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The blog contains our opinions and views as well as, where identified, those of others. The content is job market, recruitment and recruitment-technology centric - reflecting our business. We hope you will find it informative and some items even entertaining. It is provided under our published corporate Terms of Use and does not constitute professional advice. Note: content may also be syndicated to other websites, with our Approved Partners free to use and repurpose content as they see fit.

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The new Google Analytics

If you deal with websites you will likely have had some exposure to Google Analytics. This is the toolkit that google supplies to give you data and insights on your website traffic and visitors.  There are other tools available but this is the one that is used by most webmasters and its the one we also recommend. Read on for a laypersons update of what it might do for your website and reporting.

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COVID-19 and Employment

It's been a very uncertain time with the COVID-19 Pandemic. Unprecedented - at least in modern times.  Many are worried about what the future may hold.  Not least what the possible effects may be on employment. This post looks at employment (and unemployment) trends in some of our key markets:  USA, UK, Australia and New Zealand during the midst of COVID-19.

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Older Workers

In this post we examine why younger may not be better.  Or at the very least, why it may be incorrect to assume that older workers wont perform just as well.  We will look at some examples and research and why you might just find; that there are a lot of advantages to both hiring and keeping older workers in your organisation.

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Robot Interviewing

Yes its now here. The world's first robot designed to carry out 'unbiased' job interviews is being tested by Swedish recruiters. So what do we think of it all?

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Web Design and the Golden Ratio

A post about website design. This time its about a tool and technique that is literally timeless: the Golden Ratio. Seen throughout nature and common in landmark ancient buildings and art. This is a technique that is simple to use and can often help in making decisions about design elements.

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Do you actually need employees anyway?

It may seem a strange question to ask.  But these days, with recent changes in work and in the workplace, perhaps it's not as strange a question as it may at first appear. This post is about thinking another alternative to employees. Here, we are looking at the "Gig Economy" or "Freelancing".

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Selection - Hidden Bias

Most of HR professionals are keen to get a diverse and multi-cultural workforce. However, is this really working in your organisation?  We suggest that in too many cases it might not be.  See here, for some tips and ideas on how to ensure that you, and your managers, are not discriminating without meaning to.  

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Peak iPhone

At this time of the year we like to look at trends and new developments.  This year we are looking at technology. In particular we are looking at the sorts of technology devices we use in our daily lives.  Where are we now and what can expect in coming years?

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The 11 'rules for success' from Apple

The substance of this post is one we think many of our clients and partners will identify with.  We often talk about how to hire the right people - this post is about how to start them off on the right foot.  

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Web Design in 2017

This post looks at some web design trends with a view to what we think you can expect to see in 2017.

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Generation Z

It's that time of year when it's either good to look back or better to look to the future.  What with Brexit, Trump and the EU troubles in 2016 we have taken the - somewhat - safer topic of looking at the coming generation: Generation Z.

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