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Crayon wins LinkedIn Talent Award

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LinkedIn names Crayon’s talent acquisition team as best in the Nordics.

(OSLO, Norway) -- Crayon, a global leader in digital transformation services, won the award for Best Talent Acquisition Team at the 2019 LinkedIn Talent Awards.

The LinkedIn Talent Awards are the Nordic region’s flagship program for companies that have made a mark in the recruitment and employer-branding space. Crayon was chosen as the best among more than 1,000 other Scandinavian companies.

“Our talent acquisition team is a world-class operation that reflects the essence of Crayon: It’s fast-growing, agile and innovative,“ said Rune Syversen, co-founder and CEO of Crayon. “I am proud of all their accomplishments, especially considering that the market is extremely competitive and they have been properly recognized as the best.”

The team’s statistics are impressive:

  • It has hired more than 350 people in one year, meaning nearly every day someone signed to join Crayon.
  • It has reviewed more than 74,000 LinkedIn profiles.
  • Performed about 3,150 unique searches in the hunt for the right people for our openings.

“This year’s winner is a highly proactive and driven TA team excelling in the cut throat and ever evolving industry of recruiting IT professionals. With the global market as their playing field, they enable their company to be a leader within their field. ” said Andreas Kauppi, Enterprise Relationship Manager at LinkedIn.

The team itself has doubled in size this year, growing to eight people:  Thea Smith, Director of Talent Acquisition; Jodie Porter, Jarle Winge, Sonia Gagneet Kaur, Tora Deglum, Marijke Ae-Sook Simcic Brønn, Maiko Selia Reutimann and Ebony Bovell.

”I am super proud of my team and what we have achieved together,” said Thea Smith. “This award shows that we are making the most out of the LinkedIn Recruiter Tool, that we have a process that delivers high results in a very competitive and tight candidate market. Also, our results would not be possible without the trust and cooperation we have with Crayon’s management team.”


Crayon Group Holding ASA is a leading IT advisory firm in software and digital transformation services. With unique IP tools and skilled employees, Crayon help optimize its clients' ROI from complex software technology investments. Crayon have long experience within volume software licensing optimization, digital engineering, predictive analytics and assists the clients through all phases of the process of a digital transformation. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, the company has approximately 1,400 employees in 45 offices worldwide.


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