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Attracting High Quality Candidates for Recruitment Agencies

Seven52 specialise in generating more leads, increasing conversion rates and achieving remarkable business growth for Recruitment Agencies in in the UK. We do this through tailored website design and targeted digital marketing strategies ensuring our clients establish a strong online presence and attract high-quality candidates. Let’s delve into our top tips to achieve this:

Website Design for Recruitment Agencies

  1. Eye-Catching Job Listings

To make job openings stand out and attract high-quality candidates, Seven52 design visually appealing job listings. We utilise compelling images, concise and informative descriptions, and highlight key details such as location, salary, and benefits. This increases candidate interest and encourages them to explore further.

  1. Streamlined Application Process

One of the critical aspects of improving conversion rates is simplifying the application process. Seven52 optimise application forms, reduce unnecessary fields and steps, and incorporate progress indicators. By making it effortless for candidates to apply, more conversions are achieved.

  1. Interactive Candidate Assessments

To improve the screening process and assess candidate suitability, Seven52 incorporate interactive assessments within the website. These assessments allow candidates to showcase their skills and abilities, providing recruitment businesses with valuable insights to make informed hiring decisions.

  1. Testimonials & Success Stories

To build credibility and trust, Seven52 include testimonials and success stories from satisfied candidates and clients. Positive feedback showcases the recruitment business’s expertise, effectiveness, and the value they provide to candidates and employers. This instils confidence and encourages visitors to take the desired action.

  1. Candidate Focused Resources

Understanding the importance of providing valuable resources to candidates, Seven52 helps recruitment businesses create dedicated sections or blogs that offer informative content. We developed resources such as CV writing tips, interview preparation guides, career advice articles, and industry insights. By becoming a go-to resource for candidates, the recruitment websites establish credibility and attracted a steady stream of qualified leads.

  1. Showcase Company Culture

We understand the significance of company culture in attracting top talent. We help recruitment businesses showcase their unique company culture through dedicated pages or sections on the website. This included highlighting employee testimonials, company values, team-building activities, and perks. By showcasing a positive work environment, recruitment businesses can attract candidates who align with their culture and values.

  1. Personalised Contact Channels

We recognise the importance of personalized communication in building relationships with candidates, Seven52 assist recruitment businesses in implementing personalized communication channels on their websites. We integrate chatbots and contact forms that allow candidates to provide specific information about their skills, experience, and job preferences.

  1. Implement Video Content

We use the power of video to capture visitors attention, Seven52 incorporates video content on recruitment websites. We create engaging videos that showcase company culture, provided insights into the work environment, and feature employee testimonials. Video content adds a dynamic and personal touch, enhancing the overall candidate experience and making the recruitment business more relatable.

  1. Social Media Integration

To extend the reach and visibility of recruitment businesses, Seven52 integrate social media platforms into the website design. This allows leads for easy sharing of job listings and blog posts, enabling candidates to engage with the content and spread the word about opportunities, resulting in increased

  1. Clear Call-To-Action (CTA) Buttons

We guide visitors towards desired actions, Seven52 strategically place clear and compelling call-to-action buttons throughout the website. These buttons encourage candidates to apply, submit their resumes, or contact the recruitment agency, facilitating lead generation and conversion.

Digital Marketing (SEO) for Recruitment Agencies

Here are 10 SEO tips specifically tailored for recruitment agencies to improve their online visibility and attract more organic traffic:

  1. Keyword Research:

We conduct thorough keyword research to identify relevant keywords and phrases that candidates and employers use in their job searches. Use tools like Google Keyword Planner or SEMrush to find high-volume and low-competition keywords to target.

  1. Create Unique and Engaging Content

We develop high-quality, unique content that provides value to your target audience. Craft informative blog posts, industry insights, career advice, and company updates to attract organic traffic and showcase your expertise.

  1. Optimise on Page-Elements

We optimise your website’s meta tags, including title tags and meta descriptions, with relevant keywords and compelling descriptions that entice searchers to click through to your site. Incorporate keywords naturally throughout your content while ensuring readability and relevance.

  1. Mobile Optimisation

We optimise your website for mobile devices as mobile usage continues to rise. Ensure your site is mobile-responsive, loads quickly, and offers a seamless user experience across different screen sizes.

  1. Local SEO

If your recruitment agency operates in specific geographic areas, we optimise your website for local searches. Create location-specific landing pages, include location keywords in your content and meta tags, and list your agency on relevant online directories and Google My Business.

