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3 pointers to make your next meeting excellent
3 pointers to make your next meeting excellent The point of a meeting is to reach conclusions, discuss solutions and achieve set goals. Unfortunately, too many of many meetings misses the whole point.
10 words millennials use that makes their boss cringe
10 words millennials use that makes their boss cringe When in conversation within earshot of your boss, or when sending an email to your superiors, you are going to want to avoid these informal words.
Can having co-workers as friends work?
Can having co-workers as friends work? It’s important to always be aware of the advantages and disadvantages associated with having close friends at the office, in order to regulate the balance between work and play.
5 times workplace gossip is actually a good thing
5 times workplace gossip is actually a good thing While lying, spreading lies, and judging others (because of lies you've heard) is unethical, there are aspects of workplace gossip that could beneficial.
5 times office gossip is actually not such a bad thing
5 times office gossip is actually not such a bad thing While lying, spreading lies, and judging others (because of lies you've heard) is unethical, there are aspects of workplace gossip that could beneficial.
Is it a good idea for co-workers to be friends?
Is it a good idea for co-workers to be friends? It’s important to always be aware of the advantages and disadvantages associated with having close friends at the office, in order to regulate the balance between work and play.
How to appear more intelligent during your office lunch break
How to appear more intelligent during your office lunch break Just because you feel average (or a little less than average sometimes) doesn’t mean everyone else has to know your secret. Here's how to look like the office Einstein on your lunch...
Think you are too sick to work?
Think you are too sick to work? Sometimes you wake up feeling slightly sick and a little weak. Yet, you aren’t sure if you’re too sick to miss out a whole day’s work. So what do you do?
Secrets to appear more intelligent during your office lunch break
Secrets to appear more intelligent during your office lunch break Just because you feel average (or a little less than average sometimes) doesn’t mean everyone else has to know your secret. Here's how to look like the office Einstein on your lunch...
How to appear more intelligent when in a meeting
How to appear more intelligent when in a meeting Just because you feel average (or a little less than average sometimes) doesn’t mean everyone else has to know your secret. Here's how to look like the office Einstein when attendin...
Secrets to appear more intelligent when in a meeting
Secrets to appear more intelligent when in a meeting Just because you feel average (or a little less than average sometimes) doesn’t mean everyone else has to know your secret. Here's how to look like the office Einstein when attendin...
Secrets to appear more intelligent while sitting at your desk
Secrets to appear more intelligent while sitting at your desk Just because you feel average (or a little less than average sometimes) doesn’t mean everyone else has to know your secret. Here's how to look like the office Einstein just by sitti...
The 8 co-workers you’ll find at your first job
The 8 co-workers you’ll find at your first job Spending 8 hours a day with the same people reveals some interesting personality traits. Here are 8 types of people you'll definitely meet.
How to appear more intelligent at your desk
How to appear more intelligent at your desk Just because you feel average (or a little less than average sometimes) doesn’t mean everyone else has to know your secret. Here's how to look like the office Einstein just by sitti...
How to spot the office bully (and neutralise their bad behaviour)
How to spot the office bully (and neutralise their bad behaviour) Bullying is not illegal in South Africa, but the behavioural patterns thereof can be considered harassment. Here's how to spot, and handle, the office bully.
10 strange habits people in Cape Town picked up after getting an office job
10 strange habits people in Cape Town picked up after getting an office ... Working 9 to 5 is bound to impact your routines and habits to a degree. Here we share the habits that 24.com staffers have picked up in the course of their careers...
9 odd jobs you'll be glad no longer exist
9 odd jobs you'll be glad no longer exist In the wake of the digital age, many jobs no longer require manual labour. These are the jobs you could've applied for back in the day.
The foolproof plan that'll convince your boss to allow pets in the office
The foolproof plan that'll convince your boss to allow pets in the office Attention Animal Lovers: Studies have shown that having a pet in the office has several benefits which is why many companies have started introducing Bring Your Pet to Work days.
Excuses we use all the time to get out of work
Excuses we use all the time to get out of work Need a few ideas to get off from work today? Please use these responsibly.
Why this Swedish company tells their workers to leave after 6 hours
Why this Swedish company tells their workers to leave after 6 hours If you want to work 6 hours a day, move to Sweden. Some companies believe that 8 hours at work every day is far too much.
Essential rules for the brave whistleblowers in South Africa
Essential rules for the brave whistleblowers in South Africa While we may be exposed to suspicious behaviour at work, it's not always easy to report it.
The hidden meaning behind your boss's words
The hidden meaning behind your boss's words Your manager gives a lot of instructions and opinions throughout the day. But do you really know what he is trying to tell you?
The most (ridiculously) creative excuses South Africans have used to score a day off from work
The most (ridiculously) creative excuses South Africans have used to sco... Need a few ideas to get off from work today? Please use these responsibly.
