Got to hand it to CareerBuilder — its regular surveys are a great morale booster for harried HR pros. This edition: Employees’ excuses for being late to work. Check it out and be happy these folks don’t work for you.
Gotta love CareerBuilder’s surveys. Their most recent effort spotlights the most outrageous things applicants have said on their resumes — and some novel resume approaches that actually landed the job.
How many of your rank-and-file employees have actually met your CEO?
If you’re in one of these four industries, you can expect to be busy filling a lot of key positions this year.
These employees should’ve just claimed that they were “sick.” Because even if they weren’t physically ill, you could definitely make the case that they’re at least a little sick in the head.
Even the best companies make a personnel mistake once in a while. But here’s a shocker: More than two thirds of firms in a recent survey said they’d suffered through a bad hire this year.
In these uncertain times, at least one thing is sure: Employees will never run out of bizarre excuses for missing work.
Looks like only about one in five companies will be looking to add staff in the last three months of the year. But those who are hiring say they’re having a hard time finding qualified candidates for certain jobs.
C’mon, what company wouldn’t want to hire somebody who had “versatile toes”?
Are we about to enter a new touchy-feely era in hiring? New research says employers value “emotional intelligence” over IQ in job applicants.