to the Age of the Candidate
The most innovative Talent Pipeline Software Platform for the Age of the Candidate has arrived.

Talent Pipeline Software for the Age of the Candidate

About Candidate.ID

In the Age of the Candidate, it is becoming increasingly difficult to source, engage and hire the most highly coveted 8s, 9s and 10s. Candidate.ID understands that it is vital to build relationships with these candidates before even attempting to engage them in a hiring conversation. Featuring candidate nurturing, email marketing, ATS integration and unique candidate scoring algorithms, Candidate.ID’s talent pipeline solution identifies with laser focus the best hire-ready candidates within your talent pipeline.


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Candidate Scoring

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Candidate Nurturing

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Candidate Generation

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Identify Hire-Ready Candidates:

Candidate.ID’s unique, real-time scoring algorithm identifies with laser focus the very best hire-ready candidates within your talent pipeline. Identify in seconds exactly which candidates are becoming interested in your opportunities and make contact with them first, ahead of the competition. 

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Build Deep Sustainable Pipelines:

Candidate.ID develops and manages talent pipelines, integrating potential candidates from multiple sources into one easy-to-use platform for managing leads. Up-to-date pipelines can dramatically improve the front-end of your recruiting process and ensure that candidates are being nurtured to build deep pipelines of warm leads for tomorrows hiring needs.

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Optimise Time-to-Quality Hire:

Candidate.ID unites the previously disconnected myriad of tools for top of the funnel recruiting into one central, unified platform. This aligns the efforts of recruitment marketing and talent acquisition teams to optimise time-to-quality-hire.

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Laser Focus

Struggling to identify the best hire-ready candidates within your pipeline?

Candidate.ID identifies with laser focus the best hire-ready candidates to call first. Talent Pipelining is like spearfishing. Instead of wasting time and resources on traditional net fishing, which requires sifting through a large catch of low level talent, Candidate.ID identifies and zeros-in on the highly coveted 8s, 9s and 10s.

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Talent Pipeline

Exhausted by starting recruitment from scratch for every new position?

Candidate.ID ensures a fully stocked talent pipeline to supply a steady, sustainable flow of high-quality candidates into the organisation. Build your talent pipeline all in one place, combining candidates from recruitment marketing, direct sourcing and the ATS. Candidate.ID continually updates and enriches ‘stale’ candidate data to ensure an accurate and thriving talent pipeline. Not only can talent pipelines cut time-to-hire and minimise business disruption but they also reduce cost-per-hire and guarantee the best talent for the job.

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Nurture and Convert

Uncertain how to get top talent aware of your organisation, engaged and considering your jobs?

Candidate.ID’s Talent Pipelining software develops automated programmes to nurture candidates with engaging, innovative content. It provides visibility of the candidate's journey from end to end, tracking every touchpoint and interaction along the way from attraction to application. It enables you to understand what’s working and what’s not in your recruiting process, while piecing together how the best candidates interact with your employer brand.

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Determined to get ahead in the fierce competition for talent and optimise your talent acquisition?

Candidate.ID provides one central, unified SaaS solution that optimises and manages every tactic used to find, attract, engage and nurture candidates. It can be easily integrated with any ATS system to provide unparalleled, powerful closed loop reporting and analytics functionalities.

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The Management Team

Scot McRae

Scot is a demand generation and marketing automation expert with extensive experience in talent acquisition recruitment marketing. His company McRae & Co delivers cutting edge technologies, helping some of the UK’s best B2B brands to grow.

Adam Gordon

Adam Gordon is a candidate generation expert who founded Social Media Search in 2009 before taking it into a joint-venture with Norman Broadbent plc in 2012. Adam is an NLP Master Practitioner with qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Iain Cochrane
Technical Advisor

Iain is Technical Lead at Idox plc where he's worked for 15 years (since University!). He is an experienced Java developer who now focuses on full stack programming, delivering responsive, client side solutions and helping bring new technologies on board.

Richard Beattie
Commercial Advisor

Richard is a technologist with a passion for innovation and assisting entrepreneurs realise their ideas. Over the past 13 years Richard has worked with over 100 early stage technology companies assisting them in raising equity investment, building executive and non-executive teams and taking new products to international markets.

Alastair Blair

An award-winning copywriter and author, accomplished researcher, trainer, social media and analytics expert, Alastair has more than 25 years' experience in recruitment marketing, including heading the recruitment and marketing division of Euro RSCG Riley (now Havas People) across the UK. He oversees Candidate.ID’s client content production and, independently, offers a wide range of consulting services in recruitment, HR and the media, through thePotentMix.

Meet the Talented CandidateID Team

Finlay MacFarlane
Database and Technical Manager

Finlay has over 5 years’ experience of database building and analysis. He has expert insight into the most effective and innovative database management tools on the market and is a specialist in data analysis. Finlay is a dedicated and driven individual who strives to build, manage and analyse company data to provide invaluable business insight.

Francis Corrigan
Digital Recruitment Executive & Designer

Francis is a creative and inspiring digital marketing executive and designer. After graduating with a first class honours degree, Francis joined the team to share his expertise and innovative design visions. He has a flare for design and enjoys developing a range of chic, quirky and professional outputs.

Julie Houdin
Account & Candidate Generation Manager

Julie is a bright, creative individual with over 10 years of extensive marketing experience. She has a proven track record for developing and delivering high-quality marketing campaigns that demonstrate ROI. Julie is a candidate generation expert, capable of producing engaging innovative content and devising effective strategies.

Jen Scouler
Executive Copywriter

Jen is a talented copywriter with an artistic and engaging style. With a degree in both English Literature and Journalism, she has an expert grasp of language and strives to continually produce high quality professional work in the desired style.

