All Blog Posts Tagged 'digital' (20)

How Professional Video Interviewing Technologies Outperform DIY Video Chat Options

As a recruiter, HR professional or hiring manager, you’re aware of the use of video interviewing for your hiring and recruitment needs, but you may be questioning which platform to use. Does it make a difference whether you choose video interviewing technology tailored specifically for…

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Added by Christopher Young on July 29, 2014 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

Web Design Careers The Clear Favourite Among Manchester Students & Graduates, Despite EU Mobile Apps Jobs Push

A digital career fair this week revealed that Web and Graphic Design is the most popular career choice among Manchester students and graduates.

Digital jobs board Bubble Jobs quizzed 100 students at the Manchester Digital Talent Day at the Town Hall on Thursday about their future career plans.

A third of all students and graduates surveyed said they would love a career in web or graphic design, with many…

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Added by Lauren Riley on February 14, 2014 at 10:06am — 2 Comments

Manchester Jobs Market Continues To Boom Despite Criticism – With Digital Leading The Way

The Manchester jobs market is continuing to go from strength to strength thanks to a digital boom, despite the city “under-performing”, says digital jobs board Bubble Jobs.

The jobs board advertised around 4,500 jobs in the city last year – representing just over 8% of the total vacancies advertised on the site.

Bubble Jobs MD Adam Butwilowski said: “Over the last 12 months, we’ve definitely seen an influx of digital…

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Added by Lauren Riley on February 4, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments

Entry-Level Digital Jobs Could Help To Ease Youth Unemployment, Claims Jobs Board

Digital entry-level jobs could provide employment to young Brits struggling to find work, according to specialist jobs board Bubble Jobs.

The jobs board advertised just under 4,000 junior and entry-level positions in 2013 – seven per cent of the total roles posted,…

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Added by Lauren Riley on January 22, 2014 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Over Half of Digital Job-Seekers Only Hear Back From 1 in 5 Applications: Where Is It Going Wrong?

Over half of digital job-seekers only hear back from 1 in 5 jobs they apply for despite an increase in vacancies, a new survey has revealed.

The survey, carried out by niche online jobs board Bubble Jobs, made the observation as research into the digital industry shows that the sector is burgeoning despite all the bad news about employment.

A study into the European app economy revealed that almost 800,000 jobs have…

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Added by Lauren Riley on October 22, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Silicon Milkroundabout 2013

Judith Blair, MD of PCR Recruitment, will be once again attending the Silicon Milkroundabout. She shares why this event is so important to the tech start-up industry and what 2013 has in store.

 

Silicon Milkroundabout is a London job fair aimed at tech start-ups and the talent pool looking for employment in this fast growing sector. Set up by a team of creatives initially as a pub event,…

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Added by Sarah Diamond on October 22, 2013 at 6:23am — No Comments

Why your job role will soon be digital

Digital recruitment agencies are no longer considered specialist, they are fast becoming the norm. Why? The world has taken a turn for the digital and as much as you try to avoid the incessant white noise, it’s hard to resist. You know the saying, ‘if you can’t beat them, join them’; it’s time to join forces.

You might think that joining the…

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Added by Sarah Diamond on August 30, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

5 Reasons Why Digital Interviewing Will be the Standard

Interactions among friends, family, and businesses are occurring more and more by video. Digital interviewing has been quietly taking over the talent acquisition process of startups and Fortune 500 companies alike.

Technology has caught up to digital interviewing

Digital interviewing, as an idea, has been around for several years. It’s starting to take hold now because technology is…

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Added by Rajpreet on April 26, 2013 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Why jobseekers need to show interest in Pinterest…

Unless you’ve had your head firmly stuck in the sand over the past three months or so, you would have noticed that everyone is going on about the latest social network that is set to “take the world by storm”. We’re not talking about Facebook, Twitter, and no, not even the still relatively new Google Plus – the latest boy/girl wonder site in question is none other than Pinterest.…

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Added by Mildred Talabi on March 17, 2012 at 2:55pm — No Comments

Job Search 3.0: Strategies to Organize and Optimize Your Search (Part 3)

This final installment of Job Search 3.0 will highlight your digital footprint and it's affect on your job search, salary negotiations, my favorite sites for seekers, and how to finish your search strong.

Digital Footprint…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on March 12, 2012 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Does the world really need recruitment consultants?

After a frustrating couple of months I’ve found myself asking this question on a more regular basis. Of course I already know the short answer….no, it doesn’t. What we do is definitely not rocket science and everyone knows what *astronomical fees we charge! (*no pun intended) But if you’ll permit me to continue, I’m going to try and explain why we’re here and why, when you find a good one, they can make your life easier and maybe even save you a few quid.

