Assessment of potential for promotion – Stud farm operative

Assessment of potential for promotion – Stud farm operative

  Name: Sara Mcilroy Job title: Equine Fluffer Department: Ejaculatory Procurement Length of time in post: 2 years Date of appraisal: __24/__06/__2017 Section A Assessment of potential Not fitted at present for further promotion Not fitted at present but likely to become fitted within the next two years Fitted for promotion Section B Employee’s aspirations…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I wish I was a Wolf

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I wish I was a Wolf

  Dear Darcus, I am an IT manager from Portsmouth and recently I keep being overcome by the compulsion to behave like a wolf in the office. If someone needs a new keyboard or mouse it causes me to howl loudly and if the cloud servers need rebooting that also makes me run about on…

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How to make a cup of coffee for the smallest colleague in the world

How to make a cup of coffee for the smallest colleague in the world

  Making a cup of coffee for your colleagues is as much a part of work life etiquette as ringing in sick on a Monday morning because you’ve overdone it at the weekend or having a stand up row with somebody that works in accounts. As society recognises the need for greater diversity and inclusiveness…

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You’ve just been sacked………why not become a professional Golfer?

You’ve just been sacked………why not become a professional Golfer?

  Take a minute to remember all the things that you used to do back in the days when you had a job.  You would take a taxi or an Uber home after a night out instead of the night bus. You were a member of a gym that gave out free towels. Buying a…

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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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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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