The sky’s the limit for an innovative recruitment campaign between two leading Scottish businesses.
Leading Scottish recruitment business, Eden Scott, has engaged with Skyscanner on an ambitious recruitment drive to help the fast growing business attract and secure 20 of the best software developers in the UK & Continental European labour market.
Skyscanner has quickly become Europe’s number one travel search site, and as part of its 2013 growth strategy they have enlisted the expert services of Eden Scott’s Information Technology division to in order to help facilitate their growth.
This partnership stems from a long-standing and proven relationship between the two Scottish brands. Eden Scott’s IT Division will champion the project.
The partnership goes beyond typical arms-length recruitment services. Eden Scott has two dedicated, highly skilled consultants working directly out of Skyscanner’s head office in Quartermile in Edinburgh. Eden Scott has been integral to the design and delivery of the recruitment campaign, which has embraced an innovative digital and social media strategy. On successful completion of the campaign, the new members of the technical team will have the opportunity to make a major impact on the continued development of Skyscanner’s amazing software used by millions of people around the world
David Hunter, Global Recruitment & Resourcing Manager at Skyscanner, is keen to develop and grow the organisation’s technical team. He said:-“This partnership with Eden Scott will use social media and modern recruitment techniques in new ways to reach into technical talent pools to provide candidates with outstanding career opportunities at Skyscanner.”
Director of Eden Scott, Mark Durham, is delighted to be part of this exciting partnership. “We have been working with the Skyscanner team for several years now and it’s fantastic to see a young Scottish company grow to be such a successful international enterprise. Whilst this project will be challenging, we are confident we will be able to reach out and engage with the best talent throughout the world. The pooling of our digital expertise will allow both parties to highlight the opportunity and showcase for current job-seekers and passive candidates the combined power of Skyscanner as a superb Employer Brand, along with the added attraction of the move to Edinburgh and Scotland.”
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Submitted by Jamie Armstrong