Octo enables companies to have total control of their vacancies leading to better hires and a more streamlined recruitment experience.


Octo provides a provides a central hub to attract, engage and manage talent. With a smart and intuitive in design and function, it supports you in reducing your time-to-hire, improving quality-of-hire and driving down recruitment costs.

Octo is an advanced candidate management system that provides a range of tools for companies taking on new recruits. Its core function is to act as a platform for candidates to submit applications and manage their job seeker profiles, and for employers to score, shortlist, approve and decline applications as well as manage all their vacancies and candidates.

Octo can generate candidate employment contracts by mail-merging information from the recruitment process (either the authorisation request, the vacancy, the candidate’s application response, the offer request process or the on-boarding process) into a selection of user-defined template documents. Generated documents can then be sent to offered candidates to sign via DocuSign, the signing status of the document is reflected on the candidate record to allow HR to keep track of what’s outstanding.

Key Features

  • Set up and authorise chains, raise requisitions and drive efficiencies using pre-set library items.
  • Organise candidates into specific categories and search for suitable talent using filters.
  • Find the most relevant people for your role with easy auto-posting to your careers page. 
  • Streamline the candidate journey with collaborative hiring, candidate communication templates, user profiles, self-booking and video interviews.
  • Manage all onboarding processes with scheduled, customisable tasks, user reminders and a branded dashboard for candidates and managers.
  • Finally track recruitment methods to find your highest performing advertising options, manage and reduce your cost-per-hire and set up custom reports.


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Got Questions?

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E: hello@blueoctopus.co.uk

T: 0113 532 3418

About the partner 

Blue Octopus is one of the UK’s leading online recruiters and specialises in easy-to-use software solutions designed to match employers to quality candidates. We also provide a Yorkshire-based, award-winning service team that is always at hand to support the recruitment technology.

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