August 10, 2020

office etiquette

Here Is a Chart of What You Are Doing to Piss Off Your Colleagues at Work

Take down that Bernie 2020 sign from your cubicle wall, stop streaming The Masters on your computer, put in some AirPods, and watch your language, asshole, because you’re irritating your co-workers, according to a new survey from Accountemps. The good news is your fellow accountants aren’t as annoyed by your tats, nose ring, and fuchsia […]

A Friendly Reminder to Slobbering Drunks: Be Less Slobbery and Drunk at Your Company Holiday Party

Remind me again why I click on random Forbes articles when they show up in my extensive trawling of the Internet? How Not To Behave At The Office Party is one such story I would like to demand payment from for stealing 2 minutes of my precious time. I should have known before I even […]

Not Everyone Using the Ernst & Young Men’s Room Is a Stand Up Guy

A top secret "restroom correspondent" at an unnamed EY! location informs us that the following was prominently featured on the lunchroom wall for all of "22 minutes on Friday till the OMP popped by":   EY! Bathroom Etiquette For Feral Males What is it, exactly, with EY! and bathrooms? Apparently some people need to be […]

Raise Your E-cig If You’re an Accountant Vaping at Your Desk

A former cancer stick smoker turned vaper would like to know if any of you fellow office drones/vapers have been busted sneaking a few puffs: Wanted to get some insight from the GC community.  I am a vaper since I quit smoking and have been vaping on several occasions in my office.  Sometimes I'll hit […]

Analysis: PwC’s Open Workspace Etiquette

There's an intrepid story over at the Wall Street Journal from late yesterday that discusses the concept of shared or open workspaces. If you've worked in public accounting, particularly as an auditor, you're very familiar with this phenomenon (commonly known as "hoteling"), yet the Journal more or less presents this as some trailblazing in the realm […]