Mobile recruitment rules

OK so with so much hype about how Google will drop you if you are not mobile and with so many web developers climbing over themselves to give you a 'Responsive Design' and a handful offering a 'Dedicated Mobile Design' we thought it not a bad time to explain all. Google and your rankings. Unless you had/have an extensive web promotion strategy using SEO and alike you...

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Best deals possible

Recruitment normally finds itself in one of two conditions.  Low volumes of jobs and employers having the balance of power.  High volumes of jobs and candidates having the balance of power. In some niche markets the balance never changes, in the general markets the change of power is normally linked to the economy.  A strong economy means lots of jobs and so the candidates take the...

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Image of female doctor

Here is some useful information from the IOR on the IT, Energy & Healthcare Sectors.  Well worth a read and maybe adding some of your comments. http://recruitingtimes.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/IOR-Sector-Report-No.1.pdf   Darren Revell Director Please note I am Dyslexic and in my form I am blind to grammar, and sometimes I get my fors and fours etc backwards.  I am not stupid in fact my IQ and EQ are both quite high.  Please...

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While I think

THE WORST CV BLUNDERS Spelling and/ or grammatical mistakes - 87% Incorrect information included (e.g. wrong contact name, wrong company name, etc.) - 76% Key information missing (e.g. contact details, dates of employment, responsibilities, etc.) - 74% CV is too long - 46% CV is too informal/ casual - 44% Poor design (e.g. font, layout, etc.) - 39% Too much personal information (e.g. hobbies, out of work achievements, etc.) - 29% CV is...

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Worried lady

What colour for your website? Everything is communication, even the colour of your website. So that got us to thinking what do colours means to people? Here are a few common colours and the concepts we normally associate with each of them. Red: boldness and excitement; youth and warmth Orange: cheer and confidence Yellow: clarity and warmth; energy and focus Green: peace and abundance; growth and wealth Blue/Indigo: dependability, strength and steadiness Violet/Purple: creativity and imagination; nobility Grey: neutrality and calm Naturally...

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While I think

The Today program has uncovered the scheme, from the Anderson Group, that exploits the government’s Employment Allowance, which potentially deprives the Treasury of millions of pounds of National Insurance payments. The government’s Employment Allowance, introduced last year and allows companies to claim £2,000 of their annual employers’ National Insurance bill, is alleged to have been exploited. The BBC secretly recorded a sales manager for the group promoting...

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Copy writing

How to make copy convert Copy needs to establish trust, no trust equals a quick move away from your site. Copy on your site needs to tell a story that get people to a comfortable place and then they convert. Keep in mind they are already at your site because they have decided your ulr, advert, search rankings were worthy of a look. Now you need...

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Design geek

Here we took an existing theme and refreshed the look and made it more in tune with the new web design that was being crafted. The box represent the Australian flag, the star is references the flags on the star.  The star breaking out of the box references Australian and Kiwi talent going on their travel and breaking out of their domestic employer market. [caption id="attachment_1317" align="alignleft"...

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What did they say?

Thanks to the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire program we now know more than we have ever done about the mistreatment of women in the workplace who become pregnant. The show covered the story of Joeli Brearley, 36, who experienced discrimination when she was pregnant and was shocked by how many mums faced the same so she made a website to highlight the issue. The website provides accounts of the...

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