Don’t Miss These Speakers at the Recruitment Agency Expo, London 2019

By | Recruitment

It’s that time of year again when leading recruitment experts come together for the first Recruitment Agency Expo of the year. Held in London’s Olympia, this event kicks off the new year with a packed programme of advice, thought-leadership and predictions for the industry in 2019. Not to mention that the exhibition hall itself is a fantastic opportunity to network and learn more about the tools and tech your business can use to get ahead of the competition.

We’re exhibiting on both days at Stand A27, so make sure to talk to our team about how you can reach the top talent first and build long-lasting relationships with candidates by integrating your communications software. If you would like to book an appointment to see us at the show or would prefer to discuss your options ahead of the event, please book your consultation call here.

This free event is taking place on the 5th – 6th February, so make sure you sign up for this free event!

Below, we have suggested some sessions to attend that provide smart industry insight and useful information for recruiters in 2019.

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Benefits of Team Collaboration Software

By | Communications, Productivity, Technology

Finding the perfect collaboration tool for your team can be a lengthy process. Luckily, collaboration software works as an all-in-one service to improve overall productivity. If you’re currently using multiple communication tools, you are probably experiencing some level of confusion. That’s why you’ll see productive teams merging their communication tools into one cohesive software platform.  

Teams utilizing team collaboration software resolve issues quickly and do not waste time alternating between different tools. While saving time is important, it is also important to build relationships within teams.  Read More

4 Reasons to Text Your Sales Prospects

By | Communications, Sales, Technology

Text messaging, as a business communication channel, has surpassed email when head-to-head for open rates and conversion. So, does texting improve sales? 

Sales professionals can integrate the power of SMS directly into their current software and by doing so, companies can track the valuable data that comes from business SMS. With the added convenience lending to higher conversion rates it’s no surprise that professional communication through texting is increasing.  

When building a relationship with your prospect, make sure that you ask them if they would be OK with you texting them. They will probably say yes, considering 55% of text message users say they would prefer to receive a text over a phone callBut before you start texting, remember never to text a prospect that you have not spoken to on the phone with first. Texting before a call can decrease the likelihood of reaching that lead. Read More

New year, new tech – How to prepare your recruitment team for the busy year ahead.

By | Communications, Technology

New year means new tech. The start of the new year is the perfect time to invest in new tech and get a head start against your competitors – have a team that works faster and harder with new and improved technology. There are more recruiting tools than ever before to help make the process a bit easier. Looking ahead to 2019, the digital transformation of the recruiting industry could be heavily impacted by AI, blockchain and communication systems – among others.  Read More

A Look Back on CloudCall’s Charity Work

By | News

With 2019 swiftly approaching, it’s the perfect time of year to reflect on past work and the best parts of life at CloudCall.

A highlight for many employees, across our multiple offices, are the charity fundraisers and volunteer days we take part in throughout the year. Taking time away from the desk to help those in need and make a positive impact on the local community is rewarding for us all.

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Flexible Working During Holidays

By | Management, Productivity, Recruitment

Flexibility is important for teams who travel during the holiday season, when winter weather and visiting family across the country, might prevent them from being able to get to the office. So, it’s important that they have the tools to be able to work from where ever they are.

And working remotely shouldn’t mean giving up management visibility if you implement the right strategy.

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5 Ways to Improve Onboarding

By | Management, Productivity, Training

Too often, management experiences significant periods of time in which new hires are not yet contributing to sales, internal culture, and the overall success of the company. In many cases, it can take almost a year for a newly hired employee to reach full productivity. One of the best ways to have new employees become successful is to have a great onboarding process.

Within a Sales team, your phone system can play a large role in lowering the ramp time for new hires. Why not utilize the tool already embedded in the day to day of your business to train and motivate new hires? Below are 5 tips on how you improve onboarding for new hires:

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