Category: Screening Candidates

Long-term value of older workers

Mature workers have the experience, work ethic and loyalty which companies now need to survive the skills shortage,...

Body art display at work: yes or...

 By Danielle S. Urban, additional reporting Fran Metcalf The increasing popularity of body art is providing challenges...

Picking a personality to fit

 By David Marriott      With such a tight labour market, employers cannot be too picky when it comes...

Act fast on funny business in the...

 By Rhiannon Elston Taking note of strange incidents or unusual behaviour in the workplace could save a...

Beware resume racism

By Kate Southam Leigh has stumbled across a little discussed problem in Australia – resume racism or at...

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...

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...

Improve your interview technique

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