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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. It is the toolkit that google supplies to give you data and insights on your website traffic and visitors.  There are other tools available. But Google Analytics 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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How safe and secure is your Website?

A post on some of the risks that have been highlighted recently around website security.  We have focussed in of three of the main risks and more importantly include some advice on what you can practically do about them.

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Why you should move your database apps to the cloud

In this post we will look at why we think you should consider the Cloud for all (or at least much of) your database app needs. We will also look at creating your own dedicated database applications in the Cloud or using Cloud-based database apps.

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Data Security

There has been several articles and news items about data leaks in the couple of months. So this is very topical area. In this post we specifically look at HR data breaches.

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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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Google for Jobs

Google launched its new platform for Job seekers in May last year at the i/O conference for Developers.  Called 'Google for Jobs', it's a really interesting development and we think it will - over time -  have a really big impact on the recruitment market.  However, whilst we have some clients that know about it, the launch and its' possible impact seems to have passed most by.  This post we hope will give it wider attention.

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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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Application Forms

We have talked about this previously.  However, we felt it was worth having a refresher. This post is dedicated to looking at the application form; how its used, why you need one, what works, what doesn't etc....

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AI - is it over hyped?

The first of two posts looking at AI (Artificial Intelligence). What you can do with it and whether it really does deserve all the hype it is getting in terms of delivering useful services right now and in the future.

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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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Internet Explorer - Web Browsers...

Microsoft last week announced it has stopped support for many of the versions of Internet explorer - its web browser.  What are the implications for those still using it - especially corporate users in HR?

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