Award-winning teacher fired for streaking
It might have been just a laugh when a US man ran naked through a parking lot, but his employer wasn’t smiling.
It’s a choice between Jazzy and Hurricane
2012’s most unusual baby names list has been released, and there are some shockers – and it’s only a matter of time before young J’Adore is manning the front desk.
Tweeting the end of the world
The end of the human race would be a disaster for HRM, but it has given us comedy gold on Twitter!
Now hiring: someone to clean up two tonnes of bird poo
What’s the dirtiest job in your office? It can’t compete with what one European church has to clean up…
Forget a doctor’s note, this worker wants a (fake) police note
If you lost $20,000 of your employers’ money you’d want a good excuse too, but if those employers are drug dealers a police note might not be your best bet.
#HireKevin: grad takes to social media to campaign for job
How far would a candidate go to work for your company? A US job hunter has sent his application viral
A beep to disturb sedentary office workers
Sedentary office workers are in for a rude awakening – new on the market is a ‘sitting pad’ which makes a loud beep every 30 minutes to remind them to move their butt.
Go with your (beer) gut feeling?
Elite hiring – throw out your expensive and complicated psychometric tests, your behavioural interviewing, and your assessment centres – do you see yourself getting smashed with this person?
Alternatives to swearing at work
The ‘f’ word has crept its way into the lexicon of offices everywhere. What sort of alternatives are out there to this most versatile of words?
The awesome sound of 156 office machines from the '60s
Modern machines aim to be silent – from the latest MacBook Air to Hybrid cars, the sounds of industry are gone. To honour a bygone era, here’s a fantastic little piece of music recreating the pre-digital workplace.