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4 DAYS AGO BY ALISON DWYER

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Google’s Search Console (formerly known as Google Webmaster) has made some changes. But before we look at the changes, let’s go back a step - some of you might be asking what is Search Console?   In a nutshell, it is a free service that provides a range of insight about your recruitment website. It’s different from Analytics. The information from Google Search Console  is more about how ...

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6 DAYS AGO BY REBECCA BENSON

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Award writing is unlikely to be at the top of a busy recruiter’s agenda, however entering awards brings tangible benefits to your business     With many award options from local to national as well as recruitment industry awards, there is sure to be an award that will help deliver value to your business.    1. Brand differentiation Becoming an award-winning business is a great w...

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11 DAYS AGO BY NEIL PICKSTONE

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We welcome Recital 63 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which explains the Right of Access clause. Recital 63 provides that “A data subject should have right of access to personal data which has been collected, and to exercise that right easily and at reasonable intervals, in order to be aware of and verify the lawfulness of the processing.” What does this mean for me? ...

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13 DAYS AGO BY MAXINE LINAS

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The Volcanic stand was a hive of activity last week at the Recruitment Agency Expo   With recruiters looking to get their new website live fast as well as tick all the GDPR boxes, the team was kept busy, with recruiters excited to hear about the company's GDPR-compliant platform. The digital marketing surgery was set up to offer expert consultancy to the industry at the show, completely ...

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19 DAYS AGO BY ALISON OWEN

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Volcanic is presenting its easy-to-buy, GDPR-compliant recruitment technology at stand A15 at the Recruitment Agency Expo this week  A recognised force for positive change, Volcanic’s GDPR-compliant web platform will be on show. Neil Pickstone, co-founder at Volcanic, said: “The GDPR will change the way that all future commercial technology will be built, as new tech must be designed w...

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20 DAYS AGO BY ALISON OWEN

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Volcanic is delighted to announce the expert panel line up at the Digital Marketing Surgery at RAE    The Digital Marketing Surgery on stand F11, staffed by leading independent consultants, is offering free advice on different aspects of running a successful recruitment agency to all visitors to the show.  Joining the panel is Lisa Jones, of Barclay Jones. Lisa helps recruitment leaders,...

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20 DAYS AGO BY NEIL PICKSTONE

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Every recruitment website should function as a management tool within the new data protection climate   Making your recruitment website work hard will help you manage data effectively while protecting the rights of every data subject.  Following my post before Christmas that highlighted the benefits of embracing the GDPR, this overview, first published in Recruiting Times, recaps on the ...

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24 DAYS AGO BY ALISON OWEN

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Volcanic is launching a Digital Marketing Surgery at next week’s Recruitment Agency Expo Staffed by leading consultants in their respective fields, the drop-in surgery at stand F11 will offer free expert consultancy to all visitors to the RAE. Experts on stand will give one-to-one advice on business-critical subjects such as websites, SEO, branding, marketing, video marketing, integrat...

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25 DAYS AGO BY NEIL PICKSTONE

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With the current media hype surrounding cyber-security, data hacking and viruses, we wanted to share a recent potential security risk we identified that happened through the best of intentions.   Far from being an attempt to infiltrate the Volcanic platform, this security issue was caused by sharing a published article from a well-respected website. Critically, this website is built in Wordp...

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25 DAYS AGO BY REBECCA BENSON

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Our new marketing executive, Rebecca Benson, talks about how joining Volcanic has given her the opportunity to change career as well as achieve a better work-life balance, something that she was sceptical even existed.   When I was invited to interview for the role of marketing executive at Volcanic the first thing that struck me was their flexibility regarding work-life balance. It’s all ab...

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