Building your recruitment brand on Google+

google+Did you know that Google+ now has more users than Twitter and LinkedIn? That it’s second only to Facebook in terms of its user base? Those facts alone should make you pause for thought if you’ve not yet taken any steps towards building a recruiting presence on Google+! But there’s a much bigger reason for you to pay attention to Google+. Numerous.
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Infographic – Recruiting for today’s public sector

TJ-Public-Sector-InfograpicFollowing the massive austerity cuts to thousands of public sector jobs, we ask, are the reforms realistic or have those plans been scuppered by the depletion of the civil service workforce? Totaljobs asked over 1,600 public sector professionals to get their opinion, and while 62% of public sector HR staff believe that there is a major skills shortage in many areas.
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Recruiting for the public sector

The latest Totaljobs public sector report, Recruiting for today’s public sector, looks at the issues facing the UK’s biggest employment area in light of the recession and the spending cuts. Here, Public sector director Kathryn Adam talks about the highlights of the report, which can be downloaded at http://response.totaljobs.com/recruiting-for-todays-public-sector. .
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City jobs up 25%

city-jobsSpecialist financial recruitment firm Astbury Marsden recently released a study that revealed that the number of London city jobs increased by 25% last month compared with a year ago. The report comes after the UK economy grew by 1.8% in 2013, its fastest pace in six years and the clearest sign yet that a recovery is actually underway. It’s not something.
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Public sector leadership

public-sector-leadershipThere are leadership issues in the public sector, but that’s not surprising considering the upheavels it has experienced since the economic crash. Austerity measures forced swingeing employee cuts of over 600,000 by October last year and an expected one million in total by the next election. A report by Totaljobs and Dods Research, Recruiting for Today’s Public Sector, found that 45%.
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The public sector reforms

public-sector-reformsCentral and local government are operating in a climate of unprecedented change, mostly induced by the need to dramatically reduce costs. Cuts across departments are averaging 19% over four years and capital expenditure is projected to fall to £47.1 billion in 2014-15 (from a total of £59.5 billion in 2010-11) and to as low as £21 billion in terms of.
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Skills in demand in the public sector

what-skills-public-sectorRespondents to the Totaljobs survey, Recruiting for Today’s Public Sector, identified the public sector skills gap as having four main areas: leadership; IT; commercial and project; and programme management. These correspond broadly with the priority areas identified by Cabinet Office’s Capabilities Plan, which was released last year, and also reflect skills that are often associated with the private sector. So what.
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IT in the public sector

IT-in-the-public-sectorConnectivity has been a buzz word in the private sector for a long time now. Businesses, banks, retailers and hospitality companies are among those that have become more financially and operationally efficient through investing in technology – not to mention the marketing benefits of embracing social media. IT in the public sector has more incentive than ever to improve through sharpening.
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Building a powerful recruiting brand on social media

recruiting-brandWith the right approach to social media, your company can build itself a huge army of recruiting brand advocates. These are followers who are predisposed to wanting to work for your company – or engaging with your recruitment consultants – and who are also primed to recommend to others that they do the same. That was the message from.
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Mobile strategy in 2014

mobile-strategyMobile strategy is the hot topic of the moment. Candidates are doing it. Clients are doing it. Competitors are most certainly doing it. Although this is not brand new technology for 2014, this year it is predicted there will be a surge in its use and therefore you need to keep up with the technology to stay ahead in the.
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