The lighter side: In Antarctica, staff spread love, not disease
At an isolated scientific base, employees are encouraged to bond in every sense of the word
The lighter side: Productivity down? Then pray for rain
When the mercury rises and the sun beats down work is the last place many employees would choose to be – and their productivity levels reflect that
The lighter side: Staffing Sochi
When you’re recruiting 150,000 employees and 25,000 volunteers, something’s sure to go wrong along the way – and one Olympic staffer has expressed doubts as to whether he’ll ever be paid
The lighter side: Top CV lies
Ever questioned the legitimacy of a CV that’s landed on your recruitment pile? A new survey reveals you may be right to be suspicious.
The Lighter Side: The seven sins of email
It may be time to think twice before hitting reply straight away or requesting ‘read receipts’ next time you hit the send button, for you could be committing a deadly sin.
Lighter side: Important info? Deliver it with coffee
If it’s time to update employees on new policies or programs make sure there is coffee on hand afterwards – it could save you having to repeat yourself.
The lighter side: Free beer, clean streets: HR goes on the bottle in Amsterdam
Struggling with employee engagement? It may be time to take a page out of the Amsterdam HR book.
The lighter side: How not to write a cover letter
With the New Year under way many companies are looking to start up their recruitment processes, this candidate however may struggle to find employment let alone an interview with this cover letter.
"Help Niek" site lands designer job
As HR sorts through hundreds of resumes for every opening, unemployed people around the world are getting more creative about finding work, as this witty website shows.
HR trend: School style communal lunch tables
Could encouraging employees to eat together result in better cooperation and productivity?