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The Power of the Employee Voice

We have looked at the power of the employee voice and how important we think building a strong talent brand is a lot since Adam first covered it in a blog in November.   Whether this is looking at how to best leverage the employee voice across specific social media channels or simple advice to ensuring your

Tips for LinkedIn Networking

LinkedIn networking can seem daunting, so we pulled together a few tips to making the most of the social network. Security settings exist for a reason: to limit spam and to keep social media platforms as a safe way to interact with others online. While we can all agree that this is a useful feature,

How to use your LinkedIn Signal

LinkedIn’s new private job post functionality – your LinkedIn Signal You can now share your interest in a new role (your ‘LinkedIn signal’) with recruiters for 90 days. You can turn this off or update your LinkedIn signal to recruiters at any time. After 90 days, LinkedIn will stop sharing your interests so that your information

History of Social Media Recruitment

History of Social Media Recruitment Social Media recruitment is not a new concept – Facebook is now over a decade old – yet for a company not utilising Social Media for recruiting top talent, it is revolutionary. As social platforms have grown, search functions have become more sophisticated and have changed the ways in which

Recipe for the Perfect LinkedIn Profile

Your LinkedIn profile doesn’t have to be complicated In saying that, having a stellar profile is really important, so if you feel you’re not up to scratch, why not see what recipe we use for a great LinkedIn profile. Add a background image so your Linked profile is distinctive –  your marketing department may have stock photos you could use

Boolean Search Cheat Sheet

Siobhan, one of our Social Media Analysts at Social Media Search, recently put together this Boolean Search Cheat Sheet for a training session we ran. As it is a great introduction in to the world of sourcing, it seemed like the ideal piece to share! Boolean Search Boolean is a type of search which allows

7 LinkedIn Tips for Graduates

7 LinkedIn Tips for Graduates to help with the grad job search We have put together some LinkedIn tips for graduates because we know that the graduate job hunt is a merciless quest of CV amendments, psychometric tests and automated rejection emails. We all know the pitfalls and have heard the horror stories of excellent
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