Many people feel that changes in recruitment have made the practice of sending a cover letter obsolete. However, good candidates still write them, explains Jan Cavelle.
When you bring new recruits into a company, you fully expect them to fit in and have a positive impact on the direction and success of your business. So it usually comes as a shock when one leaves so quickly.
Given the choice between a job candidate with a perfect resume and one that, well, hasn't, UPS human resources executive Regina Hartley suggested the latter may be the best option.
Global drinks company Coca-Cola recently named James Quincey as chief operating officer (COO), a move that has everyone claiming he will become leading internal candidate to succeed CEO Muhtar Kent.
That a London PA conned her employer out of £17,000 after failing to disclose a previous workplace fraud, has raised the question of whether employers are far too trusting during the recruitment process. But four CEOs have claimed their interview methods has led to "hiring success".
An increasing number of job applications contain a lie or false information.
Sony have had to dip into their pockets for around four and a half grand’s worth of lose change to make an employment claim go away. Sony were paying off not a full time employee, but an unpaid intern who had come to work for them for three months.