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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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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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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10 warning signs that must have been erected by a complete and utter jobsworth

10 warning signs that must have been erected by a complete and utter jobsworth

They say the devil is in the detail and some people are so committed to their jobs that they can’t help but do things by the book – even if the book contains absolutely no mention of the rules they are trying to enforce. Whether it’s a tube station guard that would happily chase a…

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Spend your notice period turning the CEO’s picture into Super Smash Bros characters

Spend your notice period turning the CEO’s picture into Super Smash Bros characters

  It feels great doesn’t it? The knowledge that all of this will be over in a few weeks now that you’ve handed in your notice. The biggest problem you have to overcome now, is what to do with all the spare time you have during work hours until your glorious last day. Only a…

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10 Cringeworthy reply to all email fails

10 Cringeworthy reply to all email fails

The bold text on your email inbox tells you that you have an unread email.  You recognise who it’s from as it’s one of your close friends in the office.  Despite the fact that the email in question contains important information about the department meeting that’s taking place in the morning, you decide to have…

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The danger of telling colleagues how to make a decent cup of coffee

The danger of telling colleagues how to make a decent cup of coffee

  The perfect cup of coffee is a bit like the perfect woman or the perfect man. We all have a very unique take on what perfection actually is. Just like choosing a partner, if you decide to openly share your ideas about what perfection is with your colleagues, you’ll more than likely face a…

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10 incredible workplace meltdowns

10 incredible workplace meltdowns

  Working life can be stressful as we all know and occasionally you may have to witness a co-worker completely lose their rag in the office. Other times it might be you that demolishes your computer with the hammer you have stored in your bottom drawer specially for such occasions. It can happen at any…

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What your desk says about how soon you’re going to jack the job in….

What your desk says about how soon you’re going to jack the job in….

  Here at The W1nners’ Club, our in-house employee psychologist (an elderly East European cleaner that comes in on Tuesdays and Thursdays,) has been busy working on a new theory developed during cigarette breaks round the back of the office by the wheelie bins. Our expert is convinced that it is possible to tell how…

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How your office could revert back to the Stone Age as a result of dress down Fridays

How your office could revert back to the Stone Age as a result of dress down Fridays

  Dress down Fridays can be a sticking point in many workplaces depending on the point of view the management takes in relation to staff happiness. Whilst some companies enthusiastically embrace the idea and allow workers to dress in casual, smart attire during the working week, others consider dress down Fridays to be something that…

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