e-business in brief: take to TV for your recruitment needs

HR managers can add interactive and digital TV to their recruitment media
with the introduction of recruitment web site Jobchannel.tv on the Open
interactive TV platform at the end of this month. It has also signed an
agreement with cable television company Telewest which allows subscribers to
use the service.


Women and technology topic of summit

"Becoming the Queen of the dotcom jungle" is one of the key topics
to be discussed at the International Women in Leadership Summit on 6-9 November
in Brussels. The conference is devoting an entire day to women and technology:
speakers include Julie Meyer, co-founder of First Tuesday, the organisation
that brings together potential dotcoms with potential funders.


Meridian plays host to on-line recruiters

Meridian Consulting, the careers management and outplacement consultancy to
the City, has launched its Client Search database which allows clients to
profile themselves to would-be employers in a secure environment. Recruiters
can access the database free of charge via a secure password assigned to them
by Meridian.


Lastminute backs Pret staff bonus scheme

Lastminute.com has helped sandwich chain Pret a Manger launch a staff
incentive scheme. The Star Awards initiative allows managers to reward a group
of between 18 and 45 team members from a monthly top 10 list of special events.


Two new packages from e-learning firm

E-learning course specialist BlueU has developed a proprietary software,
bluePrint, which allows it to stream its e-learning courses across the Web,
without the client having to worry about installing plug-ins or new software at
their end. It’s also releasing blueUnity, which allows tutoring and a learner
community to be built around its courses.


FM conference focus on Internet effect

"Unwired, Inspired and Required" is the name of a free seminar at
FM Expo 2000 which will explore the effect of the Internet and new technologies
on facilities management. The exhibition runs from 19-21 September at Olympia,
London, and you can register on-line at the show site.


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