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ast year proved to be a turbulent one. A year that has created angst and uncertainty, but also opportunity. Britain’s decision to leave the EU was just one of many events that left a lot of people surprised and unprepared. No one knows what will really happen in the wake of all of this instability, but it inevitably poses challenges to the recruitment industry in both the UK and EU. Adaptation is nothing new to recruitment agencies. These challenges will only accelerate a trend that we have seen gaining pace long before 2016. Developments in technology and communications over the past decade have led to more and more agencies expanding their business into other parts of the world and diversifying into different sectors. Given the forecast of the pound’s continuing weakness over the course of the medium term, we anticipate many more will follow. Recruitment agencies are always looking for that competitive edge to drive and safeguard revenue. We believe that a business’ key assets in this day and age are their data, IT infrastructure and connectivity. These difficulties are already having

an impact on the recruitment industry and suppliers need to adapt as well. Change is an opportunity for innovation, something that we at itris are forever pursuing. After all, recruitment agencies cannot effectively operate internationally without a solution that does not cater for their needs and the needs of their customers. We see that there is a growing need for businesses to be able work in multi-language and multi-currency to become truly multi-national. This is evident from the recent growing interest in cloud solutions to facilitate global connectivity to a central database with ease. Successful businesses recognise the importance of their database not only as a CRM, but also to manage the wider elements of their business. There are many external factors that are out of our control, but the choice of your recruitment solution is something that you can control.

+ Chris Brind, Managing Director of itris With more than 27 years of experience in the recruitment industry, many of those years as a recruiter, Chris has been managing the development of the itris product to deliver the benchmark of recruitment software.

Do you have a solution that will support your business needs going forward? To find out how itris can help your business, give us a call on +44 (0) 1892 825 820.

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hat started out as merely functional is growing into a truly exciting set of tools as recruitment software moves into the realm of the fantastic. Yet while artificial intelligence and semantic technology capture our imaginations, the technological capability of meeting solid business requirements such as managing the sales pipeline also becomes “Bring your more adept and more business to sophisticated year on bigger and year. better life with With some key your choice of experts in the recruitment recruitment software this technology field, we year” explore what lies ahead in 2017. We hope our Guide to Recruitment Software 2017 not only fires up your imagination about what is possible in your business but guides you to the providers who can connect the technological and operational dots in your business today and tomorrow. Bring your business to bigger and better life with your choice of recruitment software this year.

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EDITORIAL 020 7880 7606 recruiter.editorial@redactive.co.uk Editor DeeDee Doke Contributor Sue Weekes Creative editor Nicholas Daley Picture researcher Akin Falope Production editor Vanessa Townsend Production executive Rachel Young ADVERTISING 020 7880 7607 tom.culley@recruiter.co.uk Sales manager Tom Culley Senior sales executive Josh Hannagan PUBLISHING aaron.nicholls@redactive.co.uk Publishing director Aaron Nicholls CIRCULATION and SUBSCRIPTIONS To receive a regular copy of Recruiter, the leading magazine for recruitment and resourcing professionals, telephone +44 (0)20 8950 9117 or email recruiter@abacusemedia.com

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KEEPING ONE STEP AHEAD WHAT WILL BE THE TRENDS TO WATCH AND MUST-HAVE FUNCTIONALITY WHEN IT COMES TO RECRUITMENT TECHNOLOGY NEXT YEAR? WE ASK THOSE SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS WORKING AT THE LEADING EDGE BY SUE WEEKES

WHAT WILL BE THE KEY RECRUITMENT SOFTWARE TRENDS IN 2017? Chris Bogh, chief technology officer, Eploy For agencies, in such a competitive market, we see managing the sales pipeline as a key trend. Recruitment software needs to add value at every stage of the funnel, as well as manage the funnel itself, track opportunities and predict cashflow – all vital to the success of growing a business.

this. From job applications to job boards, if it can’t be done on a mobile or tablet, they will go elsewhere. If 2016 has been consumed by uncertainty, 2017 will reveal demand for proactive candidate nurturing. Technology is key and recruiters must be savvy about using it appropriately to reflect candidate demands. This can include improving SEO strategies, tailoring advert content and prioritising different job boards for specific skillsets.

