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  • Taking control of your online image is vital

    The rise of online networking sites has made it easier than ever to connect with colleagues and learn about job openings. It's also part of a much larger trend in which more information about you may be available to anyone who's interested — including hiring managers, who often perform internet searches on job candidates.

  • Training programmes vital in today's world

    Some employers aren’t as encouraging as they should be when it comes to providing their IT staff with training and professional development opportunities, says Steve McGowan, IT division director at recruitment firm Robert Half Technology.

  • GPS could make pulling a ‘sickie’ tougher

    When computing and consumer electronics firm BenQ UK ran an advertisement claiming that bogus sick days would be more enjoyable with its technology (showing a man lying in bed watching the soccer world cup on his laptop), it got told off by the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).