Posts tagged "office"

The Struggle Is Real: 10 Problematic People In Every Office (In GIFs!)

This morning, just like every other morning, I got into work and meandered over to the company Keurig in desperate need of coffee to find that, yet again, the last person to use the coffee machine didn't refill the water. How hard is it to put the container under the sink for five seconds? For…
By: Katie Oldenburg / April 24, 2014

A Hilarious Look Inside The Minds Of Real Women At Work

A typical day at the office usually involves coffee, important meetings, creative brainstorms, game-faced strategizing, snacks and more coffee, and tons of hard work, right? Sure, of course it does, but not just all of that! From Spanx to poor punctuation in gossip posts, managing procrastination to Miley Cyrus, we've got A LOT running through…
By: The Stir / January 9, 2014

40 Annoying Habits That Will Give Your Coworkers A Nervous Breakdown

In honor of Global Handwashing Day (yes, it's real holiday!), the Metro UK compiled a list of the five most annoying types of coworkers. Among them were the sick person (who spreads their plague just by setting foot in the office), the feeder (who shows up every day with leftover cookies or…
By: Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 17, 2013

A Tacky/Impersonal/Genius Way To Deal With Office Birthdays

God, not another one, you think, about the endless cycle of office birthday parties. The infinite number of birthday cards being passed around for Doug in accounting or Jenny in receiving––people you've barely nodded your head toward in the hallway. "Do I have to say something nice about people I barely know again," you think.
By: Julie Gerstein / June 22, 2013

Is It Friday Yet? A Field Guide To Terrible Office Humor

Last week, I had my friend Katelyn over to spend the day co-working at my house. Usually I work from home alone, which I don't mind, but I was thrilled to have a coworker for the day, and immediately regaled her with some of the worst workplace jokes I had collected from the years I…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 6, 2012

Nick Offerman Reminds Men That “It Gets Fuller”

I could look at the mustachioed visage of Nick Offerman -- Ron Swanson of "Parks and Recreation"-- for days. His 'stache is perfectly groomed and majestic, reminiscent of the glory of a flock of birds cresting over the horizon or a beautiful sunrise on a pristine white beach. Here, he reassures men participating in Movember…
By: Julie Gerstein / November 13, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Marvelous Mousepads To Decorate Your Desk

I had such a case of the Mondays this week and accidentally spilled coffee all over my mousepad. My search for a replacement brought me to Etsy, where I found tons of cute, unique options that would add a hearty dose of style and personality to any desk. Ready to give your mouse a smooth…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 17, 2012

Do You Have A Work Husband?

Whether or not you have an actual husband or partner at home, apparently there's a good chance you've got a special someone at work: according to a recent survey, 65 percent of workers have or have had a work spouse. What is a work spouse? It's your closest ally at work, someone with whom you…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 4, 2012

6 Cheap, Easy Ways To Spruce Up Your Office Space

As a freelance writer, I've worked in offices, cubicles, coffeeshops, and everywhere in between. Starting this week I'll be writing full-time for The Frisky (yay!) [Double yay! -- Editor], which means I'm back to working from home, and I'm excited to update my office space. Wherever you spend your workday, here are 6 simple way…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 18, 2012

8 Guys You Should/Shouldn’t Hook Up With At The Company Christmas Party

Holiday parties are like the highlight of the work year. You get to wear a cocktail dress, drink on your company's dime, and take advantage of your annual get-out-of-embarrassment free card. On a good night, that includes busting out some dance moves, eating your fill of mini quiche, and getting just sloshed enough to make…
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 6, 2011

Keep Track Of The New Year

It used to be that on Christmas or Hanukkah, our more practical parent always gifted us with a wall calendar for the upcoming year. Back then, 12 months of Kirk Cameron was something to look forward to. Now that we're older, we want a wall calendar that's sleek and practical to go above our desk.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 27, 2010

Sound Off: Vent About Your Annoying Coworkers

In honor of Cranky Coworkers Day, I'd like to take this opportunity to create a forum to vent about the most annoying things our coworkers do. Let's face it, no matter how saintly you are, when you spend eight hours a day in a cramped space with anyone you are bound to get irritated at…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 27, 2010

Women In The Workplace Just Keep Mucking It Up

We ladies are just all butterfingers in the workplace! Thankfully, Citi has created a helpful list of things we women are doing wrong in the office. Transgressions include: "being naive," "smiling inappropriately" and giving "limp handshakes." So that's why we get paid so much less than men! It's not the institutionalized sexism or anything! Thank…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 10, 2010

Partying With Co-Workers: Is There A Line?

Hallelujah! It's Friday, and that means one thing: Happy Hour. You go out after work, the boss treats everybody to a round and you loosen up a bit. You spend a lot of time with your co-workers, and you always enjoy having a few beers on a Friday evening. But is there a line? After…
By: Lauren Gold / June 22, 2010

The Psychology Behind Your Irritating Co-Workers

Of course, I have the best co-workers in the world at The Frisky. But let’s just say it hasn’t always been that way at other jobs. Oh, do I have stories. As some of us may have experienced, dysfunction in the work place is rampant. How many times have you wanted to respond to a…
By: Ami Angelowicz / April 28, 2010

Working Girl: How To Stay Sexy At The Office

Unless you are lucky enough to work at The Frisky, chances are, you have to tone down the fashion factor for your work wardrobe. Sadly corporate culture condemns otherwise stylish girls to hide their individual look and makes them and conform to Dr. Evil-esque suits. What is an adventuress girl stuck in a boring suit…
By: Ali Jawin / May 30, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Workplace Romances, REM At Babeland, And The New Word For Lesbians

The number of people who would consider dating someone they work with is declining, which is too bad, because 22 percent of the workplace romances in the survey resulted in marriage. [Sperion] REM shot a video for the first single off their upcoming album at New York sex toy store Babeland. Wonder if they…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 24, 2008