Busting e-recruitment myths
E-recruitment has been around long enough for misconceptions to spring up around it – these are three particularly pernicious ones.
ROI in older worker health is quantifiable
A leading Australian expert in labour market studies has determined that workplaces that don’t invest in the health and wellbeing of older workers are effectively shooting themselves in the foot.
Sweet farewell: this resignation takes the cake
Resignations can illicit feelings of relief or panic depending on the individual, but it’s hard to stay mad if the consolation is a piece of cake.
UK CEO shares the largesse
In a gesture that may renew some people’s faith in executive integrity, the CEO of UK retailer Next will share his multi-million bonus with 19,400 employees.
International company bilked of $24m in Ontario benefit fraud scheme
A former human resources directors has been jailed after scheming with a Manulife sub-contractors to falsify claims documents and overcharge a Swedish company by millions.
Time to prioritize the happiness of your workforce
Happy employees equal happy profits, right? While HR is quick to recognize there is a direct correlation between happiness and productivity, seeing the figures in black and white is startling.
Lunch at desk most depressing
In some offices it’s good form to work through lunch, but a recent study found workers get a happiness boost from eating outside.
Top attributes of the mediocre manager
Irresponsible, panicky, stressed - what makes a poor manager, and could you be one?
Make the most of training
Training can sometimes be seen as all cost and low benefit, but some modern options can be affordable and affective.
Which of these top mistakes have you made?
The former head of Merril Lynch takes on HR pros and their biggest common errors – from stack rankings to disrespect