My husband calls them “blond moments” when he shows me a cartoon and I don’t get it. I’m also a bit gullible when I read spoofs and satires. No thank you – I don’t need oceanfront property in Arizona.
Today he sent an article from The Onion which I got right away. Yes, I know The Onion is a satirical publication; I learned that when I took him a story I thought was true, and he chuckled for about an hour.
I actually did a double take on the one he sent today – “HR Director Reminds Employees That Any Crying Done At Office Must Be Work-Related.” Oh my, I hope not. Oh, I get it – it’s a spoof! LOL.
That got me thinking about HR teams who take on silly policy rules because someone in authority thinks they need one. Think dress code. (more…)