- Australians worried about their job
SIXTY-SEVEN PER CENT of jobseekers are concerned about their current job or career in light of the global economic slowdown.
- The ROI in Enterprise Web 2.0 and Corporate Social Networking
Few social phenomena of the past decade have rivalled social networking and Web 2.0. Websites such as LinkedIn, MySpace, Facebook, Wikipedia and in India, Orkut, have attracted millions of users of all ages and backgrounds. For “social” networking and public information sharing, these tools have been spectacularly successful. It only stands to reason then, that the technology might be used for professional or corporate use; for networking and knowledge sharing – behind the firewall, so to speak
- IT may be HR’s saviour
IT AND HR are becoming more closely aligned as employers realise that being up to date with technology is imperative to meet the demands of younger employees.
- Job boards fundamentally flawed
THE JOB boards of today are fundamentally flawed, and will be superseded by a new generation of career sites based on sophisticated databases that are better able to ideally match up candidates and companies, according to CareerBuilder and Jobfox founder Rob McGovern
- HR struggles with social networking
THE POTENTIAL of social networking websites for business remains largely untapped, however, they will become increasingly important to the competiveness of large enterprises in the future, with a number of significant implications for HR
- Candidates demand respect from recruiters
CANDIDATES THROUGHOUT the land are saying that they are being treated poorly by recruiters and are not being shown the respect they deserve.