Toby Conibear, European business development director, Bond International Software 2017 marks the first year Generation Z will be in the workforce. They are digital natives and recruitment software needs to reflect

Andrew Forster, head of the recruitment software division, Access Group We expect technology to continue to take over the manual tasks that many firms still undertake to help agencies become more efficient, like online timesheets

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management. Another trend is business intelligence. Agency directors are looking for real-time information about the business performance that is easy to understand. Business analytics tools that show this information in intuitive and interactive dashboards are going to be in demand. Daniel Fox, marketing manager, Microdec Cloud technology gives us the ability to work anywhere, from any device and recruiters will adopt this to become more efficient and agile. Diving deeper into the software, big data technology allows us to make better use of the data we hold. Systems that generate information to proactively help the user are key to increasing placements and driving growth.

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Geoffroy de Lestrange, product marketing manager EMEA, Cornerstone OnDemand The ďŹ rst trend is a growth in recruiting intelligence, which means using advanced analytics and predictive features to improve recruiting. This also has a sub-trend, which is a boost in social recruiting. This isn’t a new concept, but it will continue to become more popular. Another is streamlining the day-to-day operations for recruiters and simplifying recruiting processes for the candidate so they can apply for jobs faster and through more devices. Gerard Mulder, CCO, Textkernel The use of AI [artiďŹ cial intelligence], machine learning and semantics in

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Whether you’re a manager monitoring your KPIs, a resourcer researching your candidate pool or a business developer targeting that next big account Eploy Dashboards give you everything you need to dominate your day. Finally, a Recruitment CRM with self-service analytics built-in. It’s business intelligence for the busy recruiter.

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“AI will be incredibly important to driving new innovations in recruitment software. More specifically, advances in machine learning will power increasingly sophisticated, intelligent bots to act as assistants to recruiters in the streamlining of operations. The result will be greater efficiency and productivity, more effective relationship management and, ultimately, shared prosperity for the entire industry.” PETER LINAS

recruitment software will become more and more important. AI is becoming more mainstream and more expected by the user. Second, I expect to see even more mobile applications and better-use cases in recruitment. Lastly, I see a trend in analytics tools that can combine different data sources and provide a better insight into your recruitment efforts. Jason Starr, managing director, Dillistone Systems The recruitment software market is being hit by a double whammy. Brexit is changing the economics of the sector and that, combined with the rapid approach of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, means that many vendors are going to be stretched. This is likely to lead to a “flight to safety”. Buyers are more likely to purchase from the larger vendors that have the economic strength to invest during what is likely to be a turbulent period. Paul Thompson, sales director, Voyager Whilst there is much doom-mongering about [US president-elect Donald] Trump and Brexit, the reality is that good or bad there will be an opportunity for recruiters to make a mark. If you are planning for growth in 2017 you’ll need to look forward at the opportunities, not just how you made money in the past. Micro-niche is my tip for 2017.

WHAT FUNCTIONALITY WILL BE ON RECRUITERS’ WISH-LISTS? CB: Tools for managing the sales pipeline with the ease of use of modern drag-anddrop card systems like Trello. And self-service dashboards and analytics – enabling everyone to measure exactly what’s important to them. Standard reports rarely meet customer needs and third party analytics tools are often expensive and difficult to maintain. TC: All-encompassing CRM software enabling recruiters to exceed their usual job requirements will be top of the list. When looking for talent, knowing the person better and having the information competitors don’t will be pivotal to success. Management reporting must be strong enough to tangibly enhance business strategy. Therefore, features for searching and reporting need to transcend their expected user experience to quickly become second nature. AF: We expect to see recruiters continue to consolidate suppliers [and] rely on one single provider who can provide all their

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software needs (for recruitment, payroll and finance), naturally reducing spend and saving time. DF: A consultant’s time is best spent building relationships with clients and candidates. Technology should support this by making all the other stuff easier, by reducing admin, and making processes simple and efficient. GdL: Customers are going to want features around mass recruiting. This could include features where applicants can apply for jobs without having to login. Likewise, they’ll want tools that make applications fast and simple, ie. applicants can send a CV through their mobile and film themselves speaking to a camera, instead of a formal CV and cover letter. They will also want the ability to have different career sites depending on the type of candidate, using social media to share positions and boost candidate referrals.

this step. In digital recruitment marketing, recruiters will want functionalities such as a mobile career site, oneclick apply widgets and automatic relevant job recommendations. Also CRM tools that go beyond emailing, allowing recruiters to get in contact with the candidate, connected to their CRM, search, matching and sourcing tools, will be high on the wish list. JS: There is no one-size-fits-all answer. The one thing all buyers should be thinking about is the vendor. Recruitment software is for life, not just for Christmas, and so the long-term ability of the vendor to maintain and develop the product should be just as important as the functionality of the product itself.

PL: Radical transparency will be key. Those agencies with the ability to gain real-time insights into their client and candidate relationships and processes will be the ones that make better and more informed business decisions, placements and ultimately more sales. To achieve this, software must be developed with a more open, transparent approach to data firmly in mind.

