Browsing All Posts published on »February, 2012«

Recruiting the next generation

February 28, 2012 by


This week we are pleased to feature our first guest blog of 2012 from Laura Duncan, a final year Management with Marketing Student at RGU, who discusses using social media as a tool for graduate recruitment. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg had the vision of making the world a more “open” place, and he succeeded with millions […]

Humpty Dumpty fell off the rig…

February 22, 2012 by


Humpty Dumpty fell off the rig, He shouldn’t have sat there, but just didn’t twig, The safety rep had warned him, the very same day, But bad communication had got in the way! Not many people like having to stand up and speak in front of others, but most of the time, getting their messages […]

Recruitment Using Social Media

February 16, 2012 by


Last week I was delighted to give a presentation as part of a seminar run at Aberdeen University on using Social Media in a recruitment context. In keeping with the social media spirit of sharing, I thought I’d share the link to the Prezi that I pulled together: I hope you find it useful and […]

It’s not who you know, it’s what they know…

February 9, 2012 by


We think there is nothing better than sharing knowledge. (Ok clearly there’s lots better things like eating cake or going on holiday, but that’s way less relevant on a business related blog…so try to stick with us…) It’s such a simple idea – you help others by sharing some expertise or knowledge and have the […]

If you like a lot of chocolate on your biscuit…

February 3, 2012 by


Join our Club! Yum, Club biscuits! They’re great aren’t they? What is your favourite flavour? (Please note if you say Orange I will have to fight you for the last one!) ….Speaking of great clubs, we’re actively looking for some new members to join our very own! That’s right – The Urquhart Partnership is recruiting! Due to continued […]