The lighter side

  • Job hunting in the extreme by Tammy Buckley

    From gravy wrestling to topless picketing, one man has taken an extreme approach in his quest for employment

  • Women stop stressing - you’re smelling incompetent by HCA

    Health concerns aren’t the only reason women need to better manage stress, new research reveals that when a female is stressed she smells incompetent and untrustworthy – but only to men.

  • Couch potatoes need apply by HCA

    One super busy bloke has decided to outsource his watching of the Champion League football – yes, he wants to pay someone to watch soccer.

  • Narcissism takes hold of Aussie workers by Cameron Edmond,Iain Hopkins

    Do you take a sneaky look at yourself in the lift to the office? Guilty of spending up big on Armani suits, or perhaps the latest Apple tech gadget? You are not alone. New research shows Aussies like to look good at work – and are spending up big to do so.

  • Workers swapping lunch for sneaky trysts by HRM

    Their productivity has gone down since the start of the recession, but Brits are making sure they enjoy their daily lunch hour.

  • Sick? The doctor will be right with you by Tammy Buckley

    Calling in sick for a sneaky day off may soon be a thing of the past. One country plans to require those taking a sick day to stay home for a personal doctor’s visit.

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