What is Talent Intelligence?

Talent Intelligence is using information and expertise to drive clarity into seeing and addressing talent problems and challenges.

Insight recruitment with JobBrain™

How can we optimise your recruitment process?

We help you see the problems and improve them.

Jobtrain is unique in providing a data engine (JobBrain™), and a talent insights function headed up by our Talent Intelligence Director, Gary Towers. Our goal is to provide Talent Acquisition and HR functions with business intelligence and insights that will allow you to achieve your goals.

This is offered to all of our clients.

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What motivates candidates to apply?

Learn about our candidate experience audit

We conduct in-house research and surveying to understand candidates’ motivations and desires when they apply.

We offer a candidate experience audit where our team go through the full candidate journey, from finding your vacancy to the end of the application process.

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By uniting our own research and data with external sources, we can help answer your questions about your business’s needs and planning.  

You’ll be able to make informed decisions and convince stakeholders with real and relevant data that applies to your business directly.  

How do you compare to your sector averages?

See how you compare to competitors

Through our research, we can help you better understand where you’re positioned when it comes to comparisons with similar organisations in your field.  

  • How does your time to hire compare?
  • How many average applications are you getting per vacancy? 
  • What is the best source for the candidates you need? 

What type of data can we provide?

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We start with data collected from our array of organisations that use our Jobtrain ATS software. This scopes many varied sectors and helps with benchmark analysis and diversity intelligence. These are ever-important aspects that always need to be at the forefront of future decision-making when it comes to recruitment. 

Secondary data through our own research feeds into the idea of cultural intelligence and assessing whether or not branching into a new area/country will be beneficial and the right cultural fit.  

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Upgrade your Candidate Experience

Our audit explores a range of areas and provides you with a detailed report. It includes a variety of talent insights across a variety of sectors, as well as exploring particular areas in your candidate experience. We will also give you a rating along with some recommendations.

Our candidate experience audit covers:

  • Finding your vacancy: how easy was it – and where did we find it?
  • Are your jobs/application processes mobile-friendly?
  • Advert content: are you attracting the right talent?
  • Application process: are you following best practice?
  • After the application process: how do you follow up?
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: is your process accessible?


Enhance your recruitment process

Often the start point of any exercise is to understand where you are today – and then you can determine what steps you need to take to create a robust KPI recruitment funnel.

Key to this is the undertaking of an audit of your recruitment function.

Working with your recruitment stakeholders, we will use our extensive experience to gather high-level insights into your recruitment process and performance, through interviews and surveys and using benchmarking data. 

Our recommendations will be summarised into an easy-to-read report which contains clear recommendations for improvement. 

This will include an audit of key areas of your recruitment process:

  • Your recruitment policy/strategy
  • Workforce planning/requisition management
  • Candidate sourcing
  • Applicant tracking
  • Selection
  • Offer management
  • Onboarding/induction
  • Management Information/reporting
  • Operational structure


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We know that one size doesn’t always fit all when it comes to data, insights, and reporting. That’s why we’re pleased to offer our Talent Intelligence consultants to discuss your data needs and challenges.

In support of the talent insights we provide, we can also help you in bringing real change and improvements in a practical sense.

Our Talent Intelligence consultants offer bespoke training, help in building reports, developing your own performance metrics, or advice on areas such as efficiency, candidate engagement, or Equality, Diversity & Inclusion.

We can back up the data insights by providing more detailed recommendations; provide active guidance on how to achieve agreed improvements and then extend this, if you wish, into partnering with our own experienced project/implementation team.

Our Talent Intelligence Unit has over 20 years’ experience in recruitment, business intelligence, ATS configuration and are qualified in business psychometrics and Six Sigma – so you’re in good hands!

Talent Acquisition Market Report

Data insights for recruitment professionals

Our specialist Talent Intelligence unit releases a market report bi-annually. Our experts have developed 20 pages of analysis and insights which we hope you’ll find useful in your strategic planning! Learn about candidate motivations, ED&I data, and more!

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