The metaphorical unicorn that this greenkeeper never saw
I was talking to a head greenkeeper the other day, and he was probing me about human resources-related stuff (occupational hazard!).
One of the things he was keen to know was whether there was a legal requirement for an employer to have a handbook that they gave to their staff.
I asked him why he was so interested, and I was pretty surprised by his answer:
“Because I was given my contract, which refers to the handbook a lot. So I asked the Club Manager for a copy of this handbook. He said I should think of it like a unicorn.”
As you can imagine, I was a little bit confused by this, so he elaborated…