Tuesday, February 19, 2013

USA - Improving Hiring Quality

Candidate quality remains a focus for recruiters as they sift through hundreds of applications for a single position with a large percentage of job seekers under qualified for jobs. (News release)

A New Generation of Pre-recorded Interviews Improves Hiring Quality

Monday, February 18, 2013

UK - St Philips to open in London and Leeds

St Philips, one of the UK's leading sets of barristers, has revealed it will open chambers in London and Leeds this year. (News release)

St Philips to open in London and Leeds

Saturday, February 16, 2013

UK - Pensions

A pension expert has warned that employers are underestimating the complexity and onerous rules of the new compulsory pensions auto-enrolment regime, which could see some companies face significant fines, as much as £10,000 per day. Several thousand SMEs are required to automatically enrol staff in the coming months, as the staging dates for automatic enrolment come into force. (News release)

Fines threat for employers breaching new auto-enrolment pensions rules

A Comprehensive Look at Unemployment in the U.S.

The unemployment rate in the U.S. rose to 7.9 percent for the month of January despite 157,000 new jobs being created, according to the Department of Labor. This number, however, isn't necessarily the best indicator of economic conditions in America. The unemployment rate is actually somewhere between 11 and 41 percent, depending on how the number is derived. The following is a guide that breaks down how the government calculates unemployment and what it means for you.

A Comprehensive Look at Unemployment in the U.S.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Australia - HR Executive Search

Leading Australian executive search firm Crown & Marks this week launches a specialist Human Resources executive search practice dedicated solely to securing permanent and interim HR executives. (News release)

Crown & Marks launches specialist Human Resources executive search practice

Sunday, February 10, 2013

USA - Big brother is definitely watching

With as much as 60 to 80 percent of employee time on the Internet having nothing to do with work, organizations are facing an epidemic of 'cyberloafing.'

Big brother is definitely watching

Monday, February 04, 2013

USA - HR and Divorce

When looking for help during a divorce, few people consider the human resources department at their place of employment as a place to go for assistance.

How HR Can Help an Employee Survive and Thrive Through a Divorce