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.


Sainsbury’s goes online to cut recruitment bill by £4m a year

30 Nov 2005

Sainsbury's expects to save £4m a year in administration costs by moving its entire staff recruitment process online.

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Million to one shot at fortune and fame

1 Nov 2005

Guru is usually the first on any bandwagon passing through town. However, this time he has been beaten to the...

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Superdrug moves its recruitment online

26 Oct 2005

High street health and beauty retailer opts for online recruitment.

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MI6 goes online in bid to attract more applicants

18 Oct 2005

The UK’s Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), whose very existence would have been denied just 10 years ago, has launched a...

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MI6 not-so-secret service website seeks to recruit spies

13 Oct 2005

The UK's secret intelligence service has launched a multilingual website which includes careers information for anyone wishing to join the spy game

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Thresher goes online to recruit branch managers

6 Oct 2005

Off licence chain Thresher Group has introduced an online application and selection process to overhaul its branch manager recruitment.

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Online tests improve recruitment efficiency at Deloitte

21 Sep 2005

Online testing has streamlined graduate recruitment process for professional services firm.

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Top companies lead online recruitment revolution

11 Aug 2005

FTSE 100 companies are spearheading the switch to online recruitment.

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No sign yet of drop in online job recruitment

10 Aug 2005

Online job recruitment activity across the UK rose in July, continuing an upward growth trend, according to the Monster Employment Index.

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Positive outlook for the UK online recruitment market

5 Jul 2005

Online job recruitment activity across the UK saw a general upward trend over the past five months, according to findings of the Monster Employment Index

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Local newspapers are best source for jobs

29 Jun 2005

Job seekers see local newspapers as the best source of jobs information

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Online recruitment grows in popularity

31 May 2005

As online recruitment marks its 10th anniversary this year, an article by Personnel Today’s sister publication IRS Employment Review that...

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Dual language jobsite aims to attract Gaelic speakers

18 Apr 2005

Jobs website in Scotland relaunched in dual-language version to attract 80,000 Gaelic speaking Scots.

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Friends Reunited moves into online recruitment

7 Mar 2005

Friends Reunited, the website that brings old friends back together, is to start uniting employers with staff.

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Online applicants are fussy about websites

22 Feb 2005

Employers should select recruitment websites carefully when deciding to advertise jobs online, an annual survey of online recruitment trends has concluded.

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