Lighter side: International permission needed to open the blinds
Workers in a Scottish office must phone England each day for permission to open their office blinds.
Lighter side: The weird rules for Disney workers
Being a Disney princess can be a royal pain in the backside for Magic Kingdom employees, who must follow strict rules when dressed as their characters.
Lighter side: Five weird reasons to fire someone
From stopping crimes to wearing orange, sometimes HR makes some strange decisions about what warrants termination. Would you make the same decision?
Lighter side: Fired for dancing?
A park ranger claims a parent complaint about his dance moves lead to him being fired after seven years on the job. Watch his moves and see if you think it was justified.
Lighter side: Passive aggressive office notes
The state of the kitchen, smelly foods, disappearing office supplies – when coworkers disagree it seems passive aggressive notes are the communication tool of choice.
Lighter side: The company that gives annual bonuses in $2 notes
It sounds petty, but it actually makes a bit of sense when you hear the reasoning behind the practice.
Lighter side: Your future employees may be made of metal
Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to program employees to perform their daily tasks without any problems? That possibility may be closer than you think.
Lighter side: It’s, like, not a problem to say “like” all the time
Are you, like, judging candidates on their use of the word “like”? Frequent use might be a good sign.
Lighter side: Got a large workload? Hope for rain
Bad weather may make getting to and from work harder, but new research reveals that once you’re at work, you’re likely to be more productive if the weather is inclement.
Regular office hours… for pilots?
This country’s dedication to the nine to five workday might have gone too far.