WHAT ARE THE MAIN CHALLENGES FOR DEVELOPERS AND RECRUITERS IN 2017? CB: Cutting through the hype and resisting the temptation to jump on the latest bandwagon just to tick a box. If you hear the words ‘disruptive’, ‘predictive’, ‘machinelearning’ be sceptical and find out if there is any real substance beneath the surface. History shows that disillusionment is likely to follow before we get real productivity.

GM: Recruiters need good tools that help them source candidates or even automate

AF: To ensure our clients stay ahead, we invest in the development of our software,

“Who doesn’t want the latest features? In today’s world recruiters want everything, and for less – and we think they’re right to want that. That said, if ‘ease-to-use’ isn’t on your shortlist of features you’ll never use the functionality you’ve bought.” PAUL THOMPSON

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“Handling data is more challenging for the recruitment industry than ever before. Receiving a large fine can potentially be devastating for any agency from financial and brand perspective. The new EU Data Protection legislation is imminent. A further threat is a rise in data extortion – where criminals are using ransomware to hijack data.” TOBY CONIBEAR

anticipating industry needs and improving technology in response to feedback. We are always working on integrations with leading recruitment software vendors to ensure our clients make the most of the system. DF: We are obsessive about giving recruiters tools that make their lives easier and more productive. Our challenge is to make technology work intelligently, so it frees the consultant from traditional burdens and empowers them to spend more time on business development and placements. PL: The natural changeability of the recruitment industry, which is both a challenge and an opportunity. The rise of the contingent workforce stands to chiefly alter how people work and recruit. The challenge is adapting products to these new circumstances. The opportunity is the ability to prove we’re the best at listening and responding to the needs of the market. GdL: We continue to push the message that recruiting, just like learning, is an element of a more global human capital management strategy. So, if you’re a recruiter, you should look beyond recruiting. It starts with recruiting and onboarding, but continues with intelligent performance management

and mobility. Many firms still have a siloed recruitment department; recruitment is one level in the overall human capital management strategy. GM: The challenges for developing new recruitment software is to make sure new tools can be connected to existing software. Recruiters should be able to combine the bestof-breed solutions and make effective use of the data they already have. The challenge for recruiters is to be adaptive to these changes and new technology. Software vendors must make good software, as easily understandable as possible; recruiters must then try it out and give it a chance to make their jobs easier. JS: Ironically, our biggest challenge is recruiting and retaining staff. This year we’ve seen a doubling in demand for certain products and our challenge has been to handle this demand without dropping standards. It’s not always easy and we’ve had to hire additional people for our business here in the UK, in the US and in Australia. PT: Recruitment moves fast. To keep our recruiters at the top of their game, we need them to look at how things may be done in the future, not how they’ve been done in the past. One of our greatest challenges is hiring recruitment visionaries that can focus on the technical horizon, while paying homage to the recruiters’ footprints.

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ARTIF ICE NAME OF SYSTEM Artifice OPERATING PLATFORM Microsoft Windows PRICE Licensed user £500 per annum CONTACT DETAILS T 01788 552241 E sales@artificeplatform.com W www.artificeplatform.com

In 2003 Crichton Miller, founder and chief executive of Haul-IT Nationwide, realised that increasing legislation for agencies to ensure compliance, while continuing to provide cost savings to clients, required an investment of business profits into producing (in-house) software designed around the needs of an agency, its staff, its workers and client demands. A team of programmers was recruited and trained to understand agency business working practices. Working with temporary workers, operators, recruiters and finance staff, they started designing and building the most efficient system possible to manage the temporary and permanent supply chain. Tested in seven Asda regional distribution centres between 2006 and 2012, managing 2,500 LGV drivers and 110 second-tier agencies, Artifice produced large cost savings and managed compliance beyond all expectations. Used to select, place and manage large volumes of drivers for Wincanton, Eddie Stobart, DHL and Argos, this secure scalable solution will automate the recruitment and selection of any type or quantity of worker and meets all compliance demanded by your clients, the industry and legislation while reducing your costs, increasing efficiency and helping your business succeed.

