Take a bow Iain Duncan Smith. Thanks to Johnny Void for this…..
The government job-seeking website, which has been plagued by spam, scams and spoof vacancies, won the ‘Wooden Nora’ at last week’s National Online Recruitment Awards. 730 online recruitment websites were considered for awards with Universal Jobmatch being judged the worst. According to The Guardian’s Diary the website was described as a “mongrel of a recruitment website” that “commits almost every online recruitment crime, and then some.”
Universal Jobmatch was designed at huge cost – believed to be approaching almost £20 million. Despite this the site has been plagued by technical problems as well as becoming home to thousands of flaky self-employment schemes, pyramid scams and fake job adverts used to harvest CVs and even commit identity theft. It is hard to understand…
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