BOOKING NOW OPEN: Social Media Week, London
Employment Issues / Social Media

BOOKING NOW OPEN: Social Media Week, London

I’ll be hosting a series of events during Social Media Week, all of which are FREE to attend (yes, FREE!) Covering a wide range of topics suitable for businesses, charities, directors, managers and employees, four events will run at a number of locations all within walking distance of Old Street’s Silicone Roundabout. The events are: 23 September … Continue reading

HR3.0 – managing employees in the digital world
Employment Issues / Social Media

HR3.0 – managing employees in the digital world

The unstoppable rise in social media presents both opportunities and challenges for HR professionals. A basic understanding of what is on offer and an appreciation of the inherent risks is essential for the good management and control of this often wayward communications tool. Social media is a phenomenon. For example, in just over 10 short … Continue reading

The survey says… social media is key to recruitment!
Employment Issues / Social Media

The survey says… social media is key to recruitment!

A recent survey has revealed that two-thirds of UK recruiters have rejected candidates after checking their profiles on social media.  However, social media was also found to have accounted for more than 70 per cent of successful recruiter hires. The survey was of more than 7,000 recruitment companies, HR managers and recruiters in the UK … Continue reading

Guest blog – Social media and recruitment: a useful tool?
Employment Issues / Social Media

Guest blog – Social media and recruitment: a useful tool?

Recent research suggests that more than half of all UK jobseekers use social media sites in their search for employment and an increasing number of employers are taking advantage of this growing trend by adapting and supplementing traditional recruitment processes with social media-based methods. However, there are a number of potential pitfalls and regular guidance … Continue reading