According to Potentialpark , there are a number of common traits among the organisations found to be doing an effective job with their digital and social recruitment strategies: They don't try to be present on every channel at once, but make e More...17 August 2012 13:00
Further findings from the Potentialpark survey include:
In the UK, Roche has the best tools for online talent communication, followed by Accenture and Intel.
The corporate career website continues to be the major hub for all online and More...17 August 2012 13:00
In the second of our quick-fire interviews with some of the RAD Awards judges, we speak to John Salt, website director at totaljobs.com, one of the sponsors of our awards for 2013. Why is totaljobs.com sponsoring the RADs? The RADs celebrate th More...16 August 2012 16:14
Charles Hipps, CEO at e-recruitment specialist WCN , examines why, despite the obvious benefits of a diverse workforce, so many employers still recruit more of the same people, and how employers can remedy the situation.
Why is diversity impor More...16 August 2012 12:33
Recruiters should be making greater use of YouTube to attract candidates, according to an infographic recently released by HireRabbit , a US social recruitment specialist.
The infographic underlines YouTube's value as a recruitment tool, in par More...15 August 2012 15:58
While politicians in the US and the UK might share a "special relationship", how much do our respective HR professions truly have in common? This is a question coming to the fore over the next few months, as proposals for the first US HR quality standar More...15 August 2012 15:33
If you have experience of change management and an open mind, the interim market, which is on the up, could be for you.
It has been five years since the start of the global financial crisis, and the market for interim professionals has definitely be More...15 August 2012 09:53
Terrie Hillier, an interim manager at an NHS foundation trust, describes the advantages of not being employed in a permanent position and shares her tips for success.
I felt unfulfilled in my last permanent role and had met peopl More...15 August 2012 09:53
The UK tends to follow US trends and, as recent statistics suggest, it is becoming increasingly common for US recruiters to review candidates' social media profiles before offering a job, so now is a good time to get to grips with what you can and can't More...13 August 2012 15:04
The RAD Awards 2013 website has been launched today, signalling the start of the build-up to the most prestigious awards in the recruitment communications sector.
The awards, which have featured numerous changes over the years to reflect the e More...02 August 2012 15:22
With the RADs 2013 website now live and open for entries, we thought we'd get the inside track from some of the RADs judges to find out why they feel the awards are so important, as well as asking for tips on what makes a good entry. Here's our chat More...02 August 2012 12:28
The number of women appointed to board-level jobs at top UK companies has reached "unprecedented levels", with women making up 44% of FTSE 100 board appointments made since March and 40% of those in FTSE 250 companies. This is according to statistics More...24 July 2012 16:28
"Legacy" is one of the buzz words of the 2012 Olympic Games. But does it have to be confined to sports? With up to one million extra passengers expected on London's transport network each day during the Olympics, Transport for London (TfL More...24 July 2012 09:53
Jill Goldstein of Accenture looks at workforce data analytics.
For one national consumer goods company, the difference between the performances of its sales regions presented a puzzle for the executive team. They saw a consistent and significant gap More...17 July 2012 12:04
Former Labour minister Alan Milburn recently urged professions to extend their recruitment efforts to attract a more diverse talent pool. But some are making greater progress than others, says Justin Kopelowitz of DMJ Recruitment.
Professions More...16 July 2012 13:37
With less than two weeks to go until the Olympics begin, employers are bracing themselves for commuting chaos. Some experts have predicted there will be as many as 3.3 million extra public transport journeys during the busiest days of the More...16 July 2012 11:36
Security firm G4S has been criticised in Parliament today after it emerged there is a significant shortfall in the number of people it has recruited for security roles at the Olympic and Paralympic Games. MP Keith Vaz raised the matter in an urgent More...12 July 2012 15:59
One UK worker in four feels stuck in their role and more than three-quarters say that their ability to advance in their careers has either worsened or stayed the same compared with one year ago. This is according to a survey released t More...11 July 2012 00:01
Businesses have been urged to get behind a government-funded online career platform for young people, to ensure that the next generation of workers have the right skills to get started in their chosen careers.
The plotr careers platform,  More...04 July 2012 14:15
Graduate starting salaries are set to rise higher than predicted, according to the latest survey from the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR). The summer edition of the AGR's bi-annual survey of its members found that they expected an increase i More...04 July 2012 00:01