Tuesday, November 30, 2010

USA - Working Remotely Less Stressful

Employees who spend most of their working week as telecommuters have greater job satisfaction than people who are primarily office workers.

Working Remotely Alleviates More Stress Than It Creates

Friday, November 19, 2010

Canada - Linking Pay and Performance

Employee incentives such as variable pay, performance bonuses, and annual incentives are offered by four out of five Canadian organizations surveyed by The Conference Board of Canada. They are intended to motivate employees to achieve performance goals but it seems that most organizations do not measure their effectiveness.

Linking Pay and Performance

Canada - Smart Commute

At the annual Smart Commute Awards last evening, it was clear that the Smart Commute program, established in 2004, is transforming the culture of commuting across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). (News Release)

Employers reap rewards of "Smart Commuting"

Thursday, November 18, 2010

UK - Limits on Non-EU Migrant Workers

As a first step towards a reduction in non-EU migration, the independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has published the required limits on skilled and highly skilled migrant workers to be admitted to the United Kingdom under Tiers 1 and 2 of the Points Based System in 2011/12.

Limits on Non-EU Migrant Workers Entering the UK

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

USA - Multiple Language Resume/CV Parser

The Sovren Group Inc, a recruitment intelligence software components company, announces version 6.3 of its flagship Sovren Resume/CV Parser and a newly updated web site which provides much more information about Sovren, its products, and its customers. (News release)

Sovren Group Inc, Announces Version 6.3 of its industry-leading Résumé/CV Parser and a re-launch of the sovren.com web site, now viewable in multiple languages.

USA - Web-based Drug Testing

Global employment screening provider EmployeeScreenIQ announced today a new Web-based drug testing solution that eliminates chain-of-custody paperwork, enables online scheduling and provides real-time analysis and reporting. The new solution is the result of a partnership with eScreen, a pioneering provider of employment screening technology and Web-based applications. (News Release)

EmployeeScreenIQ Partners with eScreen, Introduces Online Drug Screening Solution

Friday, November 05, 2010

Australia - Job Interviews

Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) enquiries and complaints in Western Australia show some potential employers are asking the wrong questions during job interviews. (News Release)

Job interviews can be stressful for potential employers too