The lighter side

  • HR - destined for Heaven or Hell? by

    One day while walking downtown, a HR woman was hit by a bus and was tragically killed. Her soul arrived up in heaven where she was met at the pearly gates by St. Peter himself.

  • YouTube recruitment gets blessing from on high by Stephanie Zillman

    Against a backdrop of surging unemployment, one organisation in Spain is still keen to hire. The selection criteria is steep though – applicants have to take a vow of poverty and abstinence.

  • Fired for wearing orange by Stephanie Zillman

    Fourteen employees of a law firm say they have been let go for wearing orange – but there may have been more to the story.

  • Sign of the times: Even Oprah is laying off staff by Stephanie Zillman

    Even the first lady of talk has had to make redundancies this week, but Donald Trump isn’t making it any easier.

  • Office plant. Office sofa. Office doggie? by Stephanie Zillman

    There’s a new theory around town known as PAW (Pooch at Work), and it’s catching on.

  • CV lies: “Skills: I can type without looking at thekeyboard by Stephanie Zillman

    New research has indicated that candidates are less likely to lie on their online job profiles than hard-copy resumes – apparently candidates feel their information is more open to scrutiny when it’s online and are less likely to invent bogus skills and work history as a result.

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