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August 6, 2013

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

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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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July 19, 2013

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The Monster and UCL Recruitment Survey of 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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April 24, 2013

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

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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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March 5, 2013

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Let’s help people #FindBetter…

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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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January 30, 2013

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Monster.co.uk in The Times’ 50 top websites you can’t live without

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At Monster.co.uk we’re pleased to see that The Times newspaper have included us in a list of the top 50 websites you can’t live without. Our entry read: “For anyone in the market for a new job, this should be the first place to stop. One of the world’s biggest employment websites, it has extensive […]

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September 3, 2012

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Recruitment Specific Technology Showcase Event

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 Following the success of their May event, UK Recruiter are running a second Recruitment Software and Innovative Technologies Showcase event in September 2012.  The event is purely for recruiters (agency or inhouse) and offers an ideal opportunity for you to find the right IT solution to your business challenges. The event provides the perfect platform […]

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August 21, 2012

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Talent Sourcing Conference – #TSUK 23/08/2012

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Talent Works International and Monster are happy to announce that we’ll be hosting our UK Talent Sourcing Conference this Thursday, 23 August. You’ll find out a whole host of tips and tricks, shortcuts, methodologies and more efficient ways of finding candidates online that your competitors will not. Some of Europe’s brightest minds are getting together […]

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August 20, 2012

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Recruitment vs HR – Monster Buzz event 13/09/12

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We’re excited to announce that on 13th September at The Hatton in London, we’ll be holding our second Monster Buzz event! At this event, we’ll be asking the question, ‘Recruitment vs HR; never the twain shall meet?‘. We’ll be hosting the event in front of a live audience and a panel of four industry experts – […]

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August 15, 2012

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The Real Success of the Olympics? A Talent Management Strategy.

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Like most of us, I watched amazed and overjoyed at the success of Team GB, but what really threw me was the reality that this was no accident, to “good old Britain” doing well. This success had been a clearly planned and well executed Talent Management Strategy and I thought back to the Monster Buzz […]

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July 26, 2012

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Referrals are Great…. BUT….

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 Over 30 years in recruitment and yes I’m a big fan of referral programmes and below are some links to some of my “best of” recruitment referral blogs and articles. Today, new social media referral programmes are being built that utilize the power of an individual’s network. The rise and potential of referral programmes knows […]

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