We are delighted to announce the City & Guilds Group, a global leader in skills education, has selected Hireserve ATS (formerly known as iCams) to help manage City & Guilds’ recruitment across the UK and internationally, enabling the organisation to attract, engage and select top talent.

“We chose Hireserve ATS (iCams) because it is so flexible and can deliver everything we require from an e-recruitment system. The team at Hireserve are also incredibly dedicated and passionate about the product and share our vision to deliver a first class recruitment experience,” said Derek Seume, HR Data & Systems Manager at City & Guilds.

Implementing iCams will assist City & Guilds in promoting its brand and employee values through an enhanced careers portal and providing a more interactive experience for candidates. The intuitive iCams back office will give the recruitment team and hiring managers a flexible and agile administrative hub to manage the entire recruitment process, reducing the administrative burden whilst ensuring an efficient and positive candidate experience.

Derek added: “We have approximately two million learners working towards one of our qualifications every year in the UK and worldwide, pioneering the most up-to-date delivery and assessment methods. We want our approach to recruitment to be the same. The HR team is passionate about developing and embracing new technology to enhance the recruitment experience both internally for hiring managers and externally for attracting candidates.” 

City & Guilds recognises the importance of social media as part of its recruitment strategy and is keen to be using the iCams Facebook App to promote its vacancies and attract candidates.  The fully integrated iCams Facebook App enables candidates to view, like, share and apply for vacancies directly through the City & Guilds Facebook page.

Keen to reach its candidates wherever they are, the City & Guilds careers portal will be mobile optimised across all smartphones and tablets enabling candidates to search for vacancies and apply directly via their device.

Jeremy Ovenden, Hireserve’s managing director said “City & Guilds recognises that candidate behaviour is changing with the use of social media and mobile technology.  Organisations need to respond to these changes and we are delighted to be supporting City & Guilds to deliver an online recruitment solution that meets the needs of their business today and in the future.”