The two most powerful ways to boost your agency profile (and that of your people)

There are currently 29,000 recruitment businesses registered as trading companies in the UK right now. That’s a huge number for any industry, but if you’re one of the newer players in the game just how do you get your voice heard above the increasingly audible noise? We have worked with over 70 recruitment businesses, job …

Diversifying recruitment: Nicoll Curtin takes the lead

by Paul McKenzie-Cummins, Editor and Managing Director at ClearlyPR Yesterday I attended the latest Recruitment Network Director’s Briefing – a must-attend event for recruitment directors looking to take their agencies to the next level. I have been to many of these events and despite not being a recruiter myself, there are few sectors growing as …

Love it or loathe it, LinkedIn can make you shine among the masses

by Paul MacKenzie-Cummins, Editor and managing director at Clearly PR LinkedIn. Once the darling of the recruitment industry but less so more recently, thanks to some of the major changes that the global social media behemoth has introduced in recent months (blame Microsoft!), LinkedIn still has a key role to play when it comes to …

Why podcasting is fast becoming the new way to tune into your audience

Podcasting has seen an exponential growth over the past year and is quickly becoming one of the most accessible and cost-effective marketing tools available to businesses. The term ‘podcasting’ is a portmanteau of ‘iPod’ and ‘broadcasting’, describing the increasing wave of audio and visual media files available for download via the internet. According to the …

Why your employer brand is so important

The question of how important an organisation’s employer branding is could be answered in a single sentence: If your objective is to maximise your organisation’s equity by attracting, motivating and retaining the best talent, it pays to get your employer branding right. It really is that simple – the tricky part is how to translate …