- Employees taking a pay cut to find a job
Forty-two per cent of employees who started a new job in 2009 took a pay cut compared to just 28 per cent in 2008, recent research has revealed.
- Wackiest resume blunders
It takes all sorts in life, and HR and hiring managers understand the deep and beautiful meaning of this phrase better than most. They shared the most unusual résumé blunders they came across in CareerBuilder.com surveys
- Wackiest job interview mistakes
What’s the most unusual thing a candidate did in a job interview? Fall asleep? Disappear? Bring his/her mom? A CareerBuilder.com survey of the most outrageous interview mistakes candidates have made, according to more than 3000 hiring managers and HR professionals in the US, listed the top ten job interview blunders
- New laws make social media interaction dangerous for bosses
New workplace legislation has made social media communications between employers and employees more dangerous for employers, according to a leading workplace relations lawyer
- How will the downturn change the future of work?
Once-powerful employer brands are at risk of being unable to attract top talent in the next decade, according to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report on how the downturn will change the future of work
- Where HR intersects with ethics and compliance
HR and ethics departments of global organisations are engaging in ongoing collaboration to make their companies’ corporate culture and risk management processes have an increased focus on ethics, according to a global report released by business research forum The Conference Board