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?
“I can’t come to the office, I’m working for the CIA”
Red-faced HR: US government worker avoids more than two years of work by convincing supervisors he was working for the CIA.
Top 10 Christmas party characters
The kisser, the suckup, the peak-too-sooner – they’re out in force at every festive get-together, but can you identify who is who at your Christmas bash?
Fired witch wins $26,000 pay-out
A pagan witch who claimed she was sacked for attending a Halloween ceremony has won a religious discrimination case against her former employers.
Breaking Bath: Employee destroys wall to escape bathroom
Here's a situation few HR have ever experienced, with one employee’s trip to the loo turning quite literally into a bathroom break ... out.
Is your job just a job? Blame your parents!
Parents get the blame for a lot of things but it turns out they can also be held accountable for how employees feel about their work.
CV buzzwords that have lost their sting
Apparently, you can wear a word out. Here are the most overused buzzwords of 2013.
The out-of-office emails to avoid
It’s the holiday season and the beach vacation is calling, but before you set up your out-of-office, spare a thought for those working through and avoid these common, irritating auto-responders.