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Month: September 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


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

What Employers/Recruiters Can and Can’t Do – Part 1 Religion

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It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a member of staff because of their religion or belief (or on any other protected ground). Protection is also afforded to non-believers who have the same rights as believers. Acas says “From 2 December 2003, when the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations came into force, […]

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September 03, 2015

Job board whistleblower – post 1

They said what?

OK so I have been making job boards since 2005 and have consulted with a few hundred job board owners in the past 10 years as this post goes out.  Having been a recruiter for 10 years and been around when the first job board came to market and having been one of the first […]

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September 02, 2015

Social Media – To Hire or Not to Hire

When do I do it?

Should we use information about candidates posted on social networking sites to help us make recruitment decisions? In my view no, what people do in their social life is not a reason for a persons to be hired, fired, promoted or demoted.  I see lots of problems with this area and many legal cases that will […]

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September 01, 2015