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A Web Developer Walks into a Bar…

A junior developer panicked when he realised he didn’t know how to initiate a secure shell session to a remote machine. As he became more upset and his voice grew louder, his boss — the senior developer — took notice and tried to quiet him down. With his finger pressed to the young developers lips, the senior developer calmly whispered, “SSH.”

Jobs in F1 – Inside: Force India

What’s it like to work for a Formula One team? We caught up with Force India and took an amazing tour of their offices to find out…

Happy Birthday Windows ’95

It’s no secret, we love a cringeworthy video tutorial (Wendy’s Training Video / Microsoft Recruiting). So, in celebration of Windows ’95 turning 20 this year we dusted down the VHS recorder to play this instructional masterpiece starring Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry.

Guru Careers – What We’ve Learnt From Our Australian Cricketer Viral

In line with Australia’s batting collapse in the Ashes Guru Careers published a spoof job advert for Cricketers to join their first XI “due to current underperforming talent”. Inviting applications from Aussies with “a big ego”, “a knack for sledging” and the ability to “spend long stints in the field” we were truly amazed by the public reaction…

Icefall Doctor – Is this the Most Dangerous Job in the World?

In the heart of the Himalaya lies our planet’s most famous wonder, and perhaps its most extreme, Mount Everest. Working amongst dangers such as avalanches, low oxygen levels, sub zero temperatures, earthquakes and hurricane force winds are the Icefall Doctors, whose job is to rope a secure route through the Khumbu, a lethal maze of crevasses.

5 Myths About Summer Hiring Everyone Thinks Are True

These summer hiring myth-busters will ensure you don’t get sucked into the misconception that if the sun’s out the candidates aren’t.

Jeff Scardino and his amazing Non-CV

We love featuring cool CVs, you might have seen – 13 Slick and Highly Professional CV Templates – Stumbling across Jeff Scardino, his amazing non-CV takes a different approach, catching attention by detailing all his failures…

LinkedIn’s Amazing New Empire State Office has a Doorway to a Secret Bar

Located on the 28th floor of the iconic Empire State Building, LinkedIn’s amazing new sales office has a fitness room, informal lounges, billiard tables, a secret bar and not to mention the most amazing views of Manhattan!

How To Hack Your Hiring For Growth

More organisations are planning to hire today than during the pre-recession boom of the mid-2000s, competition for the best industry talent is tough! Holly Potter gives us her first hand insight into how Bozboz (a thriving creative agency on the South Coast) hack their hiring…

The University of Cambridge is Hiring for a LEGO Professor

Remember that time as a kid you built the Millennium Falcon out of LEGO, well as it turns out those endless nights intricately putting it together piece by piece could have been your apprenticeship to one of the best jobs in the world! A LEGO Professor!

Your Global HR Director Knows When You Are In The Loo…

Imagine if your employer could listen in to conversations, detect moods by monitoring the tone of your voice, know how many times you visited the loo in a day, and, how long you spent in there!

A Perfect Snapshot of 1980s Commuting in London

Images of van drivers, traffic jams and seemingly mundane bus journeys in London wouldn’t normally be news worth talking about. However, these endearing and enticing photographs taken by Chris Dorley-Brown provides a wonderful snapshot of the forgotten aspects of everyday ’80s life.

Retaining Employees Through Trust, Communication and Culture

For too long, managers and human resources professionals have approached the issue of employee retention with the question, “How do we make people stay?” While it is a valid question, it is far too simple for approaching the complex reasons that top employees choose to stay with a company and has resulted in far too simplistic solutions that rely on piling on individual material perks instead of fostering business cultures that address employees’ less tangible but far more deeply felt needs.

13 Slick and Highly Professional CV Templates.

A year on from (17 Awesome Examples of Creative CVs), we thought we’d feature some uber-professional ones, including some you can actually download for yourself!

Candy Crush has a new “King-dom”, and it’s awesome!

Pooling inspiration from the cartoon games they produce, King (the people behind the popular video game Candy Crush Saga), have refurbished their Stockholm office creating a wonker-esque office of delights which includes trampoline seats, carousel dining tables and cosy nooks.

Chinese billionaire takes over 6,400 employees on holiday to France (costing ÂŁ24m)

A Chinese billionaire has taken half of his company’s 12,000 staff to France, The mass trip to Nice was organised to mark 20 years of the Tiens business conglomerate which operates in a variety of sectors from biotech to tourism.

Casual Dress Codes are Great, No Dress Codes are a Disaster

“Dress for the job you want, not the job you have!” is advice that many have heard time and again, often by mentors and parents, to encourage dressing up for the workplace. Read these guiding principles for the casual office…

Architects: Redesign The World’s Most Remote Island Village

We all want to “get away from it all” from time-to-time but for 1 lucky Architect this wish will come true with a once in a lifetime opportunity to redesign the world’s most remote island village, the British ruled Tristan da Cunha.

For Those That Love To Doodle At Work, Kirsten Camara Has The Perfect Desk For You

Built as an antidote to bad memory and those annoying scraps of paper and post-it notes, the brilliant “Analog Memory Desk” by design student Kirsten Camara is perfect for those who love to doodle, sketch and make notes (and plenty of them, this desk has over a kilometer of scrolling paper).

Pact – How To Hire For A Job No-one Is Qualified To Do

When should you resort to an Ex-Factor-style bake off to interview for one of the most important roles in your start-up? The answer is when the person you’re hiring definitely won’t have any experience, and the only requirement is that they must have a deep love for flavour!

How to Onboard for Employee Success: Hint (It’s Not With the Employee Manual)

Nothing can quash the excitement of the first day on a new job quite like being set up at your new desk and having a big fat employee manual dropped in front of you.

Sage HQ (Newcastle) – The First FTSE100 To Be Mapped With Google Business View

Sage in Newcastle has become the first FTSE100 company to open its doors to Google Business View. Their global HQ to the north of the City is a ÂŁ57m development providing 32,000m2 of space housing 1500 employees. Take a walk around their impressive offices which encompassing six blocks radiating from a central glazed atrium…

Google’s New HQ Concept

Google recently announced a complete overhaul of its headquarters in Mountain View, California. Collaborating with the Danish architectural firm BIG and London-based design studio Heatherwick Studio Google aim to create a space for people, nature and ideas to thrive.

Where Bond Villains Work – Pionen’s Underground Data Centre

Waterfalls, suspended conference rooms, 2600-liter salt water fish tank, greenhouses and German submarine engines, the only thing missing from this amazing data centre is a white long-haired cat and a Great White. Take a look around what Pinonen employees call “just another day in the office”

This App Will Bring Out The Awesome Boss In You

From fake coffee shops that stream constant background noise (Coffitivity) to automatic workday scheduling apps (Timeful) we have covered an array of productivity apps in our magazine (even the Isolator from 1925).  The latest, Awesomeboss, is a new app designed to help you really get to know your staff…

This “Wine Label” CV Lands Marketing Exec a Dream Job At A Wine Company

When Bernadett Baji was thinking of applying for a marketing position at a leading wine distributor, her Designer friend suggested she turn her CV into a wine label instead of sending a traditional word document. Check out the fantastic results…

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10 Employee Appreciation Perks That Any Team Can Afford

Small and mid-sized companies sometimes feel they’ll never compete with their mammoth corporate counterparts because they can’t afford expensive benefits and perks like long weekend leadership retreats and family health care. But those huge companies don’t have the opportunity that small businesses do to tailor their perks and appreciation to the individual employees.