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Business jargon for the home

Here is some corporate jargon that we’ve found useful for the home and how you can use it.

Humor

8 morning habits of the least successful people

What if I don’t want to have a productive day and am aiming much lower? A satirical look at what you shouldn't do with your morning habits.

Humor

12 innovative ways to innovate your innovation

Innovation at large companies is hard, but it doesn’t have to be. Follow these 12 innovative steps to innovate and increase innovation in the workplace and you’ll be innovating in no time.

Humor

9 alternative retirement plans for poor planners

There are so many wonderful alternatives to saving and investing your whole life. Don’t let society dictate your retirement goals.

Social Media

Twitter users share what the most successful people do

A recent tweet got users on the social media platform all riled up about things they think the most successful people tend to do.

Humor

15 signs someone in the office is out to get you

The office work week is hard. But when someone at work is out to get you, every day is even more difficult. Is someone out to get you? Or are you just being paranoid? Is there any difference? Here are 15 signs to help you figure it out.

Father's Day

Twitter captures the #FunnyThingsDadsSay

Father's Day is this weekend, and Twitter users had a lot to say this week about all the funny things they've heard from their dads.

Humor

These 8 innocent email clichés aren’t so innocent after all

Here’s what I really mean when I’m using this seemingly innocent email cliché.

Job search

Twitter shares the strangest things people have seen on a resume

There are a million ways to go wrong when it comes to your resume, but some things stand out as really odd. That being said, call for users to drum up the craziest things they've ever seen on one produced some truly unique tweets.

Office Life

Twitter shows us that ‘blending in’ at the office isn’t always a good thing

A tweet that went viral this week showed us what it's like to come to work and find out that your outfit has some company of its own. User @ilonacatherine shared the evidence on Twitter, prompting a slew of other users to chime in.

Humor

Top 9 meals to eat alone at your desk

From worst to best, here’s a definitive ranking of the top 9 lunches to eat alone at your desk, with suggested pairings of work tasks to complete while crying eating.

Humor

An illustrative guide to common words people tend to misuse

We've all been there. There are just certain words that sound so much alike even though they have completely different meanings. And sometimes, when we are required to spell them, it is a STRUGGLE.

Networking

The ‘What do you do?’ meme shows the perils of small talk

"What do you do?" is a phrase that took a new life on Twitter as people reminisced about how the idea of their job description does not always align with strangers' ideas of what they do.

News

Why Uber’s CEO encouraging employees to say they ‘have the D’ is causing a stir

When you speak in the unnatural language of spreadsheets and business how-to guides, you may end up saying something that you never intended to mean. Take Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi's faux pas as a cautionary tale.

Humor

How to barely hang on as an introvert in the corporate world

As an introvert, you may think it’s impossible for you to rise to the top of the corporate ladder above the shoutiest of shouters. You may be right. Here’s how to just barely stay afloat as an introvert in the corporate world.

The commute

Here are 5 commutes that are much stranger than yours

No matter if you buckle up and drive, grin-and-bear-it on public transport or hop on your bike to battle traffic on two wheels — the commute is a necessary evil for nearly professional. Let these true stories of wacky commutes propel you to reconsider on you’ll get to work tomorrow

Pop Culture

5 TV shows that surprisingly teach you a lot about business

When in doubt, consult…Mad Men? Your fave show might not just be good for entertainment, but it can teach you a few life and career lessons, too. These five shows are both interesting and truly informative to anyone interested in learning the trade of business (or even how to handle the working dynamic at a company). You’re watching “Parks and Rec,” and the next thing you know, you’re getting a grand-slam promotion! (We like to dream…)

Inspiration

9 career tips from unexpected Disney characters that will empower the hell out of you

When you need a little inspo, what better place to look than Disney? There are plenty of characters whose advice could help you with everything from battling love troubles to acting with kindness. But what about your career? Yep, Disney can even help you figure out your path in life. These nine underrated Disney characters dish out some solid tips you can implement at work, starting right now.

Humor

18 appropriate punishments for people who don’t keep their calendars up to date

Congratulations! You found that one-hour block in the next two weeks when everyone’s calendar is open. You send the meeting invite only to have Ben decline. “I’m actually out of the office that day,” he says. “Could you find another time?” But Ben, you wonder, how will I find another time if your calendar bears no relation to your actual availability? Here are some appropriate ways to punish Ben and colleagues like him who don’t keep their calendar up to date.

Humor

12 awards I deserve as your office Millennial

First of all, let me congratulate you on hiring me, your token office Millennial. Now, as you may have read on one of the many great trustworthy news sources of our time, like Pop Sugar or Twitter, my generation needs to be recognized for our success. So I’m going to need you to affirm me now.

The Whole Human

10 ways to make yourself a more attractive human being

There are two basic paths to becoming more attractive. Become a better human being (internal) or become a better looking human being (external.) Here are a few quick ideas for maximizing them both.

Humor

6 amazing ways to take credit for someone else’s work

The path to corporate success is paved with hard work and dedication. But how can you blaze up that path without having to pave that road? Here are 6 amazing ways to take credit for someone else’s work.

Humor

What horrible thing was reheated in the microwave? An investigation

To fully understand the atrocity committed in the employee break room on Tuesday you must first immerse your senses.

Humor

These are the best practices for leaving early

A well-defined plan for leaving early today will facilitate many additional hours of time away from work where you can optimize doing absolutely anything else. Hone your leaving early today skillset (LETS) with these best practices to help you slip out undetected nearly every day of the week.

Humor

The definitive guide to working with the Millennial species

Millennials are a humanoid form presently perplexing the professional world. Never before has such an incomprehensible and downright mysterious breed had the propensity to darken hiring managers’ moods the world over.