5 tips to spring clean your social media

As warmer weather approaches and bank holidays are a plenty, spring is the perfect time for job seekers to give their social media channels a ‘spring clean’ as new research from Jobsite reveals 71% of employers admitted to looking at candidate’s social media accounts before making a decision for most or every role1.

Meanwhile, only 23% of job seekers believe their social media profiles can help in their job search2, showing that candidates have a huge untapped resource at their disposal for enhancing their application.

We live in a digital age where our lives are showcased through our social

Siri…find me a job

The way we search for jobs has changed over recent years, but will automation and AI be the next things to revolutionise your search for the perfect job?  

Will Brexit impact your career?

Impacting the way British businesses trade, the skilled workers that enter the UK’s borders, and where the Government invests, Brexit will certainly orchestrate change over the next few years.

Top Tech Trends for 2017

There is no doubt that the technology sector has once again brought huge innovations to the table this year. Here are 11 top technology trends that graduates entering the work place should know about and be on the lookout for in 2017:

UK employees still optimistic about career prospects

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has naturally resulted in questions about its impact upon the UK jobs market. But, as a recent Jobsite survey shows, as the dust settles things appear more hopeful than we first thought.

How HR Has Changed

With technology automating many aspects of human resources – from recruitment to management and training – we asked some senior people in the field to help us understand how the role of HR has changed…

Is the world going to run out of jobs?

New technology is threatening to take over the jobs people currently do – from driverless lorries being tested by Daimler in Germany to ‘lights out’ factories that operate without any people at all. What will the ever-growing population do to earn a living?

The logistics of organising Download festival

With the arrival of Download in June, festival season is officially upon us. But while music fans are getting ready for fun, the organisers are preparing themselves for the challenge of a lifetime!

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Whether your destination is Glastonbury, T In The Park, Reading and Leeds, V Festival, Bestival or Wireless, 2014 has a perfect summer lined up for festivalgoers. Kicking it all off on 13 June, however, is the legendary Download Festival – which your dad may or may not still lovingly refer to as the Monsters of Rock festival.

Flexible working and bring your own device (BYOD)

On 30th June, amendments to the Flexible Working Regulations will give all employees who have worked for an organisation for six months the right to request flexible working.

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One of the results of this is that there is likely to be a lot more employees working from home. Because of this, the ability of the present generation of mobile devices to connect securely from outside the organisation is going to be key, which highlights the challenges of working in an “any device” world.