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  • Going in blind: The way forward for interviews? by Janie Smith

    Two law firms have started conducting CV-blind interviews, where all the interviewers know about the candidates is their names. Could this approach help stamp out unconscious bias?

  • How to use LinkedIn to advance your career by Janie Smith

    The business-oriented social networking site now has more than 300 million members worldwide and more than 950,000 of them are HR professionals. Here’s how to make the most of your network.

  • Social network up for US$6m after failing HR 101 by Ben Abbott

    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 by Janie Smith

    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 by Janie Smith

    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 by HRM

    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.

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