Mobile Recruitment: Optimising Accessibility For Candidates

Paul Sharpe | February 9th, 2017

As more and more job seekers are using smartphones to look for new opportunities, mobile recruitment has taken the spotlight across the industry. It is now essential for any recruitment agency to have a strategy in place in order to engage with candidates utilising this technology to obtain a competitive advantage.     DID YOU MISS? CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS: COME ON GUYS…REALLY?   InterQuest’s own Paul Sharpe, Managing Director of...

Facebook vs Snapchat Feud Continues

February 7th, 2017

[Update] Is Snapchat losing the battle with Instagram?   Just five months after Instagram launched their stories feature, a noticeable drop can be seen in Snapchat’s growth – it slowed by a staggering 82%. Although the growth of Instagram Stories can’t be confirmed as a direct reason for the issue, it does correlate judging by the new figures in Snapchat’s IPO filing.   DID YOU MISS? Google’s Intrusive Interstitials...

Google’s Intrusive Interstitials Penalty Is Now Live

January 26th, 2017

Google have started the New Year off with a brand new algorithm change designed to give penalties to websites which use intrusive interstitials on mobile devices. This means that websites deploying this technique should see themselves fall down the rankings in the search results pages. It could well path the way for a better mobile experience for us all. DID YOU MISS? ‘Checkout-less’ Amazon Go Stores Are Coming To The UK An interstitial is an advert that...

‘Checkout-less’ Amazon Go Stores Are Coming To The UK

December 14th, 2016

At this time of the year, any traditional retail store will likely have queues of customers lining up to the checkouts, which can seem frustrating especially if you’re in a rush. What if there was a way to pick the products you want and walk out of the store, paying for the item with no checkout and no queuing. Well, this is exactly the concept that Amazon has developed and it could well be a real game changer for retailers.   DID YOU MISS? Zuckerberg Plans To...

Zuckerberg Plans To Fight Fake News With AI

December 6th, 2016

The U.S. 2016 Election has been at the centre of mainstream media’s attention for the past year and a half with social media bridging the gap between technology and politics. We’ve already discussed the social bubble of this but now the plot has thickened. After Donald Trump won, social networks such as Facebook have been criticised for potentially influencing the outcome of the election with misleading or false information.   DID YOU MISS? Crisis...

Crisis Communications: Come On Guys…Really?

November 22nd, 2016

"It's probably fair to say nobody’s perfect, we all make mistakes at work… right? It's part of any employee's professional development, you make mistakes, learn from them and move on. BUT, what happens when you make a mistake at the social media helm of an international brand? Your slip up becomes very public, very embarrassing and worst of all, it becomes VERY damaging to your brand reputation.   My article this week is inspired by an event...

Is VR The Future Of Retail?

November 21st, 2016

Virtual reality (VR) technology has been making major strides in 2016 within the consumer technology sector that offers a variety of different VR experiences. Although a big focus has been on gaming, this revolutionary technology is touching perhaps unexpected areas. Digitalisation of the retail market has led to companies having to adopt new technologies to meet consumer expectations. Up steps virtual reality. DID YOU MISS? Facebook vs Snapchat Feud Continues In fact,...

President Trump - It’s Groundhog Day For Voters

November 9th, 2016

Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States of America. It’s been a bruising campaign that has caused more divisions across society than any election in recent US history. The reaction across the world has been that of shock as once again the result stood in contrast to the expectations of so many people. Sound familiar? A little like Brexit or the last UK General Election? It’s groundhog day and the explanation can once again be found in our...
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