Are you a workplace wimp or a boardroom bully?

Are you a workplace wimp or a boardroom bully?

Let’s be honest – working in an office can be pretty stressful at times. There are presentations to do in front of colleagues, clients and superiors. There are targets to be met, reports to be done and co-workers’ banter to ignore. The success of your career going forward will depend on how well you’re able…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not become an animal psychologist?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not become an animal psychologist?

So, your bedtime is now usually the same time that most people wake up and the time you wake up is roughly the same time that most people go to bed. Unemployment has forced these new nocturnal habits upon you and despite not really being bothered about not having a job to get up for…

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

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

So – it would appear that getting involved in office politics isn’t one of your strong points. When you thought rounding up a few of your colleagues to talk about the new boss over a lunchtime at the pub was a good idea, it turned out your new boss had already put their company credit…

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

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

What does the word LIFE stand for? Looks Interesting and F*cking Entertaining? La Crosse Is For Everyone? Labour Intensive Foreign Email? Whatever meaning you have attached to this part of existence that is known as living, at some point it will all have to be paid for. If you don’t have a job, this may…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a TV newsreader?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not become a TV newsreader?

The early mornings, the daily commute, the office politics, the annoying colleagues, the hangovers on a Friday – bet you’d do anything to get your old job back wouldn’t you? Whilst this can’t happen due to the unfortunate reality of being given your marching orders by your last employer, you could always look for an…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not conduct the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not conduct the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra?

Really sorry to hear you’re no longer in gainful employment my friend. Everybody knows that working in an office with a whole load of other people isn’t always the easiest thing to do in life. That being said, throwing your keyboard across the room because somebody teased you about your new haircut may also be…

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10 things a premiership footballer does that you would never get away with at work

10 things a premiership footballer does that you would never get away with at work

It’s a nice life being a premiership footballer isn’t it? Adored by millions for their skill and athleticism whilst getting paid handsomely for the privilege. It’s a tough idea to comprehend but, footballers are still just lowly employees like the rest of us. They have to turn up to work on time, phone in sick…

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