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5 Office Hacks to Make You More Efficient

By on April 5, 2017 in Office Life, Office Workers with 0 Comments
5 Office Hacks to Make You More Efficient

Want to work more efficiently? Here’s five hacks to help you reach your goal. Efficiency hack 1. Make your workstation ergonomic. No-one can work well if they are sitting uncomfortably and have aches and pains! Sit up straight, with lower back supported and knees bent at a comfortable 90 degree angle. Elbows and wrists should […]

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One Boy’s Mission to Write to the World

One Boy’s Mission to Write to the World

Have you written any letters by hand lately? Take inspiration from nine-year old Toby Little from Sheffield, who is on a mission to find global contacts. Toby was just five years old when he started writing to people and organisations all over the world. He was inspired by a book about the postal service and […]

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5 Money-Saving Hacks for the Office

5 Money-Saving Hacks for the Office

You don’t have to splash out when you’re in the office – wise up and try our five frugal tricks. Money-saving office hack 1. If your wooden desk is scratched, don’t buy a new one. Revamp the wood by polishing the offending area with walnuts. It sounds nutty but apparently it works (thanks to Emily […]

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5 Time-Saving Hacks for the Office

5 Time-Saving Hacks for the Office

Run off your feet? Work smart with our five office hacks to save time and be productive. Time-saving office hack 1. Write each major task on an index card. Break the task down into easy steps and then put the card on your desk where you can see it. If you get distracted close down all […]

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5 Hacks for a Healthy Office

5 Hacks for a Healthy Office

Pic: Chris Samuel You may be an office worker but you can still look after your health! We searched the Internet to find the top five office hacks for staying healthy at work. Healthy office hack 1. If you’ve got an irresistible craving for something sweet, use damage limitation. Bake yourself a small treat using a […]

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Red Nose Day 2017

By on March 15, 2017 in Charity, Fun, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Red Nose Day 2017

Poverty and injustice are no laughing matters – but you can make your chuckles worthwhile on Red Nose Day, Friday March 24. There’s still time to join the national fund-raising extravaganza and raise a few quid for Comic Relief by having fun with your colleagues. Why not put your inhibitions to one side and join […]

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The Long Walk to Work

By on March 13, 2017 in Office Life with 0 Comments
The Long Walk to Work

How far would you be prepared to walk to work every day? Eighteen year-old Jourdan Duncan from California was walking for FIVE HOURS a day to get to his job as packaging line worker, when he was spotted by a police officer on patrol. Corporal Kirk Keffer was worried about the teen’s safety along a […]

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The Write Person for the Job?

By on March 8, 2017 in Office Workers with 0 Comments
The Write Person for the Job?

Are you the write person for the job? Does your hand writing show that you have initiative, creativity, and get along with people, making you a good person to hire? You may be surprised to know that some businesses employ graphologists to carry out handwriting analysis on job candidates and assess their personalities. A chief […]

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No Smoking Day 2017

By on February 28, 2017 in Office Workers with 0 Comments
No Smoking Day 2017

  Businesses are being urged to back this year’s No Smoking Day on March 11, 2017. Smoking is a major problem for British workers. Currently it is estimated that smoking costs UK business £8.7 billion a year due to sick leave and smoking breaks. The annual No Smoking Day campaign is now in its 33rd […]

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Time For a Cuppa 2017

By on February 23, 2017 in Fun, Office Life, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Time For a Cuppa 2017

Dementia UK are on the lookout for businesses of all sizes to support their work – and the next big event is Time For a Cuppa week from March 1-8. Whether you want to jog, run, trek, cycle or just drink tea with your colleagues, there are many opportunities to get involved in fund-raising for […]

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