W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Jealous of a couple who are married in my office

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Jealous of a couple who are married in my office

Dear Darcus, I am totally jealous of a couple who are married in my office. I am recently divorced and the way they fawn over each other during work hours is sickening. Do you think I should tell HR that their happiness makes me feel uncomfortable?   Dear Reader, I too am emotionally embittered. Mainly…

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14 people who should never become Facebook friends with their boss at work

14 people who should never become Facebook friends with their boss at work

Pretty much everybody is on Facebook these days as the Social Network’s active user base continues to soar past the 2 billion mark. With such a gargantuan audience size, it’s highly likely that your boss at work will be on Facebook as, believe it or not – they probably have a life outside the office….

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You’ve just been sacked………why not become a multi-billionaire philanthropist?

You’ve just been sacked………why not become a multi-billionaire philanthropist?

When you get out of bed and it’s turning dark, this either means it’s the weekend and you’ve spent all day recovering from the insane evening you enjoyed last night that you can’t remember, or it means that you probably haven’t got a job. If your situation is more akin to the former scenario, we…

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The Do’s and Don’ts of going on an important client lunch

The Do’s and Don’ts of going on an important client lunch

There’s a lot more to going on a client lunch than simply getting blind drunk at the company’s expense. Important as this element is, meeting with clients for a business lunch is one of the most important functions within a business relationship. The first thing to take on board is that going on a client…

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Notice of written warning – Pool Attendant

Notice of written warning – Pool Attendant

Date: 16/02/2018   Dear Mary, You attended a disciplinary hearing on 12/02/2018 and I am writing to inform you of your written warning. This warning will be placed in your personal file but will be disregarded for disciplinary purposes after a period of 6 months, provided your conduct improves to a satisfactory level. a) The…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – My morning coffee contains an alternate universe

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – My morning coffee contains an alternate universe

  Dear Darcus, I am continually haunted by the idea that my usual cup of morning coffee in the office might contain an alternative mini universe. I often look at the way it swirls around when I stir it and if you look really closely, it looks a bit like those pictures of faraway galaxies…

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What a colleague’s facial hair says about their true personality

What a colleague’s facial hair says about their true personality

Facial hair – probably the highest form of art after music and cheese rolling. It can be appreciated by both men and women, and this enjoyment can be manifested by simply looking at facial hair, fondling facial hair or indeed owning the facial hair in question (again – this is applicable to both men and…

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You’ve just been sacked………why not create the world’s most valuable sports brand?

You’ve just been sacked………why not create the world’s most valuable sports brand?

Here is a list of household chores that most people struggle to find the time to do when they have a job, but never get around to doing when they don’t have one either because there’s other things to be getting on with like pretending to keep up with current affairs by watching daytime politics…

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How not to make a complete fool of yourself at a business networking event

How not to make a complete fool of yourself at a business networking event

We should really hold our hands up and come clean in stating that this guide should not really be required by anyone that currently works in a professional environment. After all, if you’re the sort of person that needs to be told how to behave at business networking events – your company probably shouldn’t be…

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Customer Feedback Form – Fitted kitchen Units

Customer Feedback Form – Fitted kitchen Units

We are constantly trying to improve the level of service we provide, and ask that you take a minute to tell us how we are doing and what we can do to improve. How happy are you with the job we have just completed?  (1 = delighted – 5 = very unhappy) 1 2 3…

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