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 ...
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]
5 Minutes to Kill Yourself
An amusing new flash game really "takes a stab" at the cubicle world. Just read this description: "Stan is in hell. He lives the day-in, day-out workaday life of a cube jockey. A last-minute meeting request pushes him over the edge. As Stan, you wander the office space finding ingenious ways to hurt him until Stan’s health is completely drained. He has but five minutes—if he can’t do it by then, he’s doomed to sit through yet another boring meeting. You’re Stan’s only hope."
5 Simple Signs You’re Over Caffeinated
We’ve all been there. It is 3 p.m. Your appetite for food and blondes is only surpassed by Rosie O’Donnell’s, so you unwisely decided to eat nine slices of extra-cheese pizza at the restaurant down the street with the hot blonde waitress. She was unimpressed, but not as unimpressed as your boss will be if you do not stop falling asleep at your cubicle. You have fallen victim to a well-studied medical phenomenon: The Food Coma. You reach for your quick-fix: the ubiquitous energy-booster of choice — caffeine. It’s the most frequently used psychostimulant in the world. In the medical profession, this ...