For recruitment agencies to place more workers quicker.
To reduce wasted admin and be more productive.
Instantly know availability
Be the first to fill bookings
Instant accurate availability & no more recording
Single source of truth
Remove the waste & cost of chasing workers
Is it right for you?
Designed for agencies using temporary workers
Why use updatedge?
Single source of truth
No wasted time endlessly chasing & recording changing availability
Increased fill rates
Consultants who know workers availability are more successful at filling requests.
Increased customer satisfaction
More vacancies filled quickly means happier customers.
More work means happier candidates & consultants.
Using the updatedge service
Create an account
Use your normal agency email address.
You will be required to verify your email account.
Step 1. Your profile
Create your profile
Enter your details, include a clear photo so contacts know it is you.
Upload your company logo in the organisation tab
The details entered will be verified and are used in offers and confirmations.
Once satisfied click request verification.
Step 2. Invite contacts
Invite contacts to see their availability and send offers to…
Once verified you can import a spreadsheet of contacts – limited to 1 at a time until verified.
Invite by email
Contacts are emailed to share their availability
Search for contacts
Hirers can search for contacts via agencies using the API.
Showing workers used via that agency to be invited to share their availability.
Step 3. Your network
Your contacts latest availability…
Invited contacts get reminders to connect or to decline your invitation.
The larger your network the greater your choice.
Search by day, time and skills to see availability.
Step 4. Skill lists
Allocate contacts into skill list to search by…
Create skill lists to search for availability.
Contacts can be in multiple lists.
Step 5. Instant Offers
1 Offer Title:
Give your offer a recognisable title and add notes with the offer.
2 Days & Times
Select dates & times use default times (Settings tab).
3. Choose offer contacts
Select from Lists or “Everybody”
Click Send Offer.
Top Tip: Accurate availability gives an advantage
Encourage your agency workers to update regularly.
Being offered more work is a major incentive for temporary workers to keep their schedule up-to-date.
See What Temp Agencies Are Saying
updatedge automatically updates our systems with the latest availability of the agency workers we represent.
It saves us time and money every day, enabling our recruitment consultants to speak to clients and candidates about work rather than availability. We don’t access the free portal as the data is sent directly to our own applications.
updatedge has increased the number of bookings we are making, it makes us more competitive, it has reduced our costs and significantly improved our customer service.
It has saved me, my colleagues and candidates so much time.
I don’t have to chase for availability and I am filling more assignments quicker because I have better information.
My clients are offering candidates opportunities and simply let me know to send assignment confirmations.
I’ve invited all my contacts to use the mobile app and they are saving time too.
Wasted administration costs
16.67% or 75 minutes per working day is spent chasing availability.
There are 3 availability changes per week per candidate.
Even when consultants think they know the availability it often changes.
Chasing availability is costly & inefficient – updatedge removes that cost.
Invite an unlimited number of contacts.
Once connected the consultant sees that persons latest availability and can send offers too.
No limit to number of users or contacts
The updatedge portal is unlimited for users and contacts.
The API enables workers’ availability to automatically update any core applications.
Each contact is instantly updated via the portal “Teams” feature
What’s updatedge worth to a typical recruitment agency?
Earn £10,400 a year, per consultant by placing 1 more booking per day on a margin of £40 over a 260 working year.
Use the earnings calculator to see your potential increased income