Whether you like it or not, your online life is quickly becoming an extension of your CV. Surveys have shown that 94% of hiring managers are using social media to either source candidates or to check up on them post-application meaning that how you appear online is more important than ever.
In skilled sectors – such as digital and marketing – we regularly see roles with 10s, if not 100s of applicants for every job advertised. In such a competitive market how can you make sure that your CV stands out? Hiring managers are reportedly receiving almost 100 applications for every job they advertise. That average is for the whole of the UK though, and is likely even higher in London’s hyper-competitive jobs market – particular for sought after roles in marketing, communications and digital.
Arriving at work squashed, squeezed and feeling stressed from the commute, many Londoners may have considered working from home. Now official data has shown that more people are taking the plunge and home working in the capital than in any other part of the UK.
There are so many learning opportunities out there now that it can be hard to choose the courses that are most likely to boost your employment prospects. That’s why we’ve put together details of our favourite online resources covering five of the most in-demand skills today.
It was hyped as the first ever social media general election, where interactions with voters across social networks and via new media would radically affect the outcome. The reality has turned out, though, to be quite different.
Nine months ago we were three guys working out of a flat in Clapham with MTV Classics playing in the background and an idea. Back then we had a vision: provide all of the services of a great recruitment company, but do it with a personal touch and unparalleled service standards.
LinkedIn has changed the face of recruitment since its launch in 2003. Without it, and its millions of users, finding (and being found by) new employers would be much, much harder work.
Once upon a time elections in the UK were pretty straightforward. The vast majority of the votes would go to one of the two big parties – the Conservatives and Labour – and it was a near certainty that one of them would win enough MPs to form the next Government. It isn’t straightforward anymore.
As we continue to deliver on our business plan, to get to know our clients better and place the right candidates in the right business, we need to hire talented recruiters. My job in 3Search is twofold; firstly, to develop our client base and future revenue streams and, secondly, to hire the best talent we possibly can for 3Search.