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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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Employer Branding Award shortlist

9 Oct 2020

Despite an uncertain jobs market, employer branding continues to be a crucial way to differentiate your organisation to high quality...

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Lockdown recruitment in a risk-averse sector: Tim Skipper interview

16 Sep 2020

Recruiting the right person for the right role is never an easy challenge. But doing it at a time when...

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Six tips to avoid being overwhelmed with job applications

14 Sep 2020

With so little recruitment this year, organisations with vacancies report being inundated with applications for the limited roles they have...

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Overseas candidates looking for UK jobs shows sharp increase

9 Sep 2020

Searches by overseas workers for UK jobs have reached their highest level since December 2018, according to job site Indeed....

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Graduate recruitment down by almost a third in some countries

15 Jul 2020

The graduate hiring market is down by almost a third in some countries due to the coronavirus, the Institute of...

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

2 Jul 2020

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

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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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