Onoffice Magazine

Office icon: the shirker

There are a myriad strategies of work avoidance, and we’ve all employed them in some way or another, probably even at some point today, possibly even right now – perhaps you’re reading this to avoid something more pressing, something more taxing. Possibly even your tax return. Read more…

Office icon: the away day

Nothing can be guaranteed to inspire less excitement in the average office worker than the prospect of a “team-building” away day. Read more…

Office icon: the Post-it note

Forgive the trashy Nineties film reference, but it’s so ingrained in my mind that it really wouldn’t be right not to mention it. I’m talking about Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion, with the fantastic tagline “The Blonde Leading The Blonde”. Read more…

Whatever happened to the post-work cigarette?

Well, we might be stretching it a little this month, but the ritual of the after-work boozer bitching session just won’t be the same without fag in hand. Read more…

Whatever happened to the secretary?

Perhaps the secretary died out with the typewriter. Or was it with the invention of the BlackBerry? Read more…