Customer Feedback Form – Mobile Phone Retailer

Customer Feedback Form – Mobile Phone Retailer

  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…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Living with your mum

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Living with your mum

    Dear Darcus, I am a 43 year old Sales manager but I still live at home with my mum. I really want to move out but I love my mum’s cooking and she does all my laundry for me plus I don’t have to pay much board. Despite earning £60,000 a year, it…

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Alternative phrases managers can use to get along better with colleagues

Alternative phrases managers can use to get along better with colleagues

  It’s hard being a manager isn’t it? Why can’t people just do what they’re supposed to do when they’re supposed to do it? If they did there’d be no need for you to lose your temper would there? Unfortunately however, staff rarely do what they’re supposed to do when they’re supposed to do it…

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You’ve just been sacked……………why not compete in the X Games?

You’ve just been sacked……………why not compete in the X Games?

  Losing your job is a particularly trying time in life but it’s important to remember that you’re not alone. Here is a list of people that also lost their jobs to help make you feel a bit better about yourself: Pete Best (the original Beatles drummer before Ringo Starr) Mary Antoinette Joan of Arc…

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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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Notice of disciplinary meeting – Supermarket Shelf Stacker

Notice of disciplinary meeting – Supermarket Shelf Stacker

  Date 10/06/2017   Dear William, I am writing to tell you that you are required to attend a disciplinary meeting on Monday 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…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Having dreams about team members stealing from you

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Having dreams about team members stealing from you

  Dear Darcus, Last night I dreamt that someone on my team stole a packet of fruit pastilles from my top drawer in the office. I know it was only a dream but I can’t help feeling a bit annoyed with them at work so as a result I keep getting them to do complex…

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8 hilarious tales from the world of tech support

8 hilarious tales from the world of tech support

  The next time something goes wrong with your computer at work or indeed at home, take a minute and spare a thought for the poor souls that have to deal with your frantic calls to the IT helpdesk. Their job is as stressful as any of the emergency services’ because having no email can…

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You’ve just been sacked………why not become a Crime Scene Investigator?

You’ve just been sacked………why not become a Crime Scene Investigator?

  Not having a job is a bit like not having a boyfriend or a girlfriend – it can be quite fun for a while but if you go without for too long people will start to wonder if there’s something wrong with you. Alas, like having a boyfriend or girlfriend, it’s important that you…

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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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