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Starting a Company

At first, you are the orchestra. You play every instrument. Running from the cello to the keyboards before scrabbling across the floor to perform a quick saxophone solo. You pick up instruments you’re not good at playing, but you practice.  It’s slow and exhausting and painful to listen to but, in time, you learn to…

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How recruiters can build a killer profile on Hiring Hub

Imagine this – an estate agent calls you to sell a house. They have a blurry picture of the front porch, and some half-baked description of the house’s features. Would you buy? First impressions count, and your profile will form the basis for the criteria on which you will be judged suitable to work on…

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Getting the most from Hiring Hub – A guide for employers

So it has happened – you’ve got the spec, you’ve got the fee, and you’ve put the two together to create that good-looking job post on Hiring Hub. What next? Well, the marketplace will bring three parties together – the Brief, the Agency, and the Candidate. We’ll explain how to get the most out of…

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Why Hiring Hub’s betting on recruitment agencies

If I got £1 every time someone told me recruitment agencies will be extinct in a decade, or balderdash along those lines, I’d have at least £53. Probably more. And only because few are bold enough to say it to my face. Others think it – that I’m flogging the proverbial dead horse – but…

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Recruitment Agencies: A Changing of the Guard?

I was going to start this post with the words: “the recruitment market is changing” but realised that, not only is that a weak, dull, and uninspiring first sentence but, also, it completely misses the point. The market isn’t “changing”. It’s already changed. Yet nobody in recruitment is really talking about it… We started Hiring Hub way…

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A Life in Tech

After working for companies like Moneysupermarket, On The Beach, and the BBC Anna Dick joined Hiring Hub as its CTO in 2017 and has since started to build her team as we develop our platform, products and services. We caught up with Anna to learn more about her approach, career, and thoughts about being one…

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GDPR in Recruitment

Hiring Hub’s CTO, Anna Dick, was invited to join a panel of experts at Business Cloud’s recent GDPR breakfast event in Manchester. See what she had to say below along with a wider view on how Hiring Hub is tackling the GDPR elephant in the room before the looming May 2018 deadline. Anna, you’ve very…

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Customer Q&A: Neopost

Neopost’s Resourcing Manager, Vicky Wright, has only recently starting using Hiring Hub’s marketplace (she posted her first job in November 2017, which she filled in eight days) so we grabbed her to find out why she gave it a go, and to get her initial thoughts on the platform, it’s community of recruitment agencies, and…

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How to make over £100k a year on Hiring Hub

A quick five minute read… To understand why recruitment agencies use Hiring Hub and what they think of the platform and service, we interviewed some of our community’s long-standing members. Heather Maxfield of Obscurant Recruitment has been working with Hiring Hub since January 2015, making over 50 placements on the marketplace, and billing over £100k…

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It’s Hiring Hub, but not as you know it

I know what you’re thinking. Something’s different. Things have changed around here haven’t they? In the famous words of Ozzy Osbourne, ‘we’re going through changes’. At Hiring Hub we like to move with the times. We’re not the types to get left behind. Far from it. In fact we’re the ones keen to change the…

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