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Lighter side: Shock! Google bans silly interview questions by Janie Smith | 25/07/2014 1:43:07 PM

Google was once known for asking job candidates unusual and complicated questions, but it has done away with brain teasers in favour of behavioural interviews. Here’s a look at some of the most bizarre questions put to interviewees.read more

The three toughest work conversations by Janie Smith | 25/07/2014 1:10:20 PM

As HR professionals, we have to have difficult conversations from time to time – particularly with employees. HC looks at how to handle the toughest topics. read more

Executive fired for foot tattoo by Janie Smith | 25/07/2014 12:59:11 PM

Tattoos are becoming increasingly common, but for one company, an employee’s inked foot was a step too far. read more

Lighter side: Office rules that would drive you bananas by Janie Smith | 25/07/2014 12:44:07 PM

How would you feel about certain fruits being banned in the workplace? Or having to stand when your boss arrives? Some managers have bizarre demands when it comes to office rules.read more

Lighter side: Synergize your deliverables with Weird Al by Caitlin Nobes | 25/07/2014 12:31:37 PM

In his latest video parody star Weird Al mocks corporate double speak. Which of these are you guilty of?read more

“Leaning in”: Can we really have it all? by Janie Smith | 24/07/2014 12:25:19 PM

HC talks to Michelle Cooper, national manager – people and performance at Peoplebank Australia about the challenges of balancing a family and a career. read more

Do you have the leadership gene? by Janie Smith | 23/07/2014 12:29:31 PM

Science has identified a leadership gene, which raises the question – are some people simply born to be leaders, or can leadership be learned? read more

Opinion: The rise of the Chief Happiness Officer by Human Capital | 22/07/2014 1:26:25 PM

Could employing a "chief happiness officer" be the way to turn your business around? Jabra Australia/New Zealand managing director Soren Schonnemann looks at ways to solve the productivity paradox that plagues organisations. read more

Five tips for acing a HR job interview by Janie Smith | 22/07/2014 12:02:35 PM

As HR professionals, conducting job interviews is our bread and butter. But being on the other side of the interview requires different skills and not everyone gets it right. HC looks at how to avoid the pitfalls. read more