Job seekers you are being examined by Recruiters on Social Media

Reference-checking in the tech-savvy age goes beyond a few phone calls to listed numbers on a CV (Curriculum Vitae) and includes a sweep of candidates’ online presence, a survey conducted by sales and marketing recruitment consultancy Sales Placement suggests. The survey questioned 70 employers of sales and marketing professionals in … Continue reading

3 Top Tips for medical job seekers scanning the job market

Tips for Medical Job Seekers With competition for jobs at an all time high, what can make you, the candidate stand out from the crowd or be viewed as more appealing? 1 – Do Your Homework Candidates have to treat job hunting as a job in itself. Prospective employees need … Continue reading

Should employers have the right to ask interview candidates for their social network passwords?

In an article published by Silicon Republic: Should employers have the right to ask interview candidates for their social network passwords? Picture yourself sitting across from a prospective boss having just completed a great interview for a new job. You are just about to leave when you are asked one … Continue reading

No CV?

No CV? Why not try downloading our CV layout and start there? http://www.jackiebrownmedical.ie/advice/cvlayout.php?url=cvlayout In this day and age it is the most essential tool for the working person! No CV is a no-no. Your CV should have a permanent place on your desk top where it can scream at you to … Continue reading

Suspended for Posting Pictures on Facebook

In Scotland a nurse has been suspended for posting pictures of patients during operations on facebook. The location of the pictures was identified by a NHS logo in the background.  Social Media is great, and I know that the last post here was about marketing yourself and showing that you … Continue reading

Marketing Yourself – Brand “You”

The jobs market is a tough place.  How are you branding yourself?  What is your marketing strategy for brand “you”? With increased competition for decreased numbers of jobs, what are you doing to make yourself stand out from the crowd? Jackie Brown was just another name until Quentin Tarantino directed … Continue reading

Facebook is taking up more space

Facebook is taking up more space at the docklands as news comes of a further 70 jobs being created in the social networking sites head quarters based in the heart of the Dublin Docklands. These badley needed new jobs are being created in engineering, sales and  finance and are further testament … Continue reading

Social Networks V Job Boards

Irish recruitment agencies today are going through an evolutionary period where the next logical choice step in sourcing and contacting candidates is being made. The choice of whether to use job boards or social network sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook  or Twitter is becoming distinctly clearer. Recently a number of … Continue reading