Coffee v Beer: Which one really helps you work smarter?
We're going to take a stab in the dark here and say that most HR professionals probably prefer a dose of caffeine first thing in the morning over a handle of lager, but it turns out both substances can have a beneficial impact on your work. The trick? As always, all things in moderation...
"Near utopian" workplace conditions, circa 1852
Workers at risk of feeling overworked, over-regulated and under-leisured may take heart in reading this notice, which was discovered in the ruins of a London office building.
A staffing agency angered this employee…read his hilarious response
What this guy posted in a fake advertisement about his staffing agency employer will either make you laugh or be really glad you’re not employed there
Career-ending facial hair
Beards, goatees and moustaches - oh my. Facial hair is back in fashion, but one study says it could be a bad career move. Would HR make a promotion decision based on what on someone's face?
HR Shock: man includes racy photo with resume
One man’s job application ended with charges laid after he intentionally attached a raunchy personal photo.
Lighter side: World’s worst resumes
Quora’s contributors are at it again sharing their CV and cover letter nightmares.
Cringe-worthy job applications
With high hopes and the best of intentions candidates send off their CVs with great expectations, but maybe they should have given it one more read...
Ditch the clichés: Hiring managers reveal CV turn-offs
As HR execs, we have all seen some ridiculous phrases used in CVs – HC reveals some of the worst phrases used on candidate resumes.
Unusual hiring process ends in crushed bones
The battle to stand out in a crowded job market can be tough, and for one jobseeker the clash resulted in a crushing blow.
What’s your sitting style at work?
Contrary to mom’s advice on sitting up straight, many employees are finding novel ways and positions to sit down in the office while using the tools of the trade