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Category Archives: Office life
Eight businesses based in York County made the 2014 list of the 100 Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania. The list, released Friday, is sponsored by the Team Pennsylvania Foundation and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. Companies … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago, I asked people to share their work fridge stories in response to the drama we’ve been having here at YDR. I got one response. One. Quality isn’t quantity, I remind you. That one response came … Continue reading
Last week, we learned that the fridge in the York Daily Record/Sunday News break room needs some “special attention.” First, some string cheese went missing. Expired food is growing roots. An appliance shared by 100 adults has become a small … Continue reading
Most of us feel deeply challenged by how to get more done, more efficiently, in a world of relentlessly rising demand. The default answer is to put in more time. But just as that may be counterproductive in workouts, so it is at work.
A total of 90 participants logged nearly 2,740 miles while commuting to work by bicycle.
Every office has a “free table.” You know … that place where people dump stuff from their house that they don’t want. Sometimes, bizarre trinkets show up. Old magazines. Coupons for random fast food restaurants. Romance novels with extremely awkward … Continue reading
There’s putting cellophone under the toilet seat. There’s putting weird, miscellaneous goop on door handles. And, of course, there’s planting (insert disgusting insect here) into your co-worker’s desk drawer. All of the above are likely to ensure your prompt termination … Continue reading