This week we covered a new survey about what employees are thankful for, excuses for being late to work, and a royal pension.
What Are Your Workers Thankful For?—What do you think workers are most thankful for this holiday season? Having friendly colleagues beat out supportive managers, according to a recent survey.
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Readers Respond: Excuses, Excuses, Excuses—A few weeks ago, we reported on a recent survey that collected real-life excuses employees used for being late. Employers beware of employees indulging in Thanksgiving leftovers; one worker blamed his tardiness on the turkey. (He was sleepy after eating it!)
Waiting for the Ultimate Promotion, but Getting a Pension Instead—Yes, England’s Queen Elizabeth II was finally giving up some of her major duties, such as opening Parliament, to her son and CEO-in-waiting, Charles, the Prince of Wales. Charles has been keeping busy pursuing his “encore careers,” including advocating for the environment and traveling to visit U.K. countries.
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