Wednesday, December 28, 2005

UK - Employee relations

TUC New Year Message for 2006

TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber's New Year Messages focuses on pensions as the major issue for 2006.

Saturday, December 24, 2005

Job Interviews

Be Ready to Answer the Top 10 Job Interview Questions

The answers that you provide to the questions during the interview will demonstrate what the employer is most interested in: your confidence, skills, and knowledge of the job.

Thursday, December 15, 2005

UK - Employment situation

Employment Statistics

More people moving into the job market, increasing both employment and unemployment levels.

Monday, December 12, 2005

Australia - Employment situation

Unemployment down by 0.1% to 5.1%

Seasonally adjusted, the number of people in employment rose by 28,000 to 10,030,400 in November.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

UK - Scottish graduates

First destinations for Scottish graduates

Four out of 5 new graduates from Scottish universities and colleges are taking jobs in Scotland - and 90% of Scottish graduates are doing so.

Monday, December 05, 2005

Canada - Employment situation

Lowest unemployment in three decades

Statistics Canada reports that unemployment fell by 0.2% to 6.4% in October - the lowest rate in three decades.

USA - Employment situation

Unemployment rate remains at 5%.

Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 215,000 in November after two months of little job growth.