Wednesday, March 16, 2011

UK - Youth Unemployment Overstated

The notion of a 'lost generation' of young jobless people is simplistic, according to the latest Work Audit report on official labour market statistics "Getting the measure of youth unemployment" from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Youth Unemployment Overstated

Australia - Bad Jobs Harm Mental Health

A bad job can be as harmful to mental health as being unemployed, according to
results from a longitudinal Australian household panel survey.

Bad Jobs Harm Mental Health

Saturday, March 12, 2011

USA - Honesty is best for job-seekers

A recently published study indicates that honesty pays off for job applicants. Job-seekers in the study were warned that a pre-employment test could detect fake responses. Consequently, their answers were more honest than average - possibly improving their chances of being hired.

Honesty is best for job-seekers