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Guru’s yearly round up

9 Dec 2003

As the end of the year approaches and HR practitioners turn their minds away from their companies and consider the far more complex issue of not discriminating between family members when it comes to Christmas presents, Guru does some presenting of his own. Being the one definitive voice of HR, Guru looks back on 2003 - or as the Romans called it: Annus HRbillis.

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Swap idea arouses interest in webtools

9 Dec 2003

When a press release landed in Guru’s inbox, purporting to offer HR managers ‘a great tool for promoting sharing and...

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Productivity gap is real bitch to close

2 Dec 2003

A Yorkshire wheelclamper, who immobilised a car while the driver was asleep inside, has been named the UK’s worst clamper....

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Coffee fib lands copper in the clink

25 Nov 2003

A Swiss policeman is regretting an unauthorised coffee break after it cost him 30 days in prison. The Basel-based copper...

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Archer is your ‘top meeting menace’

21 Oct 2003

UK workers have named the group of people they would least like to have a meeting with, and (surprise, surprise)...

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Medieval weirdo or HR goddess?

14 Oct 2003

A recent survey showed eight in 10 employers say the ‘other interests’ listed on CVs influence recruitment decisions. Guru has...

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Bolshoi ballerina too big for her tutu

7 Oct 2003

It is very difficult to know when you are discriminating against a colleague these days. Be it sexual, ethnic, religious,...

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HR bride takes Guru up the aisle

23 Sep 2003

The lengths disciples will go to prove their loyalty constantly amazes Guru. But when this photo arrived of HR consultant...

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