The Evil HR Lady had a post a while back about facial hair during interviews. The crux of the question is “should you shave it before an interview. I tend to agree with one of the commenters who said “You don’t want it to distract you or cause you to worry and walk into an [...]
Today, I was chastised by the CEO in the middle of a management meeting for showing up late to work every day, despite being in my office before 9:00am every morning. It was my 5th day on the job and no one had bothered to tell me that the office opens at 8:00am, and not [...]
At quarter til six this evening, my company sent out a broadcast email to let people know: The page that links to the timecard system login looks different. A link to this page was recently added to the company portal. with the most important message being, since it was repeated twice These changes will not [...]
My workplace is fielding a team for Race for the Cure coming up later this year. One employee volunteer also noted in a company email newsletter that we could also “‘sleep in for the cure’ by pledging support for the team, but not attending on race day”. That is my kind of race.
When we kicked off a proposal at work a few weeks ago, the head of the division was invited, and he is serious about winning: It’s not just about writing a good proposal. It’s about crushing the the competition. Excellent.
Last week at work, they handed out reusable cups which are supposed to be used at the cafeteria to reduce the amount of waste through styrofoam. They are nice lidded cups with an Electron Jade Handle and Lid and black liner. The background is “recycled material” and there is an “everyone everyday everywhere” logo above [...]
There was a new edict dropped in my work e-mail mailbox this morning: As part of our strategy to reduce costs and protect the environment, all color Xerox multi-function devices at the site are now set by default to print in black and white. If we limit our printing to only those documents we have [...]
When Larry goes on vacation, he goes on vacation, as witnessed in his out of the office message: I will be out of country from 1/11-1/19 on vacation. I will not be reachable.
From an important IT memo at work: In preparation for implementation of the changes to Daylight Savings Time (DST) in 2007, the necessary patches will be applied during the afternoon on Sunday. When complete all workstations will have to be rebooted for the patches to take effect. Users are cautioned to log off and save [...]
I miss the corporate instant messaging that we had access to at my previous job. Like this little gem with my manager: (16:13:38) Cindy: still trying to figure out [your project's] org charts here! (16:20:54) Randy: yeah, me too. let me know if they start making sense (16:21:07) Randy: cause right after that, the dead [...]