Monday, September 28, 2009


"This is a story about four people named everybody, somebody, anybody, and nobody. There was an important job to be done and everybody was asked to do it. Everybody was sure that somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but nobody did it. Somebody got angry with that, because it was everybody's job." be continued.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

HR Humor

A bit more humor before we return to "serious topics":

Actual questions that candidates asked during interviews:

"What is your company's policy on Monday absences?"

"If I get an offer, how long do I have before I have to take a drug test?"

"When you do background checks on candidates, do things like public drunkenness arrests come up?"


Tuesday, September 8, 2009

HR Humor

OK-most of us are back to work after (3) days off, so it is time for some humor to start the week off on a positive note:

Actual responses to questions asked during job interviews:

"Why should we hire you?"....."I would be a great asset to the events team because I party all the time."

"Do you have any questions?"....."Cross-dressing isn't a problem is it?"

"What are your weaknesses?"....."I get angry easily and I went to jail for domestic violence. But I won't get mad at you."


Thursday, September 3, 2009


It has been estimated that 4 exabytes (4.0 x 10 ^19) of unique information will be generated during 2009.

That is more than the previous 5,000 years!

In your opinion, which of the following is the most effective way to recognize an employee for a significant accomplishment at work?