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Opinion: When are ‘out of office’ requests out of order?

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As an assistant of any kind can be asked to work hours around the clock for your boss. If that means booking a last-minute flight at 2am or arranging a last-minute meeting at the end of the day, then that’s what you do. But, are out of office requests reasonable? And if so, where is […]

UK workers choose Conte over Mourinho as ideal boss

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Jose Mourinho may have ended the season with two major trophies following last week’s Europa League Final win, but his management style has divided opinion among fans and the media throughout the season. Now UK workers say his characteristics would make him a nightmare boss. A survey commissioned by leading jobs board totaljobs asked employees […]

Survey reveals Britain’s worst manager habits

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Research shows that two in every three UK employees is experiencing the wrath of a bad boss. With so many people unhappy with management, job site Glassdoor wanted to find out exactly what annoyed them most about their execs. Interestingly, the average rating for senior management on Glassdoor is three out five, whereas overall company […]

Bad management top cause of stress for UK workers

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This ‘National Work Life Week’, concerning new research from the UK’s leading independent job site CV-Library has found that more than half of workers (53.2%) report that stress is an issue in their current workplace, with bad management cited as the top cause for increasing pressure. The study, which surveyed 1200 UK workers, found that […]

Five reasons to leave a horrible boss

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Last week we gave you some tips for staying resilient with a bad boss. But sometimes a manager is so inept or rude that it becomes necessary to look for other work. Executive Coach Monique Caissie recently wrote a blog post for the Canadian Huffington Post explaining five good reasons to leave a horrible boss. […]

Tips to stay resilient with a bad boss

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There’s nothing worse than working for a bad boss who’s rude and inattentive. For some PAs, their manager’s inability to make time for them is a daily struggle. Burnout prevention expert Paula Davis-Laack has some great tips to stay resilient when your executive is lacking in social skills. Focus on your own growth Track your […]