According to new research, employee reluctance to embrace bring-your-own-device (BYOD) schemes comes down to two factors: a lack of trust in employers and a need to protect individual privacy.
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The professional social network continues to freshen up, this time with the ones handing out the jobs in mind.
Many organisations may be overpaying under-achievers while underpaying high achievers, according to recruitment firm Hudson.
HR departments are using social networks for more than just checking up on employees but also for scouting new talent as this practice becomes the norm.
Social networks reveal only certain aspects of job candidate's personality and use to assess employability may intrude individual's privacy, note industry observers.
The social network says companies demanding Facebook passwords from job applicants may run into trouble over discrimination, and is a breach of its terms
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has spoken. Employers and prospective employers should not be asking you for your Facebook password. Doing so is invading your privacy.
Privacy settings may have briefly blinded the eyes of spying potential employers - but how far will they go to pry in to your social networks?
And what to do when you've got that stellar recruit on board...
Bosses could find permanent IT roles hard to fill without improved packages, says Hays...
Staff retention and skills top list of concerns...
Rising trend of online job search signals need for organizations and candidates to maximize Web technologies to improve search for the right person for the right job.
The number of permanent and contractor jobs in IT is increasing, while specific skills remain in demand, according to KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation
The number of job openings for C-level, VP, Director and managerial candidates improved in May for the first time since November 2008, according to recent data from CareerCast.com/JobSerf Employment Index, which measures managerial recruitment activity across the United States.
Employers aren’t the only people who have to look after security in an employment transition period. You should pay attention to threats to your personal privacy and security when you leave a job, too.
Tech jobs appear to be suffering less during the economic downturn than those in other sectors, according to a survey by KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation
A report by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation has also revealed an increase in employed workers looking for new jobs
Those worried that their Facebook or other social networking data can come back to haunt them in the employment context can take heart: employers can get in trouble as well if their use of such data is unauthorized and runs afoul of employment discrimination or privacy laws.
Increased business outsourcing activity and rollouts of third-generation mobile and Voice over IP networks are driving heightened demand for ICT skills, according to one of the nation's top recruiters. "A lot of the big services and outsourcing businesses are suddenly winning contracts again," sparking demand for staff to service the deals, Hudson's IT and telecommunications recruitment head, Alison Maidment, said last week.
Demand for employees in the Australian Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector is the highest it has been for four years, according to recruitment agency Ambition Technology's latest market trends report.Jane Bianchini, director of Ambition Technology, said the report, which was published on Thursday, shows that while the economy is 'steady' rather than 'spectacular', demand in the ICT sector has not been this high since 2001.
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