Internet recruitment

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  • Policy on use of social media

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Updated to include information on Barbulescu v Romania, in which the ECHR gave its final ruling in a case in which an employer accessed an employee's Yahoo messages.

  • Podcast: Social media and recruitment

    Date:
    17 February 2017
    Type:
    Audio and video

    In this week's podcast, we discuss the use of social media in the recruitment process and look at the results of our recent survey on the topic.

  • Social media and recruitment survey 2016

    Date:
    13 December 2016
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Social media is now an established recruitment tool, with the majority of organisations surveyed using at least one social media channel.

  • Candidate attraction

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to include information on trends in candidate attraction.

  • Using job boards for recruitment: 2013 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    30 January 2013
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    This summary report of our XpertHR survey on using digital media for recruitment finds that employers' main use of job boards is to advertise vacancies and drive applicants to either their own websites or to the HR department. Respondents are positive about the benefits of using job boards, particularly in increasing their reach to a wider field of potential candidates, although HR practitioners' recruitment workload has not reduced as a result of using commercial recruitment sites.

  • Social media background checks - a minefield for recruiters

    Date:
    1 October 2011
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Using social media checks on candidates could lead recruiters into troubled waters, reports Virginia Matthews.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to internet recruitment.