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Year In Review
Lillie Ubeid
by Lillie Ubeid

​As we prepare for a busy 2024, here’s a recap on what happened for our customers in 2023, proudly making it one of our best years yet!

January: Website design recipes for success

2023 kicked off with a handy guide of key recruitment website design considerations for those embarking on a new website project. Volcanic has experience designing over 2000 recruitment websites, so we've packed our knowledge of best practice into this easy to read guide, covering topics such as:

  • Simple navigation

  • Achievable goals

  • Visual indicators

  • Minimal distractions

  • Colours

  • Imagery

  • Accessibility

All of the above is still highly relevant for those embarking on a recruitment website project in 2024, so download your copy for free here.

Recruitment Website Design EBook by Access Volcanic

Download recruitment website design eBook

February: 3..2..1... lift off!

February was a busy month for website launches! Here are just a couple of sites that went live:

Images of two recruitment websites by Access Volcanic

View more of our work here

March: Expanding our world-class design services

Our exceptional design team launched a broad range of creative services to complement website design, including:

  • Brand experience: Create or upgrade your digital brand with a selection of designed assets from logos to social media and website imagery, with two package options to suit your needs.

  • Video, animation and illustrations: Need help with the creation of assets for your recruitment website and other marketing channels? No need to find an additional supplier, we've got you covered.

  • Web accessibility audits: We are committed to supporting our customers to deliver website content that is compliant with accessibility standards. We have three levels of accessibility service which gives customers access to expert guidance and direction.

  • Bespoke design consultancy: Looking for additional bespoke pages for your recruitment website? Our design team can deliver this service for one or more pages, and following a scoping session to determine requirements, this service includes consultancy, template design creation and amends.

Screen showing Access Volcanic's Design Services Promo Video

Learn more about our design services

April: A new and improved Volcanic and Vincere integration

Volcanic and Vincere are at the heart of what we call the RecOS, a complete universe of next-gen deeply-integrated software boosting efficiencies and productivity. Our latest website and CRM integration is more powerful than ever before, and all provided by one supplier for easy implementation.

In our on demand webinar, Rachel Kirton and Robyn Neal unveiled our fully integrated solution: a CMS that sits on top of your CRM to supercharge your brand presence and customer experience. Here's what they covered:

  • How Volcanic and Vincere save time and help recruiters streamline manual processes and eliminate data entry.

  • A demo of the integration in action: from posting jobs, receiving applications, to field mapping and more.

Didn't get a chance to see it? Not to worry, it's available to catch up on demand.

Screen showing Volcanic and Vincere integration webinar promo

See Volcanic x Vincere integration in action

May: Celebrating customer success stories

Celebrating the wins our customers achieve through their websites is really important to us. Some of our favourite success stories to from 2023 include:

Levyl: Creating a disruptive and contemporary brand, and establishing the cornerstone of Levyl's digital marketing that will attract and engage candidates and clients.

View full Levyl case study here

37Talent: Creating a complete brand solution that translates across all marketing materials

View full case 37Talent study here

June: Introducing the Volcanic assistant

Getting access to your new recruitment website can be both exciting and a little overwhelming. You suddenly have access to all these new features that will enable you to deliver regular optimised content, but it will take you a little while to know your way around. This is where the Volcanic assistant is here to help! Released in response to direct feedback from customers, the Volcanic digital assistant streamlines the onboarding and support process.

Screenshot of Volcanic digital assistant

Learn more about the Volcanic assistant

July: TIARA finalists for DE&I solution of year

We were thrilled to be a named finalist in recognition of our commitment to creating inclusive candidate experiences. We didn’t win, but were proud to see it awarded to Diversely. That name rings a bell doesn’t it? Keep reading to understand why...

Image of TIARA award nomination alongside photo of the Volcanic team at the awards

August: The big countdown

August was extremely busy behind the scenes as we were getting ready to announce our biggest news of the year! Scroll down to September for a game-changing product announcement for Volcanic customers.

Graphic of person's hands typing on laptop

September: Welcoming award-winning D&I solution, Diversely!

On our mission to mastering the candidate journey from hi, to apply, in September we proudly announced our investment in a best-in-class D&I solution that provides the tools that enables more inclusive recruitment practices and takes the bias out of the candidate application and selection process.

Diversely’s data and AI-driven D&I toolsare coming exclusively to the Volcanic platform at no additional cost, and will give customers much-needed visibility of D&I data, and the tools they need to remove bias from the candidate attraction and selection process. 2024 is set to be a busy year as we start releasing these features from January!

Diversely logo above two screens with screenshots of Diversely features coming soon to Volcanic

Learn more about our new data-driven D&I solution

October: Revamped offerings for new customers

We heard you! Our new packages bundle together the platform, implementation, services and customer success, all in one simple monthly fee. Whether you're looking to quickly establish an online presence, create optimised and accessible website content to boost rankings and conversions, or you're on a mission to creating the ultimate candidate and client experience, we have a solution for you.

Image showcasing the three Volcanic packages

Learn more about our packages

November: Talking all things AI & DE&I

You may have seen us out and about with Recruitment Agency Expo, APSCo and Staffing Industry Analysts in November. We loved meeting with customers, partners, and the wider industry discussing key topics impacting recruitment right now. Thanks to everyone who joined us!

Selection of photos from the series of events attended by Volcanic

December: Wrapping up the year in award-season

In the spirit of reflecting on a great year for recruitment, we wrapped up 2023 sponsoring the Best Innovation Award at the NORAs, and were proud finalists for our Diversely solution at the Inclusive Awards.

Selection of photos from the awards attended by Volcanic

So what’s next for 2024?

2023 was certainly a memorable year, but we’re not slowing down. In fact, this year is set to be packed with new releases! Here’s a sneak peak of just a few of the features coming soon:

Diversity data capture and reporting, enabling compliant diversity data collection globally and
automated diversity insights to download and share with clients.
WhatsApp integration for a faster and more convenient way for candidates to receive job information and communicate with recruiters (including a CRM integration!)
Improvements to our page editor and design tools, saving customers time and giving more creative control.
Job advert bias analyser enabling the creation of bias-free content, improving pipeline diversity by 70% and generating up to x2 relevant shortlisted candidates.
AI-powered job recommendations for candidates based on past behaviour.

Here’s to an even stronger year for our customers as we continue our mission to master the candidate journey from hi, to apply.

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