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When you’re stuck in a room full of people you didn’t choose to be friends with for 8 hours a day, five days a week for what feels like forever, you’re bound to get a little frustrated from time to time. Here are 25 things that really annoy us at work: Read Article »
The EmptyLemon ladies have spent the past week swooning over pictures from Prince George’s christening. The newest addition to the royal family has yet to realise he’s third in line for the throne and that he’ll never have to go out and find work – hew’s got the job as future king. Today us ‘common folk’ do not tend to follow the career paths of our parents and are less like to ‘inherit’ our future career. This said, some people do wish to continue a family business or are inspired by the work of their parents. Whilst there are many benefits to this decision, a successful inherited career is not simply placed in front of you. Read Article »
It’s that time of year when a handful of colleagues are getting excited about the coming into work in fancy dress and the rest just can’t wait for it to be over. If Halloween is paying a visit to your office over the next week, the following may help. You’ll either have a great Halloween or make a lot of people hate you: Read Article »
Open plan offices are renowned for great teamwork, but bundling people together in one room doesn’t automatically make them a team. Removing the hierarchy seating can help colleagues to bond, but you can’t force people to work together productively and happily. With large offices comes drama. Small offices do have drama, but it’s less widespread and bitchy because there’s nowhere to hide. Whether it’s who is wearing what or a daily fight over the air conditioning, you need to be well prepared for open plan working. It’s not as Bear Grylls-esque as you may think! Read Article »
Posters are a great way to brighten up the office. Stunning countryside views, tranquil beach scenes and cityscapes can really add some wow factor to your workplace. If you’re looking for something to increase productivity, perhaps you should look into investing in motivation posters. Just not these ones. Read Article »