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October 10, 2018

GatedTalent Celebrates 20,000th Executive Member

GatedTalent registers 20,000th executive member

GatedTalent, the next generation executive recruitment platform, is proud to announce a significant milestone of registering its 20,000th senior-level executive member. Having launched the innovative executive database at the end of 2017, the pace of registrations has increased considerably with two considerable milestones being passed in quick successions. The 10,000th registration was registered in August…

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September 5, 2018

GatedTalent Announces Wider Executive Recruiter Access Amid Rapid Growth in Executive Membership

GatedTalent Announces Wider Executive Recruiter Access Amid Rapid Growth in Executive Membership

GatedTalent, the platform connecting senior executives with leading executive recruiters globally, is delighted to announce major landmarks in terms of both executive profile growth and executive recruiter access. The GatedTalent platform contains biographical and aspirational information of senior executives, with the profiles created and maintained by the executives themselves. The company is delighted to report…

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June 28, 2018

GatedTalent Takes Leadership Position as Demand for Executive Search Platform Accelerates

GatedTalent Takes Leadership Position as Demand for Executive Search Platform Accelerates

Dillistone Group Plc, the parent company of GatedTalent and Dillistone Systems, gave an update to the Stock Market on the performance of its new GatedTalent platform. The product, launched in October 2017, has grown rapidly and is now believed to be the fastest growing Executive Search technology in history. Highlights from the Stock Exchange announcement…

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May 3, 2018

GatedTalent Attracts Senior Executive Talent from 75 Countries in First 6 Months

GatedTalent Attracts Senior Executive Talent from 75 Countries in First 6 Months

GatedTalent, the GDPR compliance platform connecting executives with executive recruiters globally, is proud to announce that senior executives from 75 countries have already created profiles on the platform to get “on the radar” of Executive Search firms. The talent pool continues to grow daily with invitations being sent by more than 160 retained executive search…

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February 27, 2018

GatedTalent, the GDPR Compliance Platform Connecting Executive Recruiters with Executives Globally, Signs 100th Client Contract

Stock Exchange announcement - GatedTalent signed 100th client contract

Dillistone Group Plc, the AIM quoted supplier of software for the international recruitment industry, is pleased to announce that its new GatedTalent business has reached a further landmark. Launched at the World Executive Search Congress in October 2017, the Company today revealed that in less than five months GatedTalent has signed its 100th client contract….

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February 8, 2018

GDPR: Executive Search firms to send “Significantly more than 2,000,000 privacy notes” via the GatedTalent platform

GDPR: Executive Search firms to send “Significantly more than 2,000,000 privacy notes”

With the imminent enforcement of the new GDPR regulations, a stock market announcement from Dillistone Group Plc made clear the scope of the work being undertaken by executive search firms in preparation for the new rules. According to the announcement: • Search firms from 20 countries have contracted to send compliancy notes via the GatedTalent…

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December 7, 2017

Demand for GatedTalent, the GDPR compliance solution connecting executive recruiters and executives globally, surpasses expectations

Demand for GatedTalent Surpasses Expectations

Dilistone Group is pleased to update the market on early developments at its new subsidiary “GatedTalent”. GatedTalent, launched on 9 October 2017 at the World Executive Search Congress, is a new private network designed to allow executives to share information with recruiters in a private manner while also assisting recruiters in their GDPR compliance. The…

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September 28, 2017

Dillistone Group launches GatedTalent

GatedTalent launched as a GDPR compliance tool

GatedTalent – New global platform enables GDPR compliance and data optimisation for executive search Dillistone Group, the global leader in technology solutions for the recruitment industry, has announced the launch of GatedTalent, a new service designed to help executive recruiters manage GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance in an efficient and secure manner. The service…

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May 9, 2017

FileFinder Anywhere Crowned “Best Executive Recruiting Software” Following Independent, Global Analysis

Business News Daily FileFinder Anywhere 2017

Dillistone Systems, the leading global provider of technology to executive search firms and strategic recruiting teams, is proud to announce that FileFinder Anywhere, its flagship cloud Executive Search software, has been declared “Best Executive Recruiting Software” in an independent review by global analysts BND. Prior to reaching a conclusion, BND’s researchers started with an extensive…

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May 4, 2017

AESC Member Firm Johnson Unveils the Story Behind Its Decision to Return as FileFinder Executive Search Software Client

