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Translating Small-Talk

Translating Small-Talk

What is said vs. what is heard

Here are a few translations of the double-speak you probably hear at work on a regular basis. Read More »

6 Office Kitchen Etiquette Guidelines

6 Office Kitchen Etiquette Guidelines

You know you've done at least one of these

Working in close proximity to others requires a communal mindset. What does that really mean? Read More »

How Making A Movie Made Me Love My Old Job Again

How Making A Movie Made Me Love My Old Job Again

A humor writer tries his hand at directing a film

Bored at work, humor writer Peter Gerstenzang tries to mix things up by becoming a film director for a day. Read More »

Wackiest Reasons People Miss Work

Wackiest Reasons People Miss Work

'The cat got out' is not an acceptable excuse at most places

Off-the-wall excuses not to come to work can do more harm than good. Read More »

The 6 Stages Of Career Development [Infographic]

The 6 Stages Of Career Development [Infographic]

A highly scientific breakdown

From youthful optimism to the retirement of all that namby-pamby nonsense. Read More »

WGN App Story Shows Porn Link on Demo Phone [UPDATED]

WGN App Story Shows Porn Link on Demo Phone [UPDATED]

Chicago TV station WGN probably thought that a piece on a student-written app was straightforward -- until the phone used for the demo showed a porn site link. Read More »

Outlandish Things Candidates Have Done At Job Interviews

Outlandish Things Candidates Have Done At Job Interviews

These candidates may have been too honest

An excellent sampling of things you should not do at an interview. Read More »

Mailman Scared Away By Spider

Mailman Scared Away By Spider

Royal Mail apologizes for delayed delivery.

Workers must overcome obstacles to get the job done. But for one British postal worker, the sight of a spider meant he wouldn't deliver mail to one Londoner. Read More »

Librarians Confess Their Naughtiest On-the-Job Moments

Librarians Confess Their Naughtiest On-the-Job Moments

Vampire smut and 50 Shades between the covers.

Librarians may have the reputation for being quiet, modest, and rule-abiding, but a new blog lets them anonymously confess to their deepest book-related secrets. Read More »

Interpretive Quit Dancer Draws Hilarious YouTube Rebuttal

Interpretive Quit Dancer Draws Hilarious YouTube Rebuttal

Next Media Animation workers also dance to Kanye West's "Gone."

On Saturday, Marina Shifrin's video of herself dancing to Kanye West's "Gone" to quit went viral. Now her former colleagues are responding. Read More »

Gas Meter Reader Gets Trapped With Four-Foot Long Snake

Gas Meter Reader Gets Trapped With Four-Foot Long Snake

Worker gets stuck for one hour with reptile.

The last thing you expect during your daily routine is to come across a four-foot long corn snake. Read More »

Millennium Predictions That Were Hilariously Wrong

Millennium Predictions That Were Hilariously Wrong

5 ridiculously wrong predictions that the experts made for the 2000s.

Many past predictions of what the modern workplace would be like were far off base. Here's a look at some of them and seeing where we stand. Read More »

How Much Fun Is Your Workplace?

How Much Fun Is Your Workplace?

Lightness and levity at work matter; here's why.

Lightness and levity at work matter; here's why. Read More »

A Job For Hitler Lookalikes

A Job For Hitler Lookalikes

Many skills and talents help workers succeed in the modern workplace, but looking like the most brutal dictator to have ever lived is usually not included on the list. Yet earlier this week, the Stephen David Entertainment production company posted a Craigslist classified ad seeking cast members who have a... Read More »

Spider Scares Vancouver Metereologist On Live TV [VIDEO]

Spider Scares Vancouver Metereologist On Live TV [VIDEO]

This is what happens when spiders attack. Read More »

Taco Bell Receives Amazing Application

Taco Bell Receives Amazing Application

A sense of humor can serve you well in many situations. A job application, however, may not be one of them. That apparently did not deter one prospective Taco Bell employee when filling out his application -- and his application immediately prompted a debate online as to what his true motive was. According to... Read More »

Media Magnate Jann Wenner Puts His 22-Year-Old Son, Gus, In Charge

Media Magnate Jann Wenner Puts His 22-Year-Old Son, Gus, In Charge

No one is surprised when the boss helps his young son get a position at his office. But most execs wouldn't dare suggest that their 22-year old be put in the top slot at their firm, if only because of the ridicule that would surely follow. But most execs aren't Jann Wenner, the legendary founder and mercurial... Read More »

Fired News Anchor A.J. Clemente Back On The Job -- As A Bartender

Fired News Anchor A.J. Clemente Back On The Job -- As A Bartender

The news anchor who dropped the expletives heard around the Web is back to work. Just not at the kind of position he might have hoped. A.J. Clemente, 24, was fired in late April after saying the words, ""F---ing sh-t," on live television. It was his first day at work at NBC affiliate KFYR in Bismarck, N.D. Now... Read More »

Amy's Baking Company Has Epic Facebook Fail

Amy's Baking Company Has Epic Facebook Fail

Amy's Baking Company offends Gordon Ramsay, then offends the internet. Read More »

BBC Host Paula White Pulled Off Air After Sounding Drunk

BBC Host Paula White Pulled Off Air After Sounding Drunk

On the last day of a job, plenty of people will throw back a few drinks with co-workers when the shift is over. But this is a riskier proposition in certain professions -- such as an announcer on live radio. Paula White, a presenter on BBC Radio Stoke, a news and entertainment program based out of central... Read More »

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