he agency Interface communications, part of the FCB Ulka group pulled out at no stops to welcome its newly appointed group MD and CEO with a Bollywood song number. The employees dressed up in Indian “baraatis” (dancers at a wedding) garb and broke out in a synchronised dance gig on the office floor.
If you’d been wondering where to find goons to beat up your cheating boyfriends or get back money from friends who don’t repay the money they owe you, don’t fear . A new startup, GundaJoy, aims to provide on-demand access to henchmen through its revolutionary doorstep gunda delivery app.
Capgemini recently posted an ad for the position on the professional networking site, Linkedin which was rather interesting.
The position – senior consultant – had the word “mule” in brackets, seemingly coming across as a rather honest description about the position-holder needing to be hard-working and obedient, much like its working class hero and spirit animal, the mule.
People working at Digital, Advertising, PR and Media agencies have a tough job. While on one hand, they are always constant pressure to churn out eyeball-grabbing content and make and sell a brand, on the other, dealing with a client can get tedious. The clients are usually marketing heads or just business managers from the company with very little knowledge of how the creative stuff works.
While woe be the client servicing folks, they sometimes let in on some of the most hilarious or WTF things said by their clients to them.
Interviews are usually a sacrosanct affair. It’s a matter of getting a job and advancing your career, and people put their best foot forward. However, there are some cases when candidates take a leap of faith and instead of playing it safe and giving well-thought out, stock responses, end up putting their foot in the mouth. Here are a few shining examples of when people said or did some rather crazy things AND got the job! Whether they got lucky, or their cheek paid off, is a anyone’s guess, but these make for some very interesting and hilarious interview stories.
A British woman, Wendi Aarons, decided to put a hilarious spin on sanitary napkin advertising and wrote a snarky but hilarious open letter to Proctor & Gamble, the makers of sanitary napkins of her choice. She had read a slogan for one of their maxi pad campaigns that motivated her to write this open letter.
People in general have a lot of grudges against their employers. Most conversations are peppered with laments, gossip or plain hatred against your boss, awful colleagues or a sucky work culture. However, more often that not, the employees, are not exactly a picture of everything that’s right, bright and ethical. There are many ways employers are also wronged by the employees, than just vice versa.
This is what HR really means in those job descriptions.
It’s that time of the year again. You’ve already left or are set to leave on your annual long leave. This also means setting up an automatic Out-Of-Office reply on your work inbox. Here’s a collection of some of funniest, witty or cheeky OOO replies.
Coding isn’t all that difficult. Let’s learn how it works with this simple video.