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5 ways to supercharge your job search in 2017!

The New Year is often the best time to dust of that CV and make a start on those resolutions. Getting a new job is frequently high up on the priority list for a lot of employees which is no surprise considering that 60% of British workers will consider...

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Vacancy Benefits, Postcode Searching and Fully Responsive Client Adverts! New Year, New Website.

We are in to the process of rolling out some key features within Octo and the Blue Octopus website. The features are being introduced to improve vacancy reach, client recruitment branding and candidate attraction – and will be launched early in the new year and we’re all very excited!...

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Octo update – Adding vacancies just got even quicker

Creating a vacancy in Octo just got even easier. Hiring Managers using Octo can now simply select a predefined list of questions, at the application form stage, with one simple click! Once the application form has been selected the user can then add or edit any questions with complete...

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Blue Octopus launches Stockport Homes’ careers site, strengthening their partnership

Blue Octopus Recruitment have recently partnered with another of the UK’s leading housing providers; Stockport Homes. In the short time that Stockport Homes have been working with Blue Octopus they have already advertised 28 vacancies, successfully, and we have filled an amazing 96.43% of their roles. Stockport Homes have...

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Don’t let your recruitment go into hibernation over winter

As the winter nights draw in and we begin the seasonal change to winter, where the mornings stay darker and by the time we leave work, night has already fallen. Everybody seems to be slowing down but that doesn’t mean that your recruitment efforts should freeze. At this time...

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Happy workforce, productive workforce!

It seems quite an obvious statement, but this is something that can often get forgotten in the day to day tasks of running a business. As a business owner or CEO, keeping your staff happy should be at the very top of your priority list. Maintaining a happy workforce...

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Even More Careers Sites Launched!

Our careers site offering has become increasingly more popular over the past few months as companies are clearly seeing the value of showcasing their brand and giving candidates a targeted location for their job seeking interests. Careers sites are a really good way of engaging passive candidates and also...

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What is online recruitment?

There was a time when job hunters would scour the pages of their local paper or industry magazine for their next career move but times have moved on and, in this an era of internet job sites and job boards, online recruitment is enabling employers and candidates to manage...

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More applications from mobile candidates!

  As you will be aware the mobile job seeker revolution is well under way, but how do you capture these candidates with so many different devices to consider? Well, you don’t worry – we’ve got it covered! Candidates are always on the go, and wanting quicker and easier...

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The Octo Onboarding feature is here!

  Once you have made an offer do you struggle with the next stage of ‘onboarding’? If so, Blue Octopus have created an outstanding addition to the Octo First Class suite ‘Onboarding’. This new feature will create a smooth transition from making an offer to getting that new employee...

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