rs who think quantity is a good substitute for quality, so they spray out as many candidates as they can find & hope one of them sticks. This is similar to the "post & pray" recruiting method used in some corporate environments. Both were very popular in the 90's.
Also, you might enjoy this article on John Sumser's HRExaminer site about the "buzzword parade" that talks about the overuse of buzzwords in HR Technology marketing http://www.hrexaminer.com/buzzword-parade…
you be a roll-on, stick, or spray? Spray, I'm messy and noisy... but smell nice
Do you prefer Emanuel Lewis or Gary Coleman? Gary Coleman... are you serious? Gary got a gig ont he Simpsons (not the Jessica variety)
Would you rather have ebola or smallpox? Smallpox, I could make fun of the term.
Would you rather have bamboo shoved under your nails, Chinese water torture, or your ankles chewed off by a pack of wild dogs? I'd prefer them shoved under your nails... nah seriously, Chinese Water torture, we have a drought here in Australia.
If you were a fruit/marsupial/despotic leader of a third world country/[fill in the blank], which would you be? A despotic leader, as I need to learn what the term means…
icult to breathe in the building. Your sales rep sounds like a knowlegeable self-protection afficionado, but yes, I would probably have had a "heads up" conversation with HR about this exchange too. I'm not suggesting that it is right or wrong to carry guns, throwing stars, or chuck-sticks; personally, I'm a big fan of the right to keep and bear arms (even if the last two on the list carry it a bit far for me). But I do think that employers have a right to manage risk if, in any way, they could be held liable for damages after the fact.
Amitai Givertz said:Setting Unsure's particular instance aside, three questions:1) Should I have gone to HR too?2) Does the same advice you'd give apply to throwing stars and chuck-sticks?3) Where do you draw the line -- pepper spray?Common sense is not always so common,