CEOs and the need for media training

A few decades ago it was a bit harder for people to express their views on certain issues they disagreed with; there were limited methods of communication, with emails only just arriving and online messengers in the far-off future. This left many with few options – either call, write letters or speak face-to-face. Fast-forward into the 21st century, and the abundance of social media platforms and increased digital presence of …

Social Media: Is it right for my business?

      by Sara Jones, Account Manager, [email protected]   Just because everyone else is creating a digital presence, should you? If so, what platform should you choose? We take a deeper look. Over the past decade, social media has transformed the way we use the Internet and has quickly been recognised as an invaluable tool for companies across the globe. With over 2 billion active users on social media*, …

How Poor Social Media Use Can Destroy Your Job Prospects

            By Joe Paley, Account Executive [email protected]   In an of age technological innovation social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn play a serious role in the recruitment process – one that cannot be overlooked. According to a study by Execu.net, 90% of recruiters research social media accounts of potential candidates before deciding who to interview. However only 27% of candidates are given …

Filling the skills gap: Time for recruiters to panic?

          by Hannah Prigg PR & Communications Executive [email protected] The economy’s finally heading in a positive direction, the recruitment industry is thriving and we can all breathe a sigh of relief, right? Well, no not really. Retaining and ensuring the continuation of a prosperous economy is going to mean blood, sweat and tears from all industry sectors, and let’s not forget there’s still a long way …