Less than half of your clients and candidates trust you

If you think you’ve had your fill of GDPR over the last few months, you haven’t seen anything yet. As the implementation date becomes a matter of weeks away, the business press will step up its coverage of GDPR and the implications it will have. One such issue that has already been raised is that …

Is Recruitment failing women?

Originally published 2nd May 2017 The Times’ Top 50 Employers for Women in the UK report published the details of the best workplaces for women in an unranked list, yet despite recruitment being one of the fastest growing and most significant contributors to the UK economy not a single recruitment firm made the cut. Each …

Why do some recruitment agencies have such a poor employer brand?

The war for recruitment talent is heating up, but unless recruitment leaders up their game by improving their own employer brand, they risk ending up on the losing side. In December, Clearly PR, the PR agency for the recruitment industry, published its latest findings into the number of recruitment businesses currently registered as trading in …

LinkedIn: is it still the place to be for business professionals?

At its inception, LinkedIn was hailed as the be all and end all of business related social media. Combining the humble CV with the gravitas of Facebook, the platform was designed as a place where professionals could congregate – sharing insights, job postings, and best practice advice. This is what it was designed to do. …

Why PR is the most effective promotional tactic recruiters can use

A few months back, we were contacted by a company looking for a new PR agency. They’ve been in business for over half a century, their brand is recognised and they are a strong player in their market. But after just five months with their outgoing agency, why were they looking to make a change …