'The Blog'

A modern blueprint for recruitment reporting that’s genuinely useful (not overwhelming)

December 22, 2020 11:37 am Robust reporting functionality is one of the biggest priorities for today’s recruitment software. It’s one of the major drivers away from legacy ATS’s, which are often little more than rewrapped spreadsheets offering limited strategic visibility. But talking to talent acquisition professionals, we’ve found there’s often less certainty around day-to-day recruitment reporting best practices.  How can… Read more

How a new category of software is transforming temporary recruitment in the healthcare and social care sector

December 8, 2020 8:59 am What are your goals for temporary recruitment over the next year or so? Because we chat to recruitment professionals in healthcare and social care constantly, and the same four things keep coming up tops:  Reducing agency spend  Improving the candidate experience Reducing turnover Increasing quality of hire   Achieving those goals isn’t particularly complex. You know… Read more

6 Benefits of Contractor Management Software

November 19, 2020 11:59 am You hire contractors. Or temps, locums, freelancers, consultants, or whoever else makes up your non-permanent, contingent workforce. But right now, you’re spending way more than’s ideal on agencies. Or way longer than’s ideal internally, keeping the whole contractor management process ticking over.  Getting the right people into the right places at the right times and… Read more

Tribepad awarded UK Business Hero status

October 28, 2020 10:14 am We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve been awarded UK Business Hero status by the British Chambers of Commerce! We’re really proud to have had our contributions during the Coronavirus recognised. Thanks to the whole Tribepad family for going the extra mile to support everyone during these difficult times. Our first question when Covid-19 hit was… Read more

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 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

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