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Added by Darren Scotland on February 27, 2012 at 6:47am — 7 Comments

Have Prospective Candidates at "Hello"

Instead of waiting until your organization meets prospective candidates in person to create a connection, why not use the interconnectedness of the web to build those relationships earlier in the recruiting cycle? By communicating your company value proposition, allowing candidates to connect with employees, and having a quality application process; your organization can create a strong foundation for consistently attracting best-in-class talent.



Phase 1: Employer A vs. B, C…

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Added by Omowale Casselle on May 18, 2010 at 9:29am — No Comments

Really, You Want ME to Write YOU a LinkedIn Recommendation

During my professional career, I've been fortunate to be able to take advantage of some fantastic opportunities. As I result; I've developed an amazing network of friends and colleagues. I've personally tapped these fine folks when applying to various opportunities of interest and expect to continue to leverage these connections throughout my career. Since I've become more senior in my career, I knew that eventually I would be called upon to recommend someone else. Here's what happened, I…

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Added by Omowale Casselle on April 22, 2010 at 9:23am — 9 Comments

The Five Day Digital Detox

Happy 2010! With the turn of a new year and decade, many people set resolutions which commonly revolve around fitness and health. I, like everyone else, have a few of those, but have also been thinking about my career goals and what I would like to accomplish professionally in 2010.



In the last year the business world continued its exposure on social networking sites such as Twitter and… Continue

Added by Andrea Persico on January 8, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

How to attract talent - it's still harder than you think!

Yeah there’s a recession, yeah there’s bags of people on the market but I think creative agencies still need to be working harder to attract top talent.



It’s not enough just to exist and expect the best candidates to come to you - and be grateful for a job - they’re still in high demand so you need to do more.



Here are a few ideas:



Career path:



In my experience, prospects (or lack of) have got to be the number one motivator for a job seeker in… Continue

Added by Darren Scotland on November 18, 2009 at 5:12am — No Comments

Wes Kussmaul/Digital Authenticity

Threats to our personal privacy grow worse every year. From aggressive marketers to data miners to botnet operators to identity thieves, intruders help themselves to our most sensitive personal information.



The reality of the situation is in many ways worse than the worst fears of the privacy activists. In his book Own Your Privacy, Wes Kussmaul shows how tables of data about you from different sources mate in the middle of the night in third world outposts, producing "offspring,"… Continue

Added by Mark Berger on November 3, 2009 at 11:48am — No Comments

Freelancers.....another way.

At the start of the year we (that’s Character Creative) got to thinking about what we could do for freelancers and those agencies trying to find them.



More and more of our clients were asking about them and, whilst we never turned the work down, we hadn’t formalised any offer or even a general response.



Hence we struck upon the idea of a single introductory fee for freelancers, and it works something like this;



Pay us £500 for finding each freelancer and you’ll… Continue

Added by Darren Scotland on October 29, 2009 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Effective Blog Comments

Great advice.....especially if you type and think at the same time - vs. thinking then typing then thinking again. All good tips but IMO the most significant is not being reactive....where you could hurt yourself the most.



http://blog.brand-yourself.com/2008/how-to-leave-effective-blog-comments/



How to Leave Effective Blog Comments

November 24th, 2008 by Pete Kistler



Commenting on other people’s blogs demonstrates your ability to produce insightful… Continue

Added by Tina Huckabay on November 25, 2008 at 10:48am — No Comments

Online Reputation Management

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2ClipsPubCon: Submitted by Adamcohen from Google Reader 13 hours ago



The sheer quantity of different information sources online has resulted in a media circus. The various blogs, tweets and mainstream media outlets are like different acts vying for user attention. Online reputation management amid all the chaos can be difficult. It seems only appropriate that a circus insider, Jessica Berlin of Cirque du Soleil, weighed in with some tried and true… Continue

Added by Tina Huckabay on November 13, 2008 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Recruitment Directory acquires DigitalIndustryJobs.com

Melbourne based Recruitment Directory Pty Ltd http://www.recruitmentdirectory.com.au has purchased the United Kingdom based niche job board DigitalIndustryJobs.com http://www.digitalindustryjobs.com from its existing UK owner.



Announcing the acquisition, Thomas Shaw, Managing Director of Recruitment Directory described the purchase of DigitalIndustryJobs.com as “…an ideal fit within… Continue

Added by Thomas Shaw on October 28, 2008 at 6:48am — No Comments

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