A man has accused a New Jersey hospital for discrimination for not recognizing his dog as a service animal—because it was a 12-pound poodle.
HR Strange But True
Catch up on the latest odd, offbeat, and humorous HR stories.
Not many people can say they love their job, but for one employee at Stew Leonard’s that is not the case!
In case you missed it, CareerBuilder® decided to have a little fun at the 2014 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) event this year by sponsoring a contest for the best Human Resource pickup lines. In order to compete, you had to enter your pickup line on Twitter with the hashtag HRpickuplines.
These days life can become pretty distracting, especially with all the text messages, e-mails, and social media posts that happen to cross our computers or phones in any given minute. Of course, you could always wait to “like” your friend’s status until after you’ve finished the expense report, but work can wait, right?! It’s no wonder that the 2 least productive days are Thursdays and Fridays; everyone is too focused on the weekend to focus on their work. Time management can be a difficult thing to master, especially with our busy lives. However, investing in a tiny red tomato can improve your workflow and decrease your procrastination habits.
Need to develop and implement some strategies, but don’t have the time to take courses or slog through resources to get answers and inspiration? No problem! You can get the help you need from the Bible, movies, and TV shows, says Patrick J. Stroh, author of Business Strategy: Plan, Execute, Win!
Pests can cause some people to just plain “bug out,” so I bet companies like Orkin don’t have people busting down the doors to get a job. Employers may face a challenge in hiring people for an industry where many people would rather have someone else kill the giant spider. So what does a company that specializes in pest control do to attract new employees?