We've been banging the mobile drum for a few years at Eploy and with a recent surge in clients interested in mobile responsive candidate portals, we've taken a look at our data to see if mobile really is as important as we've been saying.
We are delighted to announce that WorkLink, the University of Birmingham Student Temp Agency and valued client have been shortlisted for Best Innovation in the 2014 Global Recruiter Awards.
When businesses face increased competition they inevitably invest in marketing to help them better understand, segment, differentiate and all the other stuff marketers do.
When investigating software to assist your recruitment function it’s easy to be overwhelmed by feature lists and the latest ‘must have’ functionality. The key to finding the right system for you is understanding if and how the technology will help you to achieve your recruitment goals.
As technologists we are often guilty more than most of using and latching onto ‘buzzwords’. On a constant mission to differentiate ourselves from our competitors we seek the ‘unique value proposition’.
The recruitment industry is full of buzz words. From talent communities, psychometric testing and social media, to mobile, gamification, job boards and talent pools - there is always something new.
Generally speaking the recruitment industry still has a long way to go to embrace the technology that is available. Many now have mobile friendly career portals, but unfortunately, in many cases they are quite basic, offering candidates a cut-down experience.
With more and more employees using personal Cloud services to store work-related documents, companies need to adopt best practices and protect themselves from the issue of data being leaked or lost.
Earlier this year Google announced its plans to change how it ranked smartphone search results, which means if your career site is not built to render a mobile optimised version of EACH page, then your website will start ranking lower and may even be removed from Google's mobile search results.
To attract young people to your organisation your recruitment process needs to be available to them in the ways that they access the web. Providing interview workshops can help build trust with candidates who were unsuccessful and help them improve.
Everyone has a different perspective on what 'Big Data' is and how the resourcing/recruitment community can harness it, but how easy is it to use and can it enhance sourcing efforts?
Oxford Instruments, a leading provider of high technology tools and systems for industry and research, has become the first company to benefit from Eploy®'s new mobile-enhanced, multi-lingual web platform - Eploy Connect.
The sixth annual National Apprentice Week takes place this month, and Eploy®, following the launch of their new mobile-enhanced web platform - Eploy Connect - has made it even easier for companies to take advantage of the government funded scheme.
Optamor, who manage various master and neutral vendor agreements for automotive, engineering and IT clients, teamed up with Eploy® to simplify the coordination of all the recruitment agencies involved in the selection of staff for their prestigious clients. Eploy®'s implementation seamlessly manages all aspects of the agency submissions and was customised to meet Optamor's unique requirements.
Jepson Holt Consulting, who specialise in legal recruitment, has selected Eploy's market-leading cloud based recruitment and applicant tracking software to further enhance its partnership approach with clients. A key factor for Jepson Holt in selecting Eploy was the system's fully synchronised email facility.
Since launching at the start of the academic year in September 2012, The University of Birmingham's internal recruitment agency, 'Worklink', has been successfully using Eploy's cloud based recruitment and applicant tracking software to provide campus services to students and recruiting managers. Proof of their success, is that in less than a year student placements have risen from 546 to over 2200, with more than 6,500 timesheets processed.
Eploy Connect is the culmination of over a decade of experience, technical knowhow, research and development and does for the mobile recruitment arena what the shopping cart did for the internet
There's a lot of talk about mobile recruitment at the moment, but equally there is a lot of confusion as a result of software providers 'jumping on the mobile band wagon' and offering various degrees of mobile solutions. So let's dispel some of the myths here, and bring some clarity to the subject of mobile.
Eploy are proud to have been headline sponsor for Recruiters' Smart Resourcing Conference held at the end of February at The Kings Fund in London - an event that promised to help companies innovate and advance their recruitment strategies for future success. And it didn't disappoint.
After researching the market, Matalan, with more than 200 stores across the UK, turned to Eploy® to create and implement a modern career portal powered by their industry leading web-based recruitment system and vendor management tools.
Eploy, the premier cloud software company for the recruitment industry, has taken mobile recruitment to the next level. Having invested over £3/4 million and more than 2 years R&D the launch of its new 2013 web-platform boasts a much more advanced level of technical sophistication, social integration and overall accessibility.
Chris Bogh, Eploy's Technical Director, talks candidly here about the mobile revolution and how Eploy plans to move mobile recruiting onto the next level in 2013. What are your recruitment predictions for 2013?
2012 has been the year for apprenticeships. With the Government investing £1.2bn into the programme, we've seen nearly half a million people being given the opportunity to train as an apprentice this year.
Intramezzo Ltd is the latest executive search firm to turn to Eploy® for its web-based recruitment software system, which features an extensive and unique set of executive recruitment search tools based around the researching and promotion of quality candidates.
A modern recruiter is often expected to be an 'expert' across the many facets of recruitment, and usually with little prior experience. From organising a graduate / apprentice recruitment drive one week to researching LinkedIn for an executive post the next. Managing agencies on the PSL or setting up an in-house temporary recruitment agency.
