Costain goes online to attract top talentOn 17 Jun 2003 in Personnel Today Construction company Costain is using a bespoke online recruitment system ina bid to attract the world’s best talent. The company hopes to recruit 400 newstaff by the year 2006. Stephen Hall, group HR director at the firm, said Costain wants to recruitfrom both the UK and global labour markets. “Online recruitment is an essential tool for Costain Group due to itsstrategy for growth over the long term, and the need to attract a large numberof key players,” he said. “The message from the website and interlinked recruitment site is‘Costain is an international group looking for candidates who can ‘add value’and have a will and commitment to succeed in an exciting and demanding environment’,”added Hall. The site will offer a one-stop shop for job applicants using MicrosoftBusiness Solutions software linked to the Costain website. Job applicants willbe able to view current vacancies, access job profiles, apply online and track theirapplication. Hall said some of the best candidates for jobs are already being sourcedonline as many are now fully attuned to using technology for applications. The company believes the system will reduce its dependence on recruitmentcompanies and save about 50 days a year in data entry. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed.