Recruitment Buzz 11th December 2013
Welcome to a new day at Recruitment Buzz. As always we start the day off with the Recruitment Buzz Daily Top 10, the 10 most popular articles from the last 24 hours. So if you have missed any of the below or just want to catch up on the buzz amongst Recruiters, be sure to give them a read!
1. The UK’s Best and Worst Jobs revealed
2. The UK’s Employment Landscape 2013
3. 5 Simple ways to improve your Employer Brand in 2014
4. What Exactly is Video Interviewing?
5. Is it Acceptable to Pry on Candidate’s Social Media Profiles?
6. Google Hiring Process
7. 5 Best WordPress Job Board Plugins
8. Mobile Recruiting through the (Surprising) Numbers (Infographic)
9. From HR Generalist to In-House Recruiter: 10 Tips to Improve your Recruiting Skills
10. Is LinkedIn Killing the Recruitment Industry?
Have a great week,
Mark Powney | Email: Mark@ecomdigital.co.uk
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