Tribepad blog

Recruiters! Ten things your hiring manager hates about you

October 15, 2020 3:43 pm (And how to turn things around, to create a better working relationship…) We all know why recruiters sometimes get frustrated with hiring managers. A poor hiring manager stalls the recruitment process and loses you candidates (then probably blames you…) They give vague, muddled job descriptions. They’re impossible to please. And they make poor hiring decisions… Read more

Tribepad launch ethical manifesto

October 1, 2020 2:07 pm Tribepad – our ethical manifesto Our mantra has always been “People first, product second, profit third”. We know that if we properly look after our people, they will build awesome products and deliver great service. If we get that right, our customers will love us and we will make some money along the way. But… Read more

Tribepad wins TIARA Talent Tech Stars ‘Contractor Solution of the Year’

September 29, 2020 2:31 pm Tribepad’s Flex platform has been recognised as The FCSA ‘Contractor Solution of the Year’ at the TIARA Talent Tech Stars.  Why was Flex recognised? The TIARA judges praised Tribepad for their ‘innovative and bespoke solution – which enabled the BBC to more efficiently share its talent between projects and for its support of charities through… Read more

Public Sector job applications leap 31% due to Covid

September 29, 2020 10:40 am Our data has revealed that job seekers are flocking to roles in the public sector, as the Covid recession continues to bite the job market. Our data shows that applications per-role jumped by 31% to 74 candidates per vacancy in the six months to August 2020, compared to the same period last year. Unlike the… Read more

Anonymous Applications, the free feature you’re missing out on!

September 15, 2020 2:46 pm Equality, diversity and inclusion is a hot topic at the moment, but did you know if you use Tribepad ATS you can anonymise your applicant’s data completely free? Removing the possibility for unconscious bias is one of the most powerful ways to increase diversity. And that’s where our Anonymous Applications feature comes in. It’s deceptively simple,… Read more

31 practical ways to improve quality of hire in 2020

September 9, 2020 10:28 am Quality of hire is recruiters’ most valuable metric, LinkedIn’s Future of Recruiting Report 2019 shows. Some 88% of recruiting professionals said quality of hire would be very important over the next five years. That’s an acceleration of a trend we’ve seen for years. Back in 2016, for example, LinkedIn’s Global Reporting Trends Report showed quality… Read more

Recruiter looking for a new job? Here’s a practical toolkit to help

August 27, 2020 1:08 pm Coronavirus cuts mean lots of recruiters are unexpectedly looking for a new job. Tech recruiters have been hit especially hard, for example. Like Sonder, who’ve had to lay-off 80% of their recruitment team. And in the UK, the latest figures show there are three-quarters of a million fewer people on payroll in August compared to… Read more

15 ways to automate your recruitment process

August 14, 2020 10:28 am Recruitment automation uses technology to empower your recruiters to add more value.  Recruiters add most value when they apply their unique perspective, expertise and judgement. Like, deciding an unconventional candidate’s worth a chance, or persuading an on-the-fence candidate to choose you despite a higher offer elsewhere. Recruiters add least value on the mechanics of the… Read more