September 2015

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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 of the job site is to organise their web pages/content and...

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They said what?

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While I think

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, it became unlawful to discriminate against workers because of religion or similar...

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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 fall in the favour of the candidate. For example as I am...

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