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.


Does Google for Jobs signal an upheaval in recruitment marketing?

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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RAD Awards 2018: Prison Service and Havas win Work of the Year

25 Jan 2018

An integrated campaign that challenged the public’s perception of running a prison has won top prize at this evening’s RAD...

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Is testing candidates before they apply the future of recruitment?

15 Nov 2017

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

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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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