Fri.Sep 25, 2020

Capitalist Office Conversation Definitions: "I'm Just A Caveman"

The HR Capitalist

It's Friday. Let's do something fun. Definition time! Caveman , k?v?man, man, noun. Beware of people in the workplace who refer to themselves as cavemen. It's a set up most commonly used in the following context: "Well, I'm just a Caveman. I don't understand a lot of things and what you just said sounds so complex. But what I do know is _.".

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The Rest Movie

Career Tips Blog

“There are two things which will make us happy in this life if we attend to them. The first is never to vex ourselves about what we cannot help; and the second is never to vex ourselves about what we can help.” ” –Anonymous.

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weekend open thread – September 26-27, 2020

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This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. Here are the rules for the weekend posts. Book recommendation of the week: With or Without You , by Caroline Leavitt.

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it’s your Friday good news

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It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. I’m so excited to have good news to report! I started job hunting FOUR YEARS ago to escape a manager who pushed MLMs, complained about her pay, and took her relationship issues out on her employees. In that time, I had some lowball offers and one good one, but passed to be eligible for FMLA for my pregnancy.

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open thread – September 25-26, 2020

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It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school). If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. * If you submitted a question to me recently, please do not repost it here, as it may be in my queue to answer.

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