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Why your company can’t afford to ignore mobile career solutions

September 30, 2013 by


By the end of 2014, HR and recruitment sites are likely to get 50 per cent of their traffic from mobile devices. Here’s why they’re so indispensible to modern businesses If you’re still wondering whether your company should spend money on getting a mobile version of its careers site, consider this statistic: four years ago, […]

Social Media is Mobile Media

January 11, 2011 by


Everyday I see new tweets and blog posts about Social Recruiting. Yet the use of Social Media for employer branding and candidate engagement is still not mainstream, maybe second wave. The challenge for any company is harnessing the power of the web requires an appetite to stay up to date. Over the last 12 months […]

What I learned from #SMIR (Guest Post)

April 26, 2010 by


“Tackling social media can be as difficult as getting a word out of these guys!” Guest Post from Sarah Tomlins, PR, Marketing and Social Media Fanatic at (@alltopbananas) Hi All, I am an imposter in these parts, but since attending the #SMIR conference on Thursday, I’ve abandoned my usual platform (my job seeking blog), […]

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 […]

Is it time for the Job board Obituary, Part One

February 11, 2010 by


On the 18th Jan at TRU London I will be in a discussion focused on what the job board will look like in 2020.  I thought it would be good to review where the job board has come from to help prepare and put the considerations into perspective. It turned into quite a lot of […]

Are job boards Doomed by 2010?

February 9, 2010 by


As the TRULondon unconference gets closer to show time it is the “Job board of 2020” track that excites me the most! First up you need to fully appreciate what is so UN about an unconference? It is an event where the discussion is audience driven. A great track has the great insightful input from […]