The lighter side

  • Amateur office detective catches fruit-stealing cleaner by Stephanie Zillman

    A cleaner with sticky fingers was caught red-handed after an elaborate trap was set by an office worker to catch her out.

  • How many cartons does it take to get a job? by Human Capital

    Apparently 50 – or there abouts. A Queensland Dad has offered a year’s supply of beer to anyone willing to employ his 19-year-old son.

  • The tanks, snipers and terrorists in your office by Human Capital

    Being surrounded by allies and good team members is a key ingredient of a great working life. Yet many workplaces have insidious characters in the ranks. Do any of these toxic characteristics pervade your workplace?

  • Queensland rail to keep shorts for train crews by Stephanie Zillman

    Instant coffee and tea bags aren’t the causalities in new Premier Campbell Newman’s state budget cuts – new uniforms planned for train drivers has been indefinitely shelved, but everyone’s happy.

  • Employed for a nose job, literally by

    In Beijing, announcing that you’ve got a nose job now has new meaning – the city is employing a number of human smell detectors in response to the country’s rapid urbanisation.

  • Creepiest HR app: Employee life expectancy by Caitlin Nobes

    It was only a matter of time before an app came out that was worthy of being crowned ‘seriously morbid’. Would HR professionals really want to calculate the life expectancy of their older employees?

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