April 19, 2013
Here is a dilemma for you – would you accept a friend request on Facebook from your boss?
On one hand you are a professional and want to keep it that way. On the other, if you declined the request, would there be repercussions at work?
A survey by Fierce, Inc, in the US of over 800 Facebook users revealed most succumb and accept a request from a manager, despite feeling uncomfortable. (more…)
December 5, 2012
Advent calendars are being opened and snow is on the ground in parts of the UK, so it’s time for a bit of musing about A Christmas Carol. Specifically, Ebenezer Scrooge and his place in the modern world.
I’d like to think that he doesn’t have one, but sadly that just isn’t the case. This has come to my mind as a result of two conversations with friends. Both of them work at companies with very well-known and wealthy owners, although the way they are each viewed by their staff couldn’t be more different. (more…)
September 14, 2012
levitra online pharmacyheight=”100″ />What do employees want from their boss?
According to a survey by recruitment firm Reed, the primary attributes required by staff is the ability to make workers feel comfortable (71 per cent), to be calm under pressure (67 per cent) and tied on 62 per cent was providing the freedom to work uninterrupted, and giving clear instructions and defined targets. (more…)