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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby Sam's Drunk Dog on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:05 pm

Then bake it into a jello mold.
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby Tico Rick on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:17 pm

Between this thread and the Chipotle thread, I'm in tears!
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby meow on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:28 pm

Bring donuts. (This is in case you are starting at my company)
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby FreeCandy44 on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:38 pm

Always befriend the craziest person in your office. What could go wrong?
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby npv708 on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:43 pm

ALWAYS PUT A COVER ON YOUR TPS REPORT
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby npv708 on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:43 pm

FreeCandy44 wrote:Always befriend the craziest person in your office. What could go wrong?


This is terrible advice. I'm already friends with myself.
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby npv708 on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:44 pm

Eismann wrote:Don't have sex with cleaning lady on your desk.


I mean, it just makes more work for her afterwards, and that's just rude.
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby Lt. Dish on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:50 pm

npv708 wrote:ALWAYS PUT A COVER ON YOUR TPS REPORT


Keep an eye out for a memo on this.
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby Eismann on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:52 pm

Sam's Drunk Dog wrote:Then bake it into a jello mold.


Ask a female exec if the carpet matches the drapes.
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby ulf on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:54 pm

We have a new guy starting tomorrow..
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby FreeCandy44 on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:55 pm

Always make sexual advances to your boss be it man or woman.
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby Lt. Dish on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:56 pm

ulf wrote:We have a new guy starting tomorrow..


What is your workplace's policy on hazing?
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby FreeCandy44 on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:57 pm

I've been at my office for almost 2 weeks now, and im willing to bet maybe 5 people know my name or that I can talk.
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby ulf on Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:59 pm

Lt. Dish wrote:
ulf wrote:We have a new guy starting tomorrow..


What is your workplace's policy on hazing?

Are you saying normal offices have policies for that kind of stuff?
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby mac5155 on Fri Jan 11, 2013 12:13 am

FreeCandy44 wrote:I've been at my office for almost 2 weeks now, and im willing to bet maybe 5 people know my name or that I can talk.


I know, I'm still in the introductory period in my job where I'm not sure if I can join their conversations or not yet.
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby Lt. Dish on Fri Jan 11, 2013 12:14 am

ulf wrote:
Lt. Dish wrote:
ulf wrote:We have a new guy starting tomorrow..


What is your workplace's policy on hazing?

Are you saying normal offices have policies for that kind of stuff?


Ostensibly, yes. :wink: Ideally, yes.

(Seriously, there had better be.)
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby FreeCandy44 on Fri Jan 11, 2013 12:15 am

I eat lunch in my car everyday. So I guess im not putting forth much of an effort to get noticed.
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby Lt. Dish on Fri Jan 11, 2013 12:20 am

Pitt87 wrote:Be proactive with the people that are respected in your company and figure out what makes them tick. Find a mentor fast.


On a serious note, this is must-follow advice. Didn't want it to go unnoticed. :)
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby ExPatriatePen on Fri Jan 11, 2013 12:24 am

This is my new favorite thread....

Be on the lookout for the red stapler
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby FreeCandy44 on Fri Jan 11, 2013 12:29 am

Introduce yourself to all your coworkers while doing your best BANE impression.
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby Kaizer on Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:45 am

FreeCandy44 wrote:Introduce yourself to all your coworkers while doing your best BANE impression.


do this.

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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby FreeCandy44 on Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:56 am

God I love his voice.
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby Mr. Colby on Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:18 am

I just want everybody to know that I couldn't have dreamed this thread going any better than it has so far...

my stress level has lowered due to some of these comments
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby Mr. Colby on Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:19 am

npv708 wrote:
Eismann wrote:Don't have sex with cleaning lady on your desk.


I mean, it just makes more work for her afterwards, and that's just rude.


This post wins so far
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Re: Starting my Big Boy Job

Postby Mr. Colby on Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:20 am

One thing i did that no one suggested - get absolutely rocked on a Thursday night - something I probably won't be able to do for a few months or longer
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