Tuesday, July 26, 2011

UK - Integrated Welsh Language Recruitment System

Powys County Council is the first Welsh authority to implement a Welsh language recruitment system that is completely integrated with its HR and payroll system.

iTrent enables Powys County Council to launch first integrated Welsh language recruitment system

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

UK - Balfour Beatty Degrees

Balfour Beatty Engineering Service’s (BBES) award winning academic programme has received a double seal of approval from two of the construction industry’s leading bodies. The programme, run in partnership with Liverpool Community College and Liverpool John Moores University , has just been formally accredited for the next five years by the Chartered Institute of Building Service Engineers (CIBSE). (News release)

Double Honours for Balfour Beatty's Degree Programme

UK - Dinamiks - Job Roles

Dinamiks Ltd has announced that the new Job Roles module for its online employee performance management tool, Dinamiks, went live on July 7th. Job Roles allows the Dinamiks administrator to add specific competencies to a job role, which helps with talent management and compliance requirements. (News release)

Dinamiks, the online employee performance management tool, announces its new Job Roles module that helps with talent management and compliance requirements. New customer customisation feature also announced.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Canada - Integrating and Engaging New Recruits

A new Canadian study published in the Journal of Managerial Psychology shows the value of structured approaches to orientation (induction) training and mentoring.

Integrating and Engaging New Recruits is a Key Element of Employee Retention

USA - Charisma and Leadership Skills

Research findings reported in the Journal of Management shows that we consider some leaders to be charismatic because we attribute 'magical thinking' to them.

Charisma and Leadership Strengths

Asia-Pacific - Older employees

TMS Asia-Pacific General Manager Australia/NZ, Fujio Shibata has urged local industry employers to take a leaf out of their Singaporean counterparts’ book and start looking beyond the Gen Y factor as their prime source of employees. (News release)

TMS - Age No Barrier

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Australians a Happy Lot

Australian workers have a low-pressure, stress-free working life, and are not worried about losing their jobs, according to findings from ORC International’s perspectives database.
Australians a Happy Lot

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

U.S. Employee Trust Still Low

Employees still do not trust company management, nearly three years after the
beginning of the economic downturn, according to results from a Maritz© Poll conducted by Maritz Research.

U.S. Employee Trust Still Low

Monday, July 11, 2011

New Zealand Facing Skill-shortage 'Epidemic'

People with skills, qualifications and experience can pick and choose the country in which to live and work and this is leading to an international battle for skills with New Zealand losing out.

New Zealand Facing Skill-shortage 'Epidemic'