5 Ways to Reject a Coworker’s Advances
It doesn’t matter if you’re hot or haggard. If you have a job a coworker is going to hit on you. It is one of the fundamental rules of nature. Most of the time, you’re not going to be interested. In fact, you might be oblivious to many of the come-ons. However, once friendly advances (frequent cubicle visits, lunch invites) become more physical (creepy surprise neck massages, awkward side hugs), it’s time to figure out an efficient and painless getaway plan. Here are 5 ways to reject a coworker's advances: 1. Let him or her know you are seeing someone. Pros: This can ...
Auto Tuning at Work
[caption id="attachment_788" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Move over T-Pain"][/caption] The awesome guys over at Vimeo put up this entertaining clip of some office auto tuning antics awhile ago, but it's still more than TCS worthy. Move over T-Pain - there's a new kid in town. And his names Jack. I know, I know. Auto tuning is sooooo 2009. But for those of you who want to know how to auto tune your own vocals like T-Pain, Cher, or Daft Punk , you're welcome.
“Life’s Too Short For The Wrong Job” Advertising Campaign
A job board in Germany (JobsInTown.de) has been winning awards for the past few years, for their creative advertising campaign "life's too short for the wrong job." They have created a variety of posters depicting a person on the inside of commonly used machines - like ATMs and washing machines- looking about as miserable as it gets. The point? If you're not happy where you are right now, perhaps it's time to check the job boards. Check out the posters below. [nggallery id=131] [Source: JobsInTown.de]
Please Stop the Stench
The office is a very diverse environment. There are people of all different nationalities, ethnicity, upbringings, and pay scale. This unfortunately comes with its own consequences. In some cases, the consequences can affect your surrounding cubicle neighbors. Case in point - people stink. [caption id="attachment_3741" align="alignright" width="211" caption="Yes. Even Peter Griffin can smell a co-worker's stench."][/caption] Obviously not all offices are the same, but I find it hard to believe that I'm the only person who has a co-worker that keeps general hygiene off their priority list. They are always easy to spot, based on the ...