Entries by Riz


World Cancer Day 2015: One in two British people will be diagnosed with the disease at some point in their lives One in two people will develop a cancer at some point in their lives, experts now estimate. Previous calculations that indicated cancer will affect just over one in three people were underestimating the scale […]

Don’t do THIS in a job interview! Recruitment expert reveals the funniest fails

HALF-NAKED men to applicants bringing their mums: as record numbers of Brits apply for new jobs on Massive Monday, recruitment expert James Reed reveals the biggest job interview disasters Disappointingly, undressing for success rarely works in a formal interview. We’ve had Black Friday, now get ready for Massive Monday.The first Monday of the New Year […]

Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century

When Jonathan Goldman arrived for work in June 2006 at LinkedIn, the business networking site, the place still felt like a start-up. The company had just under 8 million accounts, and the number was growing quickly as existing members invited their friends and colleagues to join. But users weren’t seeking out connections with the people […]

How to Use Social Media as a Recruiting Tool

How to Use Social Media as a Recruiting Tool There are millions of people on social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter. More companies are using social media to target candidates. Here’s how to use social media as a way to find your next hire. As a recruiter you want to be where the […]

2015 – “The Year of the Recruiter”

2015 will be the year of the Recruiter. There are several factors that are working together to cause this perfect storm for next year and I believe that the Recruitment Industry, both on the Contract-to-Hire/Temporary labor side as well as the Direct Hire/Permanent placement side will see great growth next year. Our firm, which specializes […]

Unique Selling Points In Recruitment

How many recruitment business do you think claim to be unique? I did some research for a client of uniqueness in recruitment as he was seeking to create difference between his business and other recruitment businesses out there. It was an interesting exercise. There was a multitude of agencies who all claimed to be different. […]

Employee Productivity: Tips and Tricks for Making Headcount Count

We talk a lot about the correlation betweenemployee engagement and its bottom line impact, but since we’re in HR and have a hard time measuring anything that’s not gathered from a simple survey, sometimes the math can get a little fuzzy. Good thing for the wonks over at the Department of Labor, who actually track […]

LinkedIn Statistics Every Recruiter Should Know

In the past, LinkedIn may have taken a back seat to social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, yet the site continues to evolve and grow its very satisfied user base. We’ve been exploring the marketing capabilities of LinkedIn and have discovered some stats about the site that shine a spotlight on the tremendous B2B potential this social networking […]

8 Social Recruitment Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

Recent years have seen a rapid expansion of social media, which has completely changed employer branding and recruitment. Companies now use social media to ensure their brand visibility across the web, but also to recruit their best hires. With millions of people now using social media, it’s only logical that companies start to recognize its […]