CD on a zoom call with a junior team, referring to one of them: "Your eyebrows are like two moustaches. And I say that as a compliment"
During a meeting on Micro-Aggressions, in which most example comments were about appearance, the teams concluded that using Video cameras in meetings was more inclusive and helped with community. Is…
NO MAKING FRIENDS AT WORK! Provided by a work friend left behind at my former employer:
Am I only one here who feels demotivated now with (long-term) WFH setup?..any advice please 🥺🙄
I just started a job 3 months ago.. there is a lot of office politics and I’m looking to move again. I don’t like the idea of moving as it will let people down in my current role.. but I’m not happy a…
(on Zoom) I'll be right back - I have to get another meatball. I'm turning my camera off because I'm not wearing any pants.
I was wondering if any of you had engagements where you were a staff but had a Senior role and the Senior had more of a staff role. Not sure how to proceed but a fit frustrated when I’m doing close t…
I overheard 2 summer interns (both female) talking…one said to the other “I left my thong in his office…now it’s gone”
Not enough gossip to go around 😕
"We hear your responses to our anonymous pulse survey, and we understand you all overwhelmingly think our team structure org needs to change. We understand it's not necessarily working well—b…
Coworker 1: “Happy Friday!” Coworker 2: “Can we just like not anymore please. Sorry, but come on.”
Any co-worker hook ups that you have witnessed or being part of. Was it weird afterwards or how was it handled?
Japan based company: CEO on a video call to the entire organization: ‘We don’t have any foreigners in upper management. We also don’t have any women. They need to try harder!’
I recently realized that the people who use the Oxford coma vs those who do not use the Oxford coma align with the people who I do not like and there people I like.
"we don't consider your external experience" (during a discussion about promotions) when I was actually hired on due to external experience...
“ahh i miss the good old days when we could hire a bunch of female interns and order them around”
Senior Director to team: “my nanny has spring break this week so I actually have to parent now 🙄”
Intense meeting: Senior manager - I have never worked in a project like this where we roll over the team leads’ plans and force them to accommodate like this! More senior manager: - Well you have neve…
Client: Well our female clients tend to ask us to do things that aren’t possible, and they can be difficult to work with... I don’t think I should have said that. …
Me: *shared screen on zoom call with my team lead* Co-worker (not on the call): *sends a slack message* The pop-up on screen: “LOL, y’all I fell asleep during our last meeting and just woke up”
Client: You know that sea of sameness you’re always talking about? We’re most comfortable there.
Meeting: “...I don’t know how you were able to live with yourself with that knowledge...” We are still in pandemic mode, mental health month, maybe some kindness and common sense Question: is it reall…
“We’re totally on board with your director reco. We’ll just need you to sign this waiver.”
I can’t believe this didn’t come up in his background check... well we checked his Facebook and he seemed nice
Co-worker 1: why are you so mean? Co-worker 2: I’ll try being nicer if you try being smarter. Deal? Me👂👂to 1 + 2: 😬🍿😂
This project is like a car and we have all the parts but the engine, so let’s build the engine so we can drive it to the client.
Yak Shaving, my new favorite expression -
It’s just copy, so shouldn’t be a problem.
“WFH is really living at work.” Huh I mean alight! 👀 I shot straight outta my chair and high-fived my man 🤣
OH: (RE: required meeting attendance) "Ok, fine. I will say yes now but fair warning I may fake my own death beforehand."