Posts made in July, 2011

HR Manager: A Tour of Heaven and Hell

Posted by on Jul 8, 2011 in Featured Articles, HR Lady Funnies | 0 comments

HR Manager: A Tour of Heaven and Hell

One day while walking downtown, a Human Resources woman was hit by a bus and was tragically killed. Her soul arrived up in heaven where she was met at the Pearly Gates St. Peter himself. “Welcome to Heaven,” said St.Peter. “Before you get settled in though, it seems we have a problem. You see, strangely enough, we’ve never once had an HR manager make it this far and we’re not really sure what to with you.” “No problem, just let me in” said the woman. “Well, I’d like to, but I have higher orders. What we’re going to do is let you have a day in Hell and a day in Heaven and then you can choose whichever one...

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Burned Out At Work: How to Fix It

Posted by on Jul 7, 2011 in Advice, Hate My Job; Burned Out | 0 comments

Burned Out At Work: How to Fix It

Check out this article on how to have a Vacation Day at Work.  Here’s an excerpt: So have you ever really needed a vacation day, but didn’t have any?  Fear not, frazzled friend.  There is a plan. First, consider momentarily those days when you worked like a person on meth.  (The good meth, not the watered down stuff that my crackhead relatives say the kids are smokin these days. )  These are the days when we say “I gave my employer 110%”.  And, truthfully, you probably did. It’s just a matter of math.    Here are a few ways that good employees earn a vacation day at work:  read more The reality is that we all get a little (or a lot) burned out...

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Layoff, Schmayoff

Posted by on Jul 3, 2011 in HR Lady Funnies | 0 comments

Layoff, Schmayoff

A big steel company was feeling it was time for a shakeup so they hired a new head of human resources.  The new boss was determined to rid the company of all slackers. On a tour of the facilities, the HR supremo noticed a guy leaning against a wall.  The room was full of workers and he wanted to let them know that he meant business.  He asked the guy, “How much money do you make a week?” A little surprised, the young man looked at him and said, “I make $500 a week. Why?” The Human Resources boss said, “Wait right here.” He walked back to his office, came back in two minutes, and handed the guy $2,000 in cash and said, ...

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