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Year: 2015

London is calling

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London is calling It is BOOM time in the city and London hiring managers have gone into accelerate growth mode. Growth in jobs is up 7% on 2014 and 2014 had a growth on 2013 of 4%. At the same time candidates seeking career moves after offers is down 7%. That means employers are fighting […]

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December 12, 2015

25 Best job in the UK or a marketing stunt?

What did they say?

According to Glassdoor and their test of the current job market the best or top 25 jobs in the UK, based upon a calculation of ‘Job Score’ a calculation they made up, the following are they… The best jobs in the UK – the top 25: Marketing Manager – Job Openings 2,965 – Average Salary […]

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November 27, 2015

Page quality

They said what?

Google page quality, what it sit and why is it important? Credit where credit is due folks I like HOBO SEO (yes SEO’s should learn from other SEO’s) his work is always clean, clear, crisp and accurate. Take a read of this insightful bit of work about page quality rules from Google and then ask […]

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November 27, 2015

Twitter a candidate and client resourcing mecca… who knew?

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Never thought we would be commenting on how great twitter is as candidate generation tool and a client one as well.  However it is time to sing the platforms praises and if you want to know why then consider some of the following:- You can download and communicate with any followers or any account on […]

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October 31, 2015

USA Top Employer brands 2015

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ERE Recruiting Intelligence results for 2015 Top organisations were: Johnson & Johnson (79 points) AT&T (72 points) General Mills (71 points) Coca-Cola (68 points) Intel (67 points) Southwest Airlines (66 points) Google (65 points) Salesforce.com (65 points) P&G (64 points) Goldman Sachs (64 points) Nordstrom (64 points) Coca-Cola Enterprises (64 points)  

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October 31, 2015

VW… Do ethics matter and will they affect the employer brand?

True but shocking all the same

A new report by the CIPD based on a survey of 3,500 business leaders and 2,200 HR practitioners around the world, concluded the following: Only 1 in 4 business leaders and HR practitioners said they are ‘always’ prepared to make short-term sacrifices for the long-term interests of people, organisations and society. Three-quarters of business leaders describe […]

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October 30, 2015

91% of Recruiters think technology makes them better…

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Yep thats right folks 91% of recruiters think technology is essential to their success with the 81% spending 4-5 hours per day using technology.  The research was conducted by XRM. Mark Britton of XRM concluded: “With recruiters becoming more dependent on recruitment technology it is now imperative that increased integration between systems is enabled. At […]

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October 05, 2015

Google Rank Check – Cyber Security Recruiters

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Why we test? Well in part it is to prove our theory, in part it is to prove our work erm… well… works. What is this test for? About 450 million searches are made by job seekers in Goolge per month but another 50 million are made by people looking to find a recruitment company, […]

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September 10, 2015

Google Rank Check – Recruiters

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Jobseeker habits and search engines Before we can move forward I need to explain a little of how search engines work and how job seekers search for jobs in search engines. Basically we enter words into search engines to explain what we are looking for the web promotion industry/search engines call these ‘keywords’.  The job […]

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September 07, 2015

Companies to leave and Companies to join

They said what?

Top 10 companies to leave Based on member data from over 200,000 professionals signed up to Escape the City Rank Company 1 Accenture 2 Ernst & Young 3 OWC 4 Deloitte 5 KPMG 6 Deutsche Bank 7 IBM 8 Citi 9 Morgan Stanley 10 Goldman Sachs Top 10 companies to join Based on member data […]

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September 07, 2015

Recruitment Website Design – What Candidates Want

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As the third largest provider of recruitment websites in the UK and the having clients in 15 countries with 14 million plus trans actions per month on our client sites we have quite an insight into what a candidate wants from a recruitment website.  So here are our top tips. 1 Dedicated mobile design and […]

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September 04, 2015