Category: Recruiting and Hiring Advice

Screening using social networks legally dangerous

By Kate Southam, Editor of CareerOne.com.au Employers using social networks to gather information on job candidates could be...

Sickies don’t come easy for local firm

By Fran Foo. Suffering from a bad case of Mondayitis? Usually a simple text message or phone call...

Looks more important than a good resume

By Miawling Lam and Brittany Stack Photogenic marketing assistant Susie Warwick has never been rejected for a job....

Unemployment will continue to rise

Rising unemployment will be entrenched in the economy for quite a while yet, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has...

Email stress causes workplace anger

 By Zsa-Zsa Bowie Wilson Unprofessional and overly complicated work emails are driving Aussie staff to distraction as...

Unemployment steady at 5.8 per cent

Rising unemployment will be entrenched in the economy for quite a while yet, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has...

Smart companies re-skill not retrench

By Julia Stirling Smart companies have learned from the 1990s recession and are not bankrupting their resources, according...

New workplace laws announced

By Patricia Karvelas   Kevin Rudd has fulfilled his election pledge to scrap Work Choices and establish a...

Give staff freedom of expression or perish

By Michael Lund.    Here’s a tip for all employers. If you can engage your staff you can...

Improve your interview technique

 By Kate Southam Amongst professional interviewers such as HR managers and recruitment consultants, "behavioural interviewing" is used...