Meet Katerina Kontou, the Group Recruitment Support Manager and EMEA TAM at Marcus Evans, a globally renowned media, marketing, and information company that specializes in organizing high-level business events, including summits, conferences, and training programs. With a remarkable presence in over 20 countries, Marcus Evans is a pioneer in its industry, providing professionals across various sectors with invaluable networking opportunities and expert insights.
For almost three years now, Marcus Evans has been utilizing Manatal's recruitment software to enhance its hiring processes across the organization.Discover how the company has harnessed Manatal's capabilities to effectively manage and centralize recruitment operations.
Before embracing Manatal, Marcus Evans grappled with a series of challenges that hindered their recruitment operations. The company heavily relied on a combination of emails and Excel/Google Sheets, which led to inefficiencies and hindered collaboration. The decentralized nature of these tools made it difficult to quickly access, search and share vital information, slowing down the entire recruitment process.
Additionally, Marcus Evans needed a solution that could compartmentalize recruitment efforts for each division, ensuring that hiring processes were tailored to meet specific needs. Furthermore, given the strict legislation around candidate privacy, the company required a platform that would enable them to uphold legal obligations while managing recruitment data effectively.
The implementation of Manatal within Marcus Evans was a game-changer. The process was seamless, beginning with a comprehensive test of the platform's capabilities. The integration of Manatal's career page, further streamlined the recruitment operations. Katerina notes that the transition to Manatal was remarkably smooth, and the software's user-friendly interface played a significant role in easing the adoption process.
Starting with one division, Marcus Evans gradually expanded the use of Manatal to encompass all areas of their operations. The platform's adaptability and intuitive design allowed the company to easily scale its recruitment efforts while ensuring consistent and efficient practices across the board.
Manatal successfully addressed Marcus Evans' pain points with its multifaceted features and functionalities. The software's centralization of recruitment operations provided a comprehensive solution to the previous issues stemming from the scattered use of emails and spreadsheets. This centralization not only improved efficiency but also bolstered collaboration by providing a shared platform for all recruitment-related activities.
The ability to effortlessly move candidates through various stages of the recruitment process via a simple drag-and-drop mechanism became a vital tool for Marcus Evans. The software's collaborative features, note-taking capabilities, and calendar integration further enhanced communication and decision-making among team members. Additionally, Manatal's job board integrations allowed the company to simultaneously post job openings to multiple platforms, all from within the Manatal interface.
Through the adoption of Manatal, Marcus Evans underwent a significant shift in their recruitment strategies. Centralizing and streamlining operations led to improved collaboration and communication among team members.
This success story underscores technology's role in modernizing business processes, particularly in the competitive realm of talent acquisition. The partnership between Marcus Evans and Manatal exemplifies how innovative recruitment software empowers companies to effectively achieve their goals while enhancing experiences for candidates and internal stakeholders alike.