The first week back at work after the festive holiday has seen everyone in Britain mark themselves on LinkedIn as ‘open’ to new job offers from recruiters, including everyone who works at LinkedIn. A large number of people have updated their skills to include eating Pringles for breakfast, [read...]
In a statement issued on Al Jazeera, Al Qaeda has pulled all its recruitment videos from Google due to ‘offensive’ advertising being shown alongside. ‘We tolerated the banal John Lewis adverts two Christmas’ in a row,’ said a spokesman, [read...]
Government plans to reform SAS recruitment procedure have run into a hail of criticism. It is understood that applicants will be asked to travel through the channel tunnel in under 48 hours, and buy and assemble an entire IKEA kitchen without either also buying a pack of tealights, [read...]
A team of boffins in a Human Resources lab claims it has created the perfect advert to screen out almost all normal people and attract a 99 per cent pure audience of bullshitters, deluded chancers and would-be Apprentices to Alan Sugar. [read...]
Royal Mail yesterday denied discrimination after turning down a student for the role of holiday cover postman due to his lack of ‘professional walking experience’.
Mark Pye, studying for an MSc, was left fuming when a 19 year old working for Royal Mail’s recruitment partner told him his CV failed to demonstrated the necessary experience of ‘putting one foot in front of the other whilst holding a bag’. [read...]