  1. Build High-Quality Backlinks

We focus on acquiring high-quality backlinks from reputable websites in the recruitment industry. This is achieved through guest blogging, partnerships, networking, and creating valuable content that others want to link to.

  1. Optimise Job Listings

We optimise your job listings with relevant keywords in titles, descriptions, and bullet points. This helps search engines understand the content of your listings and increases their visibility in search results.

  1. Improve Page Load Speed.

We optimise your websites load speed by compressing images, minifying code, and leveraging caching. A faster-loading website improves user experience and can positively impact your search engine rankings.

  1. Enhance User Experience (UX)

We focus on delivering an exceptional user experience on your website. We ensure intuitive navigation, clear calls-to-action, and fast-loading pages. Google takes user experience signals into account when determining search rankings.

  1. Foster Online Reviews

We work with you to encourage satisfied clients and candidates to leave positive reviews on platforms like Google My Business, industry-specific directories, and review sites. Positive reviews improve your online reputation and attract more organic traffic.

Recruitment Agency Success Stories

Through our digital marketing strategies, we have achieved impressive results for our recruitment clients. Here are a few examples of the outcomes:

  1. Client A: Hospitality Recruitment Agency (Manchester, UK)
  • Increase in Organic Traffic: Before the website design and SEO work, Client A’s website was receiving an average of 500 organic visitors per month. After implementing the website design enhancements and SEO strategies over a 6-month period, the organic traffic increased to 1500 visitors per month. This represents a significant 150% increase in organic traffic, leading to a larger pool of potential candidates and employers engaging with the agency’s website.
  • Conversion Rate Improvement: Client A’s conversion rate, measured by the percentage of website visitors who completed a desired action (such as submitting a job application or contacting the agency), was initially at 2%. Following the website design improvements and SEO work, the conversion rate improved to 4.5% over the 6-month period. This indicates a notable 125% increase in conversion rate, demonstrating the effectiveness of the optimised user experience and compelling content in driving user engagement and desired actions.
  1. Client B: Recruitment Agency (Liverpool, UK)
  • Boost in Keyword Rankings: Prior to the website design and SEO work, Client B’s website had limited visibility in search engine rankings for their targeted keywords. After implementing the website design enhancements and SEO strategies over a 6-month period, the website experienced significant improvements in keyword rankings. Initially, only 20% of the targeted keywords ranked within the top 50 search results. Following the optimisation efforts, the percentage of keywords ranking in the top 50 increased to 75%. This represents a remarkable 275% increase in keyword rankings, resulting in greater visibility and potential for attracting organic traffic.
  • Increase in Qualified Leads: Client B’s website was generating an average of 25 leads per month before the website design and SEO work. However, after implementing the optimized website design and SEO strategies, the number of leads increased to 100 per month over the 6-month period. This indicates a remarkable 300% increase in qualified leads. The improved visibility, enhanced user experience, and targeted SEO efforts contributed to attracting more relevant candidates and employers, resulting in a significant boost in lead generation for Client B’s recruitment agency.


Seven52 have proven to be a valuable partner for recruitment agencies seeking to attract high-quality candidates. Through our comprehensive website design and digital marketing strategies, we have provided recruitment agencies with the tools and techniques necessary to stand out in a competitive landscape and connect with top-tier talent.

By leveraging our expertise in website design, we have crafted visually appealing and user-friendly websites for recruitment agencies. These websites have been optimised to showcase the agency’s unique value proposition, company culture, and career growth opportunities. The result is a compelling online presence that engages candidates and sets the stage for a positive candidate experience.

Through our digital marketing strategies, Seven52 have helped recruitment agencies increase their online visibility and reach their target audience. By implementing effective search engine optimization (SEO) techniques, including keyword research, on-page optimization, and link building, we have ensured that the agency’s website ranks high in search engine results. This improved visibility has allowed recruitment agencies to attract a steady stream of high-quality candidates actively searching for job opportunities.

Take the first step towards attracting high-quality candidates by reaching out to Seven52. Contact us today and let’s discuss how we can revolutionise your recruitment agency’s website and digital marketing strategy. Together, we can unlock new opportunities and connect you with the talent that will drive your agency’s future success.

Jamie Barr
Creative Director

Phone: 0161 393 7693

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