Tag Archives: social recruiting

Breadcrumbs, Cookies and Spiders – My Journey with our New Website

Escape Recruitment - our old website

Before

It started off all so simple.

Our existing site had become unloved, unattended and old fashioned. It said nothing about us as a company and wasn’t helpful or engaging for jobseekers or hiring managers who visited the site.
 
So when my colleague Laura and I took the plunge to project manage the redesign and re-launch our site we had one goal :

“We want a new website which better reflects what Escape Recruitment is all about and is informative and helpful for our visitors”.

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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