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'Okay, let's bring this meeting to order.'
"I don't mind the whip. It's the cubicles I find demoralizing."
While You Were Out
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"Don't be shy. We're real casual around here."
'No, I don't mind taking time out of my busy schedule to listen to your preposterous proposals for employee incentives. After all, until just now you were a much valued member of staff.'
'And this is Mr Whittingstall...He's in charge of compliance.'
"I'm tired of being chained to myself twenty-four hours a day."
The Attorney Barn
"Let's talk comparable worth."
Tags:comparable worth, equal pay for equal work, sex equity, pay equity, gender pay gap, gender pay-gap, pay gap, pay gaps, bird, birds, sexist, sexists, glass ceiling, glass ceilings, gender inequality, discrimination, salary, salaries, wage, wages, paycheck, paychecks, pay-check, pay-checks, job interview, job candidate, work environment, corporate culture, sexism in the workplace, workplace sexism
"As you can see, we have a very flexible work-from-home-at-the-office policy."
Tags:office, offices, work office, work offices, work, works, working, tour, tours, touring, policy, policies, flexible, colleague, colleagues, co-worker, co-workers, fun, relax, relaxes, relaxing, environment, work environment, working from home, work from home, working environment, play, plays, playing, spin, spins, spinning, hide, hides, hiding, work-from-home-at-the-office, boss, bosses, employer, employers, employee, employees
Elf of the Month
Tags:elf, elves, elf of the month, employee of the month, motivation, motivations, working environment, working environments, work environment, work environments, proud, pride, achievement, achievements, santa, santa claus, santa's workshop, north pole, father christmas, saint nick, saint nicholas, st nick, st nicholas
'My nephew needed a job, and this is his only skill.'
"I think it's time we established new guidelines for corporate behavior."
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"When I came back from lunch my flexible, modular workspace was gone."
"This heat is killing me. Let's get a drink in Little Antarctica?"
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Machine Cog Flower
"We went with an open floor plan because it can really facilitate a shared sense of hysteria."
Tags:open floor plan, open floor plans, office layout, office layouts, office design, office designs, interior designer, interior designers, working environment, work environment, work environments, stressful job, stressful jobs, hysteria, hysterical, hysterias, colleague, colleagues, coworker, coworkers, co-worker, co-workers
"Every aggressive, controversial firm needs a lightening rod, Garvey."
Tags:firm, firms, aggressive firm, aggressive firms, controversial firm, controversial firms, work, work environment, hostile work environment, hostile work environments, lightening rod, lightening rods, fall guy, fall guys, scapegoat, scapegoats, bad job, bad jobs, take the flack, divert attention, diverting attention
Tags:car pool, car pools, car pooling, car share, car shares, car sharing, cubicle, cubicles, work cubicle, work cubicles, office cubicle, office cubicles, cubicle sharing, work environment, office environment, bad office, bad offices, overcrowded, crowded, bad working conditions, working conditions, office life, office work, office worker, office workers
'Your predecessor forgot the elephant in the room; don't make the same mistake.'
"Complaints are down, naps are up."
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"Here at the company, we're just like a family. . . highly dysfunctional yet in complete denial."
Tags:dysfunctional, dysfunctional families, family business, family businesses, family-life, family life, business practice, business practices, denial, denials, corporate culture, operating practices, operating practice, working environment, working environments, work environment, work environments
"Just identifying weak members of the herd."
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"You need to turn your anger into something positive.... soon!"
'Some of these young school leavers aren't remotely prepared for the realities of the modern work environment.'