Stories By 'DAVID SILVERBERG'
When Amanda Hiebert, a communications director based in Calgary, Canada, took a position at a vitamin supplements firm several years ago, she knew she was overqualified for the job.
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As Richard sat in an important meeting at work, he and his colleagues nervously considered the hippo in the room.
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Pennsylvania bank boss John Spier was fed up with looking like a “stuffy banker”.
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Have you heard the joke about the humourless office worker who went for a promotion? He didn’t get it. In workplaces around the world a bit of humour can go a long way towards making it a more enjoyable place to spend eight or so hours a day.
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When Simon, the boss of a small firm, realised he had to deal with a “toxic employee”, he knew he needed to act fast. Simon knew that while the worker had landed a major client, his poisonous behaviour had started to infect the company.
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You’ve just had an interview for your dream job and you are convinced you’ve got it. And why not?
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