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Financial Services Recruitment Applicant Tracking System

Recruitment in the Financial Services sector is fast paced and can be challenging. With candidate scarcity issues experienced by 60% and 42% of companies expecting an increase in hiring in 2021, knowing the channels and sources that are helping to fill roles and managing the candidate experience will help to succeed in attracting the right quantity and quality of candidates.   

Eploy's ATS (Applicant Tracking System) and Talent CRM is designed to help financial service organisations take control of their hiring processes in a compliant way.

What channels do financial services recruiters use for sourcing candidates?

What channels do financial services recruiters use for sourcing candidates?

Financial Services companies rely on their Website (89%) and Professional Social Networks (87%) like LinkedIn for finding candidates for their open positions. There is also widespread use of Employee Referrals Networks (84%) to find candidates. 

A huge 71% of in-house recruitment teams within the Banking and Finance sector also turn to Agencies for help in filling their jobs. Costs associated with this approach can have a major impact on a company's cost of hire and may not always be the most effective use of spend.

Source: 2020 UK Candidate Attraction Survey

Which sourcing channels work best in financial services?

When we look at how Financial Service sector recruiters are succeeding with talent attraction the Sourcing Quadrant provides an easy to understand picture. The Website/Careers site is the top channel usage and delivers satisfactory results on both quality and quantity of candidates. A careers site design and content should provide a stellar experience through every step of the recruitment journey for the best engagement.   

Other channels, like using a Talent CRM as a pro-active sourcing tool to attract and nurture great candidates is used by 61% of financial service TA teams and sits at the mid-point for a decent quality and quantity of candidate. Less companies use CV Databases and Specialist Job Boards yet they appear to be delivering good results.  

Source: 2020 UK Candidate Attraction Report


Which sourcing channels work best in financial services?
Responsibility for candidate sourcing in the financial services sector

Responsibility for candidate sourcing in the financial services sector

In the Financial Services sector over 70% of in house recruiters have responsibility for finding and attracting candidates. Also responsible are a mixture of HR Business Partners, Hiring Managers, Resourcers and Agencies.

With the wide range of stakeholders responsible for sourcing candidates it's important that they have simple, streamlined tools that allow them to have visibility of the recruitment journey when on the go. That's why, with Eploy - as well as getting an award winning Applicant Tracking System engineered to work on every platform, you get a dedicated hiring manager portal that's simple and easy to use.


You can't manage what you don't measure

Just under half of recruiters in the Financial Services sector regularly monitor and measure the effectiveness of their sourcing channels. Yet consistently, those who have an active metrics and analytics programme report greater quality of the candidates they attract.

With Eploy you get complete recruitment analytics built in. You can create customisable dashboards that measure and monitor, in real-time, every aspect of your hiring process - even compliance.
You can't manage what you don't measure
Award-winning Online Candidate Experience

Award-winning Online Candidate Experience

Financial Service organisations know why delievering a great customer experience is vital to their business - whether it's in-store or online. And it's no different with their recruitment - quite often your customers are your potential candidates too!

At Eploy we've helped many organisations provide an optimum experience for their online applicants, and with Eploy's Award Winning Candidate Portal (OnRec 2017 Award - Best Candidate Experience) you'll be off to a flying start.

Eploy is not just a recruitment management system - your candidate journey can be seamlessly integrated into your website, or dedicated careers site or with other recruitment technology. If you are looking to multi-post jobs through providers such as top financial jobs, city jobs or other  financial service job boards - you can do that directly within your Eploy recruitment system.

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...and award-winning ATS projects

As well as winning awards for our software, we've helped our customers deliver award-winning recruitment solutions too.

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Finding candidates who are the perfect fit for your roles is always challenging. Fortunately Eploy’s world-class applicant tracking system and recruitment software makes it much, much easier. 

Eploy applicant tracking system & recruitment software is precision-engineered to work on every platform and add value to every stage of the recruitment journey. We automate and simplify processes to attract, engage and employ candidates quickly. With a high degree of measurability, you can track costs and identify performance gaps accurately.

Our software is reinforced with market-leading mentoring and cross-sector expertise so you get training and support to achieve a powerful commercial advantage.