How many of these bizarre explanations has your HR team heard?
Have you ever received a CV from someone who claimed to be a Nobel Prize nominee? How about someone who “looks good holding things”?
Traffic zebras and professional carpoolers – if you fancy one of these unique jobs, you'll most likely have to move to another country.
Google provides its employees with so many perks that some of them have reportedly made work their home as well.
As career changes go, it doesn't come much more extreme than this. A lawyer has given up his six-figure salary in order to start a circus and become a human cannonball.
There are two kinds of people in the world… cats and dogs?
Employees at IBM once had to sing for their supper – literally. The company published a book of songs praising the company and its founder in the 1920s, a concept which would baffle modern workers.
As an HR professional, you’ve probably heard it all when it comes to excuses from employees. But it turns out that just because they’re strange, it doesn’t mean they’re not true.
Not to be left out of current hiring trends, the mob is jumping on the social media bandwagon to recruit new members.
Providing compensation to dissatisfied customers may seem like a logical response, but these companies should probably stick to a simple apology.
If you’ve been considering a career change, there are plenty of interesting roles available – everything from being a professional banana ripener to researching chocolate.