Julie Bendall
Assistant Copywriter and Digital Marketing Executive

Julie is currently completing her Masters degree in International Business and Modern Languages. She is an extremely talented copywriter and has a passion for developing engaging and innovative marketing content. Julie is a valuable asset to the team and continues to flourish and develop her existing talents.

Alastair Cartwright
Trusted Partner

Alastair Cartwright has worked in the recruitment industry for the last 18 years.
During this time he has built a reputation as one of the pioneers in the field of online recruitment and in 2001 he launched the UK’s first online recruitment communications consultancy before founding Ingenium People in 2012.

Iain Hamilton
Trusted Partner

Iain has been instrumental in creating and delivering global proactive recruitment strategies and training recruitment teams in how to pro-actively resource passive and active talent. The results of delivering a pro-active recruitment strategy have shown significant reduction in time to fill, improved candidate quality and significant cost savings.

  • We can expect to be in the recruitment battlegrounds of the next decade. Candidate.ID look to be pioneers in this field, and are a platform I shall watch develop .

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    • Tony Restell
      Founder of
  • I’ve seen a number of similar products, but this one looks to have a genuinely original USP. This is one piece of recruitment software to keep an eye on...

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    • Alastair Blair
      The Potent Mix

The Advisory Board

We believe that Candidate.ID is the next big thing in Talent Acquisition software. We are extremely privileged to have the support of a robust team of industry experts. Our Advisory Board comprises of talent acquisition leaders with global expertise in candidate sourcing and recruitment marketing. Our board are on-hand to provide their feedback and expert insight into our product and commercial updates. This significant competitive advantage gives us the edge, keeping us sharper than the incumbents.

Fiona Beattie
Talent Acquisition Director, Quintiles

Fiona has almost 10 years’ experience working at Quintiles. She is an experienced international Talent Acquisition professional and was recently appointed as Global Head of Quintiles' Talent Acquisition Academy. The Academy focuses on establishing, designing and rolling out a global training programme designed to train and develop the Talent Acquisition Team and the Hiring Manager Team of Quintiles internationally.

Jane Reddin
Talent Director, Balderton Capital

Jane delivers transformational talent acquisition and team development programmes which enable the Balderton start-ups to acquire the very best talent for maximum business impact. Helping start-ups to scale has been her constant career driving force. She has transacted >450 senior hires for innovative companies, built international and new-market teams, and helped in-house talent leaders build their TA and HR capability.

Noel Brown
Global Talent Acquisition Leader, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Noel is a business-focused HR leader with significant global experience in delivering Talent Acquisition best practices, while building organisational capability that drives results.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, he is constantly looking for smarter ways to improve processes and services through technology, scale, employer brand and candidate experience worldwide.

Billy McDiarmid
Talent Sourcing and Technology Specialist, HR Consultancy

Billy is a talent acquisition technology and sourcing leader with over ten years’ experience in implementing technology solutions and candidate attraction / sourcing strategies. His specialities include talent mapping, advanced sourcing and recruitment training. Billy's passion is improving recruitment by developing strategies that put the candidate first at every aspect of the process.

Maria McLachlan
Head of Resourcing – Personal Banking and Client & Customer Experience, Barclays UK

A seasoned recruitment professional with a range of agency and in-house experience gained across multiple industries. Maria currently works for Barclays where she is responsible for entry to executive level resourcing across Personal Banking & Client and Customer Experience teams for Barclays UK, leading a team of Resourcing Business Partners and an RPO who together deliver over 4000 critical hires every year.

Jonathan Briggs
Group Head Talent Acquisition, Aviva

Jonathan is the newly appointed Group Head of Talent Acquisition at Aviva. Prior to his latest role, Jonathan was appointed Head of Talent Acquisition at Thomson Reuters where he was responsible, globally, for the Intellectual Property and Science division. With over 10 years’ experience in Talent Acquisition, Jonathan believes he has developed a high level of resilience and a particular set of influencing skills.

Toby Culshaw
Head of Talent Intelligence, Philips

Toby has recently been appointed Head of Talent Intelligence at leading technology company, Philips.

With over 10 years’ experience in the industry, Toby has expert knowledge of the most effective talent attraction strategies. He is also a talented writer with many of his articles being published within popular recruitment magazines, websites and forums.

Jon Hull
Group Head of Resourcing, Carillion

Jon Hull is an HR and Talent Management leader with over 18 years’ experience. As Head of Resourcing at Carillion, he is responsible for managing a team of 20 recruiters, who on average recruit over 3500 hires per annum. Jon has strong international experience and a track record for managing diverse teams. This year he was shortlisted for In-House Recruitment Leader of the Year by Recruiter Magazine.

Jennifer Mullen
Talent Acquisition Leader, EMEA

Jennifer Mullen is currently the Talent Acquisition Leader at Intuit where she is responsible for driving innovation and recruiting talented individuals who share the organisations unique ethos and culture. With offices currently in London, France, Germany and Israel, Jennifer has extensive international recruitment experience.
With an impressive portfolio of recruitment roles within other large multinational companies including Expedia and Yahoo, Jennifer has gained wealth of Talent Acquisition expertise over the last 8 years.

Jemima Diab-King
Head of Digital Resourcing, Whitbread plc

Needle in a haystack specialist, Jemima is an experienced recruiter having begun her career in life sciences executive search conducting searches across Europe and North America before spending 7 years as part of the award winning Dixons / Dixons Carphone resourcing team recruiting in all corporate functions, eventually specialising in marketing, eCommerce and digital. Recently, Jemima’s joined up with a number of her former Dixons colleagues at Whitbread, assuming responsibility for digital and marketing talent acquisition.