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.


Job search

Job website spots slump in searches for nursing roles

Indeed has reported a steep decline in online searches for nursing jobs.

Personnel Today Awards 2019: SAP celebrates Employer Branding Award success

20 Nov 2019

Tech firm SAP scooped the Employer Branding Award for its “Bring everything you are – be everything you want” campaign,...

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Should salary history questions be outlawed?

3 Sep 2019

Ending employers' ability to ask candidates about salary history could help tackle gender and ethnicity pay gaps but how best to achieve this?

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Jargon puts off half of graduate jobseekers

22 Aug 2019

Half of UK workers are put off applying for a role because of jargon in a job description, according to...

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Guide to recruiting Generation Z

22 Aug 2019

PROMOTED CONTENT |There are numerous myths around Generation Z - the newest generation to enter the workforce...

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Guide to inclusive recruitment

30 Jul 2019

PROMOTED | Inclusion is a key issue for any recruitment professional, but how can you make sure your business is doing all it can to attract, and retain, a wide-range of talent?

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

13 Jun 2019

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

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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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