14 August 2019

Stop and think before posting about work - or face fallout

Cast your mind back to pre-social media days when the only platform available to bemoan unfair treatment in the workplace was an informal get-together with supportive colleagues around the water cooler.
11 August 2019

Closing the door on the open-plan office

Of all the workplace fads that have inspired grumbling, none has spawned more acrimony than the open-plan office.
21 July 2019

Taking a sickie might just make you feel sick

Have you ever taken a sickie - a day when you phone your boss to say you are unwell, despite being fit as a fiddle in both mind and body, to get a day off work?
07 July 2019

Think before complimenting colleagues

Clumsy compliments are being dished up in our workplaces on a daily basis. Handing out compliments to your work colleagues can be fraught with difficulties.
30 June 2019

Whispering ways risk bullying, suspicion

Workplace whispering will usually make others feel uncomfortable if not anxious.
26 June 2019

Why the customer is NOT always right

The much-maligned motto of ‘the customer is always right’, which has been drilled into anyone working in a customer service role, is just so wrong.
23 June 2019

When productivity is driven to distraction

So, you are having trouble staying focused at work? Well, it might comfort you to know that you are not alone.
17 June 2019

Time to rule out too many office rules

Have you got a job that has you so committed that you jump out of bed faster than a runaway train for the daily commute to the office? Not likely..
17 June 2019

Too much scent makes little sense

In a move reminiscent of the smoke-free office campaigns of the past, scent-sitive workers are emerging as strong backers for a fragrance-free workplace.
16 June 2019

Why being a gopher can undermine careers

Everyone needs additional help at times. But exactly how much is too much?