(Disclaimer: This post fueled by Wild Turkey. Wild Turkey, proving that throat pain IS a flavor.) I hate money, I fucking hate it. It’s become a surrogate for life’s necessities — if that’s the right thing to call it. I mean, there are necessities for life — food, water, shelter, safety, sanitation, etc. But, today […]Read more "I Hate Money"
A new generation of young college graduates is hitting the workforce, and finding it to be a hard marketplace in which to peddle their wares. Here are some tips for success from those of us who’ve been out here for a while: The first day on the job, find someone and punch them out. Or…learn […]Read more "15 Tips for Success in the Workplace"
It sucks when someone goes and proves something bad that you think about them. There’s a particular manager (not mine) in my department whom I’m fairly certain is a nice guy…but a complete, doddering fool as a manager. Clue #1 is the constant blank, lost-sheep look in his eyes. I suppose that’s not really uncommon […]Read more "Manager = Doddering Fool. Sigh."
I am not a Baby Boomer. Please do not treat me like one. I could stop there and have summed up a whole lot of my take on generational dynamics. However, I think it may be a bit lacking in substance. So yeah, I am Generation X — I was born between 1964 and 1981, […]Read more "I Am Generation X"
Working where I work is like wearing Scotch-Brite underwear. Irritating. Uncomfortable. Discourages any real exertion. The intolerance here is epic. Salaried professionals can’t set their own schedule because the nanny-police complain to management. Management listens to the nanny-police, rather than telling them to get back to work. Folks who talk are reminded of “Cube Etiquette.” […]Read more "June Thirteenth, Friday"
…or something like that. Today was an exercise in the sucktastic; the sucktacular. Yesterday our team leader sent us an email — mostly he was the mouthpiece of our manager, our menopausal, bi-polar, cocker spaniel of a manager. The gist of the mail was that “others” in the department had noticed none of us there […]Read more "Suck my Work…"
Wednesday, January 30, 2008 20 Deep Questions… Current mood: chipper This showed up in a bulletin from one of my friends. I thought I’d put it in my blog, rather than load it into the bulletin-shotgun and belabor everyone (that would be seven people) with it.Ultimately, I think this points out the embarrassing difference between […]Read more "MySpace, January 17 – 30, 2008"