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New Year Resolutions for Your Job Search this year

New Year Resolutions

‘Looking for a new job’ is a popular New Year resolution every year, along with ‘going to the gym’, ‘eating healthy’ and ‘spending less’.
Whilst we can’t help you with your budgeting or sticking to a fitness programme, we hope the information below will help you in your career search in the year ahead.
(if you’d like to read more tips click here to see our New Year resolutions from previous years, we’re sure they’re still helpful this year!)
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LINKEDIN: Network or Database

Job Application FormSo at long last LinkedIn are actually nailing their colours to the mast, for many months I’ve suspected that the ‘business networking tool’ was actually becoming a recruitment database, cleverly marketed but none-the-less a recruitment tool and it seems that with recent news it is now moving further into this terrain. Continue reading

Social Recruiting with HR & the Hr Network

HR Network Conference Badge | Laura Barnet A response to Hr Network’s Social Networking & HR Conference 2011

This year’s Hr Network annual conference focussed on Social Networking for HR and Recruitment. As a recruiter turned marketer in the recruitment industry I was delighted to attend a Social Media event tailored to my industry sector.

With 300 HR, Learning & Development and Recruitment professionals across Scotland attending, it was clear this was a topic of real interest to the rest of industry as well and a smart move by organisers Lee Turner and his team at Hr Network!  Continue reading