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October 10, 2013

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Employers missing out on talent through lack of mobile savvy

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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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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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June 10, 2013

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The six most awkward recruiter moments…

Regardless of your experience in the recruitment industry, we all face some awkward moments from time to time. You can prepare as much as you want, but you can’t prepare for the unexpected! Ever had a moment when you wanted to hide yourself or felt ashamed? Afterwards, maybe you felt like you were the only […]

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June 5, 2013

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The MonsterBuzz Debate – Interview with Andrea Kirby

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On the 13th June, 1pm at the Soho Hotel we’ll be kicking off the first of our MonsterBuzz events for 2013 with what appears to be an extremely hot topic – “Is creativity in recruitment dead?” We’ve interviewed panellist Andrea Kirby Head of Resourcing at legal firm Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP prior to event to […]

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April 30, 2013

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Getting Your Employer Branding Right

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Although the economy would appear to be moving along an upwards trajectory, albeit at a slower pace than anticipated, competition between employers to attract the best available talent for their organisations remains as intense as at any point over the past five years. Smart employers will understand that candidates will be seeking organisations whose values […]

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April 15, 2013

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52 jobs in 52 weeks?!

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It can take a metaphorical knock on the head or kick from behind to spur some people into action, but my experience was rather more real and a little more painful. Whilst sitting at my desk as a retail manager in London, a box full of metal brackets fell from a shelf above. Completely unaware […]

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April 8, 2013

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Building Personal resilience for our Future Leaders– a ‘stress beater’ for Talent Programmes

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It’s not a secret that stress is a leading cause of ill health among office workers. In 2011 the annual CIPD Absence Management Survey1 found that stress had overtaken acute illnesses, such as cancer, as the main reason office employees took sick leave. Stress is not new. We all feel stressed from time to time, […]

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March 12, 2013

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Why reduced volume, increased quality and the end of the ‘Recruitment Lottery’ is in sight (for everyone)

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For Matt Berry, Director or Resourcing at Centrica, the daily challenge of his team is that around half of all candidates are already customers of British Gas. The other half are potential customers. “There can’t be too many people in that scenario, and it certainly focuses the mind in terms of the way that you […]

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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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February 28, 2013

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Video Interviewing and the Graduate Recruitment Campaign

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The interview is a central part of the recruitment process for all organisations. It’s an exchange between you and each applicant. An opportunity for them to sell themselves as the best candidate for the job and for you to mark your stall as the employer of choice. But when it comes to graduate recruitment, employers […]

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