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What Employers/Recruiters Can and Can’t Do – Part 1 Religion

While I think

It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a member of staff because of their religion or belief (or on any other protected ground). Protection is also afforded to non-believers who have the same rights as believers. Acas says “From 2 December 2003, when the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations came into force, […]

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September 03, 2015

Job board whistleblower – post 1

What did they say?

OK so I have been making job boards since 2005 and have consulted with a few hundred job board owners in the past 10 years as this post goes out.  Having been a recruiter for 10 years and been around when the first job board came to market and having been one of the first […]

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September 02, 2015

Social Media – To Hire or Not to Hire

When do I do it?

Should we use information about candidates posted on social networking sites to help us make recruitment decisions? In my view no, what people do in their social life is not a reason for a persons to be hired, fired, promoted or demoted.  I see lots of problems with this area and many legal cases that will […]

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September 01, 2015

Job board software 1:02

True but shocking all the same

Technology is a living entity that has an aging process and more importantly a compatibility process that requires a maintenance plan.  If I had a £1 for every time I was asked why a job board needs to have a support plan/payment per month then I could have retired by now. What does Ashley Madison […]

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August 30, 2015

Job board software 1:01

Diagnosis Recruitment is great

Having worked on a  few hundred job board products and been the only vendor to have received and rejected a multi-million deal to sell our job board CMS to two of the largest job board groups in the world I have an insight that I don’t think can be matched. 1:01 Don’t launch a job board […]

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August 30, 2015

Job Title Silliness or Real World examples?

Hard work

Take a read of this for a bit of fun on a Friday. 1. Digital Detox Therapist Checking your email in bed? Developing a bad case of eyestrain? The Digital Detox Therapist will help you form healthier technology habits. 2. Crowd Funding Specialist Why rely on venture capital when funding can come from anywhere? Crowd […]

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August 28, 2015

Government set to create 30,000 apprenticeships in road & rail this Parliament

While I think

Building apprenticeships in transport sector at heart of government infrastructure investment plans. Government ambition to create 30,000 apprenticeships in road and rail industry in this Parliament Crossrail chair Terry Morgan CBE to deliver transport and infrastructure skills strategy Transport Secretary visits National Training Academy for Rail in Northampton, due to open this autumn More than […]

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August 25, 2015

Ways to make money from your recruitment web design 1:01

Best deals possible

Recruitment companies come in all shapes and sizes, cover so many sectors it is hard to count and with a range of services for just about every instance of service you could think of to hire staff, or help staff to be hired. Marketing and promotion of recruitment companies, executive search firms, RPO firms etc […]

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August 08, 2015