Designed a Centralized Content Management System for a Leading UK-based Staffing Business

About the Brand

A leading Global Talent Acquisition and Managed Workforce Solutions provider in the UK, supported by talent focused Specialist Staffing brands with deep heritages, vertical sector expertise and loyal candidate networks.

Business Overview

  • The 22+ acquired brand websites were powered by different technologies & hosted in a decentralized manner.
  • No support or enhancements were implemented to support enterprise & localized content.
  • Multiple operational and technical complexities associated with hosting multiple websites. 

Business Needs

  • Required to centralize the content management for the 22+ acquired brands.  
  • Needed a cost-effective solution for the efficient functioning of the hosted servers. 
  • Required a simplified process for posting job openings & deploying regular enhancements for content management.

Solutioning proposed by Espire

  • Espire assessed the brand’s bottlenecks-operational gaps, current performance statistics and historical usage trends to predict resources. 
  • Espire reimplemented the front-end design framework for better performance, security and SEO optimization.
  • Espire redesigned the cloud architecture on Microsoft Azure which supports constant enhancements required to centralize & manage enterprise & localized content. 
  • Penetration testing was conducted to ensure zero vulnerabilities in the deployed environment. 
  • Implemented a that would help present the brand in the context of the local market and extend well beyond language. 
  • Ensured all the websites of the brand are cookie complaint as per the updated EU and UK privacy policy.
  • Simplified the job posting & management process.

Business Benefits

  • Enhanced recruiter efficiency & Improved speed and ease to update content
  • Improved user experience with global Content Delivery Network (CDN) 
  • Secure, Centralized & standardized content management across the multiple sites
  • Highest customization for different geographies, languages and age groups 
  • Site availability increased to 99.99% per year 
  • Job postings for multiple websites is now easily done through a single URL 

Tools & Technologies

  • Sitecore
  • Microsoft Azure
  • React
  • Node.js
  • Solr
  • Google talent solution
  • jQuery
  • SQL
  • HTML5
  • LESS CSS pre-processor

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