HR warning | UK employees reveal their real ambitions

UK employees reveal their real ambitions

A coffee shop owner leaning on a planed-wood counter, decked out in canvas apron; chatting to mid-morning regulars as they sip on lattes and cortados in folksy mugs and glasses.

An author huddled over a desk in a private office, staring at the interminable blink of the text cursor, towers of books positioned precariously around them, a haze of sun softly lighting the room.

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Comments (1)

  • Sir
    Wed, 27 Feb 2019 1:17pm GMT
    A coffee shop owner finding it very difficult to recruit staff as a result of Brexit, and so having to work a 60 hour week to cover basic opening hours, worried about their margins when a Costa (other coffee chains are available) is announced 10 doors up the High Street, worried that the expensive walnut cake just isn't selling and will be out of date by Tuesday, confused by 'shrinkage' on tea spoons, fearful that business rates are likely to increase next year and wondering exactly what that faint smell in the kitchen might be.
    It's not all soft sunshine filtering through the windows on a warm Autumn morning, chatting to regulars about the latest Georgette Heyer.
    They're called fantasies for a reason.

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