Posts in category "Workplace"

Mentor A Kid And Be Awesome Like Tim!

Mentor A Kid And Be Awesome Like Tim!
See that guy in the picture there? His name is Timothy Triplett. Tim is the owner of Concept Motor Sports in Oak Forest, IL. He has been involved with a kids mentoring program for 2 years. Each year a group of young people are given paid internship opportunities through this program. That’s right, no slave... Read more »

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Show Your Boobs At Work

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Show Your Boobs At Work
Ladies, when the weather warms up it’s natural to want to show a little more skin, even in the office. But most times, it’s just not a good idea. Showing the girls off in the office can cause all kinds of issues. Almost everybody is affected by your cleavage. As far as I can tell,... Read more »

Being Laid-Off Sucks

Being Laid-Off Sucks
What do you mean this office is closing and I’m laid off? I have a friend who was recently told that they are being laid-off because their office is closing. The company had been denying that this office was closing for a looooooong time! In fact, they continued to deny the office was closing up... Read more »
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Stop Making It Look Like I Smelled Up The Bathroom!

Stop Making It Look Like I Smelled Up The Bathroom!
Have you ever been the unsuspecting victim of a smelly bathroom? You’ve been working really hard on this project and you’re making real progress. The relief of completing it is in sight. You know you need to go to the bathroom, but you want to keep working. Finally you can’t wait, so you make the... Read more »

Employee Of The Month: Bonus or Bull$**t?

Employee Of The Month: Bonus or Bull$**t?
Just recently, I received an e-mail from a reader asking if I’d ever written anything about the whole employee of the month thing. Honestly, I’d never even thought about it. I’m guessing because I’ve never been employee of the month. ANYWHERE! I’ve always felt that giving me my pay on time and leaving me the... Read more »

Why Can't I Be Gay And Play Football

Why Can't I Be Gay And Play Football
I recently saw a story on CNN about Kwame Harris. Apparently, he was outed earlier this year because of a fight he had with his then partner outside a restaurant. In the story he explains why he never came out during his career. It was painful to watch. Kwame said he loved football and “the... Read more »
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Sometimes, Being Fired Is A Good Thing!

Sometimes, Being Fired Is A Good Thing!
I called my nephew a couple of days ago to check in with him and see how his job situation was going. He just turned 20 years old and had been seriously looking for work. He had not had a job before and it bothered him that his parents have to pay for his expenses.... Read more »

Does Your Employer Appreciate And Respect Your Hard Work?

Does Your Employer Appreciate And Respect Your Hard Work?
If I wasn’t paid to work, I wouldn’t. But you know what else would motivate me to go to work? I’ll tell you, feeling appreciated and respected! I’d like to know that you’re aware that what I do here is hard work. And, that my working here is what continues the need to have you... Read more »

2012 is almost over and I still work here! Damn!

2012 is almost over and I still work here! Damn!
I can’t do this for another year! As the end of 2012 comes closer, I am of course, reflecting on the year that’s passed and the new year to come. Like most people who are miserable at work, I had hoped to have found a new job before 2013 showed up. Unfortunately, 2013 will be... Read more »
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