Nationwide Take an Innovative Approach to Recruitment

August 19, 2013

England 12/08/2013 – Nationwide, the largest building society in the world, have added another tool to their recruitment arsenal.

They recently decided to set up a separate website aimed at those who are carrying out a search for finance jobs. The company wants potential employees to be able to do more than find out about their vacancies.

They are using the website as a way of showcasing the company and what it has to offer to those who choose to work with them. The firm wantspotential candidates to understand the difference between them and other financial institutions, and are using their job site as a way of explaining the company’s ethos.

However, the website is not all about attracting graduates, although the company has plenty of vacancies for people with degrees. The company is looking for a mix of people who are prepared to work in all areas of the business. Therefore, there are jobs on the site which are suitable for people with all kinds of educational backgrounds.

Jobseekers who visit the site are given an insight into each area of the business. Those who are looking for close customer contact are encouraged to consider both in branch work and contact centre work. With Nationwide, the sky is the limit. The company even directly addresses those who have ambitions of being the next executive leader.

Rewards explained upfront
Naturally, working for such a large business has its benefits and the nature of these rewards is explained in full on the site. In addition, there are also interesting articles and tips to help interviewees to present themselves in the best light and understand what employers in general are looking for in potential employees.

Nationwide already has 19,000 employees, however, there are always looking for new additions to the team. By having a dedicated jobs website they hope to speed up the recruitment process and attract candidates who are specifically interested in working for them. People who like the company’s ethos and the way they do business.It is a way to screen out people who are just carrying out a general job search.



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