Attract and secure top talent

What is :Recruit Essentials?

:Recruit Essentials is easy-to-use recruitment software for small to medium-sized organisations that helps you manage candidate applications to your job ads.

Generally, investing resources in talent acquisition software can be out of reach for many SMBs. But, with :Recruit Essentials, you have a fully implemented system that achieves incredible ROI with a low investment of $1800 per year. That’s just $150 per month. Plus, for a limited time only, you also receive a complimentary branded expression of interest form, valued at $995.

For teams with limited HR resources, :Recruit Essentials is a great way to save time and effort when screening applications and shine a light on your top candidates.

Talent acquisition software to help you see people first.

What can :Recruit Essentials help you achieve?
Post jobs easily

:Recruit Essentials integrates with your website and top-tier job boards. Create, edit and post job ads in one place. Advertise up to 3 roles at a time.

Create a seamless candidate experience

Guide candidates to a central, branded recruitment web page (with your logo, colours and imagery) that showcases your opportunity and organisation, builds your employer brand and delivers a consistent candidate experience.

Screen applications

Review candidate responses to your tailored screening questions to quickly identify top candidates in your talent pool. You can even use simple automations to screen candidates faster.

Build your workflow, your way

Assign statuses and tags to candidates (for example, ‘contacted’, or ‘interview booked’). Automatically notify your hiring managers and empower them to view great candidates within minutes of their application.

Communicate with the click of a button

Use branded templates and send batch communications to multiple candidates.

Connect with more candidates

Create an ongoing expression of interest form and start building a talent pool of great candidates for future roles. Report on which advertising channels perform the best for you.


Software backed by specialist support

Specialist support when you need it

Use our talent acquisition software to ‘DIY”, or lean on our recruitment specialists when you need an extra set of hands. Our service-enabled software empowers you to advertise, review applications, or conduct checks and tests with ease.

Easy set up

To help you use the system and train your team, you’ll gain access to our full library of system training resources and monthly live webinars with our Client Success team.

Free resources

Gain access to our on-demand training library and recruitment webinars jam-packed with useful information to help you achieve your recruitment goals sooner.

Not sure if :Recruit Essentials is right for your organisation?

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:Recruit Essentials provides small to medium-sized organisations access to a Candidate Management System, enabling them to advertise up to 3 roles at a time.
If you’re a larger organisation needing to recruit more regularly, find out more about our Candidate Management System :Recruit Enterprise here. 

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Client Feedback

We definitely recommend Scout Talent. The feedback from candidates, our new hires and hiring managers has been overwhelmingly positive.”

Marissa Tate, Human Resources Manager