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Male Humor versus Female Humor - It's No April Fool's Joke

Carol Vallone Mitchell | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business
Carol Vallone Mitchell

Two colleagues are shooting the breeze before a meeting. One says, with a mischievous grin," Hey, are you going to give us an update on that special ...

The Six People Lurking in Your Employee Lunchroom

Dawn Weber | Posted 09.29.2016 | Comedy
Dawn Weber

Every workplace has a lunchroom. And in each lunchroom, there among the rows of tables, chairs and filthy microwaves, are certain individuals. Here at Miserable Cubicles Incorporated, I've identified these folks.

Don't Be THAT Person In The Office. Ever.

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.04.2015 | Comedy

Are you the Bambi, the Moonlighter or the Overpromiser? For the love of God and workplace harmony, let's hope not. Fast Company gives 9-to-5ers ...

Guy Annoys Coworkers With The Best Puns Ever

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.27.2015 | Comedy

The title of this video is "Guy annoys co-workers by telling bad jokes." A more fitting one might be, "Man with the best puns in the world livens ...

Ode to a Cubicle

Dawn Weber | Posted 05.27.2015 | Comedy
Dawn Weber

They say the sky is bright and clear, They say it's nice -- just beautiful, I wouldn't know if that is true, Since I'm stuck inside my cubicle. I bet the birds are belting out, Tunes so bright and musical, But noise and joy are not allowed, Here in my dang cubicle.

How To Ruin Conference Calls

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 05.20.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Conference calls, web meetings and screen shares. We all love them. We all use them. We also all know that at least 20 percent of all conference calls and virtual meetings are a total waste of time and money. All because the following characters below ruin them.

This Is Why You Need To Shut Up In Your Open Office

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.10.2015 | Comedy

Maybe closed doors aren't such a bad thing. Comedy network Above Average tackles one of the main hazards of a workplace without walls: oversharing....

10 Funny Jobs You Need to Fill

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 03.23.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Jobs. We all need them. Are you interested in creating jobs? I am too! Not in the traditional way, but in the literal one. Below are some jobs we need to create to make the world a better place at home and in the office.

From Loud Chewing to Cherry-Tomato Spewing: The Five Senses of Office Pet Peeves

Melissa Llarena | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business
Melissa Llarena

Are you sitting at your desk right now with your earphones in pretending to listen to music while secretly avoiding your annoying coworker? Well, you're not the only one.

11 Signs You're the Mom in the Office

Lynn Morrison | Posted 07.21.2014 | Parents
Lynn Morrison

4. You find yourself using your best toddler crisis management skills to calm down an angry coworker. "Sshhh, why don't we go and sit down over here and have a little snack. Do you feel better now? That's a good boy!"

When You're Hot...

Marcia Liss | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Marcia Liss

When you work in an office, you are truly needed. Mike needs 100 copies of 50 pages collated by noon...

A Self-Evaluation Selfie

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 03.26.2014 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

When communicating detail-oriented tasks for me to perform, please speak slowly and softly. If possible, light incense and put on James Taylor to increase my comfort level. Think of deadlines not so much as specific points in time, but Einsteinian concepts of expanding, infinite units of time.

7 New Year's Resolutions by a Kitten

Leslie Goshko | Posted 03.09.2014 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

Hi. My name is Tater. I'm 9 months old which is why I've never had to do these so-called "New Year's resolutions" before. But apparently, they're pretty important to start the year off right. So now, in no particular order, my first-ever New Year's resolutions.

Humor in the Job Interview Is No Laughing Matter

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

Having a good sense of humor probably is an important piece of employment and life success, but joking on a job interview requires a little forethought. Otherwise it could be your last laugh on company time.

Just Because I'm Wearing a Suit Doesn't Mean I Work Here

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.14.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

When did suits and ties become associated with "the hired help?" Should we blame "Casual Friday," that quirky early millennium idea, no doubt created by a flip-flop manufacturer, where employees abandoned traditional business attire?

Best Office Farewell Email Ever

Posted 09.17.2012 | Comedy

Sure, in this economy, you're lucky just to have a job. But that doesn't mean your coworkers are people you'd like to see again ever. So for everyone ...

At Any Other Time This Guy Would Be Fired

Posted 07.23.2012 | Comedy

Pretty much everyone wants to really stick it to their jerky boss, but almost nobody has the nerve to do it. Reddit user shock6906, on the other hand,...

9 Things We're Not Looking Forward To This Week

Posted 06.04.2012 | Comedy

It's Monday and we're back in the office. Oh, joy. Since the dawn of time, working stiffs have been annoyed by the same basic things day-in and day...

9 Things We're Not Looking Forward To This Week

Posted 05.21.2012 | Comedy

It's Monday and we're back in the office. Oh, joy. Since the dawn of time, working stiffs have been annoyed by the same basic things day-in and day...

9 Things We're Not Looking Forward To This Week

Posted 05.14.2012 | Comedy

It's Monday and we're back in the office. Oh, joy. Since the dawn of time, working stiffs have been annoyed by the same basic things day-in and day...

9 Things We're Not Looking Forward To This Week

Posted 05.07.2012 | Comedy

It's Monday and we're back in the office. Oh, joy. Since the dawn of time, working stiffs have been annoyed by the same basic things day-in and day...

9 Things We're Not Looking Forward To This Week

Posted 04.23.2012 | Comedy

It's Monday, it's raining and we're in the office. Oh, joy. Since the dawn of time, working stiffs have been annoyed by the same basic things day-i...

A Field Guide To Your Office Nemesis

The Awl.com | Posted 11.21.2011 | Comedy

97% of Americans have an office nemesis. Here is your illustrated guide to the statistics behind the phenomenon....

Our Favorite Comedies About Working

Posted 11.05.2011 | Comedy

How are we celebrating this Labor Day? By watching some of our favorite work-related comedies, of course. From vintage masterpieces starring Jack Lemm...

11 Things We're Not Looking Forward To This Week

Posted 10.01.2011 | Comedy

It's Monday, it's summer and we're back in the office. Oh, joy. Since the dawn of time, working stiffs have been annoyed by the same basic things d...