Sneaky tactics to secure more days off by using less annual leave
Sneaky tactics to secure more days off by using less annual leave To help you plan your holidays more efficiently in 2016, here's how to use LESS annual leave while securing MORE days off! (Only in South Africa.)
I want to learn about careers as an Economist
I want to learn about careers as an Economist Find out everything you need to know about becoming an Economist.
Little known ways to get rid of office distractions
Little known ways to get rid of office distractions Yes, it is possible to remain focussed in an open office.
4 amazingly easy office exercises to try right now
4 amazingly easy office exercises to try right now Sitting at your desk all day can result in increased fat and loss of muscle tone. Follow these exercises to help you get your summer body.
Want to work in Human Resources? Read this!
Want to work in Human Resources? Read this! Find out everything you need to know about pursuing a career in the human resources sector.
3 pointers to make your next meeting excellent
3 pointers to make your next meeting excellent The point of a meeting is to reach conclusions, discuss solutions and achieve set goals. Unfortunately, too many of many meetings misses the whole point.
6 epic office accessories that'll make you the centre of attention (and make your neighbours jealous)
6 epic office accessories that'll make you the centre of attention (and ... Whether you’re stuck in a tiny cubicle, want to bring a bit of life to your desk, we’ve found the perfect office accessories to add a boost to your working day.
Want to work in Human Resources? Read this!
Want to work in Human Resources? Read this! Find out everything you need to know about pursuing a career in the human resources sector.
The top 10 most extreme ‘Late for Work’ excuses we’ve ever heard
The top 10 most extreme ‘Late for Work’ excuses we’ve ever heard As a manager, you've probably heard your fair share of excuses for employees being late. Here are 10 of the most unbelievable we've heard.
Follow the footsteps of the best Office Managers
Follow the footsteps of the best Office Managers Want to know what it takes to be the greatest Office Manager? Read on...
How to tell if you should work at home, the office, or a Coffee Shop
How to tell if you should work at home, the office, or a Coffee Shop Is the coffee shop, your home, or your office the most productive place to work? We weigh up the pros and cons.
5 signs you're about to burnout (and 3 ways to counter its negative effects)
5 signs you're about to burnout (and 3 ways to counter its negative effe... If you’ve been running around like a headless chicken trying to get your work done on time, you may be well on your way to burning out.
Lessons learned from a horrible boss
Lessons learned from a horrible boss Candice* had high hopes for a successful career, but it was almost derailed by the most horrible of bosses. This is her story.
How to be promoted from an assistant position
How to be promoted from an assistant position You can get promoted from your assistant position by following these guidelines.
Who else wants to start work after 10am? Here's why we should
Who else wants to start work after 10am? Here's why we should Most of us earn a living by being at the office from 9-5 every day. A recent study has revealed that employees shouldn't be at work earlier than 10am.
Are you a horrible boss or a great leader?
Are you a horrible boss or a great leader? 12 annoying characteristics of a horrible boss and 12 outstanding personality traits of a great boss... Which one are you?
If you can relate to these 8 feelings, you're overworked!
If you can relate to these 8 feelings, you're overworked! Sometimes it feels like there aren't enough hours in the day. Could it be that you're overworked?
I want to learn about careers in: Data Capturing
I want to learn about careers in: Data Capturing Find out everything you need to know about becoming a Data Capturer.
I want to learn about careers as a Receptionist
I want to learn about careers as a Receptionist Find out everything you need to know about becoming a Receptionist.
Interview tips to put every administrative assistant at ease
Interview tips to put every administrative assistant at ease An interview for an administrative assistant requires specific preparation. If you’re interviewing for this position make sure you follow these easy steps.
Definitive reasons why now is the perfect time for a salary increase
Definitive reasons why now is the perfect time for a salary increase Think you deserve more money? Here are 5 signs that you should be asking your manager for an increase.
Infographic: 10 things a virtual assistant can do for you
Infographic: 10 things a virtual assistant can do for you All you need to know about the benefits of having a Virtual Assistant.
Any introvert can have a successful career
Any introvert can have a successful career Being an introvert doesn't have to impact your career in a negative way.
I want to learn about careers as a: Receptionist
I want to learn about careers as a: Receptionist Find out everything you need to know about becoming a Receptionist.
Should you be an office admin? Let your personality find your next job
Should you be an office admin? Let your personality find your next job Looking for a career in office admin? Here is a list of 20 characteristics shared by Office Administrators.
How to tell if you're really too sick  to pitch for work
How to tell if you're really too sick to pitch for work Sometimes you wake up feeling slightly sick. On the one hand, you do feel weak. On the other hand, you aren’t sure if you’re too sick to miss out a whole day’s work. So what do you ...
Why reinventing your style is good for your career
Why reinventing your style is good for your career It's not who you know, it's what you wear. Well, not exactly, but your office attire speaks volumes. Here's how to make over your message.