Managing the autonomous worker
Whilst Gen Y and connectivity often get the blame for the development of more independent, self-managing attitudes towards work, the cause – and the solution – might not be what you think.
Paying to intern: The growing trend of overseas internships
Should interns be paid? What if they were the ones paying? New internship programs see candidates taking a trip to China to spice up their resume.
The end of the traditional resume
The usage of social media in recruitment is something that most HR managers have figured out by now, but what they might not have considered is a few of the finer ways social media and mobile phones can change recruitment’s game-plan.
Elevator etiquette: Goldman Sachs’ gossip uncovered
Elevator exchanges aren’t sacred anymore, as a twitter page uncovers the craziest, most outrageous comments from Goldman Sachs.
Only ‘ridiculously good-looking’ people need apply: New job site launch
Fictional film character Derek Zoolander may approve, but if offering a dating site that only ‘attractive’ people can use didn’t seem risky enough, one controversial website is now trying their hand at recruitment services.
I now pronounce you man and executive: Workplace weddings
For employees who really love their work, a South-Korean company is giving them the chance to get married there.
A value-add service? Background checks in the hands of job-seekers
Do you trust all the information on a CV? Background checking companies want to ensure you can, and in some cases are passing the power to the candidates.
Record keeping woes: Are you doing the right thing?
Despite its necessity to any business, many organisations may not be keeping adequate records. Here’s how you can make sure you’re on the level.
Making a difference: Philanthropic team building gaining ground
Tired of the same old team building experiences? How about combining corporate team bonding with a cause that really makes a difference?
Harsher penalties on illegal workers has begun
New legislation sees a crack-down on the breaching of work rights and visa conditions. Businesses are warned that non-compliance could cost them more than just money.