Tags: Online

Felicity Staff: How can employers deal with cyber-bullying?

The recent high-profile and tragic case of teenager Hannah Smith – who took her own life as a result of abusive messages she received via Ask.fm – illustrates just how harmful online abuse can be. As social networking sites play an increasingly central role within business, the risk of employees being exposed to online abuse by…

New iOS app delivers job opportunities straight to your pocket

jobandtalent (www.jobandtalent.com) – the platform that matches candidates to jobs from across the web using its innovative linguistics-based algorithm – has launched a free iOS app that aims to revolutionise the mobile recruitment space. By delivering relevant and targeted job opportunities directly to users’ mobile devices, as well offering the option to apply for positions…

Online Apprenticeship applications increase by 41% in a year

The National Apprenticeship Service has released new data showing the continued popularity of Apprenticeships. Figures from November 2012 – January 2013 (Q2 2012/13) show there were over a quarter of a million Apprenticeship applications submitted online. This is an increase of 41% on the same period last year. Meanwhile, nearly 25,400 vacancies were advertised online…

As budgets are stretched the CIPD launches new online resources for L&D professionals

The median training budget per employee has decreased by 20 per cent from 2011, according to a survey of employers and learning and development (L&D) professionals conducted earlier this year*. In response, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has launched a set of new online products designed to provide practitioners with a cost-effective…

Video Arts e-learning resources help Friends Life to enhance soft skills

Video Arts, the learning content specialist, is providing 14 e-learning courses to Friends Life, a leading provider of pensions, investments and insurance. The 14 courses cover leadership, management, customer service, communication, managing change and project management. They will be used as part of a new online learning library which Friends Life has created to improve…

New online coaching tool helps participants to process 360° feedback

Interactive resource provides structured 360° feedback and development support for less than one tenth of the cost of face-to-face coaching A new online coaching tool, which helps individuals understand their 360° feedback data and create an action plan for development has been launched by Talent Innovations, the 360° feedback specialist. Called the Interactive 360° Workbook,…

Richard Prime: Online or not online? That is the question

The benefits the digital age has brought to the recruitment industry are self-evident. As a recruiter, you are looking for clients and candidates but the reverse is also true, so a strong online brand that can be easily found is essential to stand out from the crowd. Online job postings are available 24/7 to a…

MiiCard and Firefish to deliver real ID verification for job candidates purely online

Online identity verification service, miiCard, today revealed that Firefish will be the first recruitment site to allow candidates to validate their true identities entirely on the web, in real time, as part of the recruitment process. This will allow recruiters to prioritise candidates at an early stage of an application as well as reducing the…

Growth in european online recruitment at 2%, according to the monster employment index

July 2012 Index Highlights: The Monster Employment Index Europe demonstrates two percent growth year-over-year in July, relatively consistent with June’s one percent rise Germany continues to lead all regions at 13 percent growth, while Sweden remains flat The Netherlands, France, Italy, Belgium and UK all report reduced demand in online recruitment activity year-over-year Environment, architecture,…

‘Unprecedented surge’ in civil service job searches online

Hundreds of thousands of people have been using the internet to find jobs in the civil service against a backdrop of rising unemployment and cuts to the public sector, analysts have said. According to Hydra, a provider of software-as-a-service (Saas), searches for the term ‘civil service jobs’ saw an 80 per cent surge from December…