BlackBerry Black Out

Every company wants the most out of their employees.  However,  a burnt out employee can fast become a liability. We have noticed many ways of dealing with over-worked workers. But maybe you don’t have a Google sized budget to install … Read More

Facebook Disguised As A Spreadsheet

Here’s a cheeky campaign that fashion brand DIESEL just launched.  They have made available the Be Stupid at Work app, which turns your Facebook into a Exel spreadsheet.  Why? So you can fool your boss into thinking you are working … Read More

Don’t Hate The Player OR The Game…

Japan isn’t afraid of technology. If you’ve watched any Japanese TV then you know they also aren’t afraid of trying new things. So I wasn’t really surprised when I read that McDonald’s Japan are about to start a training program that uses the Nintendo DS. … Read More

The Clockless Workplace

I’ve recently been seeing more articles about the rise of the kind of work/ management style- which is based on results and not on close scrutiny of individual employees. As someone who went from a normal 8-5 office workday to telecommuting I can tell you both has its pros and cons. … Read More

Employer asks: “What’s Your Sign?”

Apparently, an Australian company recently put out an ad seeking new employees, but with a rather uncommon request— “the applicants had to be a certain astrology sign. Anyone under the Taurus, Aquarius, Aries, Capricorn, or Leo signs were encouraged to submit resumes because, according to a spokesperson for the company, those signs make the best employees.” … Read More