In a competitive marketplace, organisations often seek more from staff, but walk a fine line attracting the best talent for the right price. When digital and social skills are highly sought after, should organisations pay for the privilege? Roger Christie explores the concept of employee ‘social capital’
For years HR and corporate affairs teams have fought to keep employee social media activities under wraps. In the ongoing war for talent, what would be gained if they stopped? Roger Christie investigates
Software giant SAP is aiming to increase its number of autistic employees worldwide.
Last week saw the launch of the first ever Twitter-integrated job ad, allowing candidates to put their name forward for a position without leaving the channel.
What’s the efficacy of using personality profiles and psychometric tests in recruitment? Malcolm King is not convinced of their merit - he outlines why it's time for a re-think.
Social media channels are rapidly becoming the go-to tools for candidate networking and sourcing, yet an age-old problem persists: how to turn cold connections into receptive potential candidates.
The introduction of gender quotas is approached by many with trepidation. Often naysayers raise concerns that installing quotas could result in candidates being hired based on their gender, rather than merit. But that view may be seriously flawed.
How should employers be utilising the unique skills and flexibility that independent contractors can bring to the workplace? Matthew Franceschini outlines how to tie them into a wider workforce strategy.
The default amongst the busy times is to keep working harder, waiting for an elusive reprieve from the onslaught
Checking emails in support of disciplinary action can be very helpful – but only when done lawfully
Here are our six lessons on using technology to shape a successful people analytics strategy