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How to run an appraisal
August 12, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Well, New Year coming up so new start and all that eh? As we move into the new year, we’ll all start having to face the prospects of either giving a review or being on the receiving end of one. The following video I stumbled on whilst wandering through YouTube is an excellent example of […] … Read More »

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The US Presidential Election, Motivation and Productivity
August 11, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Hah! Bet you didn”t see that one coming eh? Yes, I am about to link the US Election to the topic of this blog – how genius am I?! Firstly, before I begin my “mashup” of politics and lifehacking I”d like to give a big round of applause to all that voted for – who […] … Read More »

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5 Lessons Managers Can Learn From Running A Pool Team
August 9, 2008 by Katy Whitton

Okay, a slightly strange topic – and tangent – for me I know bt I’ve been thinking about this for a while now (no wonder my head hurts!) and I actually think that the lessons I’ve learned whilst running one of my local pool teams – Yes, they let ME be a captain, the fools!! […] … Read More »

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Old workers are the happiest
August 7, 2008 by Katy Whitton

The BBC has reported that “Older People are happier at work“: Older workers are the happiest employees, research commissioned by Vodafone suggests. Seven out of 10 workers aged over 50 said they felt fulfilled compared with half of 25 to 31-year-olds…. The research, based on a survey of 3,800 people, suggested that people in their […] … Read More »

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The Ten Worst Excuses for being late to work
August 6, 2008 by Katy Whitton

An article at CNN.com discusses the “10 best excuses for coming to work late“: More than 27 percent of hiring managers say they are skeptical of employees’ excuses for showing up late. It turns out their doubt is warranted: 24 percent of all employees decide to make up a fake excuse rather than tell the […] … Read More »

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Why being happy at work could kill you… (maybe)
August 6, 2008 by Katy Whitton

I caught an interesting news story on the radio last week (or it may have been the week before!) about how faking happiness at work could make you ill. After a quick google I came across a news story that detailed the study that was carried out: Being forced to appear happy at work seems […] … Read More »

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How to Be a Better Morning Person
August 6, 2008 by Katy Whitton

The following is a guest post from Heather Johnson. If you would like to be considered for a guest post, please contact me Studies indicate that people are more productive during the morning hours than at any other point during the day. It can be difficult for people unaccustomed to being wide awake before noon […] … Read More »

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Four in Ten employees are thinking of quitting their jobs
August 4, 2008 by Katy Whitton

There’s an article on the BBC website today stating that more than four in ten UK employees are considering quitting their job in the next year. That’s a staggering amount of people that are thinking about moving jobs – especially in the current uncertain economic climate. The main cause for all this dissatisfaction? A lack […] … Read More »

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$ != :) Or "Why money doesn't equal a happy workforce"
July 4, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I was speaking to a friend the other night (yes, contrary to the rumours I have one friend ) and we got onto the subject of her work. Whilst she is overworked and understaffed (like most of us), she earns a pretty decent wage and the perks are pretty good but she’s not happy. I […] … Read More »

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