Yucky kitchen, disinterested employees?
Does the state of the work kitchen indicate how much your employees care about the office, and their job?
UK CEO shares the largesse
In a gesture that may renew some people’s faith in executive integrity, the CEO of UK retailer Next will share his multi-million bonus with 19,400 employees.
Who’s need SM when you can market yourself with booze
Need a cold one? A New Zealand man is hoping to lure in a prospective employer with the promise of free beer.
Boss ever asked you to carry her child?
One quarter of employees receive requests from their bosses to do non work-related tasks, and some of them are pretty out there.
Hello, my bra size is a C-cup
While it’s perfectly common for name tags in major department stores to display flags denoting an employee’s foreign language capabilities – it’s less common for stores to demand bra size also be included.
How to lead like Maggie Thatcher
Whatever you think of her politics, the Iron Lady sure had a distinctive leadership style. What lessons are there to be learned from it?
Briefcases strain under the weight of mod cons
Remember when just one mobile was the size (and weight) of a brick? Well over-loaded execs are still whining despite slim-line phones and devices.
Time to fire men, and people with PhDs
An annual survey on time-wasting at work has revealed that more employees are wasting time on a daily basis this year than last year. Time to panic?
Now hiring mourners; $70 an hour
Think your loved one might not get the attention they deserve after they’ve passed on? In one UK region you can now hire backup mourners.
More toilets for male employees in the US
Nomura, a Japanese financial company, wants to have more men’s washrooms than ladies’ - but are they setting themselves up for a discrimination charge?