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Will Facebook be rivalling LinkedIn in the future?

It was announced last week that the social media giant, Facebook will be rolling out its own job posting app to businesses in the USA and Canada. The idea is a simple one, and let’s be honest, I’m surprised that it has taken so long for them to launch this…

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Has LinkedIn lost its way?

Social media sites are great tools for recruitment. And out of all the social networks, LinkedIn is still the most useful for finding a job and for making hires. As super users, we're big fans! Even the most avid LinkedIn users might however have issues with the kind of content…

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PR: Blue Octopus Reveals Social Media Recruitment Tool

Award-winning online recruitment company Blue Octopus has completed the in-house development on its powerful social media scheduling hub  – which is to be used to support advertising of clients' job vacancies across multiple social networks. The 'Social Hub' was developed to intelligently combine helpful social media management tools like Hootsuite…

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Employ people who are better than you: 4 tips from top recruiters

We all want to improve our recruitment, and who better to learn from than some of the most successful entrepreneurs of all time? A company is defined by the quality of its staff, so you can be sure they know a thing or two about picking the very best people…

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5 of the best free apps to help with your online recruitment

Apps help us with a huge range of tasks in our personal and work lives. There are more and more apps becoming available to those in online recruitment and to business in general, and so every forward-thinking recruiter should be aware of what’s out there and making the most of…

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The top 5 employment perks

When it comes to rewarding employees, salary is not everything. Workplaces are expected to offer certain perks to make working there just a little more enjoyable, and these little bonuses can range from free food to domestic cleaning services. Staff are often willing to accept lower salaries in return for…

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4 tips for using social media while job hunting

Most of us would prefer to keep our work and personal lives separate. When you’re working, or looking for a job, the aim is generally to present yourself more professionally than when you’re out with your friends or even just sitting around at home. Social media sites such as Twitter…

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Facebook for Recruitment

Facebook is the second largest used website behind Google. It has over 1.2 billion active users per month and still continues to grow. So why wouldn’t you utilise this potential candidate pool and market your recruitment on the social network? You would be missing a massive audience if you were…

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Utilising Social Media Ethically when Recruiting

There’s no doubt that social media has been adopted by the recruitment industry as a valuable hiring tool. LinkedIn is the more prominent social media site within recruitment with many employers using it as a means for scouting talent. But other major social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter…

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