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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…

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…

The role of a recruiter in the interview process.

Clients and candidates who work with recruiters know what they are signing up for when making the decision to get involved with them. The obvious reason for opting to involve a recruiter in either, your search for a new job, or, attempts…

Interview tips for candidates working in recruitment.

There are always lots of people looking to get into recruitment. With the amount of recruitment agencies that are out there, there are often opportunities available. However, as is the case in most industry sectors, competition can be…

The value of a social media apprenticeship!

    Pictured: Tom Tanswell, social media apprentice at integrated communications consultancy Tangerine and Tom Chapman, social media apprentice at XL Recruitment Budding social media stars Tom Tanswell (18) and Tom Chapman (18) have tweeted…

Things recruiters look for when analysing a CV.

When recruiters are given a CV to run the rule over, there are many different things they have to look for, as they take the requirements of a particular role into account. However, there are five things they consider as soon as they look…

Key elements of successful social media recruiting.

Social media is becoming more and more prominent in the recruitment process. Most recruiting companies are now taking advantage of social media to increase their reach to onlooking candidates and clients. As a result, the competition between…

My role as a social media apprentice explained.

I am approaching the end of my first month in my new position as a Social Media and Digital Marketing Apprentice at XL Recruitment. Therefore, I thought it appropriate that now was a good time to explain my role in achieving the ongoing…