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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 of…

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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 is…

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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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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 most…

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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 ways…

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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 through…

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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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We’re building the foundations of the housing industry

We have a growing portfolio of housing providers which are now reaping the rewards of our outstanding service.  Our service offering has always been received well in the housing industry and we now have a large range of housing associations that are trusting the service. We have had a high…

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How to spring clean your job search

Spring is the perfect time of the year to re-assess your career prospects and apply for new opportunities. Candidates often get set in their ways and try to mass target their job applications, this really isn’t the best way to approach a job search and can be detrimental at times.…

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