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5 Bits of Recruitment News this Week - 24th March 2014

In the news this week:

 

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LinkedIn to drop Product & Services Tabs on Your Company Page

LinkedIn Products & Services Tab Removed

As of April 14, 2014 the Products & Services tab on your Company Page will be removed. If you currently have multiple Products & Services pages you can still edit your existing products and services, but the ability to add any new products & services has already been withdrawn. LinkedIn suggest that if you wish to recover the information on these pages, that you (very scientifically, NOT) copy and paste all the information you need into your own document.

So what should you do now? Well, LinkedIn are encouraging former users of the Products & Services tab to transfer the information from these pages to a Showcase Pages.

Facebook Introduce a Streamlined Look for Brand Pages on Desktop

Facebook’s latest interface update promises to “make it easier for people to find the information they want and help Page admins find the tools they use most”. Key features of the updates include:

  • Updated Page Timeline design

Replacing the often erratic looking timeline of the last year or so, will be one column that will display all of your posts in chronological order. The left hand column, will feature information about your business such as a map, your hours of business, the company phone number and the company’s website URL, as well as any photos or videos.

Facebook Company Page Streamlined Timeline Facebook Company Page Streamlined Timeline

  • Easier Access to key Admin Tools

Regardless of where you are on your company Page from now on, you will be able to view information about the ads you’re running, new likes the Page has received, and unread messages and notifications. New navigation options have also been added to the top of the Page that make accessing things like Page Activity, Insights, Settings and Brand Audience easier.

Facebook Company Page Update

Rumoured Tweak to Facebook’s Edgerank

Rumours that organic Facebook posts will only reach max 3% of your Page followers, due to a tweak in it’s Edgerank algorithm, are rife this week. If the rumour is true, in future, Facebook will require you to use paid ads in order to gain back the reach you were previously receiving. We’ll have to just wait and see.

Bullhorn ‘S Release’ Adds Mac Compatibility, Increase Speed and Usability

Bullhorn S Relase Update | Bullhorn ATS

If you’re working in a recruitment agency, you’ll be pleased to note that Bullhorn have just released the latest ‘S’ version of their ATS. What can you expect from the new system?:

– Mac Compatibility, as well as on PCs and mobile devices
– The system is now 3 times faster than any previous version, with every screen loading faster than competitor ATS systems
– The new dashboard means easier navigation, and is apparently as “easy to use as Google is to search”. The number of click stye user has too perform have also been cut by 40%.

For more information click here.

2014 ERE Recruiting Excellence Awards Winners Announced

ERE Awards 2014 Winners | recruiting Awards

We brought you the list of finalists last week, and this week we’re bringing you the big winners from the ERE Recruiting Excellence Awards. Winners to note are EY who won Best Employer Brand, Hungarian Energy Company MOL Group who picked up best Grad Recruitment Program (10,000 students across CEE region), and Air New Zealand who picked up best Corporate Careers Site with 600,000 uniques in 2013. The full list of winners can the seen here.

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