Recruitment is becoming led by technology, and this means that new tools are emerging all the time that empower hiring functions. Recruiters need to move with the time, but often keeping pace with an industry that is going through a technological revolution is far from easy... so we've picked out five new hiring technologies in 2014 that could well transform. Read More
With the UK unemployment rate dropping quickly to 7.1%, in the three months to November 2013, there is a strong case for optimism in the jobs market. Roughly 30.15 million people are now in work, an increase of 280,000 in the last quarter - the biggest increase since records began in the 1970s.
As we went to press, however, this month's. Read More
If I asked you to summarise the impact of social media on recruitment, what would you say? As of 2014, what has changed compared with how recruiting looked just a few years ago? It's a really interesting question to ponder - and one that points to new ways you may want to use and combine job boards and social media. Read More
When John Donne remarked that no man was an island, he couldn't have dreamed how apt that would be some 500 years later. In our hyper-connected world where anything you say can, and will, be used against you on the internet, the way we conduct ourselves professionally has become more important than ever. This can be also be applied to. Read More
Sometimes the best people you employ aren't necessarily the ones that are actively looking for a job. Known in the trade as “passive” candidates, these professionals may seem happy in their jobs, but are sometimes willing to consider a more attractive offer. The big difference between them and active job seekers, of course, is that they can be much more. Read More