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  • No, but the new Social Recruitment Monitor does contain an interesting list of Facebook Career Pages from the Top 200 firms in the world. According to its press release: The Social Recruitment Monitor is the world’s first online tool to accurately measure and rank the social media recruitment activities of […] 2

    Does Social Recruitment Monitor rank the best pages?

    No, but the new Social Recruitment Monitor does contain an interesting list of Facebook Career Pages from the Top 200 firms in the world. According to its press release: The Social Recruitment Monitor is the world’s first online tool to accurately measure and rank the social media recruitment activities of […]

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  • In 2011 we presented over 1.000+ facts about social media around the world. Today, this study and 128-slide presentation contains over 2.000 facts & figures about social media in 19 countries. Wow! Topics cover main adoption and usage, interactions of consumers with brands, impact of branded conversations, evolution of mobile […] 1

    2.000 facts & figures about Social Media around the world 2012

    In 2011 we presented over 1.000+ facts about social media around the world. Today, this study and 128-slide presentation contains over 2.000 facts & figures about social media in 19 countries. Wow! Topics cover main adoption and usage, interactions of consumers with brands, impact of branded conversations, evolution of mobile […]

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  • Roughly 21% of today’s working professionals can be considered as active job seekers. Another 20% are super passive i.e. happily employed and not interested in a new opportunity. The rest, 59% of all professionals, are approachable according to a survey conducted by LinkedIn. Interestingly, professionals with short tenure are just […] 0

    What motivates passive talent? They are not as passive as you think

    Roughly 21% of today’s working professionals can be considered as active job seekers. Another 20% are super passive i.e. happily employed and not interested in a new opportunity. The rest, 59% of all professionals, are approachable according to a survey conducted by LinkedIn. Interestingly, professionals with short tenure are just […]

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  • Job seekers should see varying degrees of positive hiring activity across 31 of 42 countries and territories, with employers in 22 labor markets reporting improved or relatively stable hiring intentions compared to the third quarter. However, the pace of hiring is expected to weaken in 26 markets compared to one […] 0

    Global Employment Outlook 4Q-2012: Cautious Hiring Plans in Most Labor Markets

    Job seekers should see varying degrees of positive hiring activity across 31 of 42 countries and territories, with employers in 22 labor markets reporting improved or relatively stable hiring intentions compared to the third quarter. However, the pace of hiring is expected to weaken in 26 markets compared to one […]

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  • But Job Boards, Online Networking Gain Ground Person-to-person networking continues to be job seekers’ most successful tool, according to a study by Right Management. The firm analyzed job data on the nearly 60,000 individuals throughout North America to whom it provided career transition services over the past three years. Traditional […] 0

    Person-to-person Networking Still Lands Most Jobs

    But Job Boards, Online Networking Gain Ground Person-to-person networking continues to be job seekers’ most successful tool, according to a study by Right Management. The firm analyzed job data on the nearly 60,000 individuals throughout North America to whom it provided career transition services over the past three years. Traditional […]

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  • While LinkedIn continues to dominate social recruiting at 93% adoption (up from 87% in 2011 and 78% in 2010), Facebook and Twitter saw bigger growth margins in the past twelve months. 1

    93% of recruiters use social media in 2012, up from 87% in 2011

    While LinkedIn continues to dominate social recruiting at 93% adoption (up from 87% in 2011 and 78% in 2010), Facebook and Twitter saw bigger growth margins in the past twelve months.

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  • In this report, Broadbean (a provider of recruitment advert posting and candidate response tracking technology) have taken both a macro and industry-specific view of what they saw happen in the UK recruitment market during 2011. Looking back, it is clear that 2011 was the year in which the depth and […] 0

    UK Recruitment Trends Report 2011

    In this report, Broadbean (a provider of recruitment advert posting and candidate response tracking technology) have taken both a macro and industry-specific view of what they saw happen in the UK recruitment market during 2011. Looking back, it is clear that 2011 was the year in which the depth and […]

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  • Despite a general softening trend from 12 months ago, employers in most labor markets report varying degrees of positive hiring activity for the third quarter. According to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey of global hiring trends released today, hiring activity is expected to slow from last year at this time […] 0

    Report: Hiring expectations of 41 countries and territories Q3-2012

    Despite a general softening trend from 12 months ago, employers in most labor markets report varying degrees of positive hiring activity for the third quarter. According to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey of global hiring trends released today, hiring activity is expected to slow from last year at this time […]

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  • ManpowerGroup surveyed nearly 40,000 employers across 41 countries and territories as part of its annual Talent Shortage Survey. Globally, 34 percent of employers say they are having difficulty filling positions, the three most challenging of which are Skilled Trades, Engineers and Sales Representatives. The reasons most often cited are lack […] 5

    Top 10 jobs employers are having difficulty filling in 2012

    ManpowerGroup surveyed nearly 40,000 employers across 41 countries and territories as part of its annual Talent Shortage Survey. Globally, 34 percent of employers say they are having difficulty filling positions, the three most challenging of which are Skilled Trades, Engineers and Sales Representatives. The reasons most often cited are lack […]

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  • It’s likely you “fell” into recruitment by chance, according to a popular poll on LinkedIn that was started by Claire Barrow. Two out of three respondents fell into recruitment and only 13% choose it as a career. 0

    How did you end up in recruitment?

    It’s likely you “fell” into recruitment by chance, according to a popular poll on LinkedIn that was started by Claire Barrow. Two out of three respondents fell into recruitment and only 13% choose it as a career.

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