New findings suggest employee surveys could hold key to attracting top consultant talent

The annual staff survey has so often been considered to be little more than a tick-box exercise conducted to pacify the HR department or those sat in their ivory towers. In fact, there are some businesses who have considered scrapping them altogether. But in today’s ultra-competitive recruitment industry, both holding on to your best talent …

Facebook gunning to become job search provider of choice

For years, LinkedIn has been referred to as the ‘Facebook for business professionals’. Now, it seems, Facebook wants to become the ‘LinkedIn for professionals’ as it seeks to exploit a gap that LinkedIn has as yet failed to fully exploit – trades. LinkedIn’s core audience is the professional services sector, with the number of blue …

NEWS BITE: Twitter is trialling a new algorithm that curates news timelines

Where Facebook is stripping back its foray into news, Twitter is going all in. The micro-blogging platform is more than showing there’s still a lot of life left on the old blue bird with its new curated timelines during what it describes as ‘big news events’. Still in its test phase, you can soon expect …

NEWS BITE: 1 in 4 adults in the US ‘almost constantly’ online

New research has found that 26% of Americans admit to being online on an almost constant basis. The study, conducted by Pew Research Center, also found that 77% of Americans log on to the internet every day – 43% do so several times, while just 8% go online about once a day. Interestingly, 11% of …

New research suggests 2018 could be strongest year of growth for recruitment agencies

More new agencies were established in January and February than during the same period in 2017   Clearly PR, the specialist public relations and content marketing agency for the recruitment industry, has found that almost 1,800 new recruitment agencies have launched since 1st January this year. Accordingly, a total of 1,777 new agency businesses have …