All posts by Emma Berwick

s1jobs voted Best Regional Jobsite for the seventh year

23517841_10155998875069756_8650883874562771027_n has been voted the Best Regional Jobsite at the National Online Recruitment Awards. This marks the seventh victory since our first win in 2003, and makes s1jobs the most frequent winner in this category since the awards began in 2001.

The National Online Recruitment Awards were created to acknowledge and reward excellence in online recruitment practice. Importantly with the NORA’s it’s members of the public who nominate, with recruitment players being whittled down to five nominations within each category.  The finalists were then judged by a panel of online recruitment industry professionals.

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Learning from the expert – Karen Hutcheson



We were delighted to be joined on Monday (2 October) by Karen Hutcheson from British Gas for the latest Mastermind session. Mastermind sessions take place in the s1jobs head office every quarter. They are designed exclusively for s1jobs Account Managers to provide them with valuable insight and learnings from industry experts.

Karen is a thoroughly experienced career recruiter, having firstly started out in the retail sector before transitioning into a call centre environment. Karen’s most recent move is onto a dedicated recruitment function of behalf of many major organisations including o2, Dell, NHS and many other outsourcers.

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Record visitors for

Following the launch of the new campaign ‘s1jobs gives you the horn’, we have noticed traffic soar to the highest level since January 2016. Over 70,000 visitors were recorded on s1jobs in just one day (Wednesday 13th September) and a record number of 818,001 visited in September.

The campaign tagline sets to shock, cut through the crowded digital space and grab the attention and imagination of a younger digital audience. However, as the campaign progresses, the method in our madness is becoming more apparent.  Utilising the Unicorn, Scotland’s national animal, as the lynchpin of the campaign with stories of bravery, uniqueness and exceptionalism acts as powerful motivation for Scottish jobseekers to take the leap and find a better job.

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s1jobs gives you the horn

This week sees the launch of the latest s1jobs’ brand advertising campaign, ‘s1jobs gives you the horn’.  As Scotland’s most successful recruitment platform, we have a reputation for humorous Scottish adverts and this is set to be no different.

Created with Glasgow Digital Agency, Bright Signals, the ad’s strapline ‘s1jobs gives you the horn’ is set to catch the attention and capture the imagination of our Scottish audience.  The advert depicts a bold, powerful Unicorn encouraging a jobseeker to ‘go on, search what they’re looking for, they will like it’.  The jobseeker is encouraged to be bold, brave and stand out, as Unicorns do, as they search to discover a better job.

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s1jobs’ Industry Update

In the ever-changing world that is recruitment, it’s becoming increasingly important to keep up to date on the latest trends and insights, allowing you to move with the times and adapt where necessary. However, in business, we don’t always have the time, with information often being hosted across a multitude of places: blogs, news articles and reports.

As Scotland’s no.1 job site, we understand recruitment. And, having worked closely with our clients for the past 16 years, can provide useful insight and analysis.  Meaning you can focus on business, whilst we bring you information in an easy to digest way – keeping you up to date with all things recruitment across Scotland.

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