Advances in recruitment technology such as advanced candidate management software and online job boards, have created seismic shifts in the recruitment landscape. Social media channels such as LinkedIn, and Twitter have also become increasingly important in the recruitment process. But, just as these technologies have empowered recruiters to operate with greater reach, they have also increased the amount to "noise" they now need to cut through.
Hiring managers are now trying to hire candidates directly in a bid to save costs, using job boards and LinkedIn. Whilst they have great stories to tell, they often lack the expertise required to cut through that noise and engage and hire canddiates to are also applying to other jobs. In the digital landscape of today, recruiters increasingly need to act like digital marketers to get their job adverts seen by the right candidates.
ecruit founder, Ben de Grouchy, realised he had the expertise to allow clients to connect with the top talent in the marketplace, and assist with their "direct hire" strategy by allowing clients to control the recruitment process beyond the candidate acquisition stage. ecruit provides clients with a modern, low cost recruitment solution that enables businesses to connect with top talent on the marketplace by getting the adverts
Ben has worked in the recruitment industry for 15 years, 10 of which were spent running his own recruitment agency business (DG Partnership) focused on the sales and marketing sectors. Building the business from scratch, he is known for working with brands such as Pepsi, L'Oreal, Unilever, Nestle, Innocent, Red Bull and a huge number of SME businesses as well. Clients value his high level of integrity, industry expertise, and the excellent candidate