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How to build a Bullhorn tech stack that works for you

The recruitment and staffing industry keeps more balls in the air than most. You need to stay abreast of the needs, wants and whims of both candidates and clients, you need to keep pace with the realities of the job market, and as a consequence, your business needs to constantly evolve.

So too does the ecosystem of technologies that supports it.

There’s a reason it’s called a tech stack. Building this technology ecosystem is a construction project that lacks a firm blueprint; instead you’ll find yourself responding to changing conditions by stacking solutions like Jenga. A good build is one where the blocks work together to create something greater than the sum of its parts.

As a Bullhorn user, the CRM will form the foundation of your build. But how do you select the tech to stack on top? As it turns out, the answer to that question can be found by asking a number of others.

What are the benefits of the right tech stack?

Before we get to the how, we should first work to understand the why. Why invest resources into constructing a solid Bullhorn tech stack? What is there to gain? 

As it turns out, quite a lot. Amongst other things, a well-constructed Bullhorn tech stack will:

  • Streamline your processes and make them more easily repeatable.
  • Increase team activity and productivity.
  • Save you time, money and effort.
  • Offer greater organisational transparency and visibility.
  • Replace gut feel and guesswork with data-driven decision making.
  • Support remote and flexible working.

How can I audit our existing tech stack?

How well is your current Bullhorn tech stack performing? To get a sense of whether it is as good as it could be, look at each solution you use and ask yourself the following questions:

  • Does the solution solve a specific problem?
  • Do we utilise the solution to its full potential?
  • Has the team adopted the solution as we had intended?
  • What ROI are we getting from the solution?
  • Does the solution fully integrate with Bullhorn and the rest of our stack?
  • Do any of the other solutions in our tech stack offer similar functionality?
  • Is there a better alternative on the market?
  • Am I locked into this solution for a certain period of time?

How do I know what is right for my Bullhorn tech stack?

Having conducted an audit you’ll be armed with a better understanding of what the most effective solutions might look like. If your audit has revealed current solutions that aren’t working as well as they could be, or gaps in your tech stack that you need to fill, you’ll need to find tools that better meet those needs. Shop for potential solutions and ask yourself:

  • What problems will this solution solve?
  • Who will be using this solution, and will it make their lives easier?
  • What alternative solutions are available, and which ticks the most boxes?
  • Does the solution integrate with Bullhorn and the rest of our tech stack?
  • How will the solution change or alter our current processes?
  • What training and support does the provider offer?
  • How much does the solution cost and what ROI can I expect?
  • What is the contract length and notice period?
  • What do the reviews look like, and what are the major complaints from current customers (if any)?

Get ahead of your competitors

If building a high-performance tech stack was easy, everyone would have one. The fact that such an effective tech stack remains rare shouldn’t be seen as a failure, but as an opportunity. If you manage to do it, you have a very real chance of getting ahead.

At Kyloe we help you to build a Bullhorn tech stack that will make your recruitment business better, faster and stronger. Contact our expert team today to find out how.

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