Monthly Archives: April 2011

Firings this week: Royal stupidity edition

As you may have heard despite the lack of media coverage, earlier this morning Prince William married Kate Middleton. Unlike many in the family’s history, the Prince wisely chose to marry someone further removed from the Royal bloodline than a … Continue reading

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Birthday card gets every detail wrong

A birthday card for Finance’s Alice Devereux, 37, was well intended but poorly executed. It was addressed to “Ahlyce,” incorrectly wished her a Happy 40th and featured a scantily clad male stripper, despite the fact she’s a married lesbian. 

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Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day

Our administrative professionals are the office equivalent of mothers: They serve critical roles, yet their work is undervalued, financially unrewarding and often involves coordinating the activities of bossy, cranky children.  Two anagrams of “administrative support” are “radiant, supportive mist” and … Continue reading

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Employee Profile: Reginald Patterson

Standards and Practices Manager Reginald Patterson rules his department with a literal iron fist. He was a blacksmith’s apprentice during summers in college, and the skills served him well many years later. In 2007 he lost his left hand in … Continue reading

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Two keyboards, twice the productivity

As a prophet once said, it takes two to make a thing go right; it takes two to make it out of sight. And yet, you’ve only been using one keyboard at a time… until now. A second keyboard will … Continue reading

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Firings this week: Entertainment edition

Schadenfreude is a German word that means pleasure derived from the misfortune of others. When those experiencing the misfortune are connected to the entertainment industry, the pleasure might then be called “enterpainment.” On that shaky etymological footing, you’re invited to … Continue reading

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Employee Profile: Guy Hoole

Procurement Manager Guy Hoole prides himself on going to great lengths to get the Company the tools and resources needed to get the job done. “If I can’t get it, it doesn’t exist, or you made it up or it’s … Continue reading

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