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"Heads we go with the analytics. Tails we don't."
Tags:coin flip, coin toss, game of chance, coin, coins, heads, tails, heads or tails, office, offices, work place, work, work places, lazy, unenthusiastic, unmotivated, bored, not bothered, unbothered, inconsistent, procedure, protocol, analytics, analysis, procedures, protocols, random, random chance
"Where do you see yourself in five years?"
Tags:where, office, offices, work, work place, work places, recruitment, recruitments, hiring manager, hiring managers, interviewer, interviewee, interview, interviews, book, books, children's books, author, authors, story teller, story tellers, illustrator, illustrators, illustrations, illustration, future, futuristic, questionnaire, questions, question, hr department, hr departments
"I'll lay it out for you. We're cutting back, and we no longer need a dog."
Tags:dog, dogs, office, offices, work, work place, fire, fires, fired, let go, letting go, let one go, letting one go, employee, employment, budget cut, budget cuts, cutting back, cut back, management, managers, hr, hr department, human resources department, dismiss.dismissed, lay off, laid off, sack, sacked, sacks, give one the boot, give him the boot, dog person, dog people, dog lover, dog lovers, dog owner, dog owners
"My kid works here now."
"No, Mr. Kurlander, I don't have, nor have I ever had, a recipe for cranberry muffins."
Tags:office, offices, work, work place, work places, meeting, meetings, gathering, gatherings, sexist, men, feminist, feminism, feminists, stereotypes, gender stereotyping, recipe, recipes, gender role, gender roles, upfront, honest, honesty, brutal honesty, brutally honest, women, women's role, womens role, insensitivity, insensitive, misogyny, misogynistic, misogynist, male privilege
"Good news, honey - I've been fired. We're rich."
Tags:office, offices, work, work place, work places, fire, fired, fires, firing, severance package, severance packages, severance, pay out, money, rich, riches, wealthy, wealth, silver lining, silver linings, every cloud has a silver lining, bright side, on the bright side, prospect, hopeful prospect, positive outlook, positive, positivity, positives, hopeful, optimist, optimistic, optimist, optimists
"She's moving northeast and she's intensifying."
Tags:office, offices, work place, work places, work, working, north, northeast, north-east, north east, east, intensifying, intense, intensely, fiery, fierce, fiercer, furious, enraged, angry, angrier, hot-tempered, hot tempered, temper, weather, tornado, tornadoes, storm, storms, thunder storm, thunder storms, hurricane, hurricanes, thunder, thunders, tropical storm, tropical storms, relationship, relationships, long term relationship, long term relationships, dating, dates, date, husband, wife, husband and wife, couple, couples, marriage, married, meteorologist, meteorology, meteorologists, weatherman, weather person, weather man
"With Benjamin, the numbers are still terrible, but the calligraphy is breathtaking."
"Snipes is our in-house Chicken Little, and he says the sky is falling."
Tags:office, offices, work, work place, work places, falling sky, sky, skies, fall, fell, falls, courage, courageous, abstract, abstraction, in trouble, trouble, troubles, troublesome, sinking ship, market crash, business analyst, business analysts, analyses, analysis, film, films, book, books, analyst, economist, economics, economists, financial expert, financial experts, world falling apart, world fell apart, world falls apart
"Want to have a few pies after work?"
"No, I'm not writing a short story. That's my password."
Tags:office, offices, work place, work, work places, story, short story, stories, short stories, writer, writers, authors, authors, password, passwords, data protection, data, datum, security, securities, long password, long passwords, short password, short passwords, strong password, strong passwords, insecure, insecurity, paranoia, paranoid, distrust, distrustful, distrusting, lengthy password, memory, sharp memory, paranoiac, suspicious, anxious, anxiety, anxious, over-anxious, precious, important data, protect
'Mr Frimley, sir, can I have a word about the motivational artwork...'
"I've decided to pursue a profession where religion doesn't play such an important role."
Tags:religion, religious, problem, problems, religious issues, unemployed, unemployment, crisis of faith, faith, having faith, man of faith, spiritual, spirituality, monks, monk, habit, monastic, monastery, monasteries, christian, christianity, career change, careers, career goals, career planning, workplace, work place, comfortable in the work place, values, value, church, churches, the church
"We need to hire more women."
Tags:peacock, peacocks, peahen, peahens, office, offices, work place, work places, work place equality, gender equality, office stats, employee stats, employee statistics, employee ratio, employee ratios, gender ratio, gender ratios, work place ratios, feminism, feminists, feminist, meeting, meetings, conference, conferences, office quota, office quotas, bird, birds, sexist
'And now over to Mike for the video presentation...Mike?...Mike?'
"I had considered hyphenating my last name, but now I'm leaning towards and underscore."
Tags:hyphen, hyphenating, hyphens, name, names, last name, last names, surname, surnames, marriage, marriages, married couple, new name, change, social media, online presence, online name, office, offices, work place, work, work places, office chat, banter, banters, bantering, dilemma, dilemmas, first world problems, first world problem, confused, confusion, frivolous matter, frivolous issue, frivolous, silly, redundant
"It helps me stay focused."
Tags:chain, chains, chained, chained up, focus, focused, focussed, focusing, focusing, focuses, attention, attention span, short attention span, keep on a tight leash, tight leash, work, work place, office, offices, working, works, worked, expression, expressions, boss, bosses, bossing, corporate hierarchy, lazy, laziness, procrastinator, procrastination, procrastinating
"I was at the office and everything was normal... until I got up during the meeting to give a presentation and I realized I wasn't wearing a mask!"
Tags:nightmare, nightmares, wake up, wake ups, woken up, scare, scared, scary, bad dream, bad dreams, dream, dreams, dreaming, husband, husbands, office, offices, husband, husbands, wife, wives, comfort, comforts, comforting, work place, work places, office, offices, mask, masks, face mask, face masks, coronavirus, covid, covid-19, pandemic, pandemics, fear, fears, presentation, presentations
"Can you put more nudity in this?"
Tags:writing, proof, proofs, proofreading, proofread, proofreader, clients, clueless clients, client, memo, memos, memorandum, memorandums, minutes, notes, notation, note, office, water cooler, water coolers, watercooler, author, authors, editor, editing, editorial, edit, edits, entertainment, entertaining, bored, boredom, workplace, work place, work, working, business, dull, boring, liven up, bored, not safe for work, meetings, meeting, inappropriate, inappropriate for work, harassed, harassment
"Let's face it, this meeting isn't baout tightening our work schedule. It's about finishing our deadline."
Tags:work, work place, work places, office, offices, meeting, meetings, conference, conferences, procrastination, procrastinating, procrastinate, procrastinated, deadline, deadlines, due date, due dates, end time, tighten, tightens, tightened, tightening, work schedule, schedule, schedules, work schedules, unprofessional, unethical, improper, negligent, lazy, unqualified, carelessness, careless, incompetent, incompetence, manager, managers, managerial department, management, managements
'Excuse me,Sir, but me and the rest of the work force think this dress code probably violates OSHA rules.'
Motivating younger employees
"Okay. So the numbers don't add up. At least the words are spell checked."
Tags:number, numbers, accountant, accountants, accounting, addition, counting, add, maths, mathematics, math, arithmetic, arithmetics, corporation, corporate, big corporation, incompetence, incompetent, unskilled, unprofessional, inept, lazy, office, offices, work, working, work place, silver lining, careless, carelessness, mistake, mistakes, looking on the bright side