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Yes, yes people. The time is finally upon us – Game of Thrones is back on our screens and winter has landed on our doorsteps. OH, THE EXCITEMENT!! So, to get us back on the bandwagon and into the Game of Thrones Spirit, we’ve decided to dedicate our Friday blog to the show we love so dear. We’re matching some of the characteristics from our favourite GoT characters, with of the few individuals you’d find hanging around your office.
You definitely know at least one or more of these people in your office, so be cheeky this Friday, and let them know!
Arya Stark: The Intern
Arya is the determined young soul around the office that so happens to be on an internship. Probably works harder than a full time employee yet gets little recognition. Exploited for coffee runs, but an all-round workhorse.
Cercei Lannister: The Smug One
The best way to describe a Cercei-like employee is that they are a bit of a headcase. Something just ain’t right. Probably should be sat with a shrink rather than anywhere near you. Your team might be working collectively towards a goal, whereas this employee is only looking out for themselves. Might be best to stay clear of this one!
Petyr Baelish (Littlefinger): Meddling Maniac
“Did you hear what Peter said about you…you didn’t?!? Well, wait until you hear this”. Yup, in some places you’ll find this meddling maniac who can’t seem to mind their own business. They always want a piece of the pie , and they’ll do anything to get it. Hobbies include: gossiping, meddling, and plotting devious schemes.
Jon Snow: “Sorry mate, don’t know…”
“You know nothing, John Snow!”. In this case, we’re talking about the employee that literally knows nothing. They’re basically part of the furniture at this stage having worked there years. They are as useful as an ejection seat in a helicopter. If you want to know something technical, you may as well ask the wall.
Jaime Lannister: The person who shares a little TMI
I think you know what I’m getting at with this meme. This person has no filter whatsoever. Your boss could be standing 2 steps behind you and it still wouldn’t stop this individual from rambling on about last nights antics.
Hodor: One and done
This person has one function and one function only. Driven and determined, but unfortunately, not the sharpest tool in the box. A one and done type of person. Can’t seem to make it past the probation period.
Joffrey: Resting B*tch Face
This person would make you feel like it’s a Monday every day. Never has anything positive to say, very much a fan of themselves and will never help you out when you’re in a rut.
Jorah: The Guy That Just Won’t Quit
Office romances, we’ve all witnessed them. We’ve all witnessed them take a sharp left and go swiftly downhill as well. There’s always that one person who never says never. They must be within 5 metres radius of that person, otherwise, it’s panic stations. “Who are they with? What are they doing?”. Has supreme stalker-like abilities.