e-business in brief: employees feel alienated by e-mail

A poll undertaken by recruitment site jobchannel.tv reveals that 68 per cent of employees feel that e-mail has distanced them from their colleagues, with some receiving more than 200 a day. The site’s analysis also suggests that e-mail has extended the working day due to staff’s 24-hour availability.


Lawson launches ijob upgrade

Lawson Software has released version 5.0 of its ijob e-recruitment management package. The improved version includes new search engine technology, a CV management system and enhancements to the relationship management functions. ijob facilitates job posting, profiling, CV management, matching, tracking and hiring.


Eurobenefits and PWA in link-up

On-line employee benefits management system Eurobenefits and HR/payroll solutions provider PWA have linked up to offer their respective customers each other’s services.The companies will operate independently of each other with PWA offering Eurobenefits to its customers through PWA’s e-Xtend intranet suite and Eurobenefits offering PWA’s range of HR and payroll software packages.


Women in Leadership reader offer

Personnel Today readers can get £100 off the main two-day event on 7 and 8 November at this year’s International Women in Leadership Summit 2000 at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers in Brussels, 6-9 November. Last year the summit attracted over 300 HR managers and directors, recruiters, trainers, directors, supervisors, line managers and CEOs from more than 30 countries. This year, organiser Linkage International is dedicating a special day to Women and Technology (9 November). How to become Queen of the dotcom jungle is the title of an address from Julie Meyer, co-founder of influential First Tuesday.com. For further information about the Summit and the Women and Technology Day, go to www.linkageinc.com/wil2000e. To register for the event call 020-8977 9277 or contact Bettina Rapacioli, International Women in Leadership Programme Manager at bettrp@cs.com. Personnel Today readers should quote this article along with the issue date – 31/10/00 – when calling.

HRStaff correction

In last week’s e-biz we mistakenly gave the HRStaff Web address as www.hrstaff.com. The correct address for the site, which specialises in jobs for the HR market, is www.hrstaff.co.uk

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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