07 February, 2020

Wren Kitchens, the UK’s No.1 kitchen retailer is a passionate family owned British manufacturer and retailer of fitted kitchens. Since their launch in 2009 their goal is to be number one in all aspects of their business and in the markets they operate, relentlessly pursuing excellence and growth.

They’re succeeding too. They now employ over 4,000 people throughout the UK. They have also achieved Indeed top rated workplace (Retail) and the Sunday Times 12th largest privately owned company in the UK (Top Track 250 UK 2018).

Supporting Wren's goal to pursue growth is the need for passionate, talented people across retail, manufacturing, transport, customer service and Head Office to join their team. People who can push the boundaries and start a flying career with Wren.

Positions at Wren are available across the UK from Kitchen Designers to Delivery Drivers. More recently, the company has kick started its expansion into the United States, so it's vital they can effectively manage recruitment across the company.  

Wren's recruitment team are utilising Eploy's e-recruitment platform and candidate portal to make it easier for talent to apply for jobs and join the Wren family. 

Candidates who apply for opportunities with Wren Kitchens can find out about life@Wren, understand the values, company history and background through their candidate centric content and the benefits of working with them. 

Wren Kitchens has a dedicated careers area and are benefiting from:

  • A mobile-responsive careers site that candidates can access on mobile, tablet and desktop to easily apply for roles.
  • A seamless candidate experience. Candidates can apply using their social profiles and upload their CV from cloud storage. CV’s are automatically parsed into Eploy’s Applicant Tracking System.
  • Shortlisting and interviews are now done using Eploy, with candidates receiving regular email communications about the progress of their application.
  • A smooth online onboarding process that includes automatic reference collection, offer management and digital contract signing - all accessed via the candidate portal.
  • Extensive recruitment analytics delivered through Eploy’s customisable drag and drop dashboards to measure and monitor targets.
Commenting on their recruitment journey to date, Jonathan Simmons, Recruitment Manager at Wren said ‘Putting the candidate first is a priority for us and we have achieved this through implementing Eploy’s ATS and recruitment CRM. It gives candidates a seamless experience at every stage when searching and applying for roles and finding out more about life@Wren. It mirrors the commitment to our people, giving them the best possible start in their career and nurturing them to success. Eploy’s cloud-based recruitment software has streamlined our recruitment process to give candidates a seamless online experience from initial search to joining the team.

‘We’ve launched Wren's first ever Graduate and Internship schemes recently, which is the start of further exciting changes in our recruitment strategy focusing on early careers talent across the business’. 

Chris Bogh, CEO at Eploy commented ‘As well as all the self-service features you’d expect from a modern ATS, like intelligent, automated job alerts and interview scheduling, Wren also have the tools within Eploy to nurture talent relationships and make successful hires every time’. 

Chris continued, ’The job search functionality at wrencareers.com uses intuitive search and google maps to find relevant roles. The Wren brand and culture comes to life on the careers site using employee video case studies to find out how a career at Wren can work for potential candidates. It has taken their online recruitment experience to a new level that supports them in achieving their goals for future growth’.

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