If you have ever wondered about what the people in the Human Resources department do, you may want to read this article on xojane. Written anonymously by someone who has spent way, way too much time doing this job, it recalls some of the most disturbing encounters -- or downright fascinating, if you ask me -- they have had to deal, from interviews, firings to flatulence interventions.
For the past 20 years (wow that hurts to type) I have worked in HR. I have hired hundreds of people, fired my fair share and laid off far too many. I have listened to people cry, bitch, moan, and scream. It's the best job ever.
I love people. People are messy, unpredictable, predictable, mean, caring, nasty, and unbelievable. All in the same day. It's my job to help the ?human? element of a company perform at maximum efficiency. All this, and I play a killer game of buzzword bingo.
When I am not optimizing the bandwidth of my employer?s human capital or socializing a new message on a granular level (BINGO!), these are some of the deep thoughts that run through my brain.
|Put on an happy face|
|"Omnipotence is the power to create orders, not merely the power to enforce them."|
|Man Servants: Hire a Gentlemen to do Your Bidding|
|Working for Radio Shack Sucked|
|I Will Not Be In to Work Today As I Had a Dream Last Night About Sharks|
|100 Things We Can Do Today to Stop Global Warming in the Next 30 Years|
|“They don’t drive like people. They drive like robots.”|
|“Parti.Vote is designed to make the US's representative government system more equitable.”|
|How to Avoid Jury Duty|
|Making a Movie Inside a Video Game|
|CaptchaTweet: Write Tweets in Captcha Form|
|"Hours after the fires in Santa Rosa I filmed this postal worker still delivering the mail."|
|“Creating a shift from medical device to positive body image statement.”|
|"The scientific reality of artificial intelligence."|
|“If the facial data and related personal information is stolen and put on the internet, it will cause big problems.”|
|Google Map Shows You the Most Photographed Areas of the World|
|"It’s time for something so stupid it’s actually smart."|