Working Transitions

The Social Media Recruitment Revolution

Social networking websites, such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, are now more a part of our daily lives than many could ever have anticipated. It has been found that two thirds of adults in the US use social media websites on a regular basis, which has risen from just 7 percent a decade ago. Thanks to the rising popularity of such websites, companies increasingly look to them as a potential candidate pool when hiring.

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all change what to do when you have a new boss

In the past fortnight we’ve had a new cabinet put in place by new Prime Minister Theresa May, Sam Allardyce has been named as the manager of the England football team and the takeover of ARM holdings by SoftBank has been confirmed. Whether the change has already taken place, is in the process of doing so, or will do in the future, there are many people who are facing the prospect of working with a new boss.

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caveat emptor what the tory leadership contest tells us about how to read a cv

Andrea Leadsom has withdrawn from the Conservative Party leadership contest after facing intense criticism of her opinions, comments and career history. During her campaign the would be Prime Minister, has found her CV being scrutinised, with claims that it is misleading and has been “massaged”. Although Leadsom and her team strongly denied this, there is no doubt that the claims cast doubts with many on her suitability for the role of PM and played a part in her decision to withdraw.

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It's all kids play - why balancing work and childcare can benefit all

From Andrea Leadsom’s comments about being a mother, through to David Cameron showing his children in public for the first time and taking them to the Palace when he resigned, families have been at the forefront of recent political stories. Jeremy Corbyn too praised the families of MPs during Prime Ministers Questions on Wednesday.

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