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TheJobBored On The Road

September 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough I’m gonna be in NYC all week for business, so I’ll be staying at my true home on the UWS. I’ll be blogging from various starbucks-es in the 70’s and 80’s, so drop me a line if you’re in the neighborhood in the morning. Maybe we can share a cup of […]

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TheJobBored is Back!

September 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough (Before I go any further, if any of you notice a problem with the blog’s operations, please get in touch with me right away, via the contact info) So, yes! As many of you (more than I would have anticipated! Thanks!) have noticed, this blog has been down for about 72 […]

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Friday Fun

August 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough

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Tags: Working 4 The Weekend

List of Starbucks Closings

July 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Another Monday morning. Did you hit up your local Starbucks this morning? Have you heard that it might not be around much longer? Starbucks, suffering in the stock market, recently announced it was closing 600 under-performing locations. Is your favorite locale on the list? Check here for the full list of […]

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Tags: ... Or Hardly Working? · People R Forwarding.

10 Signs You Should Quit Your Job

July 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Here’s a bit of light-hearted advice for a busy Thursday. From ExperienceProject, 10 Signs It May be Time to Quit Your Job. My favorites: 4) You start looking forward to meetings, because it’s an hour long opportunity to shoot knowing looks to that one other really disgruntled employee and laugh on […]

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Top 10 Checklist To Prepare For Your Vacation From Work

July 1st, