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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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The Willerby careers site and Octo system is here!

We are delighted to announce the launch of yet another careers microsite, this time in the form of Willerby Holiday Homes. Having been working together in partnership since early 2017, overseeing 29 campaigns during this time. Willerby Holiday Homes have been trading for over 70 years and are one of…

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NPA Careers Site – Launched!

We are pleased to announce the completion of yet another careers microsite, after successfully working with the National Pharmacy Association, streamlining their hiring process and candidate experience. Blue Octopus and NPA have been working in partnership since May 2016, when the National Pharmacy Association became Blue Octopus’ largest pharmaceutical client.…

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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 also…

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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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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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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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How Blue Octopus is improving the candidate experience

Blue Octopus is currently launching its new candidate experience. But what do we mean by 'candidate experience', and why does it matter? What we're releasing is a new process for candidates to apply for jobs which is simple, modern, and is quick to use. A positive application experience is a…

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Case Study – How we transformed Tameside College’s recruitment

We've saved hundreds of companies significant amounts of money on their recruitment over the years. We recently showed you what we've done for animal welfare charity Cats Protection…and here's how we've helped out Tameside College. Prior to coming on board with Blue Octopus in 2013, Tameside College used a combination…

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