Office Politics

On First Name Terms - Why Calling Women Anything Other Than Their First Name at Work Is Almost Always Sexist

Christina Franks | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Franks

Don't call me babe. Don't call me feisty. In fact, in professional situations, can we just stick to my name?

Monday Morning Blues? Your Top Work Woes Worked Through

Georgia James | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Got the Monday morning blues every morning? According to a report by leading UK recruitment firm, Randstad, a third (33%) of UK workers are dissatisfi...

Can You Keep a Secret?

Christian Toon | Posted 14.09.2013 | UK
Christian Toon

Office secrets: when you know they're going around it can be torture not being in on them. Whether it's closed blinds on a managers' meeting, furtive internal emails or hushed whispers in the kitchen, there'll always be someone desperate to know what's going on.

Which Christmas Party Character Are You?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Though the office Christmas party may move venue and bring new faces every year, the personalities of those invited never change, according to new res...

The First Job Fear

James Emtage | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK Comedy
James Emtage

There is absolutely no shame in being shown around, and as one friend of mine found, it will soon enough prove essential. Three days in to the job he had still not been given a tour, and was asked to run something up to accounts. After two wrong turns he mistakenly walked through a drop lock door and found himself locked in the cleaners' cupboard.

How To Cope When Your Boss Is A Bully

lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 05.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

According to a recent study seven out of ten UK employees say they've been picked on by bosses or colleagues. Being bullied is humiliating, stressful,...