Write the word “executive” and the adjective “busy” is likely to be in close proximity. That’s the nature of the modern workplace. Modern managers – including L&D professionals – tend to be so busy that there’s little time for them to think.
Large organisations need to process thousands of applicants sometimes in a very short time-frame. A filter such as a language test drastically reduces costs and ensures a higher chance that HR Managers take pride in the quality of their hires, turning the “chaos of recruiting” into a smart process.
They say that art reflects life, and when it comes to how we perceive our workplaces, this is often true. Though the situations portrayed in film are often exaggerated (few of us would plot to kill our boss, however often we may dream of their demise), movies and TV shows about workplace dynamics can sometimes be very truthfully reflective of the challenges we face, both as employers and as employees. Here, we take a look at what some of the most notorious bosses in film teach us about what not to do.