Around the world in 80 jobs
A scheme aimed at young people will give eight lucky winners the chance to travel and experience the world of work in 80 different jobs across the globe
$59,000 fines over student welder’s injuries
Three companies have been fined up to $70,000 for workplace accidents, including a co-op intern whose inappropriate clothing caught fire, causing second degree burns.
Benefits fraud: how to eradicate it and add to your bottom line
Up to 10% of benefits claims are fraudulent and the more fraudulent claims you allow your employees to make, the higher your premiums next year. Here’s how to reduce them.
Old-fashioned job seekers wary of social media
As the recruitment industry stands, job seekers still prefer to use traditional methods of sourcing new roles, according to new research.
Employee commitment: get a company tattoo
That’s one way to hang on to employees: a New York realtor is giving his employees a financial incentive to get the company logo tattooed on their bodies.
Yahoo boosts maternity leave
Could extending parental leave improve loyalty and engagement for working mothers and fathers? That’s Yahoo’s hope.
The virtual couch: employees approve video counselling
Employees appreciate the versatility of virtual counseling – which could be good news for your organization.
Stress an issue for 98% of workplaces
Unless you're one of the other 2%, you're probably struggling with stress issues in the workplace. Could a stress management program be the answer?
Texts, pets and parents: Millennials need interview etiquette lessons
Have you seen young candidates dress inappropriately, take calls, or swear during interviews? It seems Millenials can’t mind their manners.
Male-dominated industries drive moms away
Moms in the US are more likely to leave in male-dominated jobs, compared with industries that are evenly split or have more women.