'The Blog'

Brexit for Recruiters: Practical actions to make sure you survive

November 4, 2019 3:31 pm Whichever side of the vote you’re on, you’re probably sick of thinking, hearing and talking about Brexit.  You’re almost certainly sick of watching politicians uhm and aah about the issues, . Brexit Day has been extended yet again– as of 4th November – we have no solid idea exactly what it’ll look like.  But sick… Read more

The three biggest barriers to video interview adoption

October 14, 2019 1:51 pm Video interviewing is a mature solution that’s delivering proven returns for businesses of every shape and size in every industry. Adoption has snowballed.  Which brings us to an interesting question: what’s everyone else doing? What’s holding some businesses back?   It’s not a facetious question. It’s an honest one. One we’re going to answer, if you… Read more

Join us at The Firm’s Manchester Autumn Conference 2019

September 22, 2019 2:20 pm This year The FIRM’s Manchester Autumn Conference takes place on 25th September. We’ll be presenting alongside Tom Beale, Recruitment Advisor at Medical Protection Society, one of our fantastic customers. There’s still time to bag your ticket directly from The FIRM’s website, we’d love to see you there.  About The FIRM The FIRM started as a… Read more

Why workplaces have a moral responsibility to invest in mental health

September 17, 2019 10:00 am Let’s talk about mental health. Because here are some home truths. Mind says some one in four people in the UK experience a mental health issue each year. One in six people in England report common mental health problems – think anxiety or depression – in any given week. There are 56 million people in England…. Read more

TribePad’s getting a new look!

September 10, 2019 3:07 pm Did you know that we launched TribePad ATS nearly ten years ago? We’ve come a long way since the early days and you can always rely on us to continuously improve the user experience of our software. We have some news for candidates, hiring managers and recruiters. But before we show you some of them,… Read more

TribePad and Indeed Apply Integration Enhancements 2019

September 10, 2019 3:03 pm TribePad’s award-winning Applicant Tracking System (ATS) integrates with a wide range of other apps, websites and services, including Indeed Apply. In 2018, we made some important changes that improved the user journey for candidates and increased conversions by up to 40%. This year, we are launching further updates that will make our Indeed integration even… Read more

Technology and recruitment: Is the human touch extinct?

August 29, 2019 12:46 pm In this brave new world of technology and recruitment, where do recruiters fit? Almost every industry is besieged by predictions of impending doom. ‘Advertising is dead’. ‘Marketing is dead’. ‘Recruitment is dead’.  But do AI, chatbots, video and other recruitment technology trends really spell the death of the human touch? Are recruiters really going extinct?… Read more

What we learned from the In-house Recruitment Leaders Conference

August 23, 2019 2:18 pm Last month, we were at the In-house Recruitment Leaders (IHRL) Conference in London, where we met delegates and answered your questions. Our co-founder and CEO, Dean Sadler, was also there to give a presentation on diversity in recruitment, with a focus on getting the right personalities together to build a fantastic team.  For the recruitment… Read more

How local councils can successfully implement recruitment software

August 16, 2019 2:04 pm Councils across the UK are adopting the latest recruitment software to attract quality candidates, improve processes and increase efficiency. With local government organisations under pressure to be more commercial, respond to demand and still balance the books, getting recruitment right is a pretty tough challenge. But the technology is there for those organisations to make… Read more