Yearly Archives: 2011

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Your Keyboard is Filthy

I don’t know what’s more disgusting at the office, hearing the person in the adjacent bathroom stall blow smelly chunks out of his ass or touching other people’s dirty keyboards and mice.

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Don’t Let Those Pop Up Windows Ruin Your Slide Show Presentation!

So there I was, in a small conference room watching a vendor’s pitch on why my company should choose its product and solution over those of a competitor’s.  The presentation was well organized and the presenter was on a roll…that was…until the  Automatic Update Popup

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Take Your Child To Work Day

I think Take Your Child to Work Days are a bit odd.  It gives parents the opportunity to show their children what they do at work.  Often, I just see kids sitting in a chair in the cube reading a book or playing a handheld

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Don’t Bring Your Sickness To Work!

Last week, I felt a cold coming on early in the morning before I went to work.  All the signs told me to stay home, but no, I went in anyways.  As the first couple of hours progressed, the sniffling and sneezing increased, and soon,

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The Elevator Rant by Special Guest, Mr. Uvula!

And now a rant from Cube Farming’s Guest Contributor, Mr. Uvula! The other day I strolled into the lobby a few minutes after 8. There were about a half dozen people already waiting. And for some unknown reason, one person pressed the already lit UP

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Feeling Drowsy At Meetings? Do This

A few years ago, I was caught falling asleep by my manager during a meeting .  The high carb lunch and hot meeting room was a perfect breeding ground for a food coma.  I didn’t fall asleep, but I was pretty much a bobble-head doll

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Phone Screen Interviewing Tips

While I was looking for employment after being laid off, I spent a lot of time on phone screening interviews.  The phone screen is officially the first step of the interviewing process, and while it’s not a face to face interview, it’s important to take