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    Celtic tiger threatened by shortages of skilled staff

    Only urgent action by the Irish government can prevent the country’s skills shortage from becoming so severe that the economy suffers under spiralling wage demands, employer bodies have warned. The news that unemployment...

    Strong thighs wanted

    Wanted: fleet of rickshaw operatives and maintenance staff to ferry slightly embarrassed tourists from the Tower of London to other, less-famous places of interest in Tower Hamlets – Spitalfields and Brick Lane markets...

    Firms failing to cope with Generation X

    The same organisations that have helped to revolutionise working practices for young people are now struggling to accept their aggressive job-hopping attitudes. “Generation Xers” – defined as people born...

    Littlewoods named as Employer of the Year

    The winners of the 1999 Parents at Work/ Lloyds TSB Employer of the Year awards have been announced. They are Littlewoods (coming top in the private-sector category and winning the overall title), South Lanarkshire Council...

    Success with Psychometric Testing

    Author Derrick White Publisher Management Books 2000 (01285 760722) Price £12.99 ISBN 1 85252 248 8 Aimed primarily at people with limited experience of psychometric testing, this book offers an introductory guide to...

    Worst assessment scenarios

    As a licentiate member of the IPD – in effect, on the first rung of the career ladder – I have a different view of assessment centres from your recent writers on this subject. After four years as an IT trainer...

    Skills crisis needs local solutions

    As industries across the country once again complain of skills shortages, conference speakers argued that the Tecs’ ability to respond to local issues will be central to the creation of any long-term remedies. “Every...

    Engineering skills gaps

    A third of companies reported skills gaps and 53 per cent said that skills requirements are increasing. The most common gaps are in practical skills (63 per cent) and computer literacy (35 per cent). Technical crafts skills...

    ‘Recruit in haste, repent at leisure,’ survey warns

    Nine out of 10 HR professionals said they were concerned about the waste of time and money caused by unsuitable appointments, according to a survey conducted by outplacement consultants Sanders & Sidney. One in 15 employees...

    EZee access

    Developer Personic Price on application Requirements Windows 3.1, 95 or NT Contact 01489 611622 or visit the web site at www.personic.co.uk Already well established in the US recruitment market, this package emulates the...