The last decade has seen a transformation of the human resource function with the increasing use of
internet-based technology for activities such as recruitment, information-provision and benefit administration. This section
of HRM Guide provides access to articles and features about web-related issues in human resource management.
Where and how do you begin your research? How
do you avoid trailing through endless pages of useless results, dead links
and unhelpful 'members only' sites? What are the best search strategies for
HR? Which are the best sites? How do you collect and organize the material
July 16 2007 - Online recruitment has the virtue of being available to candidates and employers, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 52 weeks a year. It is always on and
easily adjustable to meet changing requirements.
September 21 2006 - Recruiters and HR leaders find online job sites effective in filling openings, despite complaints that they generate too many unqualified applicants. Only employee referral programmes got higher marks, while print advertising trailed behind.
August 16 2005 - Applicant tracking and candidate management is one of the key areas where organisations are not taking full advantage of the time-saving benefits of the internet. A quarter of the UK's workforce now expect to find their next job online but the UK's recruiters are still behind the game when it comes to their ability to realise and leverage the benefits of online applications.
February 1 2005 - With the Internet's convenience, a breeding ground for scam artists continues to grow each year as well. Identity thefts have increased to an overwhelming 10 million cases per year, and many of them are the result of phishing - not surprisingly, the employment industry is under attack as well.
30 January 2004 - Michael Stamp's series of articles on how online recruitment and the use of new emerging technologies have many advantages for the modern recruiter.
July 16 2003 - Manpower has added NetSelect(SM), a Web-based employment prescreening tool, to its range of North American human resources services.
April 25 2003 - 60% of job seekers in a recent survey said they averaged seven hours per week reviewing recruitment advertisements.
21 February 2003 - The real strength and power of online recruitment, when done properly,
lie in harnessing internet technology to not just attract candidates but to deal with