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Obesity could count as a disability by Janie Smith | 2014-07-22 8:33:09 AM

Does extreme obesity count as a disability? One advisor's report to Europe's top court could have far-reaching ramifications for international workplace law.read more

Lighter side: Silly interview questions Google banned by HRM | 2014-07-21 3:21:51 PM

Google was once known for asking job candidates unusual and complicated questions, but it has done away with brain teasers in favour of behavioural interviews. Here’s a look at some of the most bizarre questions put to interviewees.read more

The Lighter Side: The many ways to be smart by Caitlin Nobes | 2014-07-18 6:04:01 PM

Guaranteed to make you smile. It’s easy for HR to get wrapped up in data and numbers, but a school in the UK has a reminder that all employees are valuable.read more

Working with schools to fill tomorrow’s skill gaps by | 2014-07-14 2:41:43 PM

Connect with the next generation of would-be employees while they are still in education to help fulfil your company’s future needs.read more

Lighter Side: Fired for legally buying pot by Caitlin Nobes | 2014-07-11 12:26:36 PM

Many employers aren’t too interested what employees do in their free time, but being interviewed about your enthusiasm for drugs is something HR can't ignore.read more

Company offers employees $25,000 to quit by Janie Smith | 2014-07-11 12:37:22 AM

Want to make sure you have an engaged workforce? One gaming company is offering its workers a great incentive to quit if they’re unhappy, leaving behind those who love the job.read more

Is your desk less hygienic than a toilet? by Caitlin Nobes | 2014-07-10 2:57:56 PM

A new report on hygiene indicates that almost half of adults eat at their desks – which carry more bacteria than a toilet seat.read more

Victory of ex-Walmart employees – What’s next? by HRM | 2014-07-07 12:51:39 PM

A recent Supreme Court decision about whether a closing business can lay-off employees has far-reaching ramifications for employers.read more

Courts to decide on Lowe’s HR ‘conspiracy’ by Juliette Willow | 2014-07-02 2:15:49 PM

Did the hardware store chain conspire to rip off dozens of HR managers? That’s what the courts are deciding.read more