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eArcu growth continues at well over 30%

eArcu growth continues at well over 30%

The rapid and sustained growth experienced by eArcu, the market leading Talent Acquisition & CRM Suite, shows no sign of slowing down. eArcu have announced an increase in revenue of over 30% for the sixth year in a row. Profits also increased facilitating further reinvestment to the product suite.

Andy Randall, CEO, explains “The wonderful thing about innovation is that it turns client aspirations into affordable reality. Our clients recognise the importance of having the best people join their organisations. And a critical part of achieving that success is about having the best tools to recruit them. With the economy still facing many challenges, it becomes even more vital to hire great people, as fast as possible but also minimising the cost of doing so."

Randall continues "Our customers are also very excited about our one-stop shop philosophy. For example, adding our Onboarding Suite enables them to welcome new joiners ahead of their official start date, complete forms, and become immersed in the culture of their new employer. All of which means new joiners hit the ground running and highly motivated."

eArcu Analytical Charting launched

eArcu CEO Andy Randall introduces the new analytical charting capabilities. Clients from Pendragon plc, Investec Bank and GWR share their perspectives of the impact this will have for talent acquistion managers.
Our latest creative onboarding client project goes live!

Our latest creative onboarding client project goes live!

In close partnership with Sir Robert McAlpine (SRM), the eArcu project and creative teams have done a great job of designing and implementing an animated version of the 150-year history of SRM, showcasing key building projects and the diversity of the people who work there.

Providing a much more engaging, faster and innovative candidate onboarding experience.

eArcu winners in the final at Wembley

eArcu winners in the final at Wembley

The FA are to deploy the ground-breaking and award-winning eArcu recruitment solution. Candidates, recruiters and managers will all benefit from the ability to use smartphones and tablets through a seamless journey from initial engagement to hire in a brand new mobile-friendly experience.

Inclusivity, and ensuring football is a game for everyone, is an integral part of The FA's strategy and one of their core values. Innovative and agile use of technology across the full end-to-end resourcing life cycle will help attract, assess and onboard candidates to The FA in the fairest way. This will ensure they have the very best team to meet their goals and develop the game at all levels

The eArcu solution will help The FA have the perfect team, lined up in position without any need for extra-time.

Welcome to our latest new joiners

Welcome to our latest new joiners

Delighted to welcome our latest new joiners to the world of eArcu!

Continued growth has led to further expansion of our Client Services teams. This has resulted in significant investment into a new 6-week induction programme.

Exciting times ahead!

The next eArcu chapter

The next eArcu chapter

Excited to see our new eArcu HQ being prepared for the next chapter in our growth!

Leading the pack...

Leading the pack...

Huge congratulations to all who took part in the London Marathon at the weekend, especially to our very own Sam Claridge, from the Projects & Delivery team.

Sam raised valuable funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Well done Sam!

Save the date....Client Event 2019

Save the date....Client Event 2019

We’re excited to announce our annual Client Event will be taking place on Thursday 19th September 2019.

The event will be held in Central London, at an illustrious and unique venue, providing a great opportunity to network with other clients from around the world and some of the eArcu team.

As well as a preview of the eArcu Roadmap, there will be sharing of expert insights from our clients and a chance to discuss hot topics and best practice.

More details to follow over the coming weeks.

Words matter when it comes to attracting more diverse applicants.

Words matter when it comes to attracting more diverse applicants.

More than ever words matter when it comes to attracting candidates. And the way we use those words in recruitment advertisements can dictate whether or not people choose to apply. So using a biased vocabulary is a significant problem if you’re an organisation trying to recruit more women into your workforce.

Here at eArcu we have built a sophisticated solution that we call AdPro. It helps to remove unconscious bias. More than that, creates engaging and inclusive copy with a balanced look and feel that’s more attractive to job seekers.

AdPro’s augmented writing software uses artificial intelligence to pore over job descriptions in real time, highlighting any terms that could come across as particularly masculine or feminine. Then the software suggests inclusive alternatives that are proven to score better with females and wider demographics, discouraging certain terms and inviting the use of a more inclusive phraseology score for the text (for example, replacing a word such as “build” with “create” achieves a better overall score).

AdPro goes much further than gender-balancing the vocabulary of a job ad. It’s also a dynamic tool which understands that even the format of a job ad can make a difference. Ads with lengthy bullet points detailing the role’s responsibilities will face a drop-off in people applying for the job. So the AdPro system scores the overall reading ‘engagement’ of the ad - measuring the density and complexity of the language to suggest easier-to-read terms; creating a more engaging grammar by transforming relentless lists of bullet points into sparking prose and thought-provoking questions.

So the system scores against 7 main measures for any job advertisement; and makes sure that every ad is crafted to score highly on:
  1. Gender Bias
  2. Reading Ease
  3. Advertisement Length
  4. Bullet Points
  5. Question Balance
  6. Avoidance of corporate cliches
  7. Use of repeated words
eArcu announced as headline sponsor for The FIRM Awards 2019

eArcu announced as headline sponsor for The FIRM Awards 2019

We're delighted to reveal that eArcu are the headline sponsor for The FIRM Awards 2019! Entries are now closed and the shortlist will be announced on 20th December. For more information or to sign up for updates head to the awards site. https://www.thefirmawards.com/live/en/page/home

Meet Kiri the Careers Chatbot

Meet Kiri the Careers Chatbot. Some candidates find it easy to navigate around the menus of a careers site, but others prefer a more of a personal dialogue and some interaction. This was the reason Kindred Group enlisted our help to introduce Kiri the chatbot to their careers site. Kiri helps candidates to find out more about the company, what types of career they might follow, and where in the World the openings are. Candidates can ask about how to apply for a job, when open days are taking place, and how to prepare for their interview. And when they've finished chatting with Kiri they can leave their feedback so that Kindred can measure the success of this new innovation.

Creating the Kindred Group Careers Site

Liam Reese and Antony Moulds talking about their collaboration with eArcu to design and build their careers site.