10 things to do in an interview that will ensure you don’t end up getting the job

10 things to do in an interview that will ensure you don’t end up getting the job

You’ve been made redundant, you’re now unemployed, you’re signing on at the job centre, the sun is shining and the pubs are open……… Let’s face it, things could be a lot, lot, worse. At some point you’re going to have to get another job but for the meantime (summer), there’s no point in rushing the…

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Mizuho Securities loses £200 million after an employee input error

Mizuho Securities loses £200 million after an employee input error

A fat-finger error is a keyboard input error that occurs in financial markets like the stock market or foreign currency exchange. It’s caused by stressed out traders pressing incorrect buttons on their keyboard which results in huge losses for their employer as a result.   An order to buy or sell may be placed that…

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Donald Trump refuses to watch colour TV in case he upsets white supremacists

Donald Trump refuses to watch colour TV in case he upsets white supremacists

  Donald Trump has disbanded his business advisory think tank after a number of CEOs quit when he refused to watch television in full colour for fear of upsetting white supremacists.   The executives in question found it nigh on impossible to analyse stock and share prices on CNN and Bloomberg, because the President insisted…

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Nestle’s walnut whip may grow breasts now that nuts have been removed

Nestle’s walnut whip may grow breasts now that nuts have been removed

  Nestle has warned its customers that its newly launched nut free version of the Walnut Whip may start to grow breasts and speak in a high-pitched voice.   The company’s new ‘Eunuch Whip’ is said to be targeted at paranoid Chinese Emperors and rulers of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires as a chocolate snack…

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Public votes for Crispy McCrispface in the Walkers Crisp flavour referendum

Public votes for Crispy McCrispface in the Walkers Crisp flavour referendum

  The Great British public has predictably voted for Crispy McCrispface to be introduced as a new Walkers crisp flavour even though it was never actually presented as a choice on the ballot paper.   Walkers, having clearly not learnt what happens when you place important decisions in the hands of the electorate, decided to…

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Walmart to sell surface-to-air missiles as part of its back to school range

Walmart to sell surface-to-air missiles as part of its back to school range

  Walmart will include Patriot, Stinger and S-300 surface to air missiles as part of its ‘back to school’ range of products this year.   The retailer recently identified the school age demographic as a potentially lucrative market for hi tech military hardware items that will complement the sale of lunch boxes, pencil cases, Erasers…

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Shabba Ranks advocates the crucifixion of gay people on ‘90s TV show ‘The Word’

Shabba Ranks advocates the crucifixion of gay people on ‘90s TV show ‘The Word’

Have you ever had to work with somebody that expressed views that were so bigoted you found it impossible to work with them without having a serious argument? If you have, then you’re not alone. Mark Lamarr, co-presenter of iconic ‘90s TV show ‘The Word’ was so incensed by the shocking views expressed by Reggae…

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Notice of disciplinary meeting – DIY Store Shelf Stacker

Notice of disciplinary meeting – DIY Store Shelf Stacker

Date 10/08/2017   Dear Bob, I am writing to tell you that you are required to attend a disciplinary meeting on 14/08/2017 at 9am which is to be held in my office. At this meeting the question of disciplinary action against you, in accordance with the Company Disciplinary Procedure, will be considered with regard to:…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Google Chrome doesn’t work

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Google Chrome doesn’t work

  Dear Darcus, I think my ex-employer has hacked into my Google Chrome account. When I left my previous job, I couldn’t get a job in the industry I had been working in for the last 10 years so I decided to change career and go into business on my own. I set up my…

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The 10 worst airport destinations to fly to on business

The 10 worst airport destinations to fly to on business

Everybody loves a good trip away – even on business. Whilst you won’t necessarily get to spend all day sipping cocktails and lounging by the side of a pool, the money you do spend usually isn’t yours and the change of scenery can make work seem that little bit more interesting. For most destinations on…

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