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Foul Game: Fired For Playing Fantasy Football

Foul Game: Fired For Playing Fantasy Football

flickr.com Talk about a bad call! There's a job opening at a major investment firm in Texas because the last guy was sacked - for playing fantasy football at work. According to a report in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, a "relationship manager" at a Fidelity Investments regional office was recently let go from... Read More »

Pay Day Jackpot: A $1.3 Million Direct Deposit Mistake

Pay Day Jackpot: A $1.3 Million Direct Deposit Mistake

Imagine checking your bank account on payday to find a little bonus cash in there - to the tune of about $1.3 million! That's exactly what happened to a British supermarket warehouse employee - but instead of taking the cash and hi-tailing it to a remote island, the loyal guy returned the money. Read More »

Tax Loophole Creates Limo  Town

Tax Loophole Creates Limo Town

It just might be easier to get a limo ride in the remote Indian town of Ludhiana than it is in New York City or Las Vegas. The village, with it's dusty streets and free-roaming animals, is bursting at the seams with limousines. So far nearly 400 drivers have set up shop because of a local law that exempts owners... Read More »

10 Weird Work Stories from 2009

10 Weird Work Stories from 2009

Rachel Zupek, CareerBuilder.com writer 2009 marked another year of unforgettable occurrences in entertainment, politics and current events. Barack Obama was inaugurated as the first African-American president of the United States. A global pandemic of the H1N1 virus, known as "swine flu," broke out. Rio de... Read More »

Finger Lickin' Good: Don't Try This At Work

Finger Lickin' Good: Don't Try This At Work

There's a certain chicken chain where "finger lickin' good" has proved to be advertising gold. This isn't a story about that. It's the tale of former British supermarket employee who has taken the idea to a new level of bizarreness. Read the Full Story >> Read More »

Most Heinous Boss in the World

Most Heinous Boss in the World

Wall Street has always been called an "old boys club," but today there is news breaking that SAC Capital could be called an "old bitches club," thanks to the leader at the helm, Ping Jiang, deemed by Gawker to be the "Most Heinous Boss in the World," or MHBW, for short. In the course of an FBI investigation into... Read More »

The $1 Million Strip Tease

The $1 Million Strip Tease

After suffering through eight years of being harassed by her male colleagues, a British businesswoman wants her final paycheck - $1 million dollars. Haley Tansey is suing her former employer for all the ways she was wronged over the years as a traveling loan manager at a bank. Testimony from her ongoing trial... Read More »

Peeping Tom Spying On Co-Workers Gets Busted

Peeping Tom Spying On Co-Workers Gets Busted

Putting a spy camera in your bathroom at work doesn't exactly scream "team player." There's certain amount of trust we place in our co-workers. Day in and day out, we're clustered together in close quarters, participating in office pools and celebrating seasonal holidays with pot-luck lunches. 25-year old Miguel... Read More »

Job Hint: Don't Search For Aliens While On The Clock

Job Hint: Don't Search For Aliens While On The Clock

Looking for extra-terrestrial life cost an Arizona man his livelihood. Brad Niesluchowski had a pretty decent job as a computer systems administrator for an Arizona school district - according to public records, he was pulling down more than $80,000 a year. But he might have taken his love of everything ET a... Read More »

English University Puts the Spotlight on Lap Dancing

English University Puts the Spotlight on Lap Dancing

Leeds University's School of Sociology and Social Policy has broken new ground in terms of job recruiting etiquette by advertising for a Research Officer to study and interview an estimated 300 erotic dancers in two Northern English towns. Read the Full Story >> Read More »

Home Depot fires cashier over 'God' button

Home Depot fires cashier over 'God' button

A former cashier for The Home Depot who has been wearing a "One nation under God" button on his work apron for more than a year has been fired, he says because of the religious reference. The company claims that expressing such personal beliefs is simply not allowed. "I've worn it for well over a year and I... Read More »

New Study Finds Mustached Americans Earn More, But Save Less

New Study Finds Mustached Americans Earn More, But Save Less

Business Wire Take note clean-shaven and beard-wearing Americans: Sporting a mustache may improve your chances of landing a higher-paying job, but it won't mean you put more money in the bank, according to a study commissioned by Quicken ® and the American Mustache Institute(AMI), the St. Louis-based think... Read More »

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