BON D IN TER NATION AL S OFTWAR E NAME OF SYSTEM AdaptUX OPERATING PLATFORM Platform independent PRICE Flexible delivery options. Please contact us to discuss your requirements CONTACT DETAILS James Payne T 01903 707070 E adapt@bond.co.uk W www.adaptrecruitment-software.com

Bond International Software is a global provider of Staffing and Recruitment software with over 40 years of recruitment industry experience. Headquartered in the UK, with offices in the US, Australia, Japan, Singapore, China and Hong Kong, Bond has consistently achieved financial growth and maximised investment in the development of technology, services and support provided to its international client base. AdaptUX by Bond is a powerful staffing and recruitment software system delivering the ultimate user experience. 100% configurable and fully scalable, AdaptUX manages the entire placement cycle and is chosen by leading recruitment organisations. AdaptUX is the central hub of all recruitment activity, streamlining processes and providing consultancies of all sizes with cutting-edge tools. Bond’s continuous investment in their cutting edge technology delivers reliable, scalable and innovative solutions. AdaptUX enables recruiters to be as effective as possible and gain the competitive advantage. AdaptUX has earned Bond a reputation for enhancing business growth and profitability throughout the global recruitment industry.

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DIL L ISTON E NAME OF SYSTEM FileFinder Anywhere OPERATING PLATFORM Browsers, desktop software, mobile devices, Outlook or the Outlook WebApp for Windows and Macs (part of Office 365) INTEGRATES WITH MS Outlook, Office 365, MS Exchange, Sovren, MidOffice, Broadbean, social networks PRICE Depends on the deployment. We offer FileFinder as an outright purchase, SaaS model or a hybrid approach that offers best of both options! CONTACT DETAILS T 020 7749 6100 E info@dillistone.com W www.dillistone.com

FileFinder Anywhere is the latest generation of FileFinder Executive Search Software, a powerful, and yet easy-to-use, combination of database, project management, web research and CRM tools, designed specifically for executive search firms and in-house strategic recruitment teams. Available as a browser-based, cloud-hosted Web app or via a variety of alternative deployment models, hundreds of search firms and corporate clients rely on FileFinder technology to better manage their executive search process. Imagine how much more efficient you could be if you could: • Allow your team to work on virtually any device • Work on your search assignments and update your database without leaving your Outlook inbox • Leverage the power of the web and social media to quickly and easily source information on people and companies far beyond your internally sourced information • Manage your search and business development efforts and monitor performance through an array of KPIs • Generate superior client reports, plus the ability to export in Word, Excel or share selected information through a Client Portal: “Our team only uses laptops and Macs, so FileFinder Anywhere is incredibly valuable as it allows us to access our database from home, work, while travelling, etc.” Waterstone, LLC

EPLOY NAME OF SYSTEM Eploy OPERATING PLATFORM 100% Cloud-based, all browsers, smartphones & tablets INTEGRATES WITH Social networking channels, POP/IMAP and Exchange Email, Daxtra, Sovren, Broadbean, IDIBU, Logic Melon, Job Mate PRICE Price on application CONTACT DETAILS T 0800 073 42 43 E info@eploy.co.uk W www.eploy.co.uk

Eploy® is a modern, cloud-based recruitment platform for agencies that want to work faster and smarter. Eploy combines recruitment candidate relationship management (CRM), applicant tracking, recruitment analytics and research tools into a single, flexible platform that adapts to your business processes. Seamless integration with any website enables online registration, self-service portals, applications and timesheet entry while multiple job posting, automated response handling and CV data extraction significantly reduces time to placement. Eploy’s proprietary online research tools allow researching and importing from multiple CV libraries, LinkedIn, Google, Viadeo, Xing etc with all social/ business networks and media channels continually updated. Specialist ‘client tools’ unlock new revenue streams such as vendor management, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) services and volume/graduate recruitment while detailed analytics gives you up to the moment insights into business and consultant performance. The Eploy team has extensive experience in the recruitment industry which enables Eploy to fit seamlessly into any organisation. Since 1998 our philosophy has been to actively seek feedback from our rapidly expanding client base and closely follow industry developments and has resulted in exceptional levels of innovation and functionality.

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EVOLVE NAME OF SYSTEM evolve™ Online Recruitment OPERATING PLATFORM Browser-based INTEGRATES WITH Email, SMS, Broadbean (2way), WebModule API for your website, Back Office API PRICE Low-cost set up and low monthly fee CONTACT DETAILS T 01256 845055 E sales@evolvedb.co.uk W www.linkedin.com/company/ evolve Twitter @evolvedb

If you want to bring your recruitment business up to date, free up more time, reduce overheads and create a secure, flexible database all in one go, you need to evolve™. evolve™ is recruitment software that challenges the idea that software needs to be over-engineered and complicated. We provide user friendly, lighting fast and simple to use recruitment software – your job is hard enough as it is, we acknowledge this and make it the very centrepiece of our product. We’re experienced in catering for recruitment companies of all shapes and sizes. We have single user startups, as well as 1000+ user multinationals on our client base, so we are versatile enough to sustain and more importantly support growth at any scale – not many other providers can say the same! And what makes evolve™ really smart is that we host it. So you have guaranteed secure data with automatic back-up, free updates and best of all no capital outlay, no IT maintenance, no admin and no support costs.

