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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Care of company cars causes confusion

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Fleet managers are under constant pressure from budget restrictions and wear and tear charges often feel like a sting in the tail at the end of a leasing contract. The lastest survey from Venson Automotive Solutions reveals that 58% of company car drivers think it’s their employer’s responsibility to get the car serviced at the […]

Gender difference in approaches to mentoring

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At its most basic level, mentoring is a very important tool in building interpersonal relationships in the workplace. Mentors help young people set career goals and start taking steps to realise them. Mentors are able to use their personal contacts to help others in the workplace. Mentors provide their mentees with experience and can help […]

Male dominated offices cause women stress

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A male dominated workplace could cause dangerous levels of stress in women, according to researchers who believe social problems associated with being the ‘token’ female could deregulate the body’s stress response – leading to greater vulnerability to illness. And far from ending when workers clock off for the day, the effects could potentially last for years. […]

‘Office thieves’ on the prowl in UK

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Apparently, 61% of workers have stolen items from their office ranging from toilet rolls to mugs, according to new research. Staff who sneaked something out from work were more likely to have taken pens than any other item (80 per cent), followed by post-it notes (40 per cent), notepads (32 per cent) and highlighters (25 […]

Tips for networking with other admins

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Nancy D O’Reilly, author of Leading Women: 20 influential women share their secrets to leadership recently caught up with Business Management Daily to explain how admin professionals can use the advice contained in her book. She says there are some very simple ways PAs and EAs can network to learn from others. O’Reilly believes the […]

Staff admit to checking emails on the loo

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New research from Mind makes for uncomfortable reading – the mental health charity has found that more than 1 in 7 of us (15%) who receive work emails sometimes check them while in the toilet. An online YouGov poll of 1,095 English and Welsh workers also showed that nearly 2 in 5 (38%) of those […]