Working in HR can be simultaneously rewarding and exhausting. Bound by confidentiality and a sense of duty, many of us are left without anyone to share our stories or worries with. Well, here's a chance to get it all of your chest and hear stories from other HR professionals too.
You're invited to share the wackiest, funniest or most unexpected things that have been requested of you in your role, anonymity of employees compulsory of course. Please comment below or if you feel more comfortable leave an anonymous story in the Google sheet link here :
I'm sure we all have a tale or two to share, but here are a couple of examples collected so far.
"One employee was insistent that he'd like to have organize visits to senior manager’s homes to get to know them better. That was not really something I could organise I told him, so I suggested maybe chatting to them in the office kitchen instead..."
"In a meeting, I had with one enthusiastic young exec, they offered their skills to host an internal 'comedy roast' where everybody had the opportunity to 'tear into' one another and 'clear the air'. I advised that probably wasn't going to be incorporated into my next HR strategy..."