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first_img Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts: GuruOn 22 Jan 2002 in Military, Personnel Todaycenter_img This week’s guruMig-31 military makers are just off their trolleyMany companies turn to diversification to remain competitive in a changingmarket. But not many firms diversify as radically as the Russian makers of theMig-31 military fighter aircraft. The company has not sold a fighter to the Russian government for 10 yearsand so staff have now turned their expertise to manufacturing trolley buses. These are made in the aisles between the aircraft assembly lines, using thelatest construction techniques and materials and no doubt are extremely fast,light and manoeuverable. Guru is a little worried that the heat-seeking missiles could prove a littleobstructive once the trolley buses are in use in airport departure lounges. Big deal over a small matter There are obviously no skills shortages in China, where employers can besurprisingly picky about the type of staff they employ. Guru has previously reported on a company that advertised for sales staffwith a certain blood type because it believed they were more likely to have theright personality for the job. Now a student in China is suing a bank because he doesn’t meet its minimumheight requirement. Jiang Tao is only 5ft 4ins tall, two inches short of the minimum requirementfor the People’s Bank of China. His lawyer told the South China Morning Post the bank has breached Article33 of the constitution, guaranteeing all citizens equality before the law. The bank tried to settle the suit and has now withdrawn the heightrequirement from ads. Guru remains convinced that for communist employers all staff are equal, butsome are more equal than others. Protection for prisoners of love The Prison Officers Association is considering introducing anti-seductionclasses for its members after a warder was forced to resign because of heraffair with a prisoner. An association spokesman said officers needed to be warned about the dangersof forming overly familiar relationships with prisoners. “Our officers must be made aware of their own and the prisonersvulnerability,” he said. Guru has often thought about introducing similar training to his workplaceto help explain to some of the younger, more impressionable ladies in theoffice that he is off limits. They can look, but can’t touch. Sperm donors create super workerGuru has been having nightmares abouta company which has resorted to creating its own breed of super staff throughsome kind of gene cloning scheme, because of its failure to attract and retainthe best talent.Scientific analysis services company LGC, e-mailed its malemembers of staff asking them to visit the gents toilets and donate a sample oftheir semen in one of the tubes provided, then place this in an ice box.It read: “Sorry for the e-mail, but the crime scene DNAlab needs some semen samples for making practice forensic exhibits and fortraining in DNA extraction techniques.” A spokesman for theTeddington-based firm, said it was normal practice for the firm to ask stafffor various kinds of samples to test new scientific procedures.But guru would not be surprised to see the emergence of agenetically perfect employee who works long hours, never complains and certainlynever asks for a pay rise. Features list 2021 – submitting content to Personnel TodayOn this page you will find details of how to submit content to Personnel Today. We do not publish a…last_img

Utah State seeks revenge on Boise State

first_imgFebruary 19, 2021 /Sports News – Local Utah State seeks revenge on Boise State FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailBOISE, Idaho (AP)-Utah State (14-6, 11-3) vs. Boise State (17-4, 13-3)ExtraMile Arena, Boise, Idaho; Friday, 8 p.m. MSTBOTTOM LINE: Boise State goes for the season sweep over Utah State after winning the previous matchup in Boise. The teams last went at it on Feb. 17, when the Broncos shot 44.4 percent from the field and went 15 for 17 from the free throw line en route to the 79-70 victory.STEPPING UP: Boise State’s Derrick Alston Jr. has averaged 17.4 points while Abu Kigab has put up 12.5 points and 5.8 rebounds. For the Aggies, Neemias Queta has averaged 13.5 points, 9.2 rebounds and three blocks while Marco Anthony has put up 11.2 points and 5.2 rebounds.ACCURATE ALSTON JR.: Alston has connected on 42.6 percent of the 122 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 17 of 30 over his last five games. He’s also converted 84.4 percent of his free throws this season.UNDEFEATED WHEN: Boise State is a perfect 15-0 when it scores at least 73 points. The Broncos are 2-4 when scoring any fewer than that.FLOOR SPACING: Utah State’s Miller has attempted 106 3-pointers and connected on 41.5 percent of them, and is 9 for 23 over the last five games.STIFLING STATE: Utah State has held opposing teams to 38.8 percent shooting from the field this year, the ninth-lowest percentage among all Division I teams. Against conference opponents, the Aggies have held opposing shooters to 36.7 percent. Written bycenter_img Associated Presslast_img

Russian Navy Ship Heads to Mediterranean Sea

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today Russian Navy Ship Heads to Mediterranean Sea Russian Navy Ship Heads to Mediterranean Sea Training & Education A Russian Navy’s ship is steaming its way to the Mediterranean Sea, according to the Daily Sabah. View post tag: Mediterranean View post tag: heads View post tag: sea View post tag: ship View post tag: Naval View post tag: Navy View post tag: Russian View post tag: News by topic The ship, with hull number PM-56, passed the Dardanelles strait on Sunday, April 20th accompanied by Turkish Coast Guard ships during the passage. The final destination of the vessel has not been confirmed.PM-56 is an Amur class floating workshop ship of the Russian Navy which was built at a shipyard in Szczecin, Poland, in 1973.The most successful and most massive floating workshops were of “Polish” manufacture and have become PM pr.300, 301, 303 and 304. All of them were built in Poland at the Szczecin Shipyard.[mappress]Press Release, April 22, 2014; Image: Wikimedia April 22, 2014 Share this articlelast_img

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