Who knew teabags and instant coffee was a ‘perk’?
We know times are tough, but austerity measures reach new heights – or new lows – when the humble teabag and instant coffee is on the chopping block.
Woman sacked for shoplifting...40 years ago
A woman was sacked from her job of five years at a mortgage broking firm after her employer became aware of a 40 year old shoplifting offence.
HR Star: Neale Harrison
HR needs to focus on delivering functional value, says Neale Harrison, who has dealt with gun-toting staff and hog-tied interviewees over 25 years in the industry.
Welcome message to employees panned by Apple haters
The old PC vs Mac debate revved up again this week after an Instagram user posted a welcome message that is said to greet new employees at Apple – the web forums were divided so you decide: is this message inspiring, or lame?
Tell us your best interview story to win an iPad!
It’s the fodder that keeps HR laughing – tell us your best ever interview story and go into the draw to win a brand new iPad.
Injured while having sex? Sue!
An Australian HR worker has won compensation after being injured while having sex in a motel with someone she had met on a work trip.
Corporate Fight Club
Cocktail hour just got a lot more interesting due to an up-and-coming trend: ‘black-tie boxing’ pits corporates against each other in the ring.
HR Star: Bill Cheshire
This HR Star has gone from red pencils to rodeo riding in his career, and his pet peeve is companies abandoning their pension responsibilities.
Dramatic resignations go viral
While the latest resignation to go viral on the net is a heartfelt farewell by a project manager to her team, not all viral hits sing a company’s praises. HRM Online takes a look at the best (and worst) employee resignations to go viral.
The 5 golden rules that still matter in business
Somewhere amid the hustle and bustle, simple rules of business started to slip away – now, following these rules could be exactly what sets you apart.