Work

Avoid, delay, deny: how to manage deadlines

DEADLINE approaching? Here’s how to face it head-on by using every displacement activity possible until the final minute.

Newsreaders and other people who only work seven hours a week

WHILE we throw away our lives at work, Sophie Raworth and the like do an hour a day maximum. Here are the best careers if you like a doss.

Cleaner disgusted with how little cleaning you do

YOUR cleaner judges you harshly over how little cleaning you do, she has confirmed.

How to find a career you'll love for at least a month

ENJOYING your job is important, at least until the novelty wears off and you realise it's still just a job. Here’s how to find a career that will truly satisfy you for a few weeks.

The six secrets of spectacularly unsuccessful people

EVER wondered how some people amble through life never getting anywhere? They know these secrets – and you can too.

Five annoying skills that can be transferred to any office job

JOB hunting? Need to punch up your CV? Include these irritating skills that are guaranteed to appeal to every office employer.

Boss or toddler? A quiz

YOUR boss, or your toddler? Screaming for grapes or for quick wins on the board before the AGM? Find out which is which.

'Let's be data-driven' and other bullshit lines that will get you promoted

EVER thought that your boss doesn’t seem to know very much? That could be you. Use these vacuous, empty lines and win promotion.

Hot weather stifling now it's a workday

THE lovely warm weather enjoyed by Brits nationwide has legally been declared stifling, close and unbearably claggy as it continued into Tuesday.

Is your boss a twat or is it you?

ENDLESSLY bitching about your line manager? Ever stopped to wonder if they’re definitely the bastard or if it’s actually you?