The lighter side

  • Crims leverage HR’s good name by Elizabeth Barnard

    Most scams involve taking money out of a person's bank account, but this crafty conman posed as an HR manager to lure his prey.

  • Suspicious mail at work? Could be a human delivery by HCA

    What’s the most romantic gesture you ever made, or received? If it didn’t involve a courier and a near-death-experience, then you won’t beat this romantic prankster.

  • Office affairs start with a virtual X by HCA

    It turns out there’s some serious truths behind that old line, it started with a kiss. A new study has found many office romances start with a casual ‘X’ in an email sign-off.

  • Lunch time frugality comes at a price by HCA

    There’s lots of pressure to be pennywise these days and taking a packed lunch to work is a good way to save some dough. Unless of course you spend $300 on a designer paper bag...

  • Intern penetrates high-level Coalition policy meeting by Stephanie Zillman

    Pre-internship screening fail: the Australian National University was this week left red-faced after it was discovered a student who had been assigned an internship with the Liberal party was a former Labor candidate.

  • Veterans fume over HR’s $52k spend on ‘funny’ videos by Stephanie Zillman

    In the tight fiscal climate of the United States, eyebrows have been raised over the $52k a government HR department spent on producing a spoof video to show at conferences.

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