Ask the Expert – Mustaches in the Workplace?
As a child raised during the 1980s, I have many fond memories: Who's The Boss?, Hulk Hogan, my uncle Frank's mustache. And for the record, I emphasize fond when I recall memories of Frankie's 'stache. It was a work of art, a daily statement and a way of life. [caption id="attachment_446" align="alignright" width="255" caption="Is the mustache REALLY appropriate for the workplace? -- TCS photoshop"][/caption] Nowadays, I'm often reminded of that benchmark of testosterone because mustaches are officially back. Just take a look around. The resurgence of the mustache has left us with many questions, but the one we're tackling is: Does the mustache have a ...
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]
“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]
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."