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.


HR in a pandemic: How three companies dealt with a surge in demand

For organisations up and down the country, Covid-19 has put considerable strain on HR. Many in the profession are facing...

BAE Systems: Why Covid-19 hasn’t stopped us taking on apprentices

29 Jun 2020

Although most organisations have frozen recruitment while they focus on recovery, BAE Systems is bucking the trend by going ahead...

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Delivery firm DPD and B&Q owner to hire thousands of new staff

18 Jun 2020

Demand at DIY stores and for online shopping drives surge in demand for staff but doubts persist over the sustainability of the trends.

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Flexible working ‘nudge’ result in 30% uplift in job applications

29 May 2020

Recruiters that were prompted to consider flexible working when posting a job were 20% more likely to list flexible work...

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3,000 police officers hired as recruitment drive moves online

30 Apr 2020

The government has said it is on track to meet its target of 6,000 additional police officers in England and...

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Employer branding: attracting talent during the lockdown

30 Apr 2020

How can businesses attract and recruit the best candidates when everyone's working at home?

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Huge rise in crop-picking job searches

9 Apr 2020

Indeed, Monster and TotalJobs report surge in farm-related job searches from within the UK.

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Graduate and apprentice hiring hit by coronavirus uncertainty

25 Mar 2020

Companies have been forced to scale down entry-level recruitment programmes.

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Coronavirus: What employers need to know (webinar)

19 Mar 2020

ON-DEMAND | As the true impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic becomes apparent, employers are facing...

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How tech gave recruitment at Mitchells & Butlers a competitive edge

9 Mar 2020

With employment at a record high, talent attraction has become extremely competitive, with the need to promote a strong employer...

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RAD Awards 2020 winners: TMP Worldwide takes Work of the Year with The AA

31 Jan 2020

TMP Worldwide took the coveted Work of the Year for its campaign for The AA.

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Job search

Job website spots slump in searches for nursing roles

29 Nov 2019

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

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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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