Modern recruitment, old fashioned values

Everything’s digital these days. Whether you want to book a holiday, buy a house, or find yourself a date, most things in life are only a few clicks away. Recruitment is no exception to this trend. Online job boards have long been an important part of the job market, facilitating the process for both employers

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How to Spring clean your social media presence during your job search

According to new research published this week, 60% of hiring managers and recruiters now vet candidates’ social media profiles when assessing their suitability for a position. That’s up 8% from the year before, and continues the trend of social media becoming an increasingly important part of the job application process. If you haven’t got a

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The rise of social media recruiting

World gone social The world has changed irreversibly. Whether you think it’s for the better or the worse, it’s undeniable that technology and social media have become an integral part of the world we live in, permeating every area of our lives. According to recent research, the average person checks their phone 150 times a

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Do Your Profile Pictures Affect Your Job Search?

Uploading funny photos of yourself is a big part of social media, but with over 90% of employers now screening and recruiting candidates through social media, you may be damaging your chances of being hired. Your social media profile may be your only chance to make a good first impression. Your CV along with your

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What Social Media Do Recruiters Really Check?

In today’s digital world many recruiters will use social media to see what their candidates are like before arranging an interview. A recent survey by a social media monitor Reppler found that 91% of recruiters use social media to screen candidates. You may not have anything to worry about, but the best policy is to

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