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Brainteaser Answer 5

Are You Seeing Things? Answer 5: The word “single” actually refers to marital status, not the number of people on board. So, the boat is full, but everyone on board is married! This is a cheeky little trick question, playing on the dual meanings of the word ‘single’. Did you notice?

Posted on Dec 16, 2014
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Brainteaser Answer 4

Is this a yolk? Answer 4: Just One Box! First, it’s important to note that ALL of the boxes are marked incorrectly…a lot of people miss that fact and thus get the wrong answer. Let’s take a look… You open the box marked BIG and it’s filled of the small eggs. You know that the other two […]

Posted on Dec 16, 2014
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Brainteaser Answer 3

A Light-bulb Moment! Answer 3:  First and foremost, for your own reference, name the switches “a, b and c.” Then… Turn on switches a and b. Wait 10 minutes. Turn switch b off. Enter the room. Whichever light bulb is now on, is controlled by switch a (the only one, still on). Feel the other 2 […]

Posted on Dec 16, 2014
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Brainteaser Answer 2

Make McClane Proud… There are two acceptable answers to this question…did you get either of them? Answer 2(a): Fill up the 3-litre jug with water and then tip it all into the 5-litre jug. Then, again fill up the 3-litre jug and tip it into the 5-litre jug until it becomes full. This means there will be 1 […]

Posted on Dec 16, 2014
Staff Retention

Brainteaser Answer 1

A Petri Hard Puzzle Answer 1: 12.59 pm This little cheeky brainteaser depends on a tendency to over-think the question. You really don’t need to consider the ins and outs of bacteria, half-life and decay; you just need to work backwards and use a little bit of common sense! At 1 pm the dish is full. If bacteria doubles every […]

Posted on Dec 16, 2014
Friday Funnies

The Oddest Christmas Jobs

Ever worked in a Christmas job? You know, wake up in the morning, walk the reindeer, decorate other people’s Christmas trees, and finish off the day holding strangers’ hands on the ice rink.

Have a laugh with these Christmas jobs!

Posted on Dec 15, 2014
Attracting Staff

Would you recruit a Job Hopper?

When recruiting for a new role, the likelihood is that you will sift through a pile of CVs with a set criteria of exactly what you want your ideal candidate to look like. And when seeking a perfect fit for a role, you may also place a heavy emphasis on candidates who have a history […]

Posted on Dec 14, 2014
Friday Funnies

10 Highest Paying Jobs

How would you like to pull in £100,000 a year? Here are 10 jobs that pay this much and what the entry requirements are.

Posted on Dec 11, 2014

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