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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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As the third-largest provider of recruitment websites in the UK, and having clients in 15 countries, with 14 million-plus transactions 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 features, not a responsive website Responsive is the lazy way to do mobile on a recruitment...

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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, 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 person 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...

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