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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10 instances where people qualify for ‘That Guy’ status in the office

10 instances where people qualify for ‘That Guy’ status in the office

Everybody has, ‘that guy,’ in their office. You know the type. They always go the extra mile to make it known to everyone else how eccentric or just plain annoying they can be between the hours of 9:00am and 5:30pm. ‘That guy,’ status has been a part of office culture ever since the first cavemen…

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Prank your work colleagues with a fake voice activated printer sign

Prank your work colleagues with a fake voice activated printer sign

  They say that revenge is a dish best served cold. Did somebody go on holiday leaving you to do all their work as well as your own? Did your boss make you stay late and/or work weekends at a trade conference when your favourite sports team or rock band was in town? Whatever your…

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The office safari is actually a, ‘thing.’

The office safari is actually a, ‘thing.’

  There has been a backlash of late in offices up and down the length and breadth of the land. As social posting and the sharing of memes gets restricted to the hours when all the proper work should really be getting done, this leaves a large gaping hole at lunchtime that has to be…

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Workplace chaos caused by pretending your colleague’s herbal tea is actually yours

Workplace chaos caused by pretending your colleague’s herbal tea is actually yours

  Me and my boss have a great relationship. Lots of banter, elaborate practical jokes – it all makes the working environment a much better place – between us that is. I’m the only one that has that kind of back-and-forth with him and with all my colleagues (much older Polish men who generally don’t…

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9 Awesome food hacks using everyday items you’ll find in the office

9 Awesome food hacks using everyday items you’ll find in the office

  Offices have a reputation for being sterile places where nothing interesting occurs unless everybody is drunk at the Christmas party. We intend to change all that however. If you use a little imagination and look around you, you’ll notice that your place of work contains everything you’d ever need to set up your own…

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Office Fridge Wars: When stealing a co-worker’s lunch turns nasty

Office Fridge Wars: When stealing a co-worker’s lunch turns nasty

    Lunch time in the workplace is a special point in the day, not least because you’ve probably spent most of the morning looking forward to leaning back in your chair and munching heartily on the sandwich you painstakingly prepared last night whilst reflecting on just how hectic a morning it’s been. As the…

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“You’re nicked!” 9 ridiculous workplace theft allegations

“You’re nicked!” 9 ridiculous workplace theft allegations

    1.    Stealing from the Water Cooler     I’m on a diet that requires me to drink a metric shit ton of water so I carry around a 1L Nalgine bottle at all times. I’m a mid-level manager at a 60 person company. At the end of the work day on my way…

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“…..but I don’t work here madam!” When a fellow customer insists you’re a member of staff at the grocery store

“…..but I don’t work here madam!”  When a fellow customer insists you’re a member of staff at the grocery store

  I work for a university police service as a security officer. My uniform consists of a white shirt with grey slacks and a blue striped tie. I also carry standard effects like a badge, a radio, handcuffs and a flash light, etc. On this particular occasion I wasn’t working so I placed my badge…

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The annoying co-worker everybody in the office hates – but why?

The annoying co-worker everybody in the office hates – but why?

  Tim was the guy in the office that everybody hated. Every working day Tim clocked in at exactly 8:00am and clocked out at 5:00am. In between those hours you were lucky if you ever saw him working. It was because of him that the company no longer did a Secret Santa at Christmas, catered monthly…

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