Tensions between an international health care company and its works council are currently running at an all time high. The works council has blocked the roll out of smart phones to employees. Works council representative Guenther Mueller expressed his position: "our duty is to make sure that employees are safe from the horror of American … Continue reading Works Council Commits To Taking German Workforce Back To The Stone Age.
International technology company SpaceEight has a "world class talent management program", according to HR director Romain Dumont. However, upon questioning some of the 'Talents' claimed that it was nothing but a load of "extra hassle". Potential high flyer Florian Buisson said: "at first I felt special because my boss told me I was a talent, … Continue reading Talents Sick and Tired of Being Asked to do ‘Stretch Projects’
Frank Dengler, who is the head of a small engineering department in a big engineering company, claims that he just makes the budget up; and that's the joke. Frank was threatened with disciplinary action after he was overheard joking with colleagues about the "yearly farce" called the 'FOP' (Financial Operating Plan). Frank said:"We just count … Continue reading Yearly Finance Process A Mixture of Comedy and Perversion
Katie Jones of the procurement department was awarded 0 bonus because she did not complete her totally outdated and irrelevant objectives, it has emerged. Despite delivering on 3 outstanding and highly valued projects in the last year, the work was not inline with the cascaded objectives set my her manager in the last Performance and … Continue reading Creative Hard Worker Gets 0% Bonus