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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Is testing candidates before they apply the future of recruitment?

Psychometric tests used to be long, formal exercises candidates would take some way into the recruitment process. But could testing...

British people like to "keep calm" and drink tea, but how do these cultural expectations affect how we recruit?Jeff Blackler/REX/Shutterstock

Are we too British when it comes to recruiting?

14 Nov 2017

How we recruit and manage people in different countries varies more than we might think. But how do these cultural...

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Recruitment trends: Take part in our survey

9 Nov 2017

The availability of workers to fill vacancies continued to decline sharply in October 2017, according to the latest REC figures....

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Listen in: Why audio is your secret recruitment advertising weapon

4 Oct 2017

One of the newest categories in the RAD Awards is for audio recruitment advertising – whether that’s via radio, streaming...

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The RAD Awards 2018: Meet the judges

28 Sep 2017

As the closing date for submitting entries to the RAD Awards 2018 approaches, it’s time to meet the industry leaders...

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Five winning works from last year’s RAD Awards

14 Sep 2017

The RADs has become known as the ‘Oscars’ of the recruitment advertising world, celebrating creative campaigns to attract and retain...

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The RAD Awards celebrate the brightest and best in recruitment communications, and have been running for 27 years.

Seven top tips for creating a winning RAD Awards entry

4 Sep 2017

Entries for next year’s RAD Awards – which champions the best in recruitment communications – open on 4 September. If...

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Six important employment law cases in 2017

28 Jul 2017

The decision by the Supreme Court that the employment tribunal fees system is unlawful may be one of the most...

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Internal vacancy engines: Developing the SME talent you already have

25 Jul 2017

Many smaller organisations are too fast to recruit externally. They look for new talent outside rather than considering the people...

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How to improve employee attraction, onboarding and retention (webinar)

2 Jun 2017

ON DEMAND | One in four new hires leave in their first year, costing the equivalent of a year’s salary to replace them....

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Recruitment: psychometric test was discriminatory, holds EAT

8 May 2017

Recruiters will have to be more careful about adjustments to the format of recruitment assessments for disabled job applicants, following...

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Testing candidates is a little like plucking a goose

Don’t let candidates be put off by an outdated hiring experience

11 Apr 2017

Finding the balance between effective candidate selection and a positive candidate experience is no mean feat. Charles Martin looks at...

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How to create an emotional connection with candidates

14 Feb 2017

Can recruitment challenges be resolved by understanding the candidate’s emotional and practical needs and the channels they engage with? Jo...

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Why integrated talent management is the future of HR

11 Nov 2016

By embracing an integrated talent model, HR can truly justify its seat in the boardroom, argues Michel Stokvis from Randstad...

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Personnel Today Awards 2016: HR Supplier Partnership shortlist announced

15 Sep 2016

The shortlist has now been announced for this year’s HR Supplier Partnership Award, the category that recognises the achievements of...

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