Archive | August, 2009

Guru’s Friday workplace funnies

It’s Friday so it must be time for some workplace funnies. Here’s five of the quirkiest workplace stories from this week. Unemployed man puts himself up for sale on eBay Robot chef cooks meals in new restaurant in China Jobcentre advertises for lapdancers and strippers Police officers sent on course to help them smile Google […]
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Guru’s Friday time-wasting game

Guru stumbled across this excellent online game when looking to kill a few hours.Thanks to the good people at Hirescores.com for discovering the Tea Gauntlet gameMake sure you have another window open on your computer though so if the boss is coming you can quickly click away.Although Guru is sure disciples don’t need any reminding […]
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Personnel Today on tour

Köszönet to disciple Jo who sent in this pic of her partner at the Hungarian Grand Prix back in July.Good to see Personnel Today making an appearance at F1 racing. The sport has often been accused of being boring and predictable, so at least a copy of HR’s number one publication will keep you entertained. […]
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HR hopefuls in Civil Service diversity awards

Guru can only wonder what it must be like to work in HR in Whitehall’s fabled corridors of power. Yours Truly has never been lucky enough to get a Civil Service gig, if he had then surely he would have heard of this crack team of HR pros?The categories for something called the Civil Service […]
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Top 10 Edinburgh Fringe festival jokes

Wow your colleagues at work with these witty jokes, stolen from comedians at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe. Dan Antopolski – “Hedgehogs – why can’t they just share the hedge?” Paddy Lennox – “I was watching the London Marathon and saw one runner dressed as a chicken and another runner dressed as an egg. I thought: […]
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Harriet Harperson eyes up naturists

Guru’s favourite female MP – Harriet Harman, sorry, Har-person is at it again. She’s found another ‘victim’ group to protect and looks set to legislate to ‘protect’ them.A submission written by campaign group British Naturism has been included in a review into discrimination by the Government Equalities Office, reports the Times.“Naturists encounter prejudice in employment,” […]
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Caster Semenya – new career in the City awaits

The recently humiliated South African gold medal winner Caster Semenya had three times female level of testosterone in body, according to media reports. Now this may or may not make her a man for the purposes of international athletics, but she could consider a career change to financial services. Boffins in the US have been […]
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Crazy horse hair woman and other bad haircuts

Guru could not let the opportunity pass to show disciples a picture of this lovely lady and her beautifully shaped hair. The picture was taken at some posh do at the Deauville Casino in France on Sunday. Imagine if one of your employees turned up for work one day with their hair like that – […]
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Guru’s Friday workplace funnies

Hooray it’s Friday and time for Guru’s weekly dose of workplace funnies. Here’s a selection of the weird and wonderful from the world of work this week. How’s that for alliteration? Police sergeant performs three-week comedy run at Edinburgh Fringe festival Czech DJ loses on air bet and presents show naked Two Chinese women who […]
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Man injures himself to avoid work

The BBC is running a story about a hotel cleaner in Aberdeen who attacked himself with a boulder and a razor to avoid going to work.Steven Reid was on is way to work one day and just fancied a day off. Rather than phone in sick or fake a family tragedy like the rest of […]
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