Home > Lifestyle > Healthy workplace > At the office At the office All sections in Healthy Workplace » Workplace Basics » At the Office » Dangerous Jobs » Employee Wellbeing » Health at work » Work and Stress » Work behaviour » Your new job » Workplace News Desks for success So you've learnt a few general tips on how to make your desk feng shui, but you have more specific career goals? Perhaps you are eyeing the boss's chair, or are desperate for a salary increase or maybe you just want to get on better with all the people in the office? Down syndrome kids’ message to future moms » Join Health24 on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberShrink » A day in the life of a rural doctor in SA Wasting time and money New software aims to stop your job from killing you Sitting at a desk is seriously bad for your health, but it has to be done. This breakthrough new software offers a solution. You and public speaking At least one in every five people reading this has a deadly fear of public speaking. But you might have no choice. Here's how to master the art. What's it's really like to work in a call centre Calls to and from a call centre can drive you crazy - but here's what it's really like for people who work in one of these environments. The boss from hell? Shouting, screaming, swearing. Oh yes, and then there are the impossible deadlines and the blame-shifting. Is he or she the boss from hell? Does your desk make you sick? New research shows what workers have known for years: combining long hours, poor posture and clutter can make you sick. 10 tips to avoid work-related backache Here are a few easy tips that will help you to adjust your work space to avoid lower back pain, headaches and other common work-related injuries. “ Latest comment on Health24 Liaan Louis says... 1) Ulcers 2) Blood tests, to see if there's any liver or kidney and even stomach disease. 2.1) I'd say early stomach cancer. 3) Perhaps, she seemed quite like a "healthy"... What's your diagnosis - no 1 Vomiting and weightloss ” Six ways to harness technology and be a better worker How do you harness technology, rather than letting it drive you mad? Here are six simple ways. Focus despite the furore You work in an open-plan office that’s a cocktail of distractions. How are you supposed to get any work done? A healthy back at your desk National Back Week is from 6 to 12 September and offers the opportunity to take a closer look at preventing the back ailments affecting so many people. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors What's this about vitamin B? Independent studies have proved once again that EPO significantly improves symptoms of atopic eczema JJ & Associates offers gents' health– the first medical practice of its kind Live healthier Safety first » Those training for Cycle Tour at risk of flu How to cycle Support the Cycle Tour in style Safety tips for cyclists The number of cycling injuries are on the increase. Here's more about wearing proper safety equipment. Hit the road » Advice for the long runner Hill training: how to do it Why running is good for you What to wear when you run You do not need a gym membership to run. All you need is the correct clothing and you're ready to reap the benefits.