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ABOUT 12 HOURS AGO BY ROBERT WILDE

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In just 18 months, recruitment technology company Volcanic has completed the London Stock Exchange (LSE) ELITE programme to join the prestigious ELITE Alumni. Selected to join the LSE ELITE for its ground-breaking web technology that disrupted the way the global recruitment industry operates, Volcanic will now join the select group of LSE Alumni businesses, including like-minded brands suc...

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1 DAY AGO BY NEIL PICKSTONE

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If you don’t have a GDPR-compliant website by 25 May 2018, you don’t have a recruitment business. We’re presenting our new GDPR-compliant websites at our Stockport HQ from 5pm on Tuesday 26th September. Register your interest here to join us for an evening of networking, drinks and GDPR debate. At Volcanic, we’re taking the view that the GDPR brings a huge opportunity for the recruit...

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12 DAYS AGO BY NEIL PICKSTONE

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Just like video killed the radio star, we know that this changing world has made other great technology redundant; VHS, DVDs and blu-ray. And Wordpress is likely to join the scrap heap because of the impact of the GDPR. Wordpress’ unique strengths and capabilities provided by this community built cms will become its vulnerability in a GDPR world. Being able to configure a website from plugi...

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12 DAYS AGO BY NEIL PICKSTONE

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Demand for our GDPR-compliant websites has hit an unprecedented high. Our new GDPR-compliant platform was presented to 60 recruitment companies, industry associations and partners at last month’s hugely successful Volcanic Erupt event in London, in partnership with LinkedIn. Neil Pickstone, co-founder of Volcanic, said: “We knew there was strong industry interest in our GDPR-compliant pl...

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13 DAYS AGO BY ALISON OWEN

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Recruitment technology business, Volcanic, has doubled its sales team to meet rocketing demand for its GDPR-compliant websites. This news comes hot on the heels of the appointment of Matt Gallivan as Global Sales Director at Volcanic last month and reflects the company’s rapid business growth. Tom Ross joins as Enterprise Sales Director, to service the fast-growing Enterprise sector interest...

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26 DAYS AGO BY NEIL PICKSTONE

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The recruitment sector is set to be one of the hardest-hit casualties of the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), because of the large volumes of data it handles both at a transactional level and, more significantly, at the deeper level of engaging with candidate data. Make no mistake, complying with the GDPR is no small undertaking - it will require all recruitment business...

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ABOUT 1 MONTH AGO BY

I once heard a great story from a teacher I knew in Huyton: The class bully was getting way out of control and had taken to trashing the boys’ toilets every day as his favourite means of satisfying his frustrations, in addition to weekly fights with other pupils. Naturally, those around him who found this behaviour inspiring also took to causing hundreds of pounds worth of damage to school pr...

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ABOUT 2 MONTHS AGO BY MATT COMBER

AMP is a way to build web pages for static content that render fast. AMP in action consists of three different parts: AMP HTML AMP JS Google AMP Cache AMP HTML is HTML with some restrictions for reliable performance and some extensions for building rich content beyond basic HTML. The AMP JS library ensures the fast rendering of AMP HTML pages. The Google AMP Cache can be used to serve ca...

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ABOUT 2 MONTHS AGO BY DARREN CURTIS

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Matt Gallivan joins Volcanic as latest senior team hire With long experience in the recruitment and technology sectors, Matt Gallivan joins Volcanic as Global Sales Director from data aggregation company Innovantage, where he developed clients’ future hiring strategies through recruitment trend identification. Prior to that, Matt worked at UK Mail, where he was responsible for a change of c...

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ABOUT 2 MONTHS AGO BY NEIL PICKSTONE

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“GDPR - it’s not until next May - I can start thinking about the GDPR over the next few months, surely?” Wrong!  Any recruitment business thinking they can comfortably park the issue of GDPR for the next six or so months, hand it over to legal to come up with a miracle solution or - even worse - assume it won’t affect them needs to think again. Fast. One thing is certain: the General Data P...

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