Talent Attraction and Management Award; WINNER: GREGGS PLC

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Talent Attraction and Management Award; WINNER: GREGGS PLC


GREGGS Plc has now moved to a fully integrated recruitment process by centralising recruitment administration activities, developing an in-house recruitment website, and establishing an efficient selection process.

With over 3,000 new starters into retail roles and 50-100 new shops opening each year, Greggs needed to ensure that its selection process could cope with this volume of activity. The aim was to improve the candidate journey and improve talent attraction, enhancing the firm's competitive advantage in a fast moving market and reducing functional costs over a three year period.

An in-house recruitment website - www.greggsfamily.co.uk - was launched in June 2012 which improved the administrative functionality.

This allowed applicants to log in once and apply for various roles, where previously they had to apply for each role separately. Around 126,000 people are visiting the site per month and this has significantly reduced its recruitment agency costs by one fifth.

A training tool to ensure all recruiters are taking the same approach is being rolled out across the business, and recruiters are now seeing up to 20 candidates during one three hour event.

RUNNERS-UP: C&A Pumps & Engineering Ltd Created in 2012 after the closure of C&A Pumps Limited, C & A Pumps & Engineering Ltd provides electrical and mechanical installation services for commercial and industrial customers including Sedgefield Racecourse and the business centres operated by UK Steel Enterprise across Teesside. …

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