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UCL Research Finds Gut Instinct Still Tops Hiring Decisions

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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The latest research from UCL has found gut instinct is perceived as the most cost efficient and third most effective recruitment tool. Today The Recruitment Reality Check: Lifting the Lid on the UK’s Changing Practices report will be available to download from 10.30am. Follow #recruitmentreality for updates on the live event. Commenting on the report findings, UCL researcher […]

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Employers missing out on talent through lack of mobile savvy

Thursday, October 10, 2013

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Employers missing out on talent through lack of mobile savvy

Businesses that have not adapted to the increasingly mobile world could be losing out on talented job candidates, according to new research. A Monster.co.uk survey of jobseekers and employers* reveals just 39 per cent of UK businesses have a site dedicated to mobile and smartphone users. This is despite a third of the job seekers […]

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How to determine who is the best candidate – a 10 point plan!

Monday, September 23, 2013

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Nothing a company does contributes more to its long-term success than recruiting the right talent. Here’s our ten point plan for getting it spot on: 1. Planning: Convene a recruitment planning meeting to agree your key requirements list – the qualifications, experience and personality you seek in this candidate for this position. Minimally, this should […]

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Why do good employees leave?

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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Every company has their golden apples, but for many businesses these are the employees who are most likely to move on. If you’ve got your recruitment process right, you should have some great employees within your organisation – people who are genuinely good at their jobs, are creative, hard working, forward thinking, flexible and ambitious […]

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The psychic recruiter! How can you read between the lines of a CV?

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

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Everyone wants their CV on the top of the pile. If they’ve added a few fictitious interests, or lied about their debating society days to help them get there, how can you tell? It’s an unfortunate sign of the times that, now, more than ever, you must be vigilant and not too trusting. Some estimates say that […]

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The Monster and UCL Recruitment Survey of 2013

Friday, July 19, 2013

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Researchers at University College London (UCL) are working with Monster.co.uk to assess the state of the recruitment industry in the UK, in order to understand: The ways organisations handle recruitment and personnel selection Preferred recruitment methods and tools Recruitment trends over time We’re looking for HR and recruitment specialists to help us with our research […]

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Recruitment Technology Showcase Event; Tuesday 18th June, London

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

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After the success of their event’s in 2012 UK Recruiter are running a technology event this year taking place on Tuesday 18th June from 12.00pm to 5.30pm in central London. Spaces are limited so register for your tickets now to avoid disappointment. Technology in recruitment is constantly evolving making it difficult to keep up with […]

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Universities follow Monster’s lead by vetoing ads for unpaid interns

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

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At Monster, we’re really happy to see that ads for unpaid internships are starting to become a thing of the past! Last week we pledged to remove ads for unpaid internships from our site and, as The Times newspaper reported last Friday, universities are following suit. We believe it’s important that employers don’t exploit job […]

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Monster becomes first major UK job board to ban ads for unpaid internships

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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As you may be aware, there has recently been growing public awareness that unpaid internships are unlawful under minimum wage legislation. Despite this, many organisations are still exploiting graduates and young people for unpaid work. There is a considerable amount of UK media hype surrounding this issue and Hazel Blears has been pushing to make the […]

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Let’s help people #FindBetter…

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

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As you may have seen on our social media channels or heard on the radio, we’re on a mission to find the nation’s best bits of career advice! We want to hear tips and tricks from all walks of life, whether someone’s fresh out of education or they’ve climbed several rungs of their career ladder. […]

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