For the UK to be a true digital leader there’s one thing that’s for certain – We need to address the skills gap. According to Make or Break: The UK’s Digital Future, a recent report from the House of Lords,…Continue
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The UK’s new digital curriculum doesn’t mirror the whole current digital jobs market according to the niche jobs board Bubble Jobs.
The jobs board, which specialises in advertising digital vacancies, claims that while the new syllabus will help to prepare students for some areas of the industry such as coding and web development – it fails to cover a number of the other skills that are currently in demand.
Earlier this month, the UK became the first country to make computer…Continue
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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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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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,…Continue
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…Continue
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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,…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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.…Continue
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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.
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.
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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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…Continue
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