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.


Flexibility is vital for the future of web recruitment

22 Feb 2005

What will recruitment technology be able to do for you in the next two years? IT suppliers and users to...

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Record number of job seekers log on to Jobcentre Plus website

17 Feb 2005

February has seen a record number of people visiting the Jobcentre Plus website to look for work.Figures for the first...

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Lack of NHS recruit matching system leaves doctors on the dole

11 Feb 2005

The NHS has been criticised for having no system for matching overseas graduates to vacancies.

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B&Q pins recruitment drive on TV viewers pressing the red button

28 Jan 2005

Home improvement retailer B&Q is to use interactive digital television (iDTV) to form an integral part of its next major UK recruitment drive due to start next month.

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Sainsbury’s management vacancies finally go online

25 Jan 2005

The use of a new online recruitment system has given Sainsbury's information about management jobs for the first time, a senior HR executive at the supermarket chain has admitted.

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Bright future for online recruitment

18 Jan 2005

Ten years since the first sites were launched in the UK, the industry now boasts hundreds of commercial jobs boards and 11 million jobseekers. Tim Elkington examines what's in store for employers and candidates over the next decade

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Online numeracy test will improve NHS graduate applicant process

24 Nov 2004

The NHS Leadership Centre has introduced a new online numerical reasoning test to cut the administrative time and cost of...

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See website recruitment through for best results

2 Nov 2004

In-house job sites have been a catalyst in the recruitment process, but more investment is needed in key stages for...

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Recruitment revolution

21 Sep 2004

An online recruitment system has cut Woolworths‘ direct hire costs by 70 per cent.
The business
Woolworths is one of...

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With psychometric testing you can…

8 Jun 2004

Achieve at least 10 top business benefits.

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Ordering staff online

8 Jun 2004

Compass Group has served up an innovative recruitment website in a bid to scoop the hottest talent.

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Your booking

1 Apr 2004

If you use employment agencies or employment businesses to recruit new staff or temporary employees your relationships with such companies will undergo significant legal changes from 6 April.

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Agent work

1 Apr 2004

The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations 2003 have been some time in the making. But after a number of consultations, the update to the 1976 Regulations finally comes into force this month, with a three-month period for implementation.

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