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Mobile Matters to Recruitment – Not just Social!

Republished with permission from MoRecNews.com

Are you interested in reaching jobseekers online? Typically the answer to this question is – YES PLEASE

Today, in house recruiters, recruitment consultants and job boards all are working hard to attract talent from the Internet. Many have embraced social networks and successfully attract talent from Twitter and Facebook. There are hundreds of articles supporting the recruiter to make the…

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Posted on July 15, 2010 at 1:02pm

9 out of 10 want to use their smartphone for jobseeking

This post is published with permission from MoRecNews.com the Mobile Recruiting News site.



We know that the Mobile Internet is growing rapidly. By now everyone should have seen the graphs and predictions highlighting Mobile Internet being equal in usage with

Desktops by 2014 – just 4 years away!

But do candidates want to look for jobs on their Mobile?

Our experience supporting companies…

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Posted on July 9, 2010 at 12:12pm

20% Increase in iPhone Recruiting App Downloads

Mobile Recruiting Grows As you may know my company, Allthetopbananas.com, supply mobile recruiting solutions. In the UK we supply iPhone applications to around 30 Job Boards. Part of the service includes monitoring of application usage and application download from AppStore. Download… Continue

Posted on June 3, 2010 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Mobile Recruiting Views from Electronic Arts

Mobile Recruiting is growing and developing rapidly. We are at the edge, about to be blown away with highly engaging Mobile based employer brand interactivity.

But, before we get too excited about mobile apps for the plc, what are people doing today?



Listen to Electronic Arts’ views…





The overview from Matt at EA is:-



  • Make mobile easy
  • People are already consuming newsletters etc on the move
  • Treat new…
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Posted on May 18, 2010 at 3:30pm

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David Martin posted a blog post

Mobile Matters to Recruitment – Not just Social!

Republished with permission from MoRecNews.comAre you interested in reaching jobseekers online? Typically the answer to this question is – YES PLEASEToday, in house recruiters, recruitment consultants and job boards all are working hard to attract talent from the Internet. Many have embraced social networks and successfully attract talent from Twitter and Facebook. There are hundreds of articles supporting the recruiter to make the most out of Social Recruiting and…See More
Jul 15, 2010
David Martin posted a blog post

9 out of 10 want to use their smartphone for jobseeking

This post is published with permission from MoRecNews.com the Mobile Recruiting News site.We know that the Mobile Internet is growing rapidly. By now everyone should have seen the graphs and predictions highlighting Mobile Internet being equal in usage withDesktops by 2014 – just 4 years away!But do candidates want to look for jobs on their Mobile?Our experience supporting companies reaching candidates via mobile gives us a unique insight to the demand,…See More
Jul 9, 2010
Barak Hullman and David Martin are now friends
Jun 8, 2010
Jeff Dickey-Chasins commented on David Martin's blog post 20% Increase in iPhone Recruiting App Downloads
"make that 'effective', not 'effecting'! Too early...:-)"
Jun 4, 2010
Jeff Dickey-Chasins commented on David Martin's blog post 20% Increase in iPhone Recruiting App Downloads
"Dave- Many companies are still struggling with building an effecting career site to support their recruiting efforts. It's not surprising that adding mobile capability would be low on their list, so I suspect that (once again) job boards and…"
Jun 4, 2010
David Martin posted a blog post

20% Increase in iPhone Recruiting App Downloads

As you may know my company, Allthetopbananas.com, supply mobile recruiting solutions. In the UK we supply iPhone applications to around 30 Job Boards. Part of the service includes monitoring of application usage and application download from AppStore. Download rates trend differently for the various industries, while application usage is stable per application. The last few weeks there has been an increase in both downloads and usage across the…See More
Jun 3, 2010
David Martin posted a blog post

Mobile Recruiting Views from Electronic Arts

Mobile Recruiting is growing and developing rapidly. We are at the edge, about to be blown away with highly engaging Mobile based employer brand interactivity.But, before we get too excited about mobile apps for the plc, what are people doing today?Listen to Electronic Arts’ views… The overview from Matt at EA is:-Make mobile easyPeople are already consuming newsletters etc on the moveTreat new technology as a way to build emotion and trustSee More
May 18, 2010
David Martin posted a blog post

Next mobile job alerts...

Did you see our candidate mobile research last week? We released it during the #tbMobRec event.If you missed it we put it on Slideshare for you to enjoy.So what does the research mean?It illustrated that many job seekers with a smart phone, such as an iPhone, download dedicated job seeking apps and many regularly check for…See More
May 12, 2010
David Martin posted a blog post

Mobile Recruiting [[moh-beel] [ri-kroot-ing]]

–verb (used with object)to engage in finding and attracting employees, new members, etc through the medium of Mobile devices connected to the Internet.A dictionary style definition of the phrase Mobile Recruiting is not very enlightening. To first understand the phrase lets focus on the word Mobile. What does Mobile refer to in this context? It is a shortening for Mobile Internet. Great, so whats Mobile…See More
May 4, 2010
David Martin posted a blog post

TalkBack Mobile Recruiting – Are you Talking?

What is TalkBack Mobile Recruiting #tbMobRec?I want to hear what job boards, recruitment agencies and anyone in recruitment is thinking about or dreaming about when it comes to Mobile.Internet has revolutionised the recruitment industry but the Internet is changing shape fast. In under 4 years more people will use the web on a mobile device than on a desktop computer. Mobile is growing inline with Social…See More
Apr 27, 2010
David Martin posted a blog post

#SMIR was it any good?

April 22nd 2010 was the second year for the Social Media In Recruitment Conference. If you follow me on Twitter, I provided a real time update on what the event covered along with others on the #SMIR tag. During lunch we grabbed @SiteAdvisor and went round asking the audience what theythought.The video I blogged over at www.akaTopbananas.com shares these…See More
Apr 23, 2010
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Mobile pace set, can you keep up?

Mobile Internet usage is growing, not just slowly but fast as speeding bullet!The latest Morgan Stanley research released last week provides yet more evidence that the Internet is on the move, shifting from the desktop, via the laptop to your mobile! The Morgan Stanley stats illustrate the Mobile growth vs desktop declination, they quote the Mobile to have overtaken the desktop early 2014!Wow,…See More
Apr 20, 2010
David Martin commented on David Martin's blog post Power, Power, Power – not good!
"Thanks for the comment Jeff"
Apr 14, 2010
Jeff Dickey-Chasins commented on David Martin's blog post Power, Power, Power – not good!
"Good post - and right on target. Always try and think like your target user - and then adjust your site accordingly. Even better, ask your users!"
Apr 14, 2010
David Martin posted a blog post

Power, Power, Power – not good!

Does your website expose a job search? Great, todays post is to challenge YOU!What happens if you put a powerful large engine in a smart car?Typically a bigger engine means faster car. The top of the range super cars have huge engines so surely we can copy this? We can shove one enormous engine into a little smart car to achieve the mostwonderful driving experience? Well NO, we all realise that this wontwork! Something is going to break, even if you did manage to physicallyfit the thing,…See More
Apr 13, 2010
David Martin posted a blog post

10m UK Mobile Internet Users

Over the last few weeks I have spoken to many people about mobile recruiting strategy. I believe we still have a number of marketing managers who don't believe that Mobile Internet is popular ormainstream. I have one thing to say to anyone with that view - WAKE UP! Not only has Mobile Internet arrived, it is growing - rapidly. Today there is an estimated 10m UK Mobile Internet users.If you look globally there are about 23% of the world population online. Currently over 70% of new Internet…See More
Mar 30, 2010

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