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    A third of Brits have had their belongings stolen at work

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    The office is a playground for kleptomaniacs, but the depth of colleague thievery has been revealed in a survey that shows a third of employees have had their lunch and other belongings stolen at work. The research conducted by security expert ADT reveals that 31% of respondents have had their favourite mug taken from them, […]

    EAs tackle difficult bosses and how to change your working relationship

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    Sometimes workplace friction is unavoidable, nobody works harmoniously with everyone all the time. However, when the tension builds between you and your executive, it’s normally up to you to make the peace and preserve a pleasant working relationship. Looking to maximise your happiness and stability in a long term career, PA Life editor Molly Dyson […]

    7 ways to ensure a good night’s sleep

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    Almost half of Brits believe their career has a negative impact on their sleep, according to a study by AXA PPP Health Tech and You. The Sleep Council has declared March as National Bed Month to shine a light on the importance of sleep and the effects a bad night can have on your working […]

    Employee recruitment at risk through pension planning fears

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    A rising number of employees working past traditional retirement age could affect a company’s ability to recruit new talent, according to a study by consultancy company Portus. As more people can’t afford to retire into their 60s and beyond, 41% of HR executives believe companies will struggle to recruit and retain new staff. 1.19 million […]

    More than half of affairs start at the office

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    With more than a third of our life spent in the workplace, we often spend more time with our colleagues than we do our own partners at home and it is inevitable that relationships can grow increasingly intimate. With such closeness, the workplace has become the number one place for affairs to take place. Rebootonline.com […]

    Think flexibly to escape the office bore, says Regus

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    What are the benefits of working flexibly? Many are well documented – a healthier lifestyle, avoiding the commute, a better work-life balance. But what about avoiding boring colleagues or those fellow workers with unpleasant habits? According to a new survey from workspace provider Regus, these ‘push’ factors are highly influential when it comes to deciding […]

    How to keep up appearances when you’re having a bad day

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    Becoming the victim of a bad day where nothing is going right need not be the end of the world. It’s especially important for PAs to maintain a professional attitude no matter how they’re feeling. Luckily, The Muse has created this handy list of ways to avoid becoming a buzzkill if things aren’t going your […]

    Men are more open with their emotions at work than women

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    Men are likely to be more open with their emotions, confide in their bosses about affairs of the heart and be more accepting of workplace romances than women, according to the latest study on emotional intelligence and office relationships by employee engagement firm Perkbox. The research, involving 1050 UK managers and employees, showed that 60% […]

    3 ways office romances benefit employers

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    On Valentine’s Day, it’s safe to assume that love is in the air – even at work. While office romances seem like a taboo subject and dangerous for business, there are actually a few important benefits for employers, according to BOSS Magazine. Here are three ways colleague courtship can actually help at work. 1 Employee […]

    How to conquer loneliness in the workplace

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    Loneliness has been a hot topic in the news since a commission started by the late MP Jo Cox began investigating this nationwide epidemic. Several studies in the past have shown that loneliness at work can have a negative effect on staff productivity and engagement. If you’re feeling isolated in your job, here are some easy […]