In Online Human Resources latest blog, they discuss 3 social recruiting mistakes which are commonly made. The 3 mistakes are: 1. Forcing employees to network and join, 2.Posting only job openings, and 3. Not providing enough content.Can you recruiters think of any other mistakes frequently made when using social networking to recruit? Do you agree that these 3, are the most…See More
"Oh trust me Megan, I live in the heart of "guns and god country". The weeping, wailing and knashing of teeth can be heard daily when the rule is made that the red neck programmer can't bring his truck with 30-06 and the shotgun in his…"
"LOL!!! Sandra - you NAILED it! This happens in every company, every day, for every rule (I even had one manager tell me they thought the no guns or weapons policy on the grounds unfairly discriminated against their constitutional…"
"The customer may not always be right but they sign the front of the check. If a customer is rude or abusive escalate the call or the interaction. What is the biggest complaint in all industries right now in our society..customer service. How many…"
"Cell phones at work. Everybody in the semi developed world has a phone on their desk that has a number for family and health issues etc. Believe it or not before cell phones people had dr. Appointments, kids checking in after school etc. there have…"
"Let's take music. Bertha sits in the cube next to Mildred. Bertha listens to Christian music all day. Mildred is an atheist. Bertha doesn't play it loud but because the cubes are fairly open Mildred hears it all day and it irritates her…"
"I am sure most people would agree dealing with the offenders directly and not having everyone else pay the price is ideal, but is it really practical in a time where many people are so litigous and wrapped up in entitlement? In attenpts to deal…"
"The point of the post wasn't that people don't act stupid or inappropriate at work, that is implied, the point is there are better ways of changing behavior than enforcing arbitrary policies. Dealing with the offenders directly is the best…"
"Bottom line kids, stupid rules have to be made because people are stupid about appropriate workplace behavior and dress. Must have been reared by wolves who gave them a trophy for showing up no matter how they looked or acted when they got…"
"Amber you are so right. I call flip flops and slides with open toes barrio slappers. Some people spend a lot of time keeping their feet, piggies and nails in presentable shape, most don't or they just plain ole have ugly dogs. I loathe blue,…"
"@Amber you just reminded me of the last time I actually wore pantyhose... it was years ago. :) I worked for an agency that had an office in PHX and my boss instituted a "Phoenix" dress code - we no longer had to wear pantyhose because it…"
"Joelle, the flip flops might be fine where you work if there are never any external visitors or customers coming in. But I remember when a company I worked for came up with the idea that they would remove the pantyhose requirement and also…"
"The company I work for now is amazing--no heavy-handed rules like those listed in the article. However, I have worked for in an office where open-toed shoes were never allowed. It wasn't for any safety reasons. Flip flops were just too…"
"What a shock. Employees have taken extended lunches, breaks, visited all the time, wasted time on Facebook, checking personal email, texting and talking on cell phones, driven everybody else nuts with irritating music and have been rude or lax with…"
"7 of the Most Arbitrary, Mundane, Useless, and Down-Right Stupid Office Rules
by EMILY on AUGUST 14, 2012
Stupid rules are kind of a hot-topic at the moment in the HR world. Why is it that so many managers think…"