Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form – PA to the Governor of North Borneo

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form – PA to the Governor of North Borneo

The completion of this form is voluntary, but the information it contains helps us to monitor and improve our equal opportunities at work.  Our company is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and to the selection of the best person for the role. The information you are providing on this page will be kept…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Dodgy Sales Team

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Dodgy Sales Team

  Dear Darcus, I’ve just noticed my sales team have been hitting their bonuses for the last 3 quarters in succession – does this mean they are good at their jobs, or fraudulently swindling clients?   Dear Reader, Whilst I’m sure your company has a robust recruitment policy and you take all the necessary due…

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You’ve just been sacked………why not become the next Heavyweight Champion of the World?

You’ve just been sacked………why not become the next Heavyweight Champion of the World?

  So, you have your P45 held proudly in hand after your last employer showed you the door and now you’re wondering what to do next in your career. Maybe your last job didn’t work out because your boss was a total idiot? Or maybe you simply needed to make a change in your working…

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How to tell if a supplier has sent you a letter bomb in the post

How to tell if a supplier has sent you a letter bomb in the post

  At certain points in your working life you are going to have to deal with suppliers that you don’t see eye-to-eye with. Disagreements can arise in a myriad of ways. A failed negotiation where one of you has insulted a member of the others’ family is one such common example. Your supplier may just…

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Customer Feedback Form – Plumbing Work

Customer Feedback Form – Plumbing Work

  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 – Punctuality

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Punctuality

  Dear Darcus, A person on my team has the equivalent punctuality of the Southern Rail service from Tattenham Corner to London Bridge when there’s a strike on. How do I get them to change their ways and learn the art of using an alarm clock?   Dear Reader, Time keeping can appear unimportant to…

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You’ve just been sacked………why not record the Christmas number 1 single?

You’ve just been sacked………why not record the Christmas number 1 single?

  Christmas is a terrible time of the year to be unemployed. There’ll be no office Christmas parties to go to and no appalling Secret Santa gifts to open from your tight-fisted colleagues. You’ll therefore need to fill your festive season with an alternative pursuit to working in an office for a living. Christmas is…

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The Top 10 business blunders of 2016

The Top 10 business blunders of 2016

  So how was your year? Did you achieve everything in 2016 that you said you would at the end of 2015? Or is this year best forgotten as yet another kink in an increasingly erratic life curve of mistakes, error and rampant misfortune?   If the latter is true, just remember that you are…

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Notice of appeal meeting against disciplinary action – Kebab Shop Worker

Notice of appeal meeting against disciplinary action – Kebab Shop Worker

  Date: 14/12/16 Dear Eunice, You have appealed against the written warning confirmed to you in writing on 07/12/16 Your appeal will be heard by myself in the kitchen on 16/12/16 at 3am or after we’ve managed to get the last drunken reveler to leave the premises after ordering a tray of meat and chips…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Office Stalker

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Office Stalker

  Dear Darcus, I’m afraid I may have an office stalker. A member of my team constantly buys me cups of tea from the canteen and even buys me a card every Christmas and birthday. Should I be flattered by such unwarranted attention, or a little bit spooked by it all?   Dear Reader, Adulation…

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