Another satisfied FileFinder Anywhere Executive Search Software client

Dillistone Systems, the leading global provider of technology to executive search firms and strategic recruiting teams, is proud to welcome the return of Johnson, Sydney-based retained executive search firm with offices in Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai, as a FileFinder client. Johnson, led by Jason Johnson, recognised as one of the most successful and…

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April 27, 2017

Final 2016 Results Announced by Dillistone Group Plc

Dillistone Group Plc

Dillistone Group Plc, the AIM quoted supplier of recruitment software for the international recruitment industry through its Dillistone Systems and Voyager Software divisions, is pleased to announce its audited final results for the 12 months ended 31 December 2016. Highlights for the year: – Revenues up 6% from 2015 to £9.963m – Record level of…

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April 25, 2017

The 2017 World Executive Search Congress Shapes up to Become the Executive Search Event of the Year Yet Again

The 2017 World Executive Search Congress

search-consult is pleased to announce that the 2017 World Executive Search Congress (#WESC2017) will take place on October 9-10 at BMA House in London, UK. Each year, the World Executive Search Congress aspires to deliver on three main premises: to provide industry insights, to inspire new ideas and to create unparalleled international networking opportunities that…

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February 8, 2017

Significant growth in both the number and total value of new contract wins in 2016 for Dillistone Systems

Significant growth for Dillistone Systems in 2016

Dillistone Group Plc (“Dillistone”, the “Company” or the “Group”), the AIM quoted supplier of software for the international recruitment industry through its Dillistone Systems and Voyager Software divisions, is pleased to provide a trading update for the 12 months ended 31 December 2016. The Board is pleased to confirm that pre-tax profits before acquisition related…

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January 31, 2017

GDPR and Executive Search – Preparing for the tidal wave of inbound regulation!

GDPR, EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and Executive Search - Preparing for the tidal wave of inbound regulation!

On Jan 6, 2017, Dillistone Systems announced that it had become the first executive search specialist technology supplier to become accredited under the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework. This is the new framework which replaced “Safe Harbor” and it’s a pretty big deal in terms of storing information on candidates. But it’s also nothing compared to…

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January 25, 2017

Relying on LinkedIn as a free CRM? Not much longer!

Relying on LinkedIn as a free CRM? Not much longer!

I wrote a blog a couple of weeks ago about the changes being made to LinkedIn with a view to “improving the user experience”. Many of our clients now have the new user interface and the feedback is, I think, mixed. Something that will not impact many of our clients but may impact other users…

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January 6, 2017

Dillistone Systems Becomes the First Dedicated Executive Search Supplier to Achieve the EU-US Privacy Shield Accreditation

Dillistone Systems holds the US EU privacy shield

Dillistone Systems, the leading global supplier of technology to executive search firms, has become the first dedicated supplier to executive search to achieve certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield rules, joining technology behemoths such as Microsoft, IBM and Facebook on the list of fewer than 1,400 companies that have successfully completed the process. The Privacy…

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December 5, 2016

Looking for Executive Search technology? Five key questions to ask!

5 key questions to ask when looking for executive search technology

Every year, hundreds of retained executive search firms make technology purchasing decisions. Many of them go on to implement systems which will provide years of value and benefit – but, sadly, others make expensive decisions that they will go on to regret. There is no one system which is best for every firm. However, there…

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November 15, 2016

What does Brexit mean for the UK Recruitment Technology Industry?

What does Brexit mean for the UK Recruitment Technology Industry?

By Jason Starr, CEO, Dillistone Group Plc Having read my 47th article of the week on the impact of Brexit on the recruitment industry, I thought it might be interesting to jot down my thoughts on how this summer’s vote will impact suppliers to the sector. From a big picture perspective, Brexit is clearly going…

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November 2, 2016

Dillistone Announces Industry First – FileFinder Integration with Native Outlook on Apple Macs

FileFinder now supports integration with the native Apple Mac version of Microsoft’s Outlook email app

In a first for the recruitment software industry, Dillistone Systems, the global provider of the market leading FileFinder Anywhere suite of Executive Search applications, has announced that the product range now supports integration with the native Apple Mac version of Microsoft’s Outlook email app. The new development allows users on the Mac operating system to…

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October 25, 2016

New Technology Revolutionises Relationships Between Executive Search Firms and Their Clients

Introducing the FileFinder Client Portal

Dillistone Systems, the provider of the market leading FileFinder Anywhere suite of Executive Search applications has announced the launch of the latest generation of the FileFinder Client Portal. The Portal allows Executive Search firms to publish assignment related information on a secure website. This website is then available to the end client who can review…

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