A Photogallery of Work Appropriate Tattoos
Historically, tattoos have not been terribly welcome in the corporate workplace. Many believe can come off as less professional, and many companies have dress codes in place to keep them covered. But times are changing. Tattoos are working their way into the office, whether HR likes it or not. Want a tattoo, but don't want to get on HR's bad side? We've compiled a selection of tattoos that might be considered a bit more appropriate for work. I would still stay away from a forehead tat - makes for an awkward board meeting. [imagebrowser id=25]
Off-Campus Lunch: Not as Innocent as You Think
[caption id="attachment_1011" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Looks delicious, right? This could be making your coworkers hundreds a year."][/caption] I've been a part of my team for two years now, and I thought things were going great. Actually, most of the time they are. Everyone gets along most of the time, we crack jokes and even have the weekly food order at a local restaurant. You know what I'm talking about. The menu gets passed around, everyone writes down what they want, everyone pitches in and, voila, food has arrived. Sometimes it's Chinese, sometimes it's Chipotle, sometimes it's sandwiches. Well, every Wednesday for us is sandwiches. There's ...
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 ...
Finally! A Better Notepad: Tidbit
The memo pad, staple of just about every office in the world, has reached the next level. Tidbit is a Japanese line of memo pads, with each piece of paper perforated in a grid format. The user (read: employee) can then decide how much of said paper is required for their next note, and simply tear off the mini-memo. It even comes complete with a small pocket to store each one. What will they think of next! By the way, they also lend themselves to the desktop animal paper art - shown below. Can you say "origami"? [nggallery id=135] [Source: Matomeno]