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Is it a good idea to spy on candidates’ social media profiles?

Any suggestion of checking out a candidate’s social media profile in considering their suitability for a vacancy will doubtless always cause some degree of controversy. On one hand, it’s easier than ever these days to find out about a candidate, just by bashing their name into Google. But is it really ethical to pour over ...more

Don’t underestimate LinkedIn for mobile recruitment

Earlier this year, something remarkable happened: LinkedIn’s UK user base surpassed 50 per cent of the country’s working age population. Yes, that’s right, a recent growth spurt took the membership numbers of the venerable professionally-oriented social network to the 16.2 million mark in the UK – more than half of the 32 million British residents ...more

5 Recruitment Lessons Learned from 2014

With more companies looking to take control of their hiring process and become accountable for their own recruitment, technology has stayed at the forefront of everyone’s minds in 2014. New systems and processes have been required to meet this demand and the benefits of using recruitment software, such as applicant tracking systems, have been invaluable. ...more

5 of our favourite employee onboarding tips

Making your new employee feel welcome is one of those things that seems obvious and easy enough, but that never quite turns out that way. How difficult is it to greet your new staff member in a friendly way, give them a tour of the office and introduce them to their new colleagues? However, employee ...more

Why social recruitment is no fad

Sure, there may have been a time when you could take out an advert in the newspaper for your company’s latest vacancy, and get loads of top quality applications from the highest quality candidates. But that’s not necessarily the case now. Today, whether it’s retail, IT, HR or marketing recruitment that you are involved in, ...more