How to write an award-winning Recruitment awards entry!

by Louise Triance, UKRecruiter I’ve been lucky enough to have been a judge on a fair few industry award panels over the years. Whilst it’s a real honour to be involved, it can also be massively depressing. Some awards attract dozens of nominations per category, and when many of these are actually very low quality it …

With over 300 million users you’d have to be a moron to say Twitter’s days are numbered

by Paul MacKenzie-Cummins, Editor Yet that is precisely what some people are saying. Flat user numbers, falling revenues and the re-appointment of co-founder Jack Dorsey as CEO to slow down the perceived decline in the face of growing competition from the likes of Snapchat and Instagram et al have all conspired to lead many in …

Win or lose, recruitment awards can boost your agency profile

We speak to Liz Brookes, managing director at Grapevine Event Management We Brits love awards and when it comes to business, it seems we can’t quite get enough of them. No matter what sector, product or service there is an award to celebrate the great and the good of all who work in it. And …

10 phenomenally powerful ways to get your name ‘out there’ (and none involve press releases)

Mention ‘public relations’ to pretty much anyone and the words most commonly associated with this critically important part of the marketing mix are ‘press releases’, ‘journalists’, ‘spin’, and a ‘shower of bastards’. Hey, we know that PRs often sit on the same bench as our estate agent-lawyers-recruiters brethren. OK perhaps that is a slight exaggeration, …

Banging on about blogs and fannying around with photos…social ROI pays

by Chloe Whitelock, PIE Recruitment I’ve gone through a career evolution. Two years ago, I was a recruiter. After 15 years, and with all of the highs and lows that a fast-paced sales career brings, I still loved it. I was a seller, driven by smashing targets, seeing my carefully nurtured team do the same …