VIENNA — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the launch and general availability of career site builder, which brings simple, consumer-style website design, creation and management to human resource (HR) and recruiting professionals.

As part of the SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting solution, career site builder enables the rapid deployment and easy maintenance of responsive career sites. This announcement was made at SuccessConnect, taking place November 28–29 in Vienna.

“Companies around the world understand that every interaction reflects their brand and employee experience,” said David Ludlow, group vice president of Solution Management at SAP SuccessFactors.* “Today’s job seekers won’t tolerate painful processes. With SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting, we help our customers along their entire talent acquisition journey — sourcing candidates across the globe, engaging and nurturing top candidates, and simplifying the hiring process. What I love about career site builder is that it is a beautiful reflection of what the cloud brings — simplicity, ease of use and great user experiences. We talk a lot about the burdens of overcustomization. These tools prove you don’t need to go down that path to provide a personalized, branded site that will help you deliver better outcomes for the business more quickly.”

According to Deloitte, nearly two-thirds** of active candidates search for jobs on mobile devices, and 40 percent*** of candidates apply on mobile devices. With career site builder, recruiters can now be equipped with a content management system for career sites, enabling them to create mobile-friendly career sites quickly and painlessly, and make subsequent site edits and reorganizations with ease. The intuitive design and self-service capabilities help recruiters with minimal technical background up-level their career sites and gain flexibility in their talent acquisition strategies.

“Career site builder is a much needed and welcomed enhancement to the SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting solution, improving the candidate experience and building upon the mobile-apply journey at the point of first engagement,” said Miodrag Perin, senior director of Corporate HR Strategy & Systems at Bertelsmann. “Thanks to ease of use and ability to configure and deploy quickly, we are able to scale faster and react in a more agile way than ever before on our rollout process. As we proceed on the journey to gradual global deployment, having a single platform that can deliver the ‘GLOBALOCAL’ experience by balancing the functionalities needed by local businesses with the platform demands of an enterprise organization is a key strength and enabler to our rapidly growing and changing recruiting world at Bertelsmann and our divisions.”

Benefits to the new career site builder capabilities within SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting Marketing include:

  • Best practices site components (such as dynamic layouts and preformatted elements)
  • Live site updates for an adaptive candidate experience, enabling recruiters to make real-time changes based on candidate needs, feedback and site interactions
  • The potential for reduced management and implementation costs and times
  • Enabling customers to provide improved candidate experience and usability

SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting helps organizations source, engage and hire the world’s best talent by providing comprehensive job posting, marketing and management across the entire candidate lifecycle. As part of the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite, SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting can help companies address any type of talent acquisition need including filling talent gaps for immediate hiring needs and building a talent pipeline for strategic growth.

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Media Contact:

Geraldine Lim, +1 (415) 418-0945, geraldine.lim@sap.com, PT

*SAP SuccessFactors is a new brand name launched in January 2016 and is used here to mean the offerings, employees, and business of acquired company SuccessFactors, which continues to be our legal entity until integration with SAP is complete.
**Bersin by Deloitte, “Predictions for 2014: Building a Strong Talent Pipeline for the Global Economic Recovery – Time for Innovative and Integrated Talent and HR Strategies” by Josh Bersin, December 2013.
***Bersin by Deloitte, “Why Reputations and Networks Matter in the Open Talent Economy” by Stacia Garr, September 2013.
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