Yearly Archives: 2015

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Do You Consider Yourself An Engaged Worker?

  Every time someone asks you how your job is, do you usually respond by saying, “meh, it’s a job”  Something tells me you don’t fit Gallup’s description of an engaged worker. Gallup defines an engaged worker as: …those who are involved in, enthusiastic about

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Corporate Lingo

I love this comic from The Gentleman’s Armchair, among others.  If I’m in my cube giggling randomly like a little school girl, it’s probably because I’m reading one of the comics.

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Wasting Time At Work, Pretty Sure We’re All Guilty Of It

I always look forward to the Salary.com’s annual Wasting Time at Work surveys.  I’m not sure when the 2015 survey results will be released, but below is a subset of statistics from the 2014 survey. I wonder how honest the survey respondents are.  I guess

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Are You A Cubicle Natural Gas Producer?

It’s just another day in the office as you pound furiously away on the keyboard to show others how busy you are.  Suddenly, your jerk of a body launches a gas bubble.  At this point, you can’t decide whether it’s going be one of minor consequence

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#ForeverAnAnalyst

He answered the questions just fine, he wasn’t nervous, and we were laughing.  As far as the interview was concerned, I would say that it went rather well.  I still wasn’t sure if he would have been a good fit for the position.  In any

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The Notebook Is Alive And Well

I just realized the title could be referring to the chick flick that people turn to whenever they need to dose up on a case of romantic heartwarming feels.   Well, in any case, that movie is alive and well too I guess. Talking about

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Knowledge Transfers Are A Must For Short Timers

It was Monday, January 5th, the start of the first full week of the new year.  I knew that slacking off during the previous month would catch up in a very painful way, I just didn’t know it would come so soon. It was going

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I Just Interviewed Someone For The First Time And It Was Eye Opening

I took the resume out of my notebook and glanced it over.  I had been reviewing it since the morning, looking over the fine details with a pen in hand.  The marked up resume belonged to the gentleman sitting across from me.  I couldn’t tell