The Great Justin Bieber Cubicle Prank
Cubicle pranks aren't something new. Anytime you go on a long vacation, in the back of your mind, you are thinking about the state of your cubicle when you return. Whether it is funny print-outs, stolen items, or a chair with a missing wheel (always check before you sit), it's nice to spice up the sometimes mundane cubicle life. However, this office prankster takes it to a whole new level. What appeared to be your average cubicle desk is now an over-the-top shrine to Justin Bieber. This isn't a picture or two, it is a full-fledged Bieber gallery, which includes posters, a ...
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 ...
“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]
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]