Must Watch: Signs
[caption id="attachment_983" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Signs - directed by Patrick Hughes"][/caption] "Signs" is a must-watch video for all of you office goers. It's a short film about your average Joe Cubicle, and his unique communication with the girl next door. Did I mention its a 2009 Cannes Lions winner? With the plethora of garbage videos polluting YouTube, it nice to know that you can still find that diamond in the rough. Take 10 minutes to watch this during your lunch break. You won't be disappointed.
The Dreaded Work Email Chain
[caption id="attachment_11656" align="alignright" width="170" caption="Kill me."][/caption] A few weeks ago, the crime was committed. Someone had inadvertently "replied all" to the Human Resource email that provided an update on our 401K enrollment, sending out their personal information. One would think that this is not a big deal. You receive the email, read it, realize it is not for your eyes, delete the email, and move on. This is describing the ideal corporate email world. In reality, people read the email, and rather than delete it, continue the chain by replying all. Here is a recap, from my experience, on how quickly things can ...
Mel Gibson Quits Hollywood on Dry Erase Board
"Jenny" showed the world the most awesome way to quit your job of all time (if you're not Steven Slater): Take a sequence of photos explicitally shaming your boss on a dry erase board, email the office then have 210,000+ people share it on Facebook. Yes, the Jenny stunt wasn't real. Her name is Elyse Porterfield. Whatever. But Mel Gibson doesn't care. He released his own 33-picture resignation ... to Hollywood. There's no way this one can be a hoax, either:
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 ...