The lighter side

  • Attention Yahoos: more memos from HR by Rose Sneyd

    In the most notorious HR memo of all time, Yahoo announced the end of full-time teleworking at her organisation. What else are they cracking down on?

  • Fake it til you make it? by Stephanie Zillman

    There might be some truth in that old saying – according to research by the University of Kansas, forcing oneself to front a smile can actually positively reduce stress levels.

  • No. #1 Name mix-ups considered a ‘gaffe?’ by Iain Hopkins

    As far as gaffes go, it’s not that bad. Yet in these Twittering times, the slightest slip of the tongue is recorded for all to see within seconds. NRL CEO David Smith can’t catch a break.

  • Get the job wrong + fall asleep = still get paid by Iain Hopkins

    “Knock yourself out” was a bit too literal for one local weatherman whose job took him up in the air this week.

  • Fantastical excuses for turning up late by Iain Hopkins

    Do you ever wish that your employees, rather than rehearsing the same tired excuses, were a little inventive when it came to explaining their lateness?

  • Chewing gum quickens brain by Rose Sneyd

    Looking for an inexpensive way to increase productivity? You might want to try dispensing gum to your workers.

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