The lighter side

  • HR worst at leaving personal life at home by Caitlin Nobes

    Think you’re good at separating work and home? New stats say HR professionals spend the most time talking about home – and are most likely to share secrets with colleagues.

  • Jay Leno takes pay cut to save jobs by Stephanie Zillman

    As many as 25 staff at US network NBC were saved from the redundancy chopping block thanks to an eleventh hour self-imposed pay cut by the veteran host.

  • Police officer misinterprets the law by Astrid Wilson

    Perhaps a few more information days or training sessions could have prevented this embarrassing error for West Australian police.

  • Leadership lessons from Captain Kirk by Miriam Bell

    Star Trek fans know Captain James Kirk’s extremely successful stint as captain of the Starship Enterprise was due to his leadership nous. But what, if anything, can more Earth-bound leaders learn from his style of command?

  • What if Brad Pitt sent in his resume? by Elizabeth Barnard

    That hopeful candidate in your waiting room could be the next Beyonce, Justin Bieber or Lady Ga-Ga. Heck, they could even be Brad Pitt. HC takes a look at the jobs of celebrities before they were famous.

  • Indulgent Canberra fat cats or clever engagement strategy? by HCA

    Speculation aside as to whether the cappuccinos of Labor bureaucrats are dusted in gold leaf, one government department has gone all-out on coffee machines for its Canberra office.

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