Posts Tagged: LinkedIn

Standing Out In a Competitive Candidate Market

Looking for a job in today’s climate is tough. If you’re currently out of work or between assignments, you’re probably feeling… Disheartened by the lack of opportunities out there, Intimidated by the volume of applications each job is receiving, Disappointed not to hear back from the roles you are applying for, Disillusioned by overly positive… Read more »

RTT – Using Technology to Enhance Candidate Engagement and Experience

Candidate experience seems to be on everyone’s agenda.  Companies are beginning to join the dots and understand the wider implications that an applicant’s experience can have on their brand. One American airline calculated that their rejected applicants spent over $40m a year on flights. They started to give rejected candidates $10 vouchers off their next… Read more »

9 things you should NEVER do on Social Media when Job Hunting

Social Media Mistakes

There’s plenty of evidence to suggest that having an active social media presence will actually aid your transition from one job to the next. Ensuring your experience and skills are well documented and searchable undoubtedly helps you to stand out from competitors and of course be discovered for relevant opportunities. However, social media is a… Read more »

RTT – Innovation and Efficiency in Recruitment Technology

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 13th March 2014 hosted by Polycom’s Nick Turner (EMEA Talent Manager) titled ‘Innovation and Efficiency in Recruitment Technology’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from… Read more »

RTT – Recruiting Top IT Talent: Attraction and Retention

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 6th March 2014 hosted by Harrods’ Hannah Chard (Resourcing Partner) titled ‘Recruiting Top IT Talent: Attraction and Retention’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from… Read more »

13 Top Tips to Optimise your LinkedIn Profile for SEO

Katie Barr

If you’re looking to boost your ranking in LinkedIn searches and want to ensure you’re making the most of the platform, then these quick tips are sure to help. Create a vanity URL to make you more searchable. Why not reference both your name and your business? Make sure your profile picture is saved under… Read more »

The Top 10 Secrets of Getting yourself Headhunted

Hannah Waters

Headhunting is one of the highest forms of flattery within recruitment. You have stood out in a saturated market, for one reason or another, and we want to offer you a (hopefully) better opportunity. So what is it that makes you stand out compared to another LinkedIn profile (your colleague, for example), and how can… Read more »