Companies of all sizes are finding referral schemes a very efficient and cost-effective way of recruiting new members of staff.
One of the UK's longest-established engineering, energy and healthcare recruitment companies has future-proofed its database containing details of 350,000 candidates after moving over to Eploy®'s online recruitment software system.
A modern recruiter is often expected to be an 'expert' across the many facets of recruitment, and usually with little priEploy® would like to extend our congratulations to all those shortlisted and to this year's winners! This year's awards evening was an overwhelming success with Rufus Hound making it a truly memorable evening.
I still get asked on many occasions to explain what "the cloud" is and if companies should look to invest in it. However, there is no straightforward answer as cloud technology covers many important areas relating to both hardware and software.
Online recruitment software specialist Eploy® has appointed a new Software Project Manager and Training Manager.
Large, global businesses are increasingly turning their attention to tailored recruitment systems that enable them to operate flexibly. Here, Chris Bogh, Eploy®'s Technical Director, looks at the changes international consultancy Cundall implemented to cope with demands in traffic.
One of the main focuses this year for many companies will be around mobile recruitment. There is, however, a tendency to leap on every new innovation as quickly as possible without fully considering the practicalities and thinking about how things might develop and evolve... Mobile Apps is one such example.
One of the world's leading players in research and development equipment has reduced its candidate handling time by 75 per cent after it invested in Eploy®'s revolutionary applicant tracking and recruitment software system.
2012 will be the year when we really see mobile technologies start to make their mark in recruitment.
To experience Eploy's® truly browser based software for yourself we are offering you the chance to win an iPad® 2 plus free Eploy® system set up.
Eploy®, the specialist online software company for the recruitment industry, has further expanded its technical team with the appointment of two new senior .NET developers.
Complementing the technical recruitment side of the ARM group of businesses, ARM Consulting offers a complete outsourced HR solution to clients, from recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) to managing the entire process in the capacity of a master vendor. ARM Consulting selects and maintains partnership agreements with other consultancies and manages the complex processes on behalf of the client.
As more and more candidates look to secure their next role online, the importance of having a well-designed and functionally rich recruitment website has never been so important.
Paul Burgess, Managing Director of Eploy®, which makes premier software for the recruitment and HR industry, said the figures demonstrate that its reputation as a market leader for online recruitment systems continues to soar.
The Works has doubled the traffic to its Eploy® and Wordpress integrated website and strengthened its online communications after it enlisted Eploy® to create and manage the development of its new SEO optimised, fully integrated recruitment website.
Juice Recruitment who specialise in Creative, Corporate, Accountancy, Financial and Temporary placements in the South West, has selected Eploy®'s online recruitment and applicant tracking software. This will enable the company to streamline and automate day-to-day processes, save on costs and time per hire and create effective talent pools whilst maintaining a personal approach to recruitment.
Cumbria-based GEN II is the largest training provider to the nuclear industry and has been delivering apprenticeship training for over a decade. The company currently trains 600 apprentices; however the programmes have become increasingly popular and for the number of opportunities on offer there are a much higher number of applicants.
At the 2011 CIPD Recruitment Show, Eploy® will showcase how its unique approach to online recruitment software can really benefit corporate recruiters. Eploy®'s proven solution enables corporate recruiters to have all the tools that agencies have been using for years plus all the standard ATS features within one complete system.
Leading north-Wales based recruiter Supertemps is maintaining an extremely positive approach to 2011 with the launch of a new Eploy® powered website and online recruitment system.
It's now much easier than you may think to establish a successful apprenticeship program and with the funding and opportunity available, now is the ideal time!
Senior executive recruitment is at its third highest level ever due to a dramatic resurgence in demand, according to the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC).
The government's publication of the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) final, which will come into force in October 2011, has prompted many large organisations to review their position on employing agency staff.
Chris Bogh, eploy®'s Technical Director was recently invited to attend a closed round-table forum with some of the UK's major retailers to discuss the issues faced by in-house recruiters.
The role of a modern day recruiter is becoming increasingly complex. They are often expected to be an 'expert' across the many facets of recruitment, and usually with little prior experience.
Leading construction and support services group, Kier, who employs more than 11,000 people worldwide, has adopted eploy®'s inclusive applicant tracking and recruitment software system as its company standard.
Chris Bogh, Technical Director of eploy® discusses the challenges businesses face managing apprenticeship recruitment schemes and offers some insider advice on how technology can help.
The economy has had quite a big impact on recruitment practices over the last couple of years and the ease and cost effectiveness of software and technology has helped many organisations find new ways to cut costs. This has led to an increased trend towards RPO and Vendor Management models and many of our clients using web technology to offer innovative 'added value' services to their clients, to help set themselves apart and create new revenue streams.
eploy® has announced that software sales for the first six months of this year's financial calendar (April - October 2010) are up by more than 62% on the same period last year. These impressive figures not only demonstrate eploy®'s growth, but in strategic terms they also support the company's status as a market leading provider of enterprise class recruitment systems.
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