View Poll Results: Where did you discover your last role

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  • Internet Advertising

    11 14.47%
  • National Newspaper

    0 0%
  • Local Newspaper

    33 43.42%
  • Word of Mouth

    12 15.79%
  • Employment Agency

    5 6.58%
  • Headhunted/Approached

    10 13.16%
  • Direct approach to employer

    1 1.32%
  • Industry Specific Magazine

    0 0%
  • Networking Events

    0 0%
  • Other

    4 5.26%
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    Job Hunting Survey - Please Help

    Guys hope you can help,

    I am doing a study for a Diploma course on recruitment in the Education sector and wanted to run a poll of EduGeekers to find out where they had discovered their latest role.

    If you could indicate for me it might make for interesting reading!

    Limited to 10 types so hopefully this captures everyone..

    Really appreciate it !

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    My last role I found in the local paper (which I voted), however my current role, I was promoted to.

    -Ken

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    (other) - mine was through a modern apprenticeship.

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    Having noticed the odd school based job in the local newspaper, I went to the source and kept scanning my local, and neighbouring, council's websites for job vacancies.

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    Thirty years in IT and every job has been a result of newspaper ads by the company or school concerned. I've sent my CV literally hundreds (and probably thousands) of times to agencies and I've never had an interview as a consequence.

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    Local Council Website.

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    My current job, Edugeek - Cheers
    My Last School, Newspaper advert

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    LEA Job bulletin but question maybe question is where do I expect the next one to come from and that is very different due to way my career has changed.

    Russell

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpecialAgent View Post
    I am doing a study for a Diploma course on recruitment in the Education sector and wanted to run a poll of EduGeekers to find out where they had discovered their latest role.
    I found my current job right here on Edugeek - what do I fill in on your poll?

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    David Hicks

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    I guess its gotta be internet advertising really
    cheers

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    My current job was via the RM Communities, my previous job was via word of mouth.

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    I am an ex pupil here where I work and was here from Year 7 into the sixth form (11 - 18). Left the sixth form in the June and was working in the school by the September - 8 years down the line and i'm still here!

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