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AN older business owner once pulled me aside to express her bewilderment that young people apparently all want a pat on the back for doing a good job at work.

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TAKE yourself back to the time when you first joined the workplace. Were you thrown to the deep end right away where you were forced to sink or swim, or did you have a "babysitter" of sorts...

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WE have all been there. That sensation when your body is present in the office, but your heart and mind have left the building a long time ago.

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SCANDINAVIAN workplaces have been extolled to the skies by envious employees all around the world - and I suppose it's not without good reason...

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IT IS often said that one should pick the right boss, not the right job. While that is generally sound advice, we don't always have the luxury to choose our managers, especially if we are new to...

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THE adage "use things, not people" has been repeated countless times, but funnily enough, it often falls on deaf ears, especially in the office. ...

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AN increasing number of businesses invest in advanced technologies that can help them forecast the future of their workforce and gain a competitive advantage.

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IT'S nothing new in the workplace. We have all heard of how the son of the boss's golf buddy landed the job, or how a higher-up's niece got a sought-after internship without any...

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FEW of us have ever been in the position of Joseph Schooling at the 2016 Olympics. Even for someone with shoulders so broad, the weight of a nation's hopes and expectations must not be easy to...

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WE all like to think of ourselves as reasonable, well-meaning people. Not saints, certainly, but surely one of the good guys.