How to cultivate a positive culture in healthcare workplaces

2020 was an extremely challenging year for the healthcare industry and the hard working people who work within it. Data from NHS England shows that there was considerable disruption to healthcare recruitment activity within the NHS during the Covid 19 pandemic. There was a vacancy rate of over 10% reported for nurses alone; leaving 38,952 […]

Four top tips for a successful healthcare recruitment marketing strategy

The healthcare industry in the UK has seen a widespread shortage of staff in recent years which has caused healthcare recruitment to become increasingly competitive. According to a survey conducted by Statista with 570,000 healthcare professionals taking part, over 61% of respondents either disagreed, strongly disagreed and neither agreed or disagreed with the following statement; […]

How mandatory vaccination could affect healthcare recruitment

The vaccination rate for those who work in care homes and healthcare recruitment is below target, leading to the question, could mandatory vaccines be the way forward? Or will it lead to an exodus of healthcare workers?  Various scientific advisory groups have suggested that the uptake of vaccines needs to be 80% or higher to […]

Transform perceptions of social care

Sir Tony Robinson initially found fame as Baldrick in Blackadder (a tv series which aired in 1982-1989), working alongside actors such as Rowan Atkinson, Stephen Fry, and Hugh Laurie, and also became known for his documentaries and children’s books. After losing both his parents to dementia, Robinson became vocal on the need to transform the […]

Global recruitment with crooton

The increase of global internet usage, including for seeking employment, has been increasing year on year. Thanks to this increase, combined with single market agreements across the world’s trading blocs, companies now have access to a much wider range of quality candidates who could help businesses expand globally, or simply attract talent from overseas.  In […]

How crooton used OCTA to help its clients deliver a stellar candidate experience

Who are We? We are a recruitment company located in the UK that blends fixed price recruitment with pioneering geo-fencing display advertising technology to significantly reduce the cost and time to hire for companies across all sectors in the UK and Europe. Being the first to market in recruitment with our geo-fencing technology ‘Employer Fencing‘ […]

Our 4 top tips for effective recruitment

The two main focuses for any scaling business are sales and resources. Without sales, businesses struggle to increase their revenue and continue to run effectively, and without the right resources to manage workloads, businesses can quickly get snowed under as demand increases. In a competitive jobs market, companies need to do whatever they can to […]

Our top tips for interviewing candidates remotely

More and more people are either having to work from home due to COVID-19, or they are choosing to work from home because it’s cost-effective and offers a better work-life balance.  Whatever the reason you need to remotely interview potential candidates for the role you need to fill, it’s always going to present different issues […]