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[Podcast] How Recruitment Will Change in The Next Five Years: Jason Martin, Safe Computing, and Lisa Jones

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On this episode of Barclay Jones’ Recruitment Leaders’ Podcast we talked to Jason Martin from Safe Computing. Safe Computing, part of the Access Group, specialises in delivering technology for global…

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The Advantages and Difficulties of Using Social Media in Your Advertising Strategy

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Social media has now been around for some time with just about everyone on a combination of LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. So are you making the most of this incredible resource in your advertising…

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[Webinar] GDPR: The End of Recruitment as We Know It!

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Here at Broadbean, we've been busy behind the scenes to make sure that we're ahead of the curve when it comes to GDPR. We teamed up with Barclay Jones and hosted a webinar, where discussed all about…

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Unravelling GDPR

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Recently, discussions with my clients have been increasingly drawn to the subject of “GDPR”. What is it? How is it going to affect us? What do we need to do to deal with it? Do we need to do anything…

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Top Tips for Starting a Recruitment Agency

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Google ‘top tips for starting a recruitment agency’ and you will be inundated with results- ideas, tips, tricks of the trade. I am by no means claiming that I know more about this than anyone else out…

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Employer brand, the Chris Moyles of recruitment?

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Chris Moyles, former ‘saviour of Radio 1’. At eight years it is the longest running breakfast show in BBC Radio 1’s history, with Moyles taking listener numbers up by a million in his first three…

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The power of marketing in recruitment – Practical actions

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It won’t be the first or last time we talk about recruitment and marketing disciplines being more closely aligned than ever before. Both disciplines require gaining competitive advantage to increase…

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Why Do People Choose To Work For The NHS?

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The NHS currently employs more than 1.7 million people. It is the biggest employer in the UK, and the fifth largest in the World. Caring for millions of people every day, the NHS workforce has become…

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When Your Candidate Sourcing Fails

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A lack of talented candidates happens to the best of us. It happens to the brightest companies and the best recruiting teams. But if your company struggled through its most recent round of recruiting,…

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The New App to Reduce Bias in Your Job Ads

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In the job market, there are terms that lend job advertisements towards biased interpretations. Although this is almost never on purpose, using potentially bias language in a job advertisement doesn’t…

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How the World's Most Attractive Employers Attract Candidates

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Universum Global recently released its list of the world’s most attractive employers. It’s mostly the list you’d expect, populated by the companies most people dream of working for: Google, Apple,…

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Recruit Like Uber: 5 Things You Need to Know

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Uber is one of the biggest rising star companies of the last few years, and they plan to keep growing. They’ve announced plans to employ over 1 million women over the next five years. As with any…

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