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Just Paid the Ransom? Here’s How to Prevent It From Happening Again

Hackers can be relentless with their cyberattacks. While organizations can be vulnerable to many security threats, ransomware is especially ruthless since its attacks are completely automated. It doesn’t matter what industry or business you…

Cyber-Attack Grounds Flights in Alaska

RavnAir Group was forced to ground flights on Saturday following a cyber-attack on the Alaskan company's computer network. In a statement released on Saturday morning, RavnAir wrote: On Friday, December 20th, RavnAir Group…

Data Leak Exposes 267 Million Facebook Users

A database of 267 million Facebook user IDs, phone numbers, and names was left exposed online for a fortnight thanks to another cloud misconfiguration, according to researchers. The trove was likely to have been the result of an illegal…

Citrix Vulnerability Puts 80K Companies at Risk

A critical flaw has been discovered in two Citrix products, placing 80,000 companies in 158 countries at risk.  The easily exploitable vulnerability could allow attackers to obtain direct access to a company's local network and to access…

Factors considered before accepting a recruiter.

There are numerous attempts on a daily basis by various different recruiters to persuade companies to allow them to find candidates to fill their vacant job positions. During these phone calls, recruiters use numerous techniques in the…

Why you may have received a candidate rejection.

As a recruiter, there are always instances where you believe that you have got the perfect candidate for a job role. However, this does not always translate into them taking the position, as several factors can work against a recruiter. Such…

The pros and cons of job hopping.

Some people will stay in one job for their entire career, whilst others will rarely move jobs, and will stay for significant periods of time. However, this is not the case with everyone. Many people move between jobs regularly, for various…

The unorthodox way of realising your dream job.

There are many ways that a person can realise what their dream job would be. For some, they know from a very young age what they want to do when they grow up. For others, they find out through experience, and finding out how much they enjoy…

Is recruitment becoming more marketing?

In the past, recruitment was simply a case of a recruiter finding suitable candidates for a particular role they had been assigned to hire for. However, recently, this principle has started to change. It is now becoming much more frequent…

Social networks for recruiters compared!

92% of recruiters use social media to find high quality candidates. Therefore, it is becoming a universally adopted hiring tool. As a result, it is becoming increasingly important that recruitment companies understand which social platforms…

How the best recruiters deal with their problems.

People working in all professions come across problems frequently, and it is no different for recruiters. However, many people work with products, which, even though can lead to its own problems, is not the same as recruiters who work directly…

How to stop losing candidates whilst hiring.

There is always the risk of losing candidates at any stage of the hiring process. However, even though there can be occasions where nothing could have been done to prevent the loss of a promising candidate, there are ways to minimise the…

Traits of good recruitment consultants.

There are an abundance of recruitment companies across the UK. Therefore, there are also an array of recruiters for which job seekers can work with in their attempts to get the new job they are looking for. However, even though all recruitment…

Salary negotiation tips and mistakes.

The salary negotiation process can take place at two different stages in a person's job cycle. The first can occur when a person is going for a job, while the other is when a person is already secured in their position at work. Firstly,…