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30 Employers Using Twitter To Recruit

Whilst some employers are a lot more engaging about Twitter than others, it is the larger corporate’s that are becoming more savvy in using Twitter as a platform to source job seekers. For this week’s blog, I have compiled a list of Twitter accounts from 30 large employers here in the UK which they use to tweet about the jobs they are currently looking to recruit

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30 Employers Using Twitter To Recruit

Graduate Jobless Rate Doubles – 8 Tips To Help You

At the end of January the ONS issued some new figures on unemployment rates amongst recent graduates, and I was hoping for better news. The title gave it away instantly, and it’s not great reading if you are a graduate unfortunately – ‘Jobless rate for new graduate’s doubles over recent recession’. Unemployment was 20% in the 3rd quarter of last year, almost double the rate in the last quarter before the recent recession, and the highest unemployment rate for new graduates in over 10 years. So, here are 8 things you can do THIS WEEK to get yourself in the employment market and keep you focused

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Graduate Jobless Rate Doubles – 8 Tips To Help You

10 Ways To Investigate Your Next Employer – Sherlock Holmes Style

As many of you know, I try to encourage job seekers to prepare and plan for every eventuality, whether it is preparation for a CV, preparation for researching a company or planning for interviews. I was reading an article a few weeks ago which suggested that at some point in your career, you may well accept a position that seems perfect on the surface, but once you have started and are maybe only months into the role, things start turning very sour. So, is there anything you can do to stop your job turning sour once you have accepted an offer? Well, unless you can resolve mysteries like Miss Marple or Sherlock Holmes there are no guarantees of course, but there are some steps you can take to make sure you have made the right decision in the first place.

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10 Ways To Investigate Your Next Employer – Sherlock Holmes Style

60 UK Twitter Accounts for Graduate Jobs

Graduates and Tuition Fees are back in the news again following the recent ‘Browne’ Review. Whilst this wont affect those who have recently graduated, many of the 2010 and 2009 class are still finding it tough to secure their first job since leaving University. My post last month which you can read here showed graduates how they could start using Twitter to greater effect when job hunting, and how many blue chip businesses here in the UK are now using Twitter more effectively, some with a very strong following. I have listed below 60 UK companies that have Twitter accounts, and do recruit for graduates.

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60 UK Twitter Accounts for Graduate Jobs
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Graduates: 30 UK Companies Using Twitter

Following on from last weeks Graduate theme, a number of you wanted to know how to use Twitter to greater effect when job hunting. Whilst US businesses are generally more familiar with Twitter and attracting graduates, the UK is picking up pace and many blue chip businesses now have their own Twitter account, some with a very strong following. I have listed below 30 UK Blue-chip companies that have Twitter accounts, and some are actively using it to recruit graduates.

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Graduates: 30 UK Companies Using Twitter