Refreshing application letter shakes up Wall Street
Not a day goes by when bored corporates don’t share an amusing or inflated cover letter – now a simple, to-the-point email has made international headlines for its refreshing and honest simplicity.
Green is good: CSR for retention and recruitment
There are plenty of big reasons to go green, including the boost it could give your recruitment and retention results
Speed date your candidates
Is faster better? A new approach from San Fran’s tech industry gives candidates just five minutes to impress
Under pressure, under valued and lacking support: survey
A new survey has found workers don't feel that they are given enough support – what’s causing the inconsistency in employer vs employee attitudes?
National standard to improve mental health released today
A new standard from the Ministry of Labour is aimed at promoting mental health in the workplace
Common termination mistakes – what you need to know
It’s never a pleasant process to terminate a worker, but there are plenty of legal pitfalls as well as the personal and emotional side.
HR salaries increase fastest in two years
The median remuneration for HR professionals at large US companies rose by 11% in 2012, increasing at the fastest rate in at least two years, according to the findings of a new study.
Canadians expect more investment at work
Your workers expect you’ll spend more on training, resources and hiring this year. Are they going to be disappointed?
Are anonymous resumes the answer to discrimination?
Could you be pre-judging candidates by their name or other identifying factors? Take steps to reduce unconscious bias.
Is your workforce coping with Generation Y workers?
Gen Y workers are often stereotyped as self-involved technophiles with no attention span and poor people skills, but they’re also here to stay. How can managers, and businesses, adapt to the next generation of workers?