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Infographic: A voyage through 2017

We had a big hand (or tentacle) in recruitment in 2017 – and we finished the year feeling anything but all at sea. Dive down, have a gander at some of our proudest achievements and find out just how we've been doing.

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Still need convincing of Blue Octopus?

So you're still using recruitment agencies, recruitment resellers or, heaven forbid, managing all the candidate communication internally – leaving you no time for you to do anything else! At Blue Octopus we sit between a Recruitment Agency and a Recruitment Reseller. We buy job board credits in bulk so you…

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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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Blue Octopus wins another marketing award at Onrec awards!

Blue Octopus are pleased to announce that we've come away with another marketing award at the Onrec awards! Last night's awards saw this Yorkshire-based online recruitment company up against some stiff competition. Nevertheless we were recognised for our hard work – and are very happy that the whole company can…

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What’s different about Blue Octopus?

Every good business should offer something different from the competition; customers don't see value in a company that offers the same services and experiences as everyone else. So when you're considering using a recruitment company, it helps to be able to see what each one does differently from the rest,…

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We have moved into Octo House!

In May 2014 team Blue Octopus moved into our new head office, right in the centre of Otley (Octo house). Now let’s take a few moments to have a light hearted look back, to see what it took to get the company to this stage…  

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On your bike! Our successful charity event crosses finish line

Poulpe bleu! Our fab “Get on the bike for charity” event has wrapped up, having raised £355.10 for our chosen three causes! Bliss, Yorkshire Cancer Research and MS Society are charities we support throughout the year, and they will be receiving the money to help advance the great work they’re doing…

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Introducing our new Head of IT!

As a company, we feel it’s important to share good news when our family expands and lately we've welcomed a new member into the fold. Due to continued growth and an ever increasing demand for skilled professionals, Blue Octopus have now welcomed Marc into the family. Marc will be heading up the company’s…

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We’ve opened our new head office ‘Octo House’

Due to continued growth and success, we have moved into new premises in the centre of Otley, Leeds. Woohoo! Our ever expanding company is now celebrating its 5th year of business, delivering an award winning service to both clients and candidates. This continued success has recently attracted a range of…

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