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Mobile apps vs mobile websites: why all the fuss?

July 9, 2013 by


“Should we have a mobile app or a mobile website?” According to All The Top Bananas’ Commercial Director Cris Bradshaw, this is the most common question he gets asked by clients. For a company who make both for huge corporations like PepsiCo, Sodexo, Nestle and Intel, All The Top Bananas are ideally placed to answer […]

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), […]

#SMIR was it any good?

April 22, 2010 by


April 22nd 2010 was the second year for the Social Media In Recruitment Conference. If you follow me on Twitter, I provided a realtime update on what the event covered along with others on the #SMIR tag. During lunch we grabbed @SiteAdvisor and went round asking the audience what they thought. The video below shares […]

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 […]