Monday, December 19, 2011

UK - Hiring and managing in the cloud

One of the most exciting new trends in recent years has been the emergence of the human cloud, as more and more businesses go online to hire and manage talented staff on an hourly or project basis.

Hiring and managing in the cloud - a guide for SMEs

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Global - Recruitment and Employer Branding

Recruiting practices need to be consistent with branding strategies or organizations risk missing out on top talent and potential revenue and social media amplify the consequences with more recuiting organizations likely to turn to social media in 2012.

Recruiting Practices and Employer Branding

UK - Basic Skills Need Improvement

Graduate unemployment is at a record level but many organizations say they cannot
find the right talent.

Basic Skills Need Improvement

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Five Steps to New Thinking

An expert in any field learns to organize and group information around principles. That allows the expert to quickly draw information when he or she needs it. Doctors see a symptom, scan through a database in their heads, and ask a series of questions to quickly winnow down the possible causes. Peyton Manning can scan a football field, see opportunities and risks, and make snap decisions with great success. A novice organizes information in a more random and error-prone fashion. By putting a thinking model in your head, you are organizing important steps and information, which helps you learn more quickly and efficiently. A model, like a recipe, helps you see the ingredients and steps for success. So, let’s look at five steps of a model that can become a valuable part of your own thinking.

More at: Five Steps to New Thinking

Friday, December 09, 2011

Expense Management App

The ExpenseAnywhere Mobile App empowers users to instantly add expense details and capture receipt images from anywhere at any time. With the ExpenseAnywhere App available for Blackberry, iPhone, and Android, users will never miss submitting another expense or receipt. Now they can capture it, track it, and submit it, all from the convenience of their smart phones.

ExpenseAnywhere Announces Mobile Apps for Expense Management

UK - Certification for MJ Church

MJ Church has gained certification for quality, environmental & health and safety standards through Certification International.

MJ Church reaches new standards

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Australia - Underemployment

1.7 million Australians over 18 are prevented from working as much as they want for a variety of reasons, according to a new Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) study.


Using Social Media To Improve Job Chances

Today’s job seekers rely more heavily on social networking and referrals to find a job.

Using Social Media To Improve Job Chances

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Internet job-hunting is effective

Using the Internet for job-hunting reduces time spent unemployed by an average of 25%.

Internet job-hunting is effective

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Thursday, December 01, 2011


Smartphones, tablets and other types of 24-7 technology can make life easier for many people but they make it harder to switch off even when at home and also keep us at work longer.

Technology and work/life balance