U.K. recruiters most likely to post on social networks
by Steve Shipside
27 Apr 2012According to recruitment software provider Bullhorn British recruiters are world leaders when it comes to adopting social networks. A survey of 65,000 users showed that 87 per cent of U.K. recruiters post their jobs on LinkedIn, a whisker ahead of the 86 per cent of their Canadian counterparts. 85 per cent of Australians and 84 per cent of Ame
Steve Shipside has been a technology and business journalist since 1990. He has written for numerous daily newspapers (Guardian, Times, Telegraph etc.), websites (including the BBC), and TV (he was a presenter for the Blue Chip business program on Sky TV). Over the years he has written just about everything from celebrity chef interviews for Healthy Eating magazine to Spice Girls profiles for French fashion magazine Citizen K. His specialty, however, is communications and marketing, which is a subject that he covered extensively for Wired as well as trade titles Campaign, Ads International, and Revolution. He has also published books on e-marketing (Capstone), presentations (Dorling Kindersley), communicating effectively (DK), and CVs (Dummies guides). He is based in Paris and London and writes news, features, and analysis on the U.K. and French markets for the AIM Group, as well as training French newspaper journalists in the dark arts of social media.