The 6 types of coworker that you usually find in the average office

The 6 types of coworker that you usually find in the average office

Let’s be honest, working in an office is no mean feat is it? There are often very contrasting personality types that are thrown together in the vain hope that everybody will be mature enough to get the job done every day. Unfortunately however, it rarely ever works out like this. People squabble and plot against…

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10 perks to give staff instead of a salary if your company is going bankrupt

10 perks to give staff instead of a salary if your company is going bankrupt

Staff management is a sublime artform that requires both artistic endeavour and a scientific understanding of the human psyche. You need to be both a councillor and a disciplinarian rolled into one. It is therefore imperative that a good people manager rewards his or her team when they have performed well (or not so well…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I refuse to give staff a payrise

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I refuse to give staff a payrise

  Dear Darcus, I’m the owner of a fairly successful company – well, I say successful but the reality is we’re not doing anywhere near as well as we should be. The point is, my staff keep threatening to leave but I refuse to award pay rises because I don’t want anyone to earn anything…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Addicted to sacking people

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Addicted to sacking people

    Dear Darcus, I think I’m addicted to sacking people. The first time I had to let someone go I was terrified and didn’t know what to say to them, particularly when the ex-employee burst into tears but now I’m slightly embarrassed to say that I rather enjoy it. I sometimes find that I…

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US tech company that microchips employees won’t seek to have them neutered

US tech company that microchips employees won’t seek to have them neutered

  A tech company has announced it is the first business in the US to use microchips for employees, but has promised not to get staff neutered or spayed to make them less aggressive.   Three Square Market from Wisconsin is offering to microchip everyone that works in the company and will reward staff that…

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8 reasons why flexible working is a really f*cking bad idea

8 reasons why flexible working is a really f*cking bad idea

  When we were first asked by an interviewee here at The W1nners’ Club if we have flexible working arrangements for employees, an awkward silence befell the room. The silence was mainly borne out of the fact that nobody on the interview panel had a clue what the candidate was talking about. After a brief…

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Sainsbury’s staff caught moonlighting at the Chairman’s house during work hours

Sainsbury’s staff caught moonlighting at the Chairman’s house during work hours

  Sainsbury’s staff officially signed off from work were caught moonlighting at the Chairman’s house working on his barn conversion during work hours.   At least five checkout girls were being used as bricklayers and staff from the deli counter, the bakery and the frozen food section were also found at the address wearing hard…

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