Squatter’s rights: ex-intern sleeps on site
Could that staff member who starts early and stays late have cut their commute by sleeping in the office?
Catching cooties: what’s the dirtiest spot in your office?
Find your hand sanitizer – you’ll want it after HRM Online gives you’re a tour of the “germiest” spots in the office.
HR Star: Nancy Nazer
TD's Nancy Nazer, who once took part in a staff flash mob, wishes people acknowledged the importance of HR beyond "hiring and firing".
Mafia-style disposal of a staffer’s mistake
Crushed and covered in concrete - one government department's extreme reaction to a spelling mistake.
HR Star: Wayne Balshin
Providing umbrellas to keep workers dry while waiting for the bus? All part of the service for this HR Star.
It's Friday - go home at 1pm?
TGIF isn't just a phrase, now some companies are acknowledging their workers' desire to start their weekend early with half day Fridays.
Beards at work are fine, but only if the CEO sports one
It’s long been said that facial hair looks unprofessional, and it’s not unheard of for a company policy to forbid beards – but if the trends in Silicon Valley are anything to go by, beards are back.
Either the carpet goes, or I go: Weirdest reasons for quitting
Employees often cite a low salary, long commute or better opportunity with another company as motivation for leaving a job, but sometimes, dogs, carpet and office odours are to blame.
YouTube recruitment gets blessing from on high
Against a backdrop of surging unemployment, one organization in Spain is still keen to hire. The selection criteria is steep though – applicants have to take a vow of poverty and abstinence.
HR Star: Jamie Allison
What to do if an employee's water breaks at work? That's just one of the challenges this HR Star has faced.