- Light-handed egress: employees steal when leaving
A survey has shown it may be wise to keep an eye on employees after an acrimonious departure – 27% of adults admit they have swiped something when leaving a job.
- Japanese companies regulate waist lines
An unusual three-day employee retreat is hosted annually by a Japanese oral hygiene product manufacturer, but not with the goal of teambuilding or boosting sales; instead, slimmer waistlines is the focus.
- HC spends 5 minutes with...
Each week we feature a profile of an HR industry professional, looking at the serious - and sometimes downright funny - world of HR.
- Job allocation: the brick method
Ever had difficulty deciding which position is best suited to a potential employee? Fear not! A new method has been devised to make your decision easy.
- HC spends 5 minutes with Marco Sicurella
Each week we feature a profile of an HR industry professional, looking at the serious - and sometimes downright funny - world of HR. This week, we speak to Marco Sicurella of Teachers Credit Union.
- Salary may be a laughing matter
While it is well known that humour is a powerful tool with which to defuse tension, build rapport and boost morale in the workplace, now it seems a good joke can also be effective in salary negotiations.