Dentsu Aegis

Dentsu Aegis Network is a leading communications group that transforms brands, businesses and communities for the connected economy.

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Dentsu Aegis Network is a leading communications group that transforms brands, businesses and communities for the connected economy.

The network is among the world’s largest and most trusted media and digital marketing communications companies, with a history in media and advertising dating back to 1906. With a global footprint comprising offices in over 110 countries around the world, the network has a total workforce of over 30,000 employees, including 1,800 In Australia and New Zealand (ANZ).

The 12-person Talent Team at Dentsu Aegis Network ANZ use JobAdder to recruit for more than 400 role types ranging from Graduate and entry level, through to Senior Executive.

In order to manage recruitment on such a large scale, the network’s 25 unique brands are strategically divided amongst the team.

ANZ Talent Acquisition Manager Shai Roitman explains, “JobAdder is an intuitive tool with a lot of functionality and it’s simple to use.

“We have one dedicated team that looks after Grad roles, while the rest of the team specialise in different brands across our portfolio, such as media agencies, PR agencies or digital agencies,” he said.

Although the team focus on different areas on an individual basis, collectively it needs to be able to work from one simple, centralised system, which JobAdder allows them to do.

Shai shared that the overall usability of the platform is one of the things that originally attracted Dentsu Aegis Network to JobAdder. Of the dashboard, Shai said, “It does everything it needs to do. It’s simple to use and understand, and it’s something that is continually evolving and getting better.”

Having had trouble with a previous ATS system in the past, Dentsu Aegis Network was sold on JobAdder’s automation and broad job posting functionality. The team now rely heavily on the JobAdder platform for submitting candidates to hiring managers for review, creating candidate profiles from social media using PeopleAdder, reporting, and core job-posting functionality.

Of making the switch to JobAdder, Shai said, “It was a cost-saving move for our business.”

Using JobAdder, Dentsu Aegis Network also benefits from assured compliance throughout the entire hiring process, which is of utmost importance to the company.

JobAdder highlights for Dentsu Aegis

Another highlight noted by the Dentsu Aegis Network Talent Team is JobAdder’s Customer Support. Shai noted that Support is consistently quick, friendly and helpful.

“The guys in Customer Support are always very responsive. They’ll send through videos and Walk-Thrus of how to do things quickly whenever I submit a query. The response rate is always very fast and any query is resolved quickly.”

What’s next for Dentsu Aegis?

Looking ahead, the HR team at Dentsu Aegis Network is focussing on the development and evolution of its talent acquisition strategy.

New capability is what drives success and its priority is to be in market doing everything it can to win the talent war, which JobAdder is helping them do.

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