- Got a name like Wojewodzic? Sorry, no promotion
People with easy to pronounce names win friends and favour in the workplace, a new study has found.
- Can you spot a fake reference?
HR has a trained eye for spotting questionable details on resumes – but now some candidates are turning to fake reference services and it may be time to background-check not just the candidates but the referees.
- How do you attract talent?
Talented and savvy potential candidates will seek all avenues to assess whether key corporate messages correlate with their personal values and professional aspirations. Fiorella Kresevic of EI Group outlines the crucial attraction phase of recruitment in the social age.
- Cultivate your next star: Turn interns into employees
Many organisations have an internship program out of obligation or tradition; the problem is that they’re not harnessing the opportunity to turn interns into the next star employees.
- Beyond the GFC: Hiring expectations hitting new lows
New research has shown hiring expectations are heading to lows not seen since the GFC, as employers look to “shrink their way to success”.
- The hidden workforce behind your ideal worker
The myth of an ideal worker has been debunked time and time again – now take a closer look at the real workers employers are missing out on while they chase ghosts.