Six Things We’ve Learned Making The New Esquire Weekly

Terrible office behaviour, asking for a raise, the best suits for work and what your next job’s going to be. This is the work issue of Esquire Weekly

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1 | Your Next Job Is Going To Be Great

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Or at least it could be, if you can break into one of the emerging industries we’ve profiled in this week’s issue. Maybe you work in manufacturing, perhaps you’re a graphic designer, you might even be an architect. If you’re looking for a change, these are the places to look.

 

2 | If You Work In HR, You’re Going To Hear Stories You Won’t Believe


Like the security guard found stashing his ‘gentleman’s relaxing equipment’ on the roof at work. Discover what else goes on at work in our Q&As with an anonymous HR manager, an entrepreneur and a career coach.
 

3 | You Can Always Wear A Suit To Work, Regardless Of Dress Code


So what if you work in new media? Who cares if you’re surrounded by men in lumberjack shirts and selvedge denim? The suit is still the ultimate symbol of status, but that doesn’t mean you have to look like a member of The House of Lords to wear one. Find out how to wear one suitable for any dress code.
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4 | How To Properly Use The Phrase “Bake The Hedgehog”

Blue sky thinking, touch base, triage your deliverables, we’re all aware of business jargon but if you really want to get ahead, you’ll need to become familiar with our new set of phrases. Freeze the turd, pull an all dayer, do a 720 degrees, these are the buzzwords that will catapult you into the economic stratosphere. Now you just need to action them.


5 | Why Big Business Doesn’t Work

If the world of big business is meant o be a meritocracy based on logic and performance, why is it such a shambles? Andrew Mueller holds forth on why we all feel like we’re surrounded by morons and whether American satirist Ambrose Bierce’s definition of “Corporation” as “An ingenious device for securing individual profit without individual responsibility” is really true.

 

6 | Your Colleagues Could Well Be Earning More Than You

 

Don’t pretend for a moment that you’re not concerned with how much everyone else is earning. The question is, just how much? And, what can you do to ensure you’re not being underpaid? Find out how to ask for a raise without getting laughed out of the office and how much you’d earn working as crew on a super yacht in the med (amongst other things).

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