The lighter side

  • Exit stage left, with grace by Rose Sneyd

    If you’ve just been fired, you might want to take a leaf out of former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason’s book.

  • Clueless HR coming to the small screen by Rose Sneyd

    Lifetime, an American cable network, is producing a pilot episode for a new television series entitled ‘HR’ starring Alicia Silverstone. What can we expect?

  • Attention Yahoos: more memos from HR by Rose Sneyd

    In the most notorious HR memo of all time, Yahoo announced the end of full-time teleworking at her organisation. What else are they cracking down on?

  • Fake it til you make it? by Stephanie Zillman

    There might be some truth in that old saying – according to research by the University of Kansas, forcing oneself to front a smile can actually positively reduce stress levels.

  • No. #1 Name mix-ups considered a ‘gaffe?’ by Iain Hopkins

    As far as gaffes go, it’s not that bad. Yet in these Twittering times, the slightest slip of the tongue is recorded for all to see within seconds. NRL CEO David Smith can’t catch a break.

  • Get the job wrong + fall asleep = still get paid by Iain Hopkins

    “Knock yourself out” was a bit too literal for one local weatherman whose job took him up in the air this week.

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