August 2009

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UK households have ever increasing internet access in 2009

Posted by Joanne Brent on 28 Aug 2009 | Tagged as: Facts & Figures, Social Media

Some 18.31 million UK households now have internet access, which is an increase of 1.85 million from 2008, according to a new report published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). In 2009, 16.5 million people - 63 per cent of all UK house holds - had broadband connections, representing an increase of 6.6 million since 2006.

The report also found that an estimated 73 per cent or 27.3 million adults accessed the internet everyday or almost everyday. But 16-24 age group took the prize for most frequent users, with an estimated 86 per cent using it everyday. The ONS found that the most popular use of the internet was for email. - 5 Time Management Tips for Jobseekers

Posted by Ben Muir on 19 Aug 2009 | Tagged as: Direct recruitment strategies, Employer Branding, Facts & Figures, HR Strategy, Social Media

Managing your time effectively can play a big role in your job search success. Developing good time management methods can be a big challenge for job seekers. When you lose your job, you suddenly lose a lot of the structure that was once a part of your day. It will be up to you to create that structure to ensure that you will reach your job search goals.

Tips on Time Management for Job Seekers


Posted by Joanne Brent on 11 Aug 2009 | Tagged as: Employer Branding, Facts & Figures, HR Strategy, Social Media

Erik Qualman is releasing a new book called Socialnomics later this month and it’s already creating a buzz worldwide. There is no hotter topic in business today than how to leverage social media to build communities around brands and then leverage them into revenue that will make even the most capitalistic minded satisfied.

The thinking is that as we build out our online personas and migrate toward certain online groups centered around our interests, our likes, dislikes, opinions and friends. Products and services will find their way to us rather than we having to go out to find them. It changes the entire nature of advertising and how companies strive to create brand awareness and loyalty.

Network marketing for dummies?

Posted by Joanne Brent on 06 Aug 2009 | Tagged as: Uncategorized

Many people have been asking me lately what exactly network marketing is and how it benefits a company/organisation or individual? Far be it for me to pose myself off as an authority on the subject - but I’ve put together some points for beginner networkers out there. Regardless of the below advice it’s still a good idea to speak to a professional about working on promotion methods and sorting out all your seo mechanisms.