- Social network up for US$6m after failing HR 101
This social media hub for professionals has agreed to pay out millions of dollars for a payroll blunder usually reserved for rookies.
- How to go from headhunter to headhunted
As HR professionals, we’re used to keeping an eye on the top talent we want to lure to our organisation. Here’s how to turn the tables and get noticed by headhunters.
- #Success: Using social media to advance your career
Social media is playing an increasingly large part in recruitment and employer branding, but it can also help HR professionals position themselves to move forward in their field.
- The Business of Ironing
Have you ever wondered why we iron our clothes? I have, and it usually is around the time when I am doing just that. Smooth, flat, pressed clothes are part of our culture. It is important in our personal life, and important in business. Friends might tease you about "rolling out of bed in those clothes", or it may impact how your colleagues view you.
- How to recruit “passive candidates”
The talent your organisation needs might be right under your nose, in the form of “passive candidates” – workers who are open to new job opportunities, but aren’t actively looking for them.
- On the new SHRM competency based certification
Resident blogger Benjamin Patient shares his opinion on the new SHRM certification program