Request a demo

Hospitality Applicant Tracking System

Recruitment in the Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism sector, normally fast paced and reactive, has been hit hard by the pandemic.However, changes to the pandemic restrictions are likely to see a mix of available roles for part-time, casual, temporary and graduate opportunities within the sector. The need to act quickly and have a talent pool of warmed up, engaged, pre-screened candidates is key.   

Eploy's ATS (Applicant Tracking System) and Talent CRM is designed to help those in the Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism sector to attract, engage, recruit and onboard candidates quickly.

What channels do the hospitality sector use for sourcing candidates?

What channels do the hospitality sector use for sourcing candidates?

The Hospitality sector rely on their website/careers site for finding candidates for their open positions (100%), but there is a big take up of Professional Social Networks (95%) to generate the desired quality and quantity of candidates too.

Recruitment teams within the sector also turn to a number of other sourcing channels for help in filling jobs. This includes the use Employee Referrals (85%) and Job Aggregators (71%), with less use of Agencies from last year.

Source: 2020 UK Candidate Attraction Survey

Which sourcing channels work best in hospitality?

When we look at how Hospitality sector recruiters are succeeding with talent attraction the Sourcing Quadrant shows a mix of results. 

Professional Social Networks are working well to deliver results as are Specialist Job Boards, and Careers Sites too. Having a great careers site is essential to generating the desired results. We can see thatATS/CRM/Talent Pools deliver an acceptable quality and less quantity of candidates - which might not be a bad thing as this sectors #1 issue is a high volume of applicants.

Source: 2020 UK Candidate Attraction Report

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

Responsibility for candidate sourcing in the hospitality sector

In the Hospitality sector, responsibility for finding and attracting candidates involves a mixture of in-house recruiters, talent acquisition specialists, hiring managers and HR business partners. 

While in-house recruiters are responsible for sourcing candidates in almost 60% of Hospitality companies, other stakeholders are too - so it's important that they have simple, streamlined tools that allow them to recruit on the go and work more effectively together. Read more on Faster Smarter Recruitment Software.

Eploy's award winning Applicant Tracking System, allows you to bring other stakeholders into your e-recruitment process effortlessley with a dedicated, easy to use hiring manager portal.

Eploy also integrates with other leading recruitment technology so if you want to multi-post jobs through providers such as Caterer, Hcareers or hospitality jobs UK - that's easy!

You can't manage what you don't measure

Just 20% of recruiters in the Hospitality sector regularly monitor and measure the effectiveness of their sourcing channels. Yet those who have an active metrics and analytics programme consistently report greater quality of the candidates they attract.

With Eploy you get complete recruitment analytics built in. You can create dashboards to measure what matters most to you with powerful self-service recruitment anaytics as standard.  
You can't manage what you don't measure
Award-winning Online Candidate Experience

Award-winning Online Candidate Experience

Eploy combines Applicant Tracking, Recruitment CRM, Talent Pools and Analytics into a unified web-based platform, integrated seamlessly with your careers site to provide an excellent candidate experience. Award winning in fact!

With Eploy's Award Winning Candidate Portal (OnRec 2017 Award - Best Candidate Experience) you'll be off to a flying start.

What's more, Eploy is not just a recruitment management system - your candidate journey can be integrated with other recruitment technology. For example, if you are looking to multi-post jobs through providers such as caterer, Hcareers or other hospitality job boards - you can do that directly within your Eploy recruitment system.

Download the Eploy brochure and discover faster, smarter recruitment management software.

...and award-winning Hospitality ATS projects

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

Like Travelodge, winners of:

...and award-winning Hospitality ATS projects

Implementing an ATS at
MalMaison & Hotel du Vin


What's your biggest recruitment challenge?

Eploy Recruitment Software is designed to help in-house recruitment teams achieve faster, smarter recruitment. Find out how we can help you meet your business objectives...

We believe

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.