W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I keep on getting fired!

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I keep on getting fired!

  Dear Darcus, I keep getting fired from every new job I get. I’ve been Managing Director of a company, I then got a job as a senior director. From there I managed to secure employment as a team leader and from that point I was lucky enough to secure a cushy little number as…

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The 5 best places to have sex in the office

The 5 best places to have sex in the office

A sultry smile over the photocopier, flushed cheeks by the watercooler, eruptive laughter at your terrible jokes – you may have all the elements in place for a workplace romance. Whilst this would never happen to anybody that works here at The W1nners’ Club, we have nevertheless put together a list of places in the…

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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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How to survive becoming pregnant after a one night stand with a colleague

How to survive becoming pregnant after a one night stand with a colleague

What seemed like a good idea at the time, now brings all that flirting by the water cooler to a sobering reality. It turns out the real reason why you’ve developed a penchant for rum and raisin ice cream and pickles in the last two months is………yes, that’s right – you’re pregnant! To make matters…

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10 reasons why an internship could put you off employment forever

10 reasons why an internship could put you off employment forever

Here at The W1nners’ Club, we recognise that we have a responsibility. Our responsibility is not just to provide incorrect and quite frankly downright litigious advice on how to survive life in the workplace, we also have a responsibility to nurture future generations to ensure that offices the world over are filled with ill-informed employees…

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90% of tea consumed in the workplace may contain saliva from an intern

90% of tea consumed in the workplace may contain saliva from an intern

  An investigation by Lloyds Banking Group has found that nearly 90% of tea that is consumed in the average workplace may contain intern saliva.   Samples of tea runs performed by interns in a selection of offices up and down the country showed that up to 90% of them contained spittle that had only…

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Gender equality study says men should be forced to wear high heels at work

Gender equality study says men should be forced to wear high heels at work

  Men should be forced to wear high heels at work according to researchers from The University of Aberdeen.   A recent study showed a link between wearing high heels and an increased risk of bunions, pain and injury, meaning true gender equality can only be achieved in the workplace if men stop dithering over…

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Build a Scalextric track in your office when the boss goes out for the afternoon

Build a Scalextric track in your office when the boss goes out for the afternoon

Most people these days work in one of two types of offices. Firstly, there’s the office where the boss is present. These tend to be drab and boring places that involve only the occasional exchange of banter between colleagues before somebody inevitably hears you having fun and decides to put a stop to such frivolities…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Colleagues are jealous of me

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Colleagues are jealous of me

  Dear Darcus, My colleagues are jealous of me because my dad owns the company, I went travelling for a year and when I came back I was given a seat on the board. Should I make their lives a living hell in revenge?   Dear Reader, It’s not what you know in life that…

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10 workplace thoughts expressed by mime artists

10 workplace thoughts expressed by mime artists

A picture tells a thousand words because our gestures and facial expressions say as much about how we’re feeling as the words we use when speaking – more even! Mime artists have perfected the art of conveying emotion through physical movement to such a degree that they don’t require words to tell their stories. As…

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