Uber forced to hail a black cab for its former CEO

Uber forced to hail a black cab for its former CEO

  Uber was forced to hail a black cab when its former Chief Executive refused to leave the premises unless the company paid for his ride home.   Despite having drivers that operate in over 570 cities worldwide, the technology company felt it would be bad form if its ousted CEO was seen arguing with…

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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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Ikea tries to self-assemble its new Chief Executive

Ikea tries to self-assemble its new Chief Executive

  Ikea has tried to self-assemble its new Chief Executive rather than bring someone in from outside the company.   Despite being given assurances that the instructions would be easy to follow, the new Chief Executive has thus far proven a less-than-flattering advert for the furniture store’s flatpack self-assembly USP. IKEA’s Head of Flatpack Assembly…

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FTSE 100 CEOs to do a bush tucker trial before receiving their annual bonus

FTSE 100 CEOs to do a bush tucker trial before receiving their annual bonus

  Company boards should justify hefty Chief Executive pay rises by forcing bosses to do a bush tucker trial in front of staff at the annual Christmas party according to business experts.   The continuing increases in pay for top executives despite often lacklustre performance has incited calls for a rethink in the way senior…

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Which office department should you really be working in?

Which office department should you really be working in?

  Modern office life is generally underpinned by gross inefficiency and ineptitude. In his book The Peter Principle, Lawrence Peter investigates the idea that most organisations are staffed by people that are fundamentally ill-equipped to do the job they are paid for. We therefore spend the majority of our conscious lives working in roles that…

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