Author Archives: Lucie

Da Vinci’s advice for new client on-boarding

After all the time spent on building a relationship with a potential client and then getting the contract signed, the next steps of the process should be consistent with the professionalism, efficiency and client-care that have been demonstrated so far. … Read More

HR Technology: Friend or Foe?

Unsurprisingly, over the past few decades almost every aspect of our daily lives has been influenced by technological devices. HR has been no exception and there has been an exponential increase in technology-based solutions in the recruitment and human resources … Read More

Mystery Applicant nominated for ERE technology and innovation startup award

These are exciting times for us all in the Mystery Applicant office! The good news reached Bath yesterday that we have been shortlisted to compete for the ERE Recruiting Innovation Start-up Award! with the final presentations taking place in Silicon … Read More

Working with one of the world’s largest employers: How G4S uses Mystery Applicant to monitor and improve its candidate experience

As one of the world’s largest employers, a FTSE 100 company and with a global reach stretching to all corners of the globe, G4S receives tens of thousands of applications a month. By fully integrating into their Global Careers Centre … Read More

Beware of the whispering campaign

A recent survey we conducted showed that a large majority of candidates share their experience as a candidate with their friends and family (83%); 64% also added they used social media to spread the word about their experience, using Facebook … Read More

Poorly treated candidates less likely to become customers

In a survey we conducted in November 2011, more than 46% of respondents admitted their last experience as a candidate had been “poor” or “very poor”; but what does a poor candidate experience actually mean for an organisation? One of … Read More