Hiring Humor

Got a Hilarious Recruiting Story?

Nick Kolakowski,

Most of the time, recruiting candidates for a job follows a predictable pattern: You engage across all platforms, talk up the benefits

Do You Think Like a Techie? (Quiz)

Jonathan Blank,

To successfully recruit today’s tech pros, you need to know how they think. Well, do you? Take our fun quiz to find out if you’re geek, or weak.

Hiring Humor: Road Rage

Kevin Studer,

The morning commute comes with horns honking, music blaring, exhaust fumes and idiots in the streets. In HR, your commuting co-workers may take their transportation frustrations out on you.

Hiring Humor: Teambuilding is ‘Mandatory Fun’

Kevin Studer,

We’ve all been to mandatory corporate “teambuilding” events. You may have even planned one, and we know that making adults play nice with one another can be even more difficult than children.

Hiring Humor: Always Be Professional

Kevin Studer,

Professionalism – the golden rule of the workplace. You’d think that would be a given across the corporate ladder, but it doesn’t always work that way. Enjoy a little hiring humor.

Hiring Humor: The Office Hamburglar

Kevin Studer,

When your office mates are crunching on carrots all day, but later your bacon cheeseburger and fudge brownie leftovers go missing, there’s only one conclusion you can reach. It’s happened to us all.

Hiring Humor: Cell Phone Etiquette

Kevin Studer,

It’s Interviewing 101: Turn your cell phone off. But occasionally you’ll encounter a candidate who missed that memo and takes a call on your time. And it never fails – those are the people who have an obnoxious ringtone.

Hiring Humor: Pesky Applicants

Kevin Studer,

Sometimes it’s tough for candidates to grasp the idea that it’s not “third time’s the charm” but more like “three strikes and you’re out” with follow-up communication.