Recruiting Humor and Fun Articles

  • 7 Ruthless Recruiting Lessons From Game of Thrones [SPOILERS]

    July 17, 2017

    The characters on Game of Thrones usually don’t get a chance to learn their lesson—they just die. It’s a ruthless world: talent is scarce (what with all the dying), employees rarely remain loyal, and workplace behavior is grossly inappropriate. But that doesn’t mean you can’t benefit from watching all that blood and betrayal: Game of Thrones offers enough...

  • The Newest Breed of Candidates (and What It Takes to Recruit Them)

    June 23, 2017

    Hey recruiters -- if helping people get their dream jobs makes you feel warm and fuzzy (which we are sure it does), imagine just how extra giddy you would feel if you were helping puppies live out their destinies. Well, as it turns out -- there are puppy recruiters out there and they are incredibly skillful and busy filling the ranks of K-9 police and military...

  • The Incredible Tale of How a Crafty Recruiter Transformed a Frog Into a Purple Squirrel

    March 21, 2017

    Note: I have this from trusted sources that the following is no fairy tale. Many years ago, in the land of Spamalittle, King Rter lived in a castle surrounded by a moat filled with frogs, croaking day and night. In his quest to maintain rule over his kingdom, Rter needed more mighty knights to fight dragons, battle the omnipresent tax collector and fully...

  • 14 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Career in...

    March 17, 2017

    I  very often make the claim that I studied the least vocational subject possible at university - Philosophy. Upon graduating, the...

  • Google Rejected a 7-Year-Old Girl, In the Best Way Possible

    February 17, 2017

    I don’t know about you, but when I was seven, I spent most of my time pretending to be a dog. My barking was my parents’ faithful...

  • Every Day is Valentine’s Day for Recruiters - Here is the [...

    February 14, 2017

    For better or worse, February 14 - the beloved and dreaded Valentine’s Day - comes once a year. We get love notes, flowers, chocolates...