Any discussion about the differences between male and female business styles will invariably descend into stereotypes and generalisations. However, recent figures from headhunting firm Norman Broadbent that show we are far from reaching Lord Davies' More...06 March 2012 08:50
Jobseekers and career-changers need more than a pair of sharp elbows to get ahead in today's tough economic climate. A CV that displays sought-after skills, attributes and achievements will grab a recruiter's attention.
But which skills should you e More...14 October 2011 16:18
Job hunting is never more challenging than during an economic downturn. In tough times, applicants feel driven to cast their net as wide as possible and consider either revisiting previous careers or reinventing themselves, in order to demonstrate the r More...12 August 2011 15:19
Over the past 30 years the HR profession has moved centre stage. Its professionals are now known as business partners who get the best from people in order for organisations to succeed, and it has shed its label of a backroom function tha More...28 February 2011 14:53
Few HR professionals have enjoyed significant salary increases in the past couple of years. In fact, many have had their salaries frozen and some - particularly freelance and contract workers - have had to stomach a fall in rates. "Over the past More...28 February 2011 09:44
It is said that looking for a job is a full time job in itself. It takes a lot of commitment, time and thought. This is particularly true at the moment as recruitment is slow and the talent pool of available, skilled HR professionals is large. Candidate More...28 February 2011 09:43
We are told that some things are "for life". But while eco-friendly shopping bags and dogs might fit this description, a job no longer does and this realisation has led many people over the past five years to accept the con More...25 February 2011 12:21