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You may remember seeing a similar post to this last week. After a technical gremlin,it disappeared quite quickly just after I hit publish, and I have had to do a full rewrite. Apologies if you read the lost post, though I have added some new content. I’m just back from #truBoston and #TNL in San […]
I’m a big fan of employees being encouraged to create their own employer branding. When you encourage people to take the initiative, they rarely disappoint. Oracle have been taking this approach over the last 4 months, investing time in creating Facebook fan pages and other initiatives to enable brand advocacy. I’m going to blog in […]
As Lord Sugar’s hunt for an Apprentice draws to a close, recruitment firms look to tap into the benefits of a new Apprentice Recruiter Scheme, launched last month Prospectus IT Recruitment’s Managing Director Elkie Holland took a few moments to tell me about the exciting new apprenticeship scheme that was launched last month and why […]
I’m often asked “why call your blog Norton Folgate?” and “What is Norton Folgate?”.This is the answer: Why would I call my blog Norton Folgate when it has no obvious relevance to the content I post? Norton Folgate is now a short length of street that connects Shoreditch High Street and Bishopsgate in the City […]
Like many of you I have signed up for Google+.The invite took a while to come through, and having had a play around with the channel for a few days, my thoughts have turned to how it could be used for recruiting. None of these ideas are properly tested yet, so they could turn out […]
I called in to The Recruiting Animal show yesterday for a number of reasons. Firstly I enjoy the banter and back and forth that goes on between the guests. If you don’t take yourself too seriously, it’s great to be a caller or guest, and secondly the main guest was Dups Wijayawardhana, @Dups. Dups is […]