Go on. Have a smile. Maybe even a giggle or two. Oh what the hell, just let it all out and bawl until your face turns red and tears come streaming down your face. Chicken soup may be good for your body but laughter lights up your soul. And who knows, you may just live longer too.
By Career Central
The process by which some people seem to absorb success and advancement by kissing up to the boss.
Sitting around in a group discussing why a deadline was missed or a project failed and who was responsible.
A manager who flies in, makes a lot of noise, shits over everything and then leaves.
The experience of spending an entire day swimming upstream only to get screwed and die in the end.
Career Limiting Move - Used among microserfs to describe ill-advised activity. For example, trashing your boss while he or she is within earshot is a serious CLM. (Also known as CLB - Career Limiting Behavior)
Used to describe employees who are suspected of planning to leave the company or department soon.
Someone who’s clueless. From the World Wide Web error message “404 Not Found,” meaning that the requested document could not be located. “Don’t bother asking him . . . he’s 404, man.”
The fine art of whacking the crap out of an electronic device to get it to work again.
A man flying in a hot air balloon realizes he is lost. He reduces his altitude and spots a man in a field down below. He lowers the balloon further and shouts, “Excuse me, can you tell me where I am?”
The man below says, “Yes, you’re in a hot air balloon, about 30 feet above this field.”
“You must be an engineer,” says the balloonist.
“I am. How did you know?”
“Everything you told me is technically correct, but it’s of no use to anyone.”
The man below says, “You must be in management.”
“I am. But how did you know?”
“You don’t know where you are, or where you’re going, but you expect me to be able to help. You’re in the same position you were before we met, but now it’s my fault.”
The CEO and the shredder
A young executive was leaving the office at 6pm when he found the CEO standing in front of a shredder with a piece of paper in hand.
“Listen,” said the CEO, “this is important, and my secretary has left. Can you make this thing work?”
“Certainly,” said the young executive. He turned the machine on, inserted the paper, and pressed the start button.
“Excellent, excellent!” said the CEO as his paper disappeared inside the machine. “I just need one copy.”