Light industrial is the cornerstone of commercial, or traditional, recruitment, and recruitment agencies servicing clients in light industry are constantly racing against the clock. While candidates’ qualifications may be easy to verify, the logistics of managing a diverse group of temps and contractors who may or may not be cooperative or communicative are challenging to say the least.
In addition to finding the right candidates extremely quickly and placing them, agencies serving light industrial clients also need to contend with ensuring those candidates show up for work on time, pass drug tests, and complete their shifts. Reliability is more of a concern than actual qualifications. And because the dangers inherent in factory work are so much higher than in professional positions, light industrial recruitment agencies must also navigate the complexities of occupational health and safety regulatory compliance.
Light industrial placements rely on speed above all else. With job orders often delivered through VMS, light industrial contingent workforce management is a volume business and success is predicated upon being first to submit a candidate. To thrive in this market, recruitment agencies need:
Unparalleled speed: Bullhorn’s “S Release” – the latest version of its flagship sales and recruitment CRM system – is the fastest recruitment relationship management platform offering available today. Requiring 40% fewer clicks than competitive solutions, and enabling 43% more placements, Bullhorn S Release was built for speed. Recruitment consultants using S Release can search 100 million candidate records in less than half a second, and innovative features such as a preview slideout and “bowling alley” persistent left-hand sidebar enable recruitment consultants to get the information they need quickly without interrupting their workflow. Additionally, passive activity tracking ensures that agency professionals spend their time productively instead of wasting cycles with manual data entry.
Back office onboarding: Dealing with a high volume of temporary, lower-skilled workers can present numerous communication and productivity challenges. It’s all too common for recruitment consultants to place a forklift driver only to spend hours chasing him or her down to complete client-mandated onboarding paperwork. With Bullhorn Onboarding, you can create as many new hire onboarding forms as your client demands easily using Bullhorn data, deliver and collect the completed forms online, and track the progress of each form so you can send reminders to candidates when paperwork is outstanding.
To learn more about how Bullhorn recruitment software can help commercial recruitment agencies find the best talent and win more business, contact us.
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SVP Product, Executive Search
As Bullhorn’s SVP Product, Executive Search, Richard drives the company’s product strategy and initiatives for the executive search sector and the Invenias product. Richard joined Bullhorn as part of the Invenias acquisition in 2018, where he one of the founders and spent 14 years as the Chief Product & Technology Officer and a Board Director.
Richard brings over 25 years of business, technology and product leadership, with broad industry experience that spans the full spectrum of the staffing industry, with specific focus on executive and retained search. Prior to Bullhorn, Richard was central to the successful growth and development of the Invenias business globally, from its inception to becoming the market leading provider of executive search software.
Team Lead – Enterprise Solution Consultant, APAC
As GM for Bullhorn’s APAC business, Aaron McIntosh oversees all business functions in the region. He also leads the solutions consulting team locally, ensuring our customers have an incredible experience when transitioning to Bullhorn. He has over 20 years working various roles within the technology industry and joined Bullhorn in 2013 in the London office before relocating back to Australia in 2015. During his tenure, he has helped numerous customers make the move to Bullhorn including Kelly Persol, Ambition, Hudson, and many others. He is passionate about technology and in particular how technology can be used to solve business issues and problems that are inhibiting growth within recruitment businesses.
He has a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Computing) with Honours from Monash University in Melbourne.
Senior Vice President, Customer Success
As the Senior Vice President of Customer Success, Tamsyn leads Bullhorn’s Services and Customer Success teams. She is responsible for successful delivery of all products and services globally and is committed to creating and maintaining incredible long term customer experiences in the candidate to cash process. Tamsyn has been delivering implementations for over 25 years with companies such as SAP, Ariba, Zuora: specialising in HR, Payroll, Procurement and Quote To Cash capability. She trained as a software engineer after studying Maths, Statistics, and Computing in England.
Director of International Marketing
As the Director of International Marketing at Bullhorn, Catherine is responsible for all international marketing efforts across EMEA and APAC. Catherine has been with Bullhorn based in the Boston office since 2010 and has recently relocated to London. Over her tenure, she’s overseen several marketing functions including demand generation, marketing operations, and events. She is passionate about marketing technology, building high-performing teams, and leveraging both to drive for results. Catherine has a Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies from Providence College.
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Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and International
Peter oversees Bullhorn’s international operations outside North America in his role as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and International. Peter joined Bullhorn in 2009 and was responsible for its highly successful UK launch and continued expansion internationally. Peter has grown the international team to over 100 staff, established Bullhorn as the UK’s market leading recruitment software and has expanded Bullhorn’s reach into EMEA and APAC, achieving a user base of more than 30,000 international users. Prior to taking on the launch of Bullhorn International, Peter spent 20 years working in the recruitment industry and held a number of senior director roles before moving into the technology space.