Wednesday, January 21, 2009

USA - Top Five Mistakes Leaders Make

Eileen McDargh offers alternative action to the top five mistakes leaders made during difficult times.

Top Five Mistakes Leaders Make in These Troubled Times

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

USA - Kansas Career Pipeline

Today, the Kansas Career Pipeline announced how its tools can help the thousands of workers in Kansas who are being affected by current and pending lay-offs. This situation is giving laid-off workers a chance to open doors to new and exciting careers that they might not otherwise know about. (News Release)

Kansas Career Pipeline Offers Help for Thousands of Laid-off Workers

Friday, January 16, 2009

Sweden - Scania Invests in Employee Training

Scania is planning to invest in boosting the proficiency of its production employees instead of issuing lay-off notices due to low demand. (News Release)

Scania Invests in Employee Training

USA - Oklahoma Job Applications

The state of Oklahoma offers careers in almost every occupation with excellent pay and benefits, but best of all, they offer the ability to apply online any time, day or night at (News Release)

State of Oklahoma Offers Easy, Online Way to Apply for Job Opportunities

USA - California Online Training

As part of its growing Internet presence at, where sophisticated human resources services are provided to California businesses by the state’s chief employer expert and advocate, Employers Group has introduced a greatly expanded 2009 online training program - at up to 50% lower prices than last year, a positive impact for today’s employers. (News Releases)

Employers Group Debuts 10-Fold Increase in Online Training Solutions for California Businesses

Monday, January 12, 2009

USA - SBA Employees See Major Improvement

The 2008 Federal Human Capital Survey, conducted last fall, gave the U.S. Small Business Administration the highest overall improvement among agencies in two categories: Leadership and Knowledge Management, and Talent Management. The agency also had the second largest gain in Job Satisfaction, and the sixth largest gain for establishing a Results-Oriented Performance Culture. (News Release)

SBA Employees See Significant Agency Improvement; OPM Survey Shows Major Gains From 2006

Thursday, January 08, 2009

Ireland - Absence Management

The Health Service Executive aims to eliminate double-digit absenteeism over the next year.

Absence Management In Ireland

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

UK - Employer Branding

A reputable brand can act like a magnet, drawing top talent to an organisation (updated).

Most Senior Managers Claim To 'Live The Brand'

Sunday, January 04, 2009

UK - 'Go Lean' for the New Year

Consultants and professional services firms are reliant on their people. They are the core of their business, which is why many firms are keen to keep hold of their skilled staff. For many other businesses redundancies are an obvious way to cut costs, but for project based companies it has to be the last resort.

'Go Lean' for the New Year