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New Trend: Blogging Staff Cuts

New York Times Article here: Interesting article in the New York Times today how Web 2.0 has made it into the realm of announcing staff cutbacks. In the past, press releases announced job layoffs, but now, the company blog is seen as a way to release information...

IT Jobs Squeeze

Today's Financial Review today indicates that a recorded 22.8% drop in IT job ads in the last 12 months, seems to give credence that the global financial meltdown has and will continue to significantly and negatively impact staff recruitment in IT as employers look to...

Facebook: The Great Career Ender?

Today's news brings us the story of 13 Virgin employees from Britain sacked due to inappropriate discussion about their employer and the customers they serve. Article here  Treated right, there is nothing more beneficial to your career than effective networking. It...

In the news: Australians Work the Longest Hours

Article here in The Age Australians 'working longest hours' October 29, 2008 - 10:11AM Australians work some of the longest working hours in the developed world, a study has found. About one in five Australians, or two million people, work more than 50 hours a week,...

Article: CIOs can expect restructuring

This article is referenced in my video chat with you today. [flv]https://www.theexecutivebrand.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/cio-2009.swf[/flv] Quotation from the article: Tactics your CEOs are considering and how to help CEOs tell Gartner they cannot write off...