• CIPD membership

    Hi all.

    Quick question for this beautiful morning. Is there some way of checking someone’s membership of the CIPD? Some sort of members’ log?

    At the end of last year a friend employed their first HR professional, she said she had a CIPD qualification…

  • RE: How do we measure member reputation?

    No, I think it's to do with the quality of their lemon drizzle cake bought into the office on Bake Off days... :)
  • RE: I need happy thoughts in these nasty times...

    ... and who on earth in Weight Watchers decided that their new title of WW (double you, double you) was a good idea...
  • RE: I need happy thoughts in these nasty times...

    Peter, whilst you’re pondering can you tell me ...

    Why is ‘dyslexia’ so hard to spell?
    Why is ‘abbreviation’ such a long word?
    And who thought putting an ‘s’ in ‘lisp’ was a good idea?
  • RE: I need happy thoughts in these nasty times...

    An HR manager was tragically knocked down by a bus and killed. St Peter welcomed her at the Pearly Gates and said, “We will give you a day in Hell and a day in Heaven, and then you choose where you’d like to go for all eternity. You will start in Hell…
  • RE: I need happy thoughts in nasty times.

    Fred buys a hamster from a pet shop. He wakes up the next morning to find it’s died, so he returns to the pet shop to complain.

    The pet shop owner tells Fred to go back home and boil the hamster up with sugar to make jam, then spread the jam over his…
  • RE: Recruitment - applicant details

    Hi Melissa,

    We use PeopleHR, and it has this function built-in. Very useful!
  • RE: PHD ?!

    Hi Bryanna,

    Firstly, congratulations! By the sound of it you thoroughly enjoyed yourself.

    I have done an MBA (which is a level 7) and a level 7 certificate in strategic management and had the most fantastic time doing them. Both were part-time whilst…
  • RE: Working for another employer whilst furloughed.......

    Hi,

    I have a similar question. An employee works for us 3 days per week, and has another job 2dpw. The 2dpw job will be furloughing her, she’s now worried that she will have to stop our work. I can’t find anything saying yes or no. I assume that as they…
  • I need happy thoughts in these nasty times...

    OK, I’ve had enough of the ‘C’ word! I want to smile again and not feel totally stressed out for just a few minutes. 

    Tell me a joke...

    I’ll start.

    Q: Why do Sweden, Norway, and Denmark put bar codes on all their ships?

    A: So they…