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Redington Invests in Vacancy Filler

Posted by Naomi Hyett on 06-Oct-2017 16:08:56


Redington, the award-winning, independent investment consultant to pension funds and other long-term savings institutions, has selected Vacancy Filler’s online recruitment system to help it improve the efficiency of its recruitment process, particularly for new graduates, and also make it easier for candidates to apply.

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Topics: Order Announcement

Everything You Need to Know About Onboarding Candidates

Posted by Katie Parr on 28-Sep-2017 17:21:47


Onboarding should be seen as an essential part of every business’ recruitment process as it is critical in securing the productivity that a new hire can offer to a business. With the right procedure in place you can ensure an Onboarding process that quickly and effectively puts your new hires in a position where they enter the business as satisfied employees and are ready to go from day one.

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Topics: Best Practices

From a basement to a company with £40 million turnover: How Pimlico Plumbers aligned their recruitment process to their growth strategy.

Posted by Naomi Hyett on 19-Sep-2017 15:33:40



Pimlico Plumbers was founded by Charlie Mullins in 1979 in the basement of an estate agent in Pimlico. With just a second hand van and a bag of tools, Charlie’s vision was to remove the stigma associated with the plumbing industry.

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Recruit to Retain - It's not about filling vacancies, it's about growing as a company

Posted by Jay Staniforth on 25-Aug-2017 17:18:36


You've just downed tools - a job well done.

After a six-week recruitment campaign, including interviews and chasing hiring managers for feedback, you've made a job offer to the perfect candidate.

But four weeks later, and only three days before your new hire was due to start, you get an email - "I've been offered a job with another company and I have accepted, unfortunately, I will be withdrawing my acceptance for the position of sales manager..."

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Topics: induction

Cox London overcome restrictive recruitment costs to continue expansion plans

Posted by Naomi Hyett on 09-Aug-2017 12:22:13


Cox London, makers of unique functional art-based design, is headed by design duo Christopher and Nicola Cox. Having created sculptural furniture and lighting together for some years, they finally formed the company in 2005.

Each of their creations is infused with inventiveness and rooted in a deep knowledge and understanding of traditional techniques. The company's enduring ambition is to create timeless pieces of beauty and intrigue that continue to stand the test of time. Examples of their work can now be seen at their new Cox London retail showroom in the Pimlico Road design district of central London, UK.

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Topics: Case Studies

Local MP, Nicky Morgan, congratulates Accrosoft on improving recruitment, worldwide

Posted by Naomi Hyett on 25-May-2017 17:21:28


Nicky Morgan visited our Accrosoft offices recently to hear about the growth of the Vacancy Filler product and to witness the launch of Connect – the employee communication tool designed to help businesses provide an enhanced Onboarding and Induction process whilst allowing for a seamless transfer of information from HR Manager to Hiring Manager.

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Recruitment made easy: reducing reliance on agencies

Posted by Katie Parr on 05-May-2017 14:00:00


Recruitment software for the automotive industry

Smart Fleet Solutions provides inspection and refurbishment for cars at the end of their lease period in preparation for resale. They currently employ over 400 members of staff throughout a number of UK locations including Staffordshire, West Lothian, Nottinghamshire and Wiltshire. We spoke to Simon Osbourne, Recruitment Manager, at Smart Fleet who is in charge of recruitment training. We discussed the problems the company had prior to Vacancy Filler and how recruitment software has improved their process.

Currently, Smart Fleet post around 10 job adverts a month but these adverts often pull in multiple hires.

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Topics: Case Studies, Automotive

Early Quitters: Bad Recruitment Process, or Bad Company?

Posted by Naomi Hyett on 03-May-2017 17:07:08


Losing candidates can be extremely frustrating for any company, especially when you don’t know the reason for losing them.

Many companies, at some point, will experience the loss of candidates during the Onboarding process. For many businesses, they aren’t able to learn as to why this happens, but we have discovered that it is often the result of poor communication and a lack of resources within the business that cause this problem. It’s the hidden gap of communication and engagement that goes unnoticed from the point of offering the position to your ideal candidate to the day that they start.

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Topics: onboarding, induction

Basic to Brilliant Recruitment: Why Wandle Housing chose Vacancy Filler

Posted by Katie Parr on 26-Apr-2017 13:00:00


Wandle are a Housing Association based in London Bridge and employ around 178 staff. Covering 9 South London Boroughs, the organisation currently provides around 7,300 properties for tenants, outright buy and part-time buy schemes for homeowners. With a high volume of recruitment, Wandle advertises around 10 new vacancies per month and recruits around 120 times a year.

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Topics: Order Announcement, Housing Association

You Might Not Be In Sales, But You Are Still Selling

Posted by Jay Staniforth on 20-Mar-2017 14:40:08

Whether it’s a large, focused team aggressively dedicated to sourcing new business, or a team that supports existing customers and reactively generates business from incoming calls; if you have entered the world of work, you’ll undoubtedly have been exposed to some form of sales team.

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Topics: Best Practices