Contrary to popular opinion, HR professionals love to laugh. Since launching our ‘Lighter Side’ news in our Friday newsletters,
Looking back at 2012, some our top rated stories overall were in fact light workplace news, proving that HR pros aren’t the stuffy bunch others in the office may unfairly believe – after all, the fun police are really the guys in accounts…
Here are your favourite lighter side stories of 2012:
Urban HR dictionary: Your guide to modern office speak
Weird interview questions that work
Caffeine conundrum: what coffee says about candidates
How to tell an employee they stink
Office drama quiz: Which role do you play?
Office plant. Office sofa. Office doggie?
Mr, Ms, Mrs – out-dated etiquette or courtesy?
"Near utopian" workplace conditions, circa 1852
Worst HR email gaffes
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