News: Fired firefighter sues for huge settlement
Regardless of the outcome, any lawsuit can be costly. A new court case shows the risks to employers if HR doesn't cover all its bases when terminating an employee.
Legal Insight: Time for HR spring cleaning?
As individuals clear their wardrobes and sweep under the furniture, this legal expert says HR leaders should also be having a “spring clean” to make sure everything is up to date and in order.
Driving tests, free flights and table tennis: interviews are not what they used to be
The modern interviewing techniques of some companies will leave you scratching your head, while others might give you an idea or two.
Why HR should do more to encourage entrepreneurs
An international report says HR has a role to play in encouraging youth enterprise, as young entrepreneurs want more ‘business mentors’ to help them into employment.
Court of Appeal confirms childcare rights
Employers' responsibility to support employees with childcare needs has been confirmed and clarified by the Court of Appeal. Do you know your organizations' rights and obligations?
Five ways to get noticed by the CEO
Looking to impress the C-suite or get noticed by those who matter? Here are some top tips to take you from flying under the radar to soaring above it.
The most puzzling social recruiting campaign we’ve ever seen
This security agency is offering lessons in finding the right talent. Its approach might be ingenious, or just utterly confusing - either way you need to see this.
Tattoo taboo: Can you ask workers to cover up?
Staff and management often clash over dress codes, but how do you manage someone's skin?
Walking the talk: the body language secrets you need to know
As HR professionals, we have to listen to complaints, give criticism and sometimes deliver bad news. Body language expert Alan Pease reveals his tips for making sure you send the right signals.
Headhunter discriminates, employer pays the price?
A recent human rights tribunal decision is a lesson to HR to ensure consultants and third parties follow their processes to avoid liability.