6 ways that you can use your LinkedIn profile to get connected

As the world’s largest professional networking site, LinkedIn is the driving force in its market, and it is the place to focus on building your professional profile. Unlike many other networking sites, LinkedIn is more about a focus on the individual’s professional ability, key attributes, and the connections acquired. Webrecruit Ireland offers some key tips ...more

Online Application Forms or the Traditional CV?

Online application forms offer a platform which allows you to capture the data of your candidates in a controlled manner and boast many benefits for busy HR professionals looking to streamline their recruitment processes. The Curriculum Vitae (CV) is the written overview document of a person’s experience and qualifications and is a piece of literature ...more

What does a recruiter really expect to see on your CV?

Selling your skill set and previous work experience and qualifications to the employer is of great importance in successfully communicating your suitability for the specific role you have applied for. In today’s climate, no matter what level/seniority of the role, there will undoubtedly be a considerable degree of competition amongst competing candidates. Your Curriculum Vitae ...more

Newspaper recruitment advertising for online audiences

Writing recruitment advertising for your local newspaper was traditionally the form of advertising the majority of companies adopted in the initial stages of the recruitment drive. You may think it is an easily transferable process when doing so for an online audience, however traditional press advertisements don’t usually rely on the right structure and keywords ...more

How Pinterest can help shape your career

When shaping your pathway to your ideal career Webrecruit Ireland would normally recommend existing candidates to make LinkedIn their number one focus of their online networking. That said, Pinterest shouldn’t be ruled out and recognised as a competing network in online recruitment and it is important to understand the advantages of this visual-heavy social platform. ...more

What Not to do with Social Media while Job Hunting

Job hunting can be time consuming, stressful and a long drawn out process. The heartache of sending out endless applications, receiving rejection and to top it off having to deal with any current workplace frustrations is enough to drive anyone crazy. Social media is now being widely used in today’s business world and hiring managers ...more

Tips on How to Perfect your Online Job Adverts

Recruitment advertising isn’t an easy task and one that shouldn’t be taken for granted. HR managers don’t always fully understand and appreciate the skill of writing effective online job adverts and how different it is to that in the press. Online and press advertising have similar characteristics in the sense, that the detailing of the ...more

Have you considered Instragram as a staff recruitment portal?

Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn play a key role in the social media platforms for Webrecruit Ireland (www.webrecruit.ie), and have all been covered and examined for their relevance as an online staff recruitment portal. However the new and upcoming Instragram has created a unique difference in the technological world of social networking. The capability and instant ...more

Marketing recruitment strategy to attract creative candidates

Creativity in marketing helps to challenge the marketer into thinking ‘outside the box’. They are often categorised as a candidate who has an eye for detail and, potentially, some exciting creative design skills. Your marketing team can consist of many different persons with a wide variety of skills sets. One or more creative minds within ...more

Social media as your recruitment tool

Online recruitment in 2013 is evolving and growing stronger and becoming more competitive than ever. Whether big or small, few companies nowadays are not alert to the importance of social media in today’s business world, especially in the recruitment process. The more traditional-feeling online jobs boards are still attracting the ambitious, self driven job seekers; ...more