Twas The Week Before Christmas

Twas The Week Before Christmas

Twas the week before Christmas, in Cubicle-land Not a worker was working, you must understand. The bosses left early for holiday drinks, Their winter equivalent of hitting the links. Employees were nestled all snug in...

published: 12/24/2012

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Customer Service 101

Customer Service 101

Oh, there you are.  I’m glad you’re out of your meeting. I had a call come in from a new client!  Yes, that one.  You’ve been chasing him for over a year now, haven’t you?  Well,...

published: 12/05/2012

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Should They Lose Their Job?

Should They Lose Their Job?

There are a lot of people in the world who should probably lose their jobs. One of them is the guy at Wendy’s who would read my order back wrong every single time because he...

published: 04/26/2012

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You Guys Are Gonna Miss Me Until the Temp Shows Up

You Guys Are Gonna Miss Me Until the Temp Shows Up

Man, oh man. You guys don’t know how good you have it right now. Maybe you haven’t thought about this, but someday, maybe soon, I won’t be working here anymore. Someday I’m going to move...

published: 03/08/2012

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Corporate Jargon Conversation Hearts

Corporate Jargon Conversation Hearts

Dear Necco, Picture this. It’s February 14, 2013. You’re in a conference room filled with high powered executives. A man, late forties, is concluding his Powerpoint presentation. He’s been in the advertising industry for twenty...

published: 02/14/2012

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Company Welcomes First Jargon of the New Year

Company Welcomes First Jargon of the New Year

Amidst whispered words of encouragement from conference call participants, the first corporate jargon of the new year was quietly welcomed into the world by Boartman Consulting Project...

published: 01/12/2012

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Merry Christmas to All and to All a $5 Gift Card

Merry Christmas to All and to All a $5 Gift Card

After twenty-five minutes in front of the gift card display at her local Stop & Shop, Annabeth Miller is still undecided on which shitty $5 gift cards to purchase her coworkers for Christmas. “My cube...

published: 12/08/2011

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Secretary4Life’s Thanksgiving Countdown

Secretary4Life’s Thanksgiving Countdown

Since November 1st, I’ve noticed some people on Facebook doing a countdown where they list one thing that they’re thankful for each day until Thanksgiving. That is all very positive and nice, but since I...

published: 11/17/2011

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Employee Grabs for Low-Hanging Fruit, Dies

Employee Grabs for Low-Hanging Fruit, Dies

Bickman-Bergmeyer employee, Daryl Pitman, 47, died yesterday after a failed attempt at grabbing the low-hanging fruit. “It was just so sad,” said Administrative Assistant, Donna Carr. “We all saw it happen. Our boss, Larry, had...

published: 10/27/2011

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National Boss Day

National Boss Day

I couldn’t help but laugh when I noticed that National Boss Day (Sunday, October 16th) was listed on my Dunkin Donuts calendar as “National Boss Day Observed,” on Monday, October 17th. I know that a...

published: 10/13/2011

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Boost Office Productivity by Wasting Time Online

Boost Office Productivity by Wasting Time Online

Finally, along comes a study showing that something once thought bad (albeit by upper managment) is actually...

published: 09/29/2011

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On The Road Again

On The Road Again

A few posts back I mentioned that you should always jump at the chance to take an office road trip. I also mentioned that you should only volunteer to go if it’s a nice day...

published: 09/08/2011

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April Ludgate – The Best Worst Assistant on T.V.

April Ludgate – The Best Worst Assistant on T.V.

I take you now to the best portrayal of an administrative assistant currently on television - April Ludgate from Parks & Recreation. If you are looking for a lazy, deadpan, apathetic, role model, April...

published: 08/25/2011

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