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Blue Octopus has once again, been shortlisted at the Onrec awards!

We are over the moon to announce that Blue Octopus Recruitment have, once again, gained recognition at the 2017 Onrec Awards for the fifth year running. This year we have been nominated for four awards, these are listed below. The event will be held on Thursday 9th March at The…

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The New Blue Octopus Website is Here!

Our digital team have been busy creating the shiny new Blue Octopus site and we are already seeing a positive impact. The new website has been designed to improve the usability for job seekers and also boasts a long list of improvements such as: Full Client Branding – All Blue…

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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! Hawk…

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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 promoting…

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Human Resources Industry Report 2016

The Blue Octopus Human Resources Industry Report has been pulled together to give HR professionals a clear understanding of their industry and to provide helpful, insider information to keep them ahead of the competition.

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New MyCSP careers site has launched!

On Monday 4th April Blue Octopus announced the launch of MyCSP’s careers site supported by their Octo Premium recruitment technology solution from a back end perspective. After meeting with Blue Octopus to discuss their all-encompassing recruitment solution, the pension company saw the clear benefits of the service, careers sites and…

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We have been shortlisted for four Onrec awards!

The Onrec shortlist has been announced and we have been entered in four categories. We are hoping for the fourth year running to bring another award back to Yorkshire! The awards take place on Thursday the 10th of March at the Grange Hotel in at the heart of London’s busy…

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The best jobs around…in a galaxy far, far away

Have you ever wondered what your job would be if you lived in the world of Star Wars? As the long-awaited movie The Force Awakens is released this week, we got to thinking about all the roles available to the characters of these amazing films. Which one is for you?…

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The worst job adverts we’ve ever seen

Ideally a job advert will be able to inform candidates as to whether it's worth applying for a job or not. Sounds simple enough, however there are some ads that would make almost anyone want to avoid an employer forever. Whether they're obnoxious, condescending or just plain outrageous, here are the…

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