It’s that time of year, again, where you eagerly mark the calendar while waiting for that first day. The anticipation builds as you watch TV and begin investigating the best deals. And no, I’m not talking about the kids going back to school.
HR Strange But True
Catch up on the latest odd, offbeat, and humorous HR stories.
How many times have you been at a restaurant and noticed the hidden fees, like tips and gratuity, tacked onto your bill? Most restaurants usually post a disclaimer at the bottom of their menus—in tiny print—or on a sign by the hostess stand, but not too many people pay attention to these things. But there may soon be something new on your bill.
It may seem like a joke, but believe it or not Apple® hired a man named Sam Sung. It’s no secret that Apple and Samsung (the company) are bitter enemies; they’ve been fighting over copyrighted designs for the last 3 years. But ironically, Sam Sung is the one getting the last laugh.
The Central Intelligence Agency is known for its secrecy, but recently, an e-mail was leaked critiquing the food—and service— that the CIA cafeteria has to offer.
On Married with Children, Al, the main character, was always complaining that being a shoe salesman was a lousy paying, degrading job. You can’t afford nice things or live in a nice house, and it’s hard to keep up with the Darcys. But imagine working for a shoe store where you actually can afford nice things?!
Asking for recognition that most workers in the acting profession struggle financially, Sir Ian McKellan asks that they be included in groups that qualify for a living wage. “Most actors are not rich—they are very poor indeed,” he told RadioTimes.com.