The lighter side

  • I work in AR by Caitlin Nobes

    And you thought managing people was complicated – just how do you maintain the engagement of parrots?

  • Pssst! Gossip essential ingredient of healthy workplaces by Stephanie Zillman

    Research has turned advice from mothers everywhere on its head – a little gossip can be considered a ‘pro-social’ interaction and is an essential ingredient of happy workplaces.

  • 'Drunk' host removed from air by Caitlin Nobes

    Last days at work aren’t easy, but indulging in a little Dutch courage is likely to turn out badly for everyone – as one UK radio host discovered first hand.

  • Slothful Britons incite Boris' ire by Rose Sneyd

    If you’re British and you’re reading this, then you should get back to work in order to up Britain’s per capita productivity, according to London’s mayor.

  • Worst HR email gaffes by Stephanie Zillman

    Most execs have sent an email to the wrong person, and a new survey has shed light on just how bad the mess-ups have been – from simple embarrassment to breaches of employees’ privacy.

  • Office worker stole 20 tonnes of office supplies by Stephanie Zillman

    We’ve all heard the war stories of workers systematically fleecing their employers for years on end – but a German office worker may have outdone them all.

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