'Research and data'

7 real-world tactics to improve candidate experience

February 10, 2021 12:39 pm Candidate expectations change fast, so CX is an ever-evolving practice. A tight race, with plenty of jostling for position. Take your eye off the ball and you could go from frontrunner to bringing up the rear in a blink. So, we wanted to share some roaring success stories. To show you the real-world tools and… Read more

How did COVID impact recruitment last year: Looking at the numbers

February 2, 2021 8:14 am Everyone’s got their own experience and opinion on the impact of COVID on recruitment, particularly for different industries. But what do the stats say? We dug into our job application volume data* for every month throughout 2019 and 2020. To see what changed and how. *(You’ll see we haven’t cross-referenced these against the number of… Read more

Drive for greater diversity and inclusion sees blind applications surge 271%

November 24, 2020 11:33 am Our diversity and inclusion research has seen an increase of 271% in anonymised applications across the UK in 2020 as blind job applications surge Public sector, infrastructure, professional services, charities and finance industries lead the way in greater diversity and inclusion, anonymising applications during the recruitment process Our Anonymous Applications feature allows all applications to… 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

COVID-19 drives surge in job applications to retailers

March 23, 2020 10:14 am Mass redundancies in the hospitality sector as a result of the coronavirus has seen a surge in the number of people seeking jobs in the food retail industry according to data from Tribepad. Retail organisations have seen their normal rate of job applications skyrocket, receiving more than half a million since Thursday 19th March. The… Read more

The UK’s 6 most competitive industries for job seekers

May 14, 2019 3:36 pm Our talent acquisition software is used worldwide and last year processed almost 6.5 million job applications. We’ve analysed the data produced by our award-winning applicant tracking system (ATS) to explore the challenges faced by employers and job seekers, and highlight the most competitive industries. Jobs in demand With clients including the BBC, KFC, Church of… Read more

Recruitment and Big Data: What Does It All Mean?

January 4, 2017 1:42 pm Recent advances in the ways that we can manipulate big data have some really exciting implications for the recruitment industry. But before we get into that… …What is big data? Data is anything that can be recorded and collected for reference or analysis. Big data is therefore pretty much what you’d expect it to be;… Read more