Retail insights Q2 2015
A look at the latest talent trends from the Australian and British retail markets.
“Recruiting via social media is not a new phenomenon and recruiters around Australia are well versed in the benefits of using LinkedIn to help them fill their roles. Some even pay for premium access, leveraging the tools LinkedIn can offer, in an effort to differentiate themselves in the eyes of the 347 million registered users. Twitter has its fans in the recruitment world as well – using hashtags to advertise roles, retweeting ads or useful content, and the ability to respond to jobseekers’ questions quickly mean that Twitter isn’t just for celebrities to share their selfies. But what about the social media platform that has 1.44 billion users around the world? The site that appeals to CEOs, directors and night fill managers alike? The site that has a new functionality that will assist recruiters in finding passive and active candidates? What about Facebook?”