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US man gifted Ford by his boss for walking 32 kms for first day of work

MIAMI: Young Walter Carr did not want to miss his first day of work as a mover. So when his car broke down and he was unable to find a ride, he set off walking -- a distance of 20 miles (32 kilometers).  A long night and two very sore feet later, things turned out OK for the 20-year-old Carr: his new boss found out what Carr had done and gave him the keys to his own car, a Ford Escape. The story went viral on social media after the Alabama woman who had called boss Luke Marklin's company for help moving, Jenny Lamey,…

Actor Richard Anderson, boss of ‘Six Million Dollar Man,’ dies

Richard Anderson, who played the boss of both “The Six Million Dollar Man” and “The Bionic Woman” in an on-screen career stretching some 50 years, died on Thursday, a family spokesman said. He was 91. Anderson died from natural causes at his home in Beverly Hills, California, surrounded by his family, publicist Jonathan Taylor said. Memorial services will be private, Taylor added. The imposing 6-foot-3-inch (190-cm) actor often appeared on screen as an authority figure - politicians, government officials and policemen…

9 mistakes by managers that make good employees quit

Many managers often complain about their best employees leaving which is understandable as few things are as disruptive as people walking out of door. Managers tend to blame their employers turnover on others, rather than making efforts to retain seasoned and dedicated employees. However, managers need to realise the crux of the matter: people don’t leave jobs, they leave managers. This can easily be avoided with just a new perspective and some extra effort from the manager. It is imperative to realise that…

Boss rewards 800 employees with Caribbean cruise for their ‘hard work’

LONDON: A generous company boss has announced to take his 800 employees on a Caribbean cruise as a reward for their hard work over the last 12 months. The CEO of Bertch Cabinets will pay for all of his staff to have a five-day break at the start of 2017. “Bertch is excited to announce a company-wide vacation!” they posted on Facebook. “We will be closing all facilities January 9-13 so we can set sails for the sunny Caribbean! This trip wouldn't be possible without the hard work of our incredible Bertch associates!…

Five Ways to Impress Your Boss

We all want to impress our boss. It’s kind of in our genes to try to please the person in authority in our life as we’d like our boss to like us and to consider us when special opportunities or promotions come up.