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Who are jobrapido? A conversation with Vito Lomele

If you follow this blog, then you might remember that I had the opportunity to announce that Evenbase made their first acquisition,  Jobrapido, on April 16’th. I got to speak with Evenbase Chairman Keith Potts at the time, who explained the reasoning behind the deal. Potts sees the future of digital recruiting being having a […]

The Monster UK Jobseeker Journey And Thinking (infographic)

David Henry, from Monster UK shared a really interesting infographic with me today, that shows what is going on behind the searches made by visitors to Monster UK, and is taken from a poll of 2000 visitors during 2011. It is a good reflection of what people are feeling about the job search. . This […]

Sunday Shoutout: @mjebishop saves Ricoh UK £3Mn

The name of Mike Bishop might be a new name to many readers of this blog, given that he is not massively social. Neither has the business he heads the recruiting team for, Ricoh UK, implemented any new  innovations  in the social recruiting space. I have chosen Mike for this Sundays shout out because of […]

My Take On The @JobsiteUK Quarterly Recruitment Review #TruLondon

#TruLondon platinum sponsor, and good friend to #tru, Jobsite UK, have just released their latest results from candidate and recruiter research, that tells an interesting story. I always value this research published each quarter, because it is conducted by an independent research company.  HPI,  conduct on-line research of 500 job seekers and 200 Recruiters, (split […]

Hard Rock Firenze Wins Award For #SocialRecruiting

Readers of this blog will be aware of the story of Hard Rock Firenze, and how they hired 120 people, with the whole process taking just 4 weeks end to end. The whole campaign was run entirely in Facebook, making it probably the most succesful recruiting project of its type. We thought it was great, […]

Starbucks Guys Video Error

I thought this story was worth sharing. With 500k collective views, a bit of YouTube immortality.The ad’s attached to the video are for a competitor store. Not sure if it was just a rogue guy that didn’t think,or if a bit more guidance would have prevented it. He is obviously a gifted and creative guy. […]

How to book and confirm 360 interviews in 48 hours: HardRockFirenze Pt 2 #Socialrecruiting

The Hard Rock Firenze  fan-page exceeded all objectives in terms of the volume of fans joining prior to the opening of the new cafe in Firenze (Florence) and job applications via the Work4Us application. Close to 10,000 fans have joined the page, most based in and around Florence, and 3,000 applications were received in for the […]