Tagged: office

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Office Decorum

Would it be considered too passive-aggressive to leave pamphlets on how to behave professionally in the workplace around my office?

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“This is a note to a filthy jerk…”

I’ve seen a few notes in my office about shared fridge behavior before, but this passive aggressive note absolutely takes the cake. Thieves beware… for your very souls!

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When it rains…

…it pours. And it actually did rain today, so how appropriate. No real topic for this entry, just a lot of rambling stuff and nonsense, trying to get things out of my head and on paper. Well, the internet, so...

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Gold Star and a Cookie?

I haven’t written about work in a while, even though that place gives me a ridiculous amount of material because, well, it’s work. And sometimes it’s best left in the office. Plus I’m not too hard to find on the...

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work: that trainer needs re-training

A while back, I said/decided/whatever that I wasn’t going to write about work. Mostly because… it’s work, but also that I am way too easy to find on the internet. However, if you recognize yourself as one of the people...

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queer: “that way”

Had an interesting experience in the cafeteria yesterday morning. I’d already brought in my breakfast, but accompanied a co-worker to get her morning nosh. Nothing out of the ordinary for my office routine. The only thing that usually changes is...

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work: the fridge

What exactly is it about being left unsupervised with items we don’t own, but that we know we won’t get an any trouble for leaving them in a completely trashed state? The most obvious example of this is the hotel...

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video: big cats, tripping balls

This has been cracking me up all morning, at appropriate intervals. I do a little work, get a little stressed and take a OMG CUTE BIG CATS break. It’s a bit old, but Big Cat Rescue posted a video to...

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on the elevator: blondist

I was on the elevator a few minutes ago to let a new employee in through security. I had my coffee in one hand, iPhone in the other. We have wi-fi in the building and I was being an obsessive...

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at work: overheard

I know I married the guy, but combining our cell phone accounts? That’s a pretty big commitment. Happy Thanksgiving Eve, everyone!

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peeves: math is hard…

I just popped down to our in-house cafeteria to grab a bit of lunch. My total comes up $5.14 and I hand over a $5 and a $1, already working out the change in my head and wondering in what...

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office: these habits don’t make the lists

Since I’ve been in the “working world” I’ve always been fascinated by Office Top Ten lists. My most recent office environment has caused me to be interested in annoying office behavior. Close quarters, little personal space, noisy environment. It’s ripe...

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work: laughing through the pain

At the office, when the help desk resets our passwords, they have been using some variation on a sports name ending in “ball” using the nearly standard letter/number substitution. Since our passwords are required to change so frequently, it’s hard...

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in DC: gorgeous day for an evacuation

So that was my afternoon from about lunchtime until a few minutes ago. How was yours? Betsy and I took off to Five Guys for lunch and on our way back we saw police cars, ambulances and fire trucks in...