The Church of England is looking to update the processes it uses when testing new applicants to the Ordained Ministry, replacing a centuries-old paper test and filing system with a new fangled computer.
A worrying new trend over in the US is seeing recruiters start to ask for full access to the social networks of potential applicants, with some organisations asking would-be staff to sign in and let bosses have a good poke around in their non-public posts and messages.
There's nothing like a good viral video to spread the word that you're hiring, and that's what Twitter hopes they've created with their latest recruiting effort that combines equal parts cheesy and awesome.
Sometimes who you work with can be just as important as the job itself. And if physics is your passion the opportunity of a lifetime has just popped up, as Stephen Hawking is now looking for a new assistant.
Things are looking bleak for Philips, which is, or perhaps was, Europe's largest consumer electronics maker. Citing rising costs, internal restructuring pain and an 85 per cent profit collapse in Q3, it's just announced plans to cut 4,500 staff. [Guardian]
When Nokia shucked 6,000 jobs back in April, it was looked upon as the worst round of redundancies not just for the Finnish company, but for any companies. Today, a further 3,500 people have faced the guillotine.