Elsevier is in a multi-year programme to bring new technologists to their organisation that will allow them to develop new products and offerings for their customers, utilising cutting-edge technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & Analytics and Cloud Computing.
At their heart, Elsevier builds digital solutions designed to empower knowledge, which empowers those who use it. And it’s critical they find best-in-class talent that will enable them to build these solutions.

The challenge

Before using hackajob, the team at Elsevier were sourcing candidates themselves, which wasn’t beneficial from a time perspective. They tried to use other technical recruitment platforms, but to use them effectively, it would be a manual process that ended up being time-consuming.
The other issue was the cost. By using lots of different channels to directly source candidates, including job boards, other technical recruitment platforms and agencies, it all began to add up. Elsevier needed an all-in-one, cost-efficient solution.

The solution

As a result of using hackajob, Elsevier is phasing out the use of recruitment agencies which in their words, “is a massive cost reduction of around £150,000.” What’s more, Elsiever now receives a consistent pipeline of quality candidates which slots into their workflow seamlessly. 
Favouring hackajob’s candidate profiles as well as the support from their dedicated Customer Success Manager, Elsevier are able to find and hire relevant, engaged candidates with ease.

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Tom Glover

Global Head of Talent Acquisition, Dunnhumby

dunnhumby and hackajob have built a fantastic relationship over the past three years. For us, what sets them apart is not just the consistent quality of the candidates they provide us across all areas of our tech recruitment (although this is a great strength). It is the dedication and professionalism of their Customer Success Team and their desire to understand our business and help us deliver our hiring objectives that really sets them apart from any other job platform!

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