8 clothing items to force your colleague to wear if you beat them in a bet

8 clothing items to force your colleague to wear if you beat them in a bet

Depending on which football team you support, you are either a person that consistently loses bets with colleagues at work or somebody that always wins them. Manchester United fans for example, have consistently been so assured of their team winning an office banter duel over the last few decades that the opposing person might as…

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7 ways to get into a brawl on the daily commute

7 ways to get into a brawl on the daily commute

(WARNING: The following content is only suitable for people who do not consider themselves to be a morning person. Everyone else should look away now and click on some of our other stuff that is a bit more suitable!!) If you’re not a morning person, please read on: Forget outdated concepts such as race, sex…

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10 reasons why working from home isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

10 reasons why working from home isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

Working from home – sounds like a dream come true doesn’t it? Just think, no office politics and no wondering who broke the handle on your coffee mug. Working from home is the perfect employment alternative for those that have chosen to eschew the pressures of working in an office. But before you hand in…

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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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How to have a successful career without any discernible talent whatsoever

How to have a successful career without any discernible talent whatsoever

Some people just have it don’t they? They are able to anticipate problems before they occur and if problems ever do occur they always have a solution. In the unlikely event that they don’t have a solution the problem will inadvertently become somebody else’s fault. Such individuals are few and far between which means the…

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How to hide a secret message inside a Powerpoint presentation

How to hide a secret message inside a Powerpoint presentation

There are numerous reasons why you would need to send a secret message to a colleague in the workplace. You may be having an affair and don’t want the snoopers in the I.T. department to know your intimate business. You might have a disciplinary hearing coming up and will need to get your version of…

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10 tell-tale signs that indicate a team member is about to hand in their resignation

10 tell-tale signs that indicate a team member is about to hand in their resignation

How short some people’s memories are! You didn’t throw their CV into the bin upon spotting the first spelling mistake, you pretended to believe their unlikely story about how they generated £100,000 of incremental revenue in a single month in their previous job, you gave them an interview – hell, you even gave them a…

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5 things you’ll miss about being unemployed when you finally get a new job

5 things you’ll miss about being unemployed when you finally get a new job

Unemployment is a trying time for the best of people – even those that have never actually had a proper job like The Queen. It causes you to doubt yourself and question your role in the world on an existential level. Who am I? What is my purpose? Should I really have bought a bottle…

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7 phrases managers should look for on a CV before throwing it in the bin

7 phrases managers should look for on a CV before throwing it in the bin

Recruiting the right staff is essential for the success of your company. The challenge any recruiter faces is having to make the crucial decision of whether to hire someone despite having a small amount of information upon which to base the decision. We all know the majority of CVs contain enough fiction in them to…

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How to avoid being earmarked for promotion at work

How to avoid being earmarked for promotion at work

Everybody knows that things get tougher in the workplace the higher up you go. Look at your boss for goodness sake! When she first got promoted she had a full head of hair and was in a happy marriage – now she’s divorced and has a drink problem since taking a step up the professional…

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