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Make your recruitment technology work harder – so you don’t have to!

An innovative recruitment technology solution is an essential tool for any recruitment manager – however, there are many other options on the market so how can you tell if you are getting the most out of your technology solution? Modern recruitment technology can be intuitive and making the recruitment process straight…

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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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Recruitment Technology Trends of 2017

The year is 2017 and things are moving at a pace, whether it’s Donald Trump’s America, the trigger of Article 50 by Theresa May or that Leicester City would be Premier League champions and the last English team in the Champions League, things have already changed dramatically since the turn…

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Blue Octopus has the skills to meet Birmingham City Football Club’s recruitment goals

Blue Octopus netted the BCFC deal back in August 2016, but this project wasn’t a typical recruitment system build. We knew that Octo’s flexibility would be the key to the success of this recruitment project. We met with the football club and took a very consultative approach to understanding their…

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How will video impact the future of the interview process?

In 1989 Director Robert Zemeckis and Producer Bob Gale not only created the film Back to The Future II, but they also predicted how technology would evolve by the year that the film was set 2015. It’s incredible to think that they managed to feature, wall mounted flat screen televisions,…

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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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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 flexibility…

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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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