The Guardian

Guardian Jobs won the National Online Recruitment Award 2012 for Best Online Recruitment Section by a Consumer Publication. The site is now one of the top 5 UK jobs site, with over a million monthly unique users. Since the new site was launched we have seen the following increases in activity:

The Challenge

The Guardian has been the market leader in recruitment press for nearly 20 years. In 2007 they wished to redesign Guardian Jobs to offer a market leading online platform alongside their press products. The brief for the redesign focused on:

The Solution

After a competitive tender process, Madgex demonstrated that their expertise in complex integration with third party systems and ability to deliver everything that The Guardian were looking for, on our next generation platform.

Vastly improved faceted browse navigation refined the job searching process, with personalisation tools and clear calls to action set to increase jobseeker conversions. An intuitive recruiter services interface with campaign reporting, provided the opportunity for self–service management of recruiter accounts along with the provision of up–sell opportunities including keyword sponsorship. We were able to reduce operational costs for Guardian Jobs by providing them with a cost–effective, tailored solution inclusive of strong search engine marketing and a self–service eCommerce facility.

Client testimonial

“This new site is a fantastic development for both advertisers and jobseekers. Full integration with Guardian Unlimited allows advertisers to reach one of the UK’s largest audiences of passive jobseekers – over 8 million per month. This, coupled with extensive new features and benefits for both jobseekers and recruiters means is the home of quality recruitment.”

Helen Bird, Sales Director, Guardian Jobs


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