitment Portals; Kossle™ ( |, Adecco, Jobstore, JobStreet & Spring Professional.

HR Vendors of the Year, published since 2006 has garnered an immense following by HR professionals across the region for the past 10 years.  What makes the HR Vendors of the Year Awards unique is its two-tier selection process whereby judging for each of the close to 150 entries across 27 categories was done by an esteemed jury of 22 senior regional heads of HR from organizations across Asia.

A great career website must fulfill one of the most basic needs HR professionals have – finding candidates. While all recruitment websites have their strengths and weaknesses, the winners of the “Best Recruitment Website” award are the career sites which best tick the most boxes on the HR professional’s wish list – active candidates, design, user experience, quality of candidates, response and price.

The Annual HR Vendors of the Year 2017 was held at Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral on 16 November 2017 in front of the brightest HR solutions innovators in their respective fields with more than 230 attendees. Organized by Human Resources and produced by Heather Ang, the HR Vendors of the Year is the biggest HR vendors awards in Asia, held Malaysia. | is the premier leading Localized online jobsite in Malaysia (Sarawak & Sabah), with the objective of simplifying the connection between local Job Seekers and Employers; Working closely with state government, tertiary institutions and industries to boost work opportunities for graduates and job seekers locally. Apart from facilitating localized job search, job-related resources and information, they prioritize on user communication and proactive feedbacks which are channeled back into websites enhancement design-development process.

The adaption of a localization strategy had strengthen the expansion from Sarawak ( into Sabah (, Brunei ( & Kalimantan ( Currently, the jobsites generate over 1.5 million page-views monthly and caters to 400,000 active jobseekers within the region.

Mr Jacky Lee, Director at Kossle™ said: ” I like to thank all the jury of 22 senior regional heads of HR from organizations across Asia for awarding us this win. It’s such a prestigious award and it is a honor to be pitted against the very best Recruitment Portals. Our whole team are proud to win this award and we will continue to strive to improve our services.”

There were over 240 entries across all 29 categories with Entries from Entries were also received from Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia, New Zealand and India. The entries were Judged by 18 influential agencies and media experts within the Region.

Click here or here to see this year’s full list of winners.


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