The lighter side

  • Recruiting for jobs in Antarctica by HCA

    Ever dreamed of working on the coldest place in the world? Didn’t think so. Imagine recruiting for these jobs!

  • Too beautiful to work by HCA

    A British woman has been unemployed for two years, allegedly because her beauty made working “very difficult”.

  • 'Drunk' host removed from air by Caitlin Nobes

    Last days at work aren’t easy, but indulging in a little Dutch courage is likely to turn out badly for everyone – as one UK radio host discovered first hand.

  • Slothful Britons incite Boris' ire by Rose Sneyd

    If you’re British and you’re reading this, then you should get back to work in order to up Britain’s per capita productivity, according to London’s mayor.

  • How to manage women at work – the 1940s way by Rose Sneyd

    In an excerpt from the July 1943 edition of a publication called 'Transportation Magazine', male supervisors received some useful advice about managing women in the workplace.

  • Call me Jo: shorter name = higher pay by Iain Hopkins

    If a recent study is to be believed, every extra letter in a person’s first name may reduce his or her annual salary by US$3,600.

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