Category Archives: Social Media/Networks

LinkedIn reveals UK’s most in-demand employer skills

LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, has unveiled the Top Skills of 2016, ranking both the technical and soft skills that are most sought after by employers… Read More

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Candidates’ social media profiles influence hiring decisions

Only 48% of Brits are conscious of how their online reputation might look to a potential employer. Almost six in 10 (56%) employers admit that online profiles influence their hiring decisions, according to research conducted by Monster.co.uk and YouGov. Read … Continue reading

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Linkedin: What should and shouldn’t be on your profile

Article from the JobCrowd LinkedIn is a social networking site used for professional networking. It provides a way of building a network of business contacts as well as a tool for hunting and applying for jobs. It is important that … Continue reading

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How to use LinkedIn for Students & Graduates

Article from the JobCrowd A quick Google will show you that the internet is full of articles extolling the virtues of LinkedIn for those seeking graduate jobs. These often share top tips on how to maximise your profile and well … Continue reading

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Tips for an effective online presence when looking and applying for jobs

The internet has changed the nature of job applications and the way we approach them. It plays a pivotal role in the recruitment process, not simply in the application stage but in the interviewing and decision making stages too. Find … Continue reading

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Five things you shouldn’t do on social media when job hunting

Social media now sits at the very heart of our daily routines. But while it’s a great way to keep in touch, share our feelings with friends and loved ones, and stay up to date with news and current affairs, … Continue reading

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Over half of employers have researched a job candidate on social media

What job seekers post on their social networking profiles can be both a blessing and a curse for their chances of finding employment, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder.co.uk. Fifty-two per cent of employers have researched job candidates on … Continue reading

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