Monthly Archives: December 2018

Christmas is almost here…

I write this with less than one week until Christmas 2018! The big day is super close now, which means offices are slowing down for the year as they tie up any loose ends before the break. To help you out, I’ve compiled a quick checklist that your office should do before walking out the door for the festive holiday season. 1. Out of Office Message Ensure you’ve got an out of office message on your phone/email  so anyone who emails you knows when you will be back in the office and who they can get in contact with should they require immediate assistance. 2. Do the paperwork Don’t start 2019 with paperwork still on your desk. Sort it out, file it, scan it – whatever you need to do to complete it. 3. The ‘fridge Yes, it’s a bit of a mundane task but sort out the office fridge before you go so you and your colleagues aren’t coming back to a smelly kitchen. Throw out any unwanted and unused food. 4. Handover If someone is watching your desk, ensure you’ve got a great hand over prepared, so they know exactly what needs to be done. 5. Desk clean up It’s probably a good idea to do a quick desk (and under desk) clean up before you finish 2017. Take home jackets and [...]

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