Social media in hiring: Ten top tips

If you think recruiting through social media means putting up the odd tweet or two then you are doomed to failure

Job applications surge across the UK

?Rates have soared across the UK, with figures rising by 83.6% in January 2018 compared to December 2017

CIPD annual conference round-up: Day two

What the HR magazine team learnt at the second day of the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition

Leading in an age of automation and AI

The Association of MBAs’ Employers Forum covered leadership qualities in a future of AI, the gender pay gap and employer branding

Board-level recruitment: Advertise to attract female talent

A third of companies rely on personal networks for board-level recruitment, but advertising allows you to access less visible female talent

10 astounding jobseeker social media blunders

Recruiters reveal the most shocking things candidates have done on social media

UK job market at lowest levels of optimism for three years

The UK jobs market is the least optimistic it has been for three years, according to HR consulting firm ManpowerGroup.

IT security staff in high demand

Almost half (47%) of chief information officers expect to appoint additional IT security personnel to their teams this year

Jobseekers facing "heavy and unconscious bias"

Jobseekers face heavy and unconscious bias in the selection process, according to research from the CIPD.

Competition for jobs falls to record low

Competition for jobs has fallen to a new record low, according to research from Adzuna.

Hiring managers recall most memorable CV blunders

More than half of employers (56%) have caught a candidate lying on their CV according to research from recruitment software provider Careerbuilder.

The evolution of executive search

Resources dedicated to new hires can be significant, but how is the outcome evaluated? Does it go beyond the appointment itself? Traditional search models – based on fees and cost per hire – are no...