The Best Flowchart For Proper Office Coffee-Maker Etiquette

The Best Flowchart For Proper Office Coffee-Maker Etiquette

Does someone in your office not know proper coffee-maker etiquette? This flowchart will guide them through the decision-making process they should go through upon encountering a coffee pot. Installing several of these in high-visibility areas should help reduce the number of times you walk into the break room only to encounter a stinking hunk of boiling black sludge. My favorite part is where it says “Do you drink coffee? -> No -> Walk away -> But I want to turn it off!” and it just keeps looping back to walk away… We mocked Comcast when we posted their internal policy regarding making coffee, but maybe they were actually pretty forward-thinking. [More]

Tips To Win The Holiday Party Game

Tips To Win The Holiday Party Game

Holiday office parties provide spectacular opportunities for either ruining your dwindling career prospects by making an ass of yourself, or advancing your standing by playing things just right. [More]

2009: The Year Free Office Holiday Parties Went Bye-Bye

2009: The Year Free Office Holiday Parties Went Bye-Bye

It seems the recession has robbed office workers of their traditional venue to blow off steam for free. Anecdotal evidence from the all-seeing eye of Twitter has found that a significant number of office parties have disappeared altogether or gone pay-to-play, Budgets Are Sexy reports: [More]

Fantasy Football Turns Into Firing Nightmare

Fantasy Football Turns Into Firing Nightmare

Cameron loved his job at Fidelity, but he also had a hankering for fantasy football, and the latter canceled out the former when he was canned for managing the league in the office, FanNation reports. [More]

New Zealand Woman Fired After Sending Too Many All-Caps E-mails

New Zealand Woman Fired After Sending Too Many All-Caps E-mails

EVERY WORKPLACE SEEMS TO HAVE THAT ONE PERSON WHO STILL JUST DOESN’T UNDERSTAND E-MAIL. IN ONE OFFICE IN NEW ZEALAND, THAT PERSON WAS FIRED AFTER TOO MANY COLLEAGUES COMPLAINED ABOUT HER SENDING OUT MESSAGES IN ALL CAPS, IN BOLDFACE, OR IN RED AND BLUE.