Online recruitment

Employers commonly use the internet to attract and recruit candidates.

Popular channels include: online job boards; traffic-generation strategies; search engine optimisation and search engine marketing; social media and business networking channels; and the employer’s corporate website or corporate careers site.


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Three things recruiters can learn from the viral Radisson Red job advert

A bizarre job advert calling for “creatives” to apply for a role at a hotel chain attracted plenty of online...

Is blind recruitment truly gender blind?

22 Mar 2019

More and more employers are turning towards blind recruitment methods such as removing names from CVs to reduce bias. But...

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Recruitment process outsourcing: the future is ‘total talent’

6 Mar 2019

Employers are battling economic uncertainty but still struggle to source much-needed skills. In such a volatile jobs market, what role...

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Google launches Hire into the UK recruitment market

13 Feb 2019

Google has now launched its recruitment application, Google Hire, into the UK hiring market.
First launched in the US in...

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RAD Awards 2019 winners: Pink Squid take Work of the Year for Capgemini campaign

31 Jan 2019

Recruitment advertising agency Pink Squid won Work of the Year tonight at the RAD Awards 2019 for its “Active Inclusion”...

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Does Google for Jobs signal an upheaval in recruitment marketing?

23 Jan 2019

When Google for Jobs launched in the UK last year, recruiters warned it would disrupt the online jobs market. Despite...

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‘Ghosting’ in recruitment: a growing candidate trend

15 Jan 2019

In the world of modern dating, few things leave the sting of confusion and despair as much as being ghosted....

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Army fails to hit recruitment targets since 2013

14 Dec 2018

The Army will fail to hit its recruitment target for 2020 as problems with its recruitment process meant it has...

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Royal roles among the most viewed in 2018

10 Dec 2018

A communications assistant to the Royal Household, Princess Anne’s private secretary and “astronaut readiness project manager” were among the most...

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2019 RAD Awards shortlist unveiled

20 Nov 2018

The shortlist for the 2019 RAD Awards, which celebrate the brightest and bravest in recruitment advertising, has been announced.
The...

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AI’s impact on recruitment, HR and the workforce (webinar)

18 Jun 2018

ON-DEMAND | Artificial intelligence promises the potential to revolutionise almost every aspect of the way we work. But what will it mean in practical terms for...

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Could crowdsourcing be the answer to finding great talent?

29 May 2018

Many of us associate crowdsourcing with raising money or start-up investments, but it can have a valuable role in finding...

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Glassdoor acquired by Indeed’s parent company for $1.2bn

9 May 2018

Employee review and job site Glassdoor has been acquired by Japanese company Recruit Holdings for $1.2 billion.
Recruit Holdings also...

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Number of EU workers searching for UK roles drops by 11%

27 Mar 2018

The number of EU workers actively searching for jobs in the UK has fallen by more than 11% since the...

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Why should candidate experience matter to business?

5 Feb 2018

What can better candidate experiences achieve that will convince boards to invest in them? Nicola Sullivan argues that improving candidate...

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