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New website is all set to revolutionise recruitment

January 27, 2014 by


Enter stage right Mi-Candidate, the exceptionally clever pre-screening testing site that’s set to make hiring people easier – and a lot cheaper If a candidate applies for a role at your company, how long is it before you can tell if they’re suitable for the job or not? That process has just become a whole […]

New Mobile Recruitment Awards To Recognise Excellence And Innovation

January 27, 2014 by


2014 has seen the launch of the brand new Global Mobile Recruitment Awards: The awards are aimed at recognising companies from around the world who are leading the way in the use of Mobile Recruitment.  At the same time the awards will help raise the awareness of Mobile Recruitment best practices. Judging by the […]

Advertised annual salaries in London £15,000 higher than Devon & Cornwall

April 23, 2013 by


London annual advertised salaries have grown 3% whilst Devon & Cornwall have fallen by 5% according to analysis by a specialist UK jobs site. Employment search engine looked at a total 1.5Million job adverts published on their Website and mobile apps during January, February and March 2013 and compared them to the same three months […]

Trends hitting the headlines in Social and Mobile this week.

December 2, 2011 by


Over 1 million listings a week made on eBay via mobile Sellers on the eBay marketplace are using mobile more than ever, as new figures show the number of sellers uploading product details to make sales on the site via mobile. eBay are reporting that over 1 million listings are made through mobile per week, […]

Apple’s Antenna Issue, The Story so far…

July 15, 2010 by


It has been reported that Apple will be giving a press conference in California on Friday morning at 10 AM pacific time. This is rumoured to be addressing Apple’s antenna issues experienced when using the new iPhone 4. Speculations are rife as to whether the company will be implementing a mass product recall to resolve […]

US Government goes App crazy

July 7, 2010 by


The US government is leading the way and embracing Mobile Internet with a tight grip. The government website now offers 18 mobile websites or apps to support iPhone, Blackberry, and Addroid – no mention of Nokia or Windows Phone. The services provide a wide range on information from taxes to BMI. The have committed […]

Is screwing over the client good for business?

April 25, 2010 by


Are you interested in retention, good word of mouth, revenue growth or increased profits? If so, do you care about return business? We all know new customers cost more to attract than existing customers. We should all understand that building a relationship will result in more sales over time. If it is so important and […]

Power, Power, Power – not good!

April 12, 2010 by


A recent job search I reviewed offered so many search combinations that it was easier to win £10 on the National Lottery than be lucky enough to find a job.

Is it time for the Job board Obituary: Part Three

February 16, 2010 by


Following on from part two , where the recent history of the job board market was reviewed in preparation for the “Job Boards 2020?” discussion at TRU London. In the UK there were (pre-recession) 600,000 jobs available a month. Many of these would be advertised on multiple job boards. The big job sites expose between them […]

Is it time for the Job board Obituary: Part Two

February 14, 2010 by


Following on from part one, where we started looking into the history of Job Boards in preparation for the “Job Boards 2020?” discussion at TRU London. By 2000 CareerBuilder (then no. 2 US site) and one of the original sites back from 1994, was purchased by US newspaper groups Knight Rider and Tribune company. It […]