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'It's not that Ted was a bad guy, he was just all out of 5's.'
"We don't call these savage screaming fits. We call them confrontational verbal interfacing."
Tags:screaming fit, screaming fits, tantrum, tantrums, unprofessional, professionalism, meeting, meetings, corporate culture, testosterone, working environment, working environments, workplace, workplaces, confrontational, verbal, communication, communications, toxic work environment, toxic working environment
"I'm kind of enjoying black-tie Fridays."
Tags:office, offices, office life, workplace, workplaces, job, jobs, work, casual friday, casual fridays, casual day, casual days, dress-down friday, dress-down fridays, dress code, dress codes, business, black-tie, black tie, formal, tux, tuxedo, tuxedos, gown, ballgown, ballgown, ball gowns, ballgowns, gowns, worker, workers, employee, employees, commuting, commuter, commuters, clothes, clothing, fashion, modern life
Violence as a Management Tool
Tags:violence, violent, workplace violence, manager, managers, management, management tools, bad manager, bad managers, bad executives, bad executive, bad workplace, workplace, workplaces, boss, bosses, bossy, bad bosses, anger, angry, anger management, office, offices, office work, office life, employee, employees, manager, managers, punch, punches, punched, puncher, fist, fists
"We were hoping that you could work from work today."
Tags:work, working, worker, workers, job, jobs, career, careers, office, office, office life, workplace, workplaces, business, businesswoman, sick, ill, absent, employee, employer, employees, employer, work remotely, working remotely, telecommute, telecommuting, remote work, work from home, work from work, home office, in-office, in office, call-in, calling-in, call in, calling in, manager, managers, management, modern life, coronavirus, pandemic, epidemic, recovery, recoveries, recovering
Businessman at a bar mad to look like desk. Bartender says: 'The usual, Mr. B?'
'Attention, everyone. Our CEO will be touring the department in ten minutes. Please take the 'Change is Good' placards out of your lower desk drawers, dust them off, and hang them in a prominent place. Thank you!'
"Want to get out of this dump and go watch television forever?"
"This is first-quarter projected-earnings report--does it make my butt look big?"
"You've been warned, Hoskins."
Tags:snake, snakes, corporate snake, corporate snakes, rattle snake, rattle snakes, work, working, worker, workers, job, jobs, office, offices, workplace, workplaces, business, businesses, businessman, businessmen, manager, management, managers, managing, office life, office culture, office worker, office workers, threat, threaten, threatening, threats, middle management, middle manager, intimidation, intimidate, intimidations, intimidated
"I much preferred the backstabbing to the paint-balling."
Tags:paintball, paintballers, paintballer, target practice, work, working, worker, workers, job, jobs, office, offices, workplace, workplaces, business, businesses, businessman, businessmen, manager, management, managers, managing, office life, office culture, backstabbing, backstabber, machinations, office politics, office worker, office workers, conflict, conflicts
"Welcome aboard, Withers. Now just go see Personnel on seven, and Pants on twelve."
"I enjoy the pearls of folksy wisdom as much as the next guy, but what, exactly, does he do around here?"
Tags:workplace, workplaces, work, office, offices, folksy, folk, wisdom, wisdom, weird jobs, weird job, weird roles, unnecessary jobs, unnecessary job, unnecessary roles, weird coworker, weird coworkers, coworker, coworkers, colleague, colleagues, weird colleague, weird colleagues, random jobs, random roles, pearls of wisom, advice, advice giver
"We only hire temps, and you have a look of permanence about you."
Tags:temp, temps, temp worker, temp workers, office temp, office temps, permanent, permanence, permanent job, permanent jobs, worker, workers, workplace, workplaces, corporation, corporations, corporate culture, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, big corporation, big corporations, uncaring, hire, hires, hiring
"I know nobody here works with each other, but it seems like morale is down."
Tags:coffee shop, coffee shops, barista, baristas, coffee shop working, workplace, workplaces, workplace morale, morale, low morale, morale is down, working alone, solo working, working from home, work from home, second office, laptops in coffee shops, working, work, out of the office, out of office
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"I'll have someone from my generation get in touch with someone from your generation."
Tags:business, office life, workplace, workplaces, management, manager, managers, employee, employees, worker, workers, boss, bosses, meeting, meetings, executive, executives, out of touch, out-of-touch, generation, generations, generation gap, generation gaps, generational gap, generational gaps, gap, gaps, divide, generational divide, different generations, generational differences, youth, old age, old people, old man, old men, young man, young men, younger, older, age, aging, ageing, get in touch
"All work and no play makes you a valued employee."
Tags:all work, no play, makes jack a dull boy, expression, expressions, saying, sayings, employee, employees, overworked, stress, stressed, stressed out, value, values, anxious, anxiety, anxieties, corporation, corporations, corporate logic, bottom line, profit, profits, profit motive, profit motives, quality of life, workplace, workplaces
Tags:casual friday, work, working, worker, workers, job, jobs, office, offices, workplace, workplaces, business, businesses, businessman, businessmen, manager, management, managers, managing, office life, office culture, office worker, office workers, dress code, dress codes, tie, ties, necktie, neckties, casual, casual dress, casual dress code, men's fashion, fashion, wardrobe, men's clothes, clothes, clothing, casual fridays, what not to wear
"You can't see Mister Buckbinder and you can't see Mister Murdock. Mister Buckbinder and Mister Murdock worked side by side for twenty-one years, then suddenly yesterday at ten minutes past four Mister Buckbinder shot MIster Murdock. Perhaps I could get an appointment for you to see Mister Carlyle."
Tags:shooting, shootings, workplace shooting, workplace shootings, appointment, appointments, tragedy, tragedies, workplace, workplaces, appointment, appointments, make an appointment, making an appointment, work, works, working, work life, assembly line, assembly lines, casual, casual attitude, casual attitudes
"You're fired, Pembroke. We're turning the office into a smoke-free environment."
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"I can only discuss salary and benefits. You'll have to analyze the babe situation yourself."
Tags:babe, babes, sexist, sexists, misogynist, misogynists, misogyny, workplace, workplaces, male-dominated, man, men, glass ceiling, glass ceilings, bro, bros, dudebro, dudebros, job interview, job interviews, salary, salaries, benefits, job qualification, job qualifications, attraction, self-interest, self-interested, hiring officer, hiring officers, feminist, feminists, feminism, corporate culture
"Your former boss said you're a bully. We like that."
'Mr Frimley, sir, can I have a word about the motivational artwork...'