They don't call it the silly season for nothin'
Depending on who you're talking to, the end of year period can be considered a wild flurry of last-minute activity, or a productivity slow down. And as the saying goes, an idle mind is the devil's workshop.
CEO facial structure determines performance
It’s well known that innate personality traits are linked to leadership ability – but what about physical characteristics?
Spice up your company awards presentations
A standard HR offering of R&R strategies, company awards are an important part of recognising hard work and a job well done. Maybe it's time to mix things up?
Canadians, sensitive and new-age? Singaporeans not so lucky
It's one of the more unusual survey outcomes that HC has come across, but according to a new poll, Singapore is the most emotionless society in the world.
BBC cuts alien job out of health and safety fears
Could you calculate the health and safety risks associated with trying to contact aliens? The BBC has cancelled a show intended to listen in on a nearby planet.
Accidental employee: man steals car, finishes deliveries
A man who stole a car used for Chinese food delivery kept the customers happy by finishing off the driver’s route.
Discrimination by... blood type?
It is a widespread belief in Japan that character is linked to blood type, but for some people it has profound implications on their work life.
Why do people tell lies to get time off work?
The lies employees tell to get out of work can be elaborate, but perhaps it is time to dig deeper and look at why an employee may have resorted to such untruths.
Gently waft peppermint through the office to boost productivity
Looking for an innovative yet subtle way to boost productivity in your office? The soothing aroma of peppermint may hold the key.
One last Romney gaffe: President-Elect site goes live
His was an election campaign dotted with embarrassing gaffes, and even as the race was over, Mitt Romney couldn’t escape one last blunder.