F IR ST CHOICE S OFTWAR E NAME OF SYSTEM RDB ProNet NUMBER OF USERS Unlimited OPERATING PLATFORM Microsoft Windows server, Windows 8, 7, 10, Vista, 32 & 64 bit Windows, iOS (iPhone and iPad Apps) PRICE Please contact us CONTACT DETAILS T 01206 322 575 | Ext: 3757 W www.theaccessgroup.com/ solutions/recruitment-software/

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First Choice Software, part of the Access Group, offer solutions for recruiters developed by recruiters. RDB ProNet, our user-friendly front office CRM, streamlines the entire placement cycle serving as a central hub for everything to do with assignments, contacts, candidates and clients. It integrates with our back-office Pay & Bill software so our customers don’t spend time collecting time sheets, billing and contract data. Instead, information feeds directly from RDB ProNet to generate invoices, timesheets and make payments at the push of a button. All information generated along this process can be viewed in a customisable business intelligence tool in real time, computing KPIs that are important to your business and helping you to make better informed decisions. These solutions are available stand-alone or as an integrated end-to-end suite to manage all the areas of business. Enter information once into a single solution from a single provider. Our customers have their choice of deployment method (on premise, in the cloud or via a hybrid model) and whether to access their information via their desktop, mobile devices or both. Contact us now and see how your efficiency and profitability can be improved from day one.

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GEL SOLUTIONS NAME OF SYSTEM GEL Front Office GEL Back Office GEL All-In-One OPERATING PLATFORM Microsoft Windows and SQL Server INTEGRATES WITH All-In-One System build in PRICE From £50/month CONTACT DETAILS Luis Silva T 08448 794 889 E sales@gelsolutions.co.uk W www.gelsolutions.co.uk

GEL is a leading-edge software provider to the recruitment industry. With front office, back office and complete ALL-IN-ONE solutions, GEL provides a powerful SQL server-based system for agencies of all sizes managing permanent, contract and temporary recruitment. Our easy-to-use tools automate the processing of CVs, candidate registration, availability, diary, placements, timesheets, client invoicing and paying the workforce. You take control of your data, managing staff and configuring the system to suit your team needs. We also offer pay-as-you-go options for start-up agencies and those looking to minimise the initial costs. We deliver the very latest tools and with only a small ongoing cost from £50 per month. Whether you are changing your software or enhancing the way you work, call on 08448 794889. We can offer you the best advice, support and organise a remote demonstration for you to see for yourself.

ITEC NAME OF SYSTEM itris OPERATING PLATFORM Windows INTEGRATES WITH Microsoft Office, accounting and payroll software, multi-job posting services, CV parsing services, websites, social media, SMS providers PRICE Price on application CONTACT DETAILS T 01892 825 820 E sales@itris.co.uk W www.itris.co.uk

itris is the benchmark for recruitment software, providing recruitment consultancies of all sizes with the optimum tools and functionality to manage their businesses and confidently plan future success. Fully configurable to clients’ specific requirements, itris has built a reputation for enhancing business growth and profitability throughout the UK and global staffing industry. itris is one of the most feature-rich systems on the market. Itec is constantly updating and adding to the system, making sure it is in tune with what the market demands. Off the shelf, itris contains all the functionality you need, regardless of the type of recruitment or sector you are involved in. Being able to tailor the set-up and functionality within a system is key for most businesses and itris offers this as standard. The ability to create unique fields and templates whilst automating key business processes gives users a huge advantage over most platforms. Itec has been developing and supporting itris since 1998. Its key objective is to supply and support the best product on the market.

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JXT NAME OF SYSTEM JXT INTEGRATES WITH Integrate your website with over 50 ATS’s or database systems. Marketing automation tools, time-sheeting, and social profiles PRICE Please contact us to discuss your requirements. We have a range of pricing options to suit your business size and requirements CONTACT DETAILS T Nikki Alexander, sales director – Europe +44 (0)7497 656 173 E sales@jxtglobal.com W www.jxt.com.au

The number #1 provider of cloud-based digital marketing solutions for recruiters and HR departments. JXT provides world-class digital technology solutions with real ROI and an ecosystem on which you build your digital brand. JXT has over 750 recruitment agency clients from start-up recruiters to multi-national brands, including 4 of the 5 largest recruitment agencies. Here is a brief snapshot of what we provide to agencies: • Integrate with the majority of database solutions; automating processes. • Build all our solutions in responsive technology; harnessing candidates on mobile and tablet whilst on the move (including application forms). • Fully integrate all social media platforms. • Built in line with best UX/UI and best-practice SEO development. • SaaS platform ensures your brand continually evolves with the digital landscape – keeping you ahead of your competition! • The platform is fully multi-regional and multi-lingual. • We work with a range of clients from start-up to multi-national recruiters. With each client being on the same platform, we can supercharge your digital strategy and futureproof your digital brand.

