How to stay safe from prying eyes at your workplace computer

How to stay safe from prying eyes at your workplace computer

Your workplace computer offers a multitude of ways that enemies in the office can gain access to the parts of your life that you’d rather were kept hidden. It may be that you’ve sent a CV to a prospective employer, or maybe you’re having an extra-marital affair with the hot blonde Essex girl/boy that works…

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How to avoid doing any work in the office whilst looking extremely busy

How to avoid doing any work in the office whilst looking extremely busy

  Working life is hard. In the years that pass subsequent to getting your first job after leaving school or college, you will be reduced to a mere number on a balance sheet. The enjoyment of your life will take second place behind the need to put food on the table and clothes on your…

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How to survive a full day in the office even though you didn’t go to bed last night

How to survive a full day in the office even though you didn’t go to bed last night

  We’ve all been there. The ‘swift pint’ on a Tuesday night just as you’re starting to recover from a heavy festival weekend. The ‘swifty’ will however inevitably evolve into a swift six or seven pints of lager followed by shots and then it’s on to a late bar. After that, it’s anyone’s guess what…

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How to covertly record workplace meetings that you’re not allowed to attend

How to covertly record workplace meetings that you’re not allowed to attend

  Let’s face it. You’re just not senior enough to get called in for the really important meetings in your office. All is not lost however. The following techniques will give you access to the meeting information regardless of whether you’ve been invited to attend or not, so you’ll still have first hand knowledge of…

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10 sayings a manager should never use unless you want to sound like David Brent

10 sayings a manager should never use unless you want to sound like David Brent

  Management is a skill that requires you to deliver instructions to your team members in the most efficient way possible. There often isn’t the time available to construct bespoke phrases for every situation you face, so rather than telling a member of your team to: “Call the client and get their preliminary thoughts about…

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The 8 filthiest songs to play during work hours on your computer speakers

The 8 filthiest songs to play during work hours on your computer speakers

  Playing a bit of music in the workplace is as much a part of working life as cigarette breaks and hangovers. It’s important however, that the music you play on your desktop speakers is relevant for the type of people that work in your office. Here at The W1nners’ Club, half our staff get…

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10 things a premiership footballer does that you would never get away with at work

10 things a premiership footballer does that you would never get away with at work

It’s a nice life being a premiership footballer isn’t it? Adored by millions for their skill and athleticism whilst getting paid handsomely for the privilege. It’s a tough idea to comprehend but, footballers are still just lowly employees like the rest of us. They have to turn up to work on time, phone in sick…

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6 ways to destroy a competitor by damaging their corporate reputation

6 ways to destroy a competitor by damaging their corporate reputation

  Managers of the world you need never be afraid again! You need never view market share as something that exists purely to undermine your achievements despite the fact that you also have to control a team of feral young executives that drink way too much when you put your company credit card behind the bar….

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How to use covert recording techniques to stitch up an enemy in the office

How to use covert recording techniques to stitch up an enemy in the office

  Sometimes in office life, it’s important to stay ahead of the game by getting a colleague to stitch themselves up. It’s nothing personal, but if you’re going to get the next promotion, you’ll need to eliminate the competition.   The covert recording of a colleague saying something disparaging about the company and if possible…

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8 reasons why flexible working is a really f*cking bad idea

8 reasons why flexible working is a really f*cking bad idea

  When we were first asked by an interviewee here at The W1nners’ Club if we have flexible working arrangements for employees, an awkward silence befell the room. The silence was mainly borne out of the fact that nobody on the interview panel had a clue what the candidate was talking about. After a brief…

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