- Hiring contractors in 2012: The top five tips HR should know
Matthew Franceschini explains the top five tips that you need to know to establish smooth running, profitable and enjoyable relationships with your white collar contractors in the year ahead.
- Demand for executive expertise slumps
Demand for the skills of executives has fallen to its lowest level in eight years, as employers are forced to reevaluate their workforce requirements in light of falling economic confidence, according to figures released in a new job index.
- Urgent action needed on skills shortage
Industries in the firing line of the skills shortage are being urged to take preventative measures to safeguard their supply of workers, and according to a new research paper the future reality will see a plethora of unfilled jobs.
- Frontline Intelligence: Instep - personal branding
A key strategy for HR practitioners in the top echelons of the profession is to develop and maintain their personal brands. Helen O'Keefe outlines how to do this in the 21st century.
- Use of video in recruitment on the rise
Despite home recording having been widely used for well over a decade, its use in the recruitment process is only now gaining speed.
- Did they really just say that?
What's the most unusual thing a candidate has ever done in a job interview? Fall asleep? Disappear? Bring his/her mum? A recent survey revealed all.