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Company Creamer Turned Sour: 'I hope the account director likes his coffee chunky-style. Or maybe I should hold out for the son of the CEO.'
'They meet in there. Some kind of support group.'
'I know I can train them to be thoughtful productive citizens if I can ever get past sit.'
'Right about here I added a drip coffee maker, with high caffeine premium blend coffee, to the employee break room.'
"Have you tried the new coffee?"
'Have you ever noticed all the comfort food in a teachers lounge?'
"What? You were expecting good news? Expectations are so-o-o-o passe."
'They aren't even tall enough to reach the doorknob, Ms. Dickson.'
'My class can't wait to start multiplication. I made them sign a pledge never to use it for evil purposes.'
'Some days, I think they can understand every word I say.'
'Ms. Hart is so dramatic.'
"She thinks her students like the practice teacher better than they like her."
Tags:education, school, schools, schooling, teaching, teacher, teachers, student, students, teacher life, faculty lounge, faculty lounges, staff room, staff rooms, break room, break rooms, practice teacher, practice teacher, student teachers, self-esteem, self-confidence, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, fearful, scared, afraid, elementary school, primary school, junior high school, middle school, high school, secondary school, unloved, unappreciated, underappreciated, mental health
"We should create a RatemyStudent website and see how they like it."
"Thank God you showed up. I was beginning to think I was the only person who hid out in the coffee room all day."
Tags:coffee, coffees, coffee break, coffee breaks, coffee room, coffee rooms, staff room, staff rooms, hiding place, hiding spot, hiding spots, hiding, colleague, colleagues, coworker, coworkers, co-worker, co-workers, work environment, working environment, working environments, work environments, stressful job, stressful jobs, stressed out
'Don't worry, the first thirty years of teaching are the hardest.'
Teachers' Support Group...Formerly Teachers' Lounge.
Teachers Lounge getting a bulk delivery of Aspirins.
Machines offer plain truth and sugar coated.
"We can never get them both to work at the same time."
Tags:vending, vending machines, snack machine, snack machines, staff room, staff rooms, canteen, canteens, cake, cakes, having your cake and eating it, breaking down, out of order, vending machine, have your cake and eat it too, snack, food, cake, convenience food, company, break room, idiom, idioms, expression, expressions, breakroom, break rooms
"The endless string of budget cuts are making things impossible. It's the worst part of this job. Having to spread so much time with people at the very end of their tether...people with no hope, no optimism for the future...people in a state of despair! A
Tags:budget, budgets, uk budget, uk budget cut, uk budget cuts, tory, tories, tory goverment, tory governments, austerity, austerity measure, austerity measures, despair, despairs, despairing, staff room, staff rooms, employee morale, morale, office morale, government employee, government employees, local government
'I had an overwhelming urge to be nice again. I think I need a holiday.'
"Yes, Eric you do need to do a duty. You know as well as I do that every dog has its day."
"The cuts have made things even worse...It's the worst part of the job. Having to spend so much time with people at the very end of the tether...people with no hope, no optimism for the future, people in a state of despair!"
Tags:cuts, cutbacks, staff room, staff rooms, staffing cut, cutback, cut, staff cuts, staffing cutbacks, staffing cuts, working environment, working environments, office job, office jobs, office worker, office workers, corporate culture, budget cut, budget cuts, employee morale, worker morale, morale problem, morale problems
"Johnson, what are you doing? It's not time for your break yet."