J. Patrick & Associates

Look how J. Patrick & Associates uses Candidate.ly to make candidate submission their competitive advantage.

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"The portal is a gamechanger for hiring managers. It improves resumes, speeds up hiring, and enhances collaboration. Workloads are batched for actionable insights and the ROI is 8-10X."

Daniel Sullivan

Executive Recruiter

J. Patrick & Associates

use case

Candidate submissions


Executive management, Sales, Marketing & IT

COmpany size

5 employees

About the client

J. Patrick & Associates is a staffing agency based in New York City that has been in the business since 1987. They started their business working with programmers, but they now focus more on vendor staffing solutions.

The challenges

As J. Patrick & Associates began to grow, they encountered new challenges in their recruitment process. They realized their current methods were not scalable and they needed a more efficient way to work. Relying solely on email to communicate with clients was cumbersome, and using Google Sheets was not ideal as clients did not like the platform. The agency aimed to reduce the number of steps involved in their process and find a faster, more efficient way to work.

To stay ahead of the competition, they needed to streamline their recruitment process and find a solution that would make it more efficient while helping them stand out from other staffing agencies. They sought a platform that could help them manage candidate submissions and present them better to their clients. With these goals in mind, they began their search for a solution that would meet their needs.

The solution

After exploring their options, J. Patrick & Associates decided to implement Candidate.ly to help with candidate submissions and improve their presentations to clients. Although they had been using Bullhorn for some time, they opted for a more streamlined process to save time and offer a better experience to their clients. By integrating Candidate.ly with Bullhorn, they were able to create a more user-friendly and efficient process.

With Candidate.ly, J. Patrick & Associates created a central location for all their candidate submissions, making it much more convenient than email or resumes. The list function allowed them to organize candidate submissions easily, while the presentation of candidates was much more professional than traditional methods.

The integration with Bullhorn was also easy, allowing the agency to implement the system quickly. Overall, Candidate.ly helped the agency streamline their recruitment process and improve their experience with clients and overall operations.

The results

Since implementing Candidate.ly, J. Patrick & Associates has received overwhelmingly positive feedback. 95% of their clients express satisfaction with the platform. The company finds it easy to use and that it offers a much better presentation of candidates than traditional resumes. This has allowed them to reduce the number of steps in their recruitment process, resulting in faster turnaround times and greater efficiency.

The integration of Candidate.ly has streamlined J. Patrick & Associates' recruitment process from candidate submissions to client communication. This has resulted in a more effective and streamlined process, enabling the company to focus on other aspects of its business. With all candidate submissions in one place, managing and tracking candidate feedback is easy, resulting in improved communication with clients.

What features do you specifically like?

The J. Patrick & Associates team appreciates how easy it is to use Candidate.ly. With everything in one place, they no longer have to juggle multiple emails and attachments. Having everything in a single location makes it much easier to keep track of all candidate submissions. They no longer have to spend time searching through emails to find the right candidate submission or file, which has saved them a significant amount of time.

The presentation of candidates with Candidate.ly has also impressed the agency. They find it to be much more professional than traditional resumes, which helps them stand out from other staffing agencies. This has resulted in a more positive experience for their clients, who appreciate the professional presentation and the ease of use of the platform.

About the implementation

J. Patrick & Associates found the implementation of Candidate.ly to be quick and easy. The platform integrated seamlessly and straightforwardly with Bullhorn, and worked perfectly with the agency's existing systems and processes. The team was able to implement the system quickly, and staff members found it easy to use from day one.

The ease of implementation has allowed J. Patrick & Associates to continue their work with minimal disruption to their business operations. They appreciate the platform's user-friendly nature, which has helped to improve their recruitment process.

How did your employees & client adopt to Candidate.ly?

The agency has found that integrating with Candidate.ly has revolutionized their recruitment process. The platform has streamlined the entire process, resulting in faster turnaround times and more effective communication with clients. Employees and clients alike have embraced the platform, appreciating its ease of use and the more professional presentation of candidates.

The staff members were able to quickly adapt to the new system, finding it easy to use from day one. This was largely due to the platform's user-friendly interface and its seamless integration with the agency's existing systems and processes.

Clients have also appreciated the streamlined process, which has made it easier for them to review candidates and provide feedback to the agency. The more professional presentation of candidates has also been a significant improvement over traditional methods, giving clients a better understanding of each candidate's unique qualifications and experience.

Next steps in the future

The agency hopes to see candidate videos added to the platform. They believe that this will help clients to get to know candidates better from directly within the recruiting portal. This would make the presentation of candidates even more professional and add a new level of engagement between clients and candidates