In response to TCW Whistleblower: If we purged the NHS of jargonistic non-jobs we could pay the doctors more, Politically__Incorrect wrote:
Yes, that most valuable of departments: HR. “Human Remains” is what we used to call them. Their role in recruitment is invaluable. While interviewers are asking candidates irrelevant questions about their skills and work experience, the HR manager will tackle the issues that really matter when it comes to deciding on the suitability or otherwise of a job candidate. Questions like “If you were a fish, what kind would you be, and why?” provide valuable information about whether somebody is up to the job or not.
Often in interviews I’ve been asked the tired old question: what is my main weakness? Mischievousness sometimes tempts me to say things like “Forgetting to take my medication for Tourette syndrome”, or “sudden and unpredictable violent outbursts”
Jobs like HR manager keep under-qualified feminists off the streets at least. They are the last refuge for the person with a psychology degree who couldn’t get a proper job.