Here’s how SA workers deal with ‘managers from hell’, according to a new academic study

2020-02-24 10:49

South African employees resign, avoid their manager or “shut off” emotionally when they have a “manager from hell”, a study found.

Man’s trousers ‘explode’ at work . . . and his manager sees more than she bargained for

2020-01-07 11:53

Be warned: make sure you wear underwear to work or you could end up like this young man.

How to say 'no' to your boss without looking lazy or incompetent

2019-07-05 14:24

If you must tell your boss "no" when she assigns you a new project, find ways to work with her to complete the task without getting overwhelmed.

An expert says there's only one good time to give your employees feedback, and it's not during a performance review

2019-03-10 19:46

Feedback from a boss or a coworker isn't always effective, research suggests — especially if that feedback is negative.

A former Google exec has some counterintuitive advice for anyone who wants to be a good boss

2019-02-12 14:05

A boss should warn employees that, at some point, they'll mess something up — and it's the employees' job to call them out on it.

Here's exactly how to write an email so your super busy boss gets back to you

2018-11-16 08:17

When you email your boss, be sure to start the message with a phrase like, "Do you think...?" Then outline a potential solution to the problem.


11 simple ways to make your boss love you and help your work stand out

2020-01-19 20:00

If you're looking to impress your manager and earn their respect, doing great work might not be enough. Use these easy tricks to wow the higher-ups.

24 signs you have a terrible boss, and how to stop them from crushing your happiness

2019-09-15 12:53

Know the signs of a terrible boss — from gossiping to throwing tantrums — so you can get out before it's too late.

Making a bad first impression on your boss can doom your career — here's how to know if your gaffe is an 'unforgivable sin'

2019-03-04 13:59

It can be hard to restore your boss' faith in you after a bad first impression. That's why it's important to accumulate good will from the outset.

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