MER IT NAME OF SYSTEM Merit Payroll/Merit Umbrella/ iMerit OPERATING PLATFORM Windows/web/cloud INTEGRATES WITH Your CRM, finance systems and spreadsheets PRICE Product dependent CONTACT DETAILS T 0845 8386 111 E sales@meritsoftware.co.uk W www.meritsoftware.co.uk W www.meritumbrella.co.uk

Merit Software offers payroll solutions for recruitment agencies and complete solutions for umbrella companies. Merit Payroll has been designed with the specialised needs of these industries in mind. Merit offers streamlined workflows and automated processes allowing you to pay, bill, export, import and communicate with your workers via print, email, online and SMS. The suite of Merit products makes it easy for recruitment agencies to get their timesheets and invoices processed on time. Merit Umbrella provides everything required for a new umbrella company to start up or an existing umbrella to automate processes. iMerit, the online portal, allows candidates to self service. Offering a dedicated after sales support team, Merit Software looks to build long-term client relationships.

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MICR ODEC NAME OF SYSTEM Profile ePM & Profile RPM NUMBER OF USERS Single start-ups, SME & global companies OPERATING PLATFORM Cloud or On-Premise INTEGRATES WITH Merit, Tempest, InTime, Tempaid, Broadbean, LogicMelon, CloudCall, Cube19 and RSM PRICE Dependent on requirements CONTACT DETAILS Sales Team T 01277 227778 E sales@microdec.com W www.microdec.com

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Microdec has more than 30 years’ experience in providing software exclusively for the recruitment industry around the globe. Our flagship Profile RPM product offers exceptional functionality to improve the efficiency of your business, saving time, costs and streamlining workflows. Easy to use, Profile RPM can be configured to meet organisation and individual needs, even providing clearly labelled processes that guide the user through all the steps necessary to manage fast and reliable recruitment processes. Profile RPM provides a user-friendly environment with intuitive workflow processes for: • Permanent • Contract • Temporary • Industrial/Shift • Executive Search/Interim The software includes full integration with social media sites, and has options for integrating with back office software, analytics applications and job board distribution tools. Profile RPM has enabled our customers to make more placements in less time, resulting in increased profits and significant advantage over their competition. Find out more at www.microdec.com

OXF OR D SOF TWAR E NAME OF SYSTEM Aspire & Tempaid OPERATING PLATFORM Microsoft Windows INTEGRATES WITH Aspire & Tempaid – 2-way integration PRICE Price on application CONTACT DETAILS T 0845 1300 332 E sales@oxfordsoftware.com W www.oxfordsoftware.com

Oxford Software is one of the leading suppliers to the UK recruitment industry with over 25 years’ experience in the marketplace, and in excess of 1,000 clients. Using its wealth of specialist industry knowledge the company currently offers state-of-the-art, third-generation, SQL server-based front and back office solutions together with complementary web-based functionality. Aspire is a fully functional, high performance front office system combining flexibility with ease of use resulting in exceptional consultant productivity. Suitable for all sectors of recruitment Aspire is equally at home dealing with temp, perm or contract requirements. Tempaid is Oxford Software’s highly acclaimed and acknowledged leader in the back office payroll and billing market. Tempaid incorporates power, scalability and security, provides enhanced flexibility and ease of use. iTempaid is a range of web-based solutions, including online timesheets and payslips, to enhance Tempaid. A comprehensive support package is available for all products incorporating installation, consultancy, training and ongoing user assistance. Bespoke tailoring of Aspire and Tempaid to meet individual requirements is readily undertaken.

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R ECR UIT STUD IO NAME OF SYSTEM Recruit Studio OPERATING PLATFORM All Microsoft Windows INTEGRATES WITH Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, Daxtra, SMS texting, postcode lookup, your website, Innovate CV, Twitter, LinkedIn PRICE 1 – 5 users = £50 per user per month 6 – 10 users = £250 per month 11 – 15 users = £350 per month 16 – 20 users = £450 per month 21 – 30 users = £500 per month CONTACT DETAILS T 08458 381 381 E sales@recruitstudio.co.uk W www.recruitstudio.co.uk

Working for over 1,000 users across 24 countries, Recruit Studio offers new and established consultancies the best possible combination of value, features and flexibility. Ideal for 1 to 50+ users, the cost is £50 per user per month – or less. And there are no installation, training or extra support costs. Store your database in-house on your own PCs/server, or hold it on a cloud server – an ideal solution for remote or home working, and multiple offices. Of course, Recruit Studio provides all the functions you need for perm and temp recruitment using an easy-to-learn interface. Getting started and taking on new staff couldn’t be easier – Recruit Studio is installed in minutes, and our comprehensive offering of online video tutorials and help guides will get your staff up to speed fast. See more at www.recruitstudio.co.uk and download an anonymous 30-day free trial today.

TAL EN T R OVER NAME OF SYSTEM Talent Rover OPERATING PLATFORM Built on the reliable and secure Salesforce Platform, the number one CRM in the world INTEGRATES WITH Email, phone, job posting, payroll and accounting systems as well as any of the 2,300+ applications on the Salesforce AppExchange PRICE Price on application CONTACT DETAILS: Steve Harris T +44 (0) 203 468 1152 E sharris@talentrover.com W www.talentrover.com

Since launching in 2012, Talent Rover has grown from a San Francisco start-up into a global SaaS company with customers in every region of the world. The vision of Brandon Metcalf and Kent Gray, two recruitment veterans, Talent Rover has demonstrated how software designed for professional recruiters can transform how firms operate and modernise a globalising industry. In a profession where technology should make sales, recruitment and placements faster and more cost-efficient, Talent Rover has shown that integrating front and back office functions into one solution is the way to gain competitive edge. Drawing on 30+ combined years of staffing experience, Brandon and Kent designed a new recruitment system on the cloud-based Salesforce Platform. They created a single solution to handle sales, recruitment, placements, onboarding, timesheets and expense reports. The system was designed to integrate directly with accounting and payroll systems. This eliminated unnecessary data entry and communication between multiple software platforms, allowing users to finally access real-time business intelligence. Talent Rover is a full recruitment workflow solution, addressing all aspects of the business with features including: CRM, ATS, HRIS [HR Information System].

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TEXTKERNEL NAME OF SYSTEM Textkernel – Semantic Recruitment Technology OPERATING PLATFORM Cloud-based or on premise INTEGRATES WITH Your existing ATS, CRM or home-built software system and your (mobile) career site PRICE Depends on the number of users or your company size CONTACT DETAILS T +31 20 494 2498 E demo@textkernel.com W www.textkernel.com

Semantic technology for matching people and jobs Textkernel is the international leader in semantic recruitment technology offering multilingual CV parsing, job parsing, semantic search, sourcing and matching software, and lead generation tools. These tools, integrated into your existing system, help speed up the process of matching people and jobs. The company was founded in 2001 as a private commercial R&D spin-off of research in natural language processing and machine learning at the universities of Tilburg, Antwerp and Amsterdam. Textkernel now operates internationally as the leader in multilingual semantic recruitment technology. Find talent in your growing database Textkernel’s multilingual CV parser, combined with its Apply-with widget, offers candidates a mobile friendly, one-click application process and helps you to automatically build a high quality talent database. Textkernel’s semantic search, sourcing and matching tools will then help you to instantly identify top talent within your existing databases and on external sources. The result: fill jobs faster Textkernel’s technology allows you to offer a candidate-friendly application process and increase the conversion rate on applications. By saving time on processing profiles and finding the best candidates in multiple databases, you are able to fill jobs faster.

VOYAGER NAME OF SYSTEM Voyager Infinity, Voyager VDQ! and Voyager OPERATING PLATFORM Voyager can be deployed in a number of ways, on premise and online INTEGRATES WITH Microsoft Office, Microsoft Exchange, Broadbean (2way), Jobposting, SMS, Synety, Touchscreen and various third-party applications including back-office providers PRICE Depends on the deployment. You can rent Voyager with a low-cost setup and low monthly fee or purchase the licence with a great value annual support and maintenance contract

Voyager Software is one of the most established recruitment software brands in the market today, delivering and supporting a range of recruitment software solutions to thousands of users globally. As standard we offer an 0800 support line, free account managers, free online training clinics and free licence upgrades, so you are assured of a good service from start-up to superpower! Voyager’s solution can be rented, purchased or deployed on the cloud. And with a product, pricing model and deployment type to suit every recruiter, we suggest you contact us for an overview on our services. Voyager has four core recruitment solutions: Infinity, VDQ!, MidOffice and Mid-Office Bureau.

CONTACT DETAILS T 0800 008 6262 E sales@voyagersoftware.com W www.voyagersoftware.com

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Z EEL SOLUTION S NAME OF SYSTEM Zrecruiter, Ztravelplus, Ztimeex, Zpayplus and Zattend NUMBER OF USERS Unlimited OPERATING PLATFORM SQL, web-based platform

is a true end-to-end recruitment process management solution. Specifically developed for corporate HR departments, RPO & healthcare markets offering RPO, vendor management, talent management, on-site managed services and contingent workforce. Combines vendor management services (VMS) with ATS in one solution to manage both direct hires and contingent workforce.

INTEGRATES WITH Payroll, front office, financials, time & attendance, job boards, career portals etc

enables recruitment agencies and umbrella firms to offer travel & subsistence (T&S) directly to their temporary employees, while remaining compliant. Complex calculations and HMRC-regulated compliance checks are done in minutes.

PRICE Price on application

is a complete middle office electronic timesheet solution to manage and streamline the timesheet to payroll process. It enables hours to be submitted, costs approved and expenses self-certified, ensuring T&S compliance.

CONTACT DETAILS Sales Team T 0845 31 31 311 E sales@zeelsolutions.com W zeelsolutions.com

is a web-based pay & bill solution and is the first offering from a suite of solutions to provide complete back office functionality. Zpayplus provides real-time information (RTI) and pensions auto-enrolment. is a complete, certified, real-time, workforce time & attendance solution. Zattend provides instant workforce planning, visibility and control within a fully integrated solution.

Z OHO NAME OF SYSTEM Zoho Recruit OPERATING PLATFORM Cloud INTEGRATES WITH Multiple job boards, Microsoft Outlook, Zoho Mail, Google Apps, Zoho CRM and much more PRICE: $25/recruiter/month CONTACT DETAILS: E support@zohorecruit.com W www.zoho.com/recruit/

Zoho Recruit is a one-stop online recruitment software and ATS for recruitment businesses across the globe. Its automated workflow streamlines the entire recruitment process. This makes your recruitment process less time consuming, easier and more efficient. Zoho Recruit comes with a FREE edition, which is suitable for companies that have just one recruiter. The system is entirely scalable and the Standard Edition can be used for companies with more than one recruiter at a very reasonable price $25 (ÂŁ17) a month. With Zoho, you focus on your business while we take care of the rest with apps that help you get more sales, get paid, support your customers and make your business more productive.

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OTHER SUPPL IE R S Artifice www.artificeplatform.com Bond www.adapt-recruitment -software.com/ Broadbean www.broadbean.com Bullhorn www.bullhorn.com Burning Glass Technologies www.burningglass.com Chameleoni www.chameleoni.com Data Clarity www.dataclarity.uk.com DaXtra Technologies www.daxtra.com Dillistone Systems www.dillistone.com Dynistics www.dynistics.com Eploy www.eploy.com Evolve www.evolvedb.co.uk Firefish www.firefishsoftware.com First Choice Software www.theaccessgroup.com/ solutions/recruitment-software Flo Software Solutions www.flo.co.uk Gel Solutions www.gelsolutions.co.uk

Hireserve www.hireserve.com iCIMS www.icims.com Idibu www.idibu.com Influence Recruitment Software influenceit.com Innovatage innovantage.co.uk Innovise www.innovisesoftware.com IQX www.jobadder.com ISV www.isvgroup.com Itec Systems www.itris.com JobDiva www.jobdiva.com JobScience www.jobscience.com JXT www.jxt.com.au Kaonix www.kaonix.com Keybridge IT www.keybridgeit.com Legalesign legalesign.com Launchpad Recruits www.launchpadrecruits.com

Mercury xRM www.mercuryxrm.co.uk Microdec www.microdec.com Oxford Software www.oxfordsoft ware.com Paloma Systems www.paloma.co.uk Powwonow powwownow.co.uk Pursuit Solutions www.pursuitsolutions.co.uk Recruit Studio www.recruitstudio.co.uk Red Rabbit Software www.redrabbit.uk.com RSM www.rsmuk.com Safe Computing www.safecomputing.co.uk Talent Rover www.talentrover.com TextKernel www.textkernel.com TribePad www.tribepad.com Voyager www.voyagersoftware.com Zeel www.zeelsolutions.com Zoho www.zoho.com/recruit

Merit Software www.meritsoftware.com

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