The video was reportedly taken during a company meeting of the Chinese Rural Bank. The bank manager spanks a group of workers with a paddle to publicly humiliate them in front of their colleagues for not working hard enough.
A video of Chinese employees groveling in the streets like animals has gone viral in China, particularly because their boss claimed it was “voluntary.”
The employees work for a car loan company in Jilin, China. Their boss explained to The Paper that his employees willingly chose to crawl through the streets after he himself threatened to.
Employees at one Chinese company who were heavily fined on New Year’s for receiving their bonuses while at work should probably make a New Year’s resolution to find new jobs.
According to Taiwanese newspaper Want Daily, the Chinese company’s head honcho snared employees who used their cell phones while at work by sending them New Year’s bonuses through WeChat, a Chinese messaging app that informs senders of when a user has accepted money sent through the app.
A Chick-fil-A owner recently had to shut down his restaurant for five months due to renovations, but what he announced to his employees beforehand is what shocked them most of all.
Jeff Glover is the owner of a Chick-fil-A store in Austin, Texas that employs 50 employees. Normally, a store closing would mean that the workers are out of their jobs for that entire period, but Glover had other ideas.
Glassdoor just released their annual list of the Highest Rated CEOs of 2015. CEOs of large companies (1000 employees or more) are rated by their employees on Glassdoor. Ratings for the top CEOs of small businesses (1000 employees or less) can be found here.
Rounding out the top five is Google’s co-founder Larry Page in first with a 97% approval rating, Nike CEO Mark Parker, Texas-based HEB grocery store CEO Charles Butt, Facebook’s very own Mark Zuckerberg, and Scott Scherr, CEO of Ultimate Software.
A New Jersey man is one testicle short after a horrific business “team building” exercise and the actions of a drunk boss led to three failed testicle surgeries. This is the story of Michael Peacock (his real name!).
In 2012, Peacock, 45, worked for data security and storage company Iron Mountain Management. That July, Peacock’s boss, Richard Langtry, thought it would be brilliant to take his employees on a two-day “team-building” outing that would entail bar-hopping and a cruise on the Hudson in upstate New York.
One ridiculous boss in Taizhou, China is being criticized for forcing his employees to attend his deceased mother-in-law’s funeral and threatening them with fines if they didn’t show up.
The company, Taizhou Jinyu Electrical and Mechanical Co., manufactures motors. Factory employees were forced to show up and required to wear a white shirt (which was at least provided by their boss) or face a 200 yuan fine — about $32. Most of the workers didn’t even know the lady.
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Rule #1 – You Don’t Have Any Power Until You Have All The Power
Humblebragging, a skill that comes naturally to someone who thinks a little too highly of themselves, is something you never want to do in a job interview. Or anywhere, in fact, you don’t want to come off sounding like a douchebag.
What is humblebragging? It’s the act of boasting in the form of a complaint:
What you put out on the internet matters, especially when it comes to landing your dream job.
More than 90% of employers recruit through social media, and, according to Princeton researchers, people form a first impression of you from your profile photo in 1/10 of a second.
If you think your social media life doesn’t have an impact on your job, well then you probably don’t have a job.
About 73% of job recruiters have hired a candidate through social media, and 93% of hiring managers review a candidate’s social media profiles before making a hiring decisions, according to a recent study from JobVite. That means that what you do on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram can affect your livelihood.