HR Strange But True!
October 06, 2011

The editors at Strange but True have covered all areas of the workplace, from boardrooms to break rooms. However, one room is often overlooked—bathrooms. So, we’ve dug into our archives to bring you a few of our most bizarre bathroom tales.

Diamond-Studded Toilet Seats and Other Office Necessities—When it comes to office space, many companies would probably settle for a prime location and clean, modern facilities. But other firms can be much more particular.

HRSBT Reader’s Story: The Telephone and the Toilet—Phone interviews, and even webcam interviews, are becoming a popular, cost-effective way to interview candidates. While some applicants may feel that this alternative interview style puts them at a disadvantage by limiting their ability to connect on a personal level, one candidate proved that you can certainly be personal—too personal!

Laid-Off Employees Swipe ... Toilet Paper?—If employees are leaving your company, you may want to make sure they don't take a bagful of loot with them, because 27 percent of adults admit that they have taken something that didn't belong to them when leaving a previous job, according to a survey by MassMutual. And at the bottom of the list—toilet paper. We know times are tough, but toilet paper?

Tales from the Water Closet—SBT editors share a roundup of stories concerning—well, you know.

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