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Dstl: Know The Unknown

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Dstl hire the brightest minds in the country. But their better-known competitors were taking the best talent. So we launched an awareness campaign and created a challenging online game. We not only found the right people, but we picked up a few awards along the way too!

Winner - Digital Experience for Early Talent
Winner - Best Digital Solution
Winner - Best Recruitment Website (below £50,000)
Winner - Innovation in Recruitment

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