Recruiting Humor and Fun Articles

  • Photo of Santa in suit at job interview

    9 Reasons Santa Would Be a Great Recruiter (No. 6: He Always Delivers)

    December 1, 2020

    As 2020 nears its finish, we could all use a bit of holiday cheer. But as we anticipate 2021, let’s remember that the current year has had a few silver linings — a renewed focus and energy around diversity and inclusion, the beginning of the end for the unemployment stigma, and a widespread embrace of the possibilities of remote work. Many talent acquisition...

  • 6 Recruiting Lessons From Horror Movies That Are Scarily Good

    October 27, 2020

    Halloween will look a little different year — unless, like me, you usually spend Halloween curled up on your sofa under a cozy blanket eating peanut butter cups and watching horror movies. But while you’re enjoying a little cinematic escapism (and your favorite fun-sized treats), you can also pick up some valuable insights to apply to your work! As it turns out,...

  • bud light seltzer now hiring chief meme officer

    Bud Light Launches a Hilarious Job Ad to Hire a Chief Meme Officer – Here’s What We Can Learn From It

    August 26, 2020

    “We at Bud Light have created the perfect hard seltzer… But we know a hard seltzer is only as good as its memes and, unfortunately, our memes our trash. We need someone who can change that for us.” That’s the opening of Bud Light’s new job ad for a “Chief Meme Officer,” a real position the company is hiring for (albeit only for three months). All candidates have...

  • Image of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr from the Hamilton play

    7 Lessons for HR Professionals from 'Hamilton'

    August 3, 2020

    When the musical Hamilton opened in 2015, it had something for everyone. The play “is the only thing Dick Cheney and I agree on,”...

  • Screenshot of woman on video call who turned herself into a potato

    4 Humorous Remote Work Moments for When You Need a Break

    July 29, 2020

    By now, many talent professionals have been working remotely for almost six months. But even if you’ve successfully adjusted to the...

  • Photo of hand-drawn red heart handing from a piece of string

    Here Are 5 Signs That a Candidate is 'The One'

    February 14, 2020

    As a recruiter, every day is a little like Valentine’s Day. After all, your job is all about playing matchmaker, pairing great...