The lighter side

  • UK CEO shares the largesse by Rose Sneyd

    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.

  • Where you stand in the lift is indicative of status by Stephanie Zillman

    If you think heading straight to the back of the lift is meaningless – think again. New Australian based research has uncovered the secret power plays going up and down around the country.

  • Sweet farewell: this resignation takes the cake by Caitlin Nobes

    Resignations can illicit feelings of relief or panic depending on the individual, but it’s hard to stay mad if the consolation is a piece of cake.

  • Yucky kitchen, disinterested employees? by Caitlin Nobes

    Does the state of the work kitchen indicate how much your employees care about the office, and their job?

  • How to lead like Maggie Thatcher by Rose Sneyd

    Whatever you think of her politics, the Iron Lady sure had a distinctive leadership style. What lessons are there to be learned from it?

  • Boss ever asked you to carry her child? by HCA,Rose Sneyd

    One quarter of employees receive requests from their bosses to do non work-related tasks, and some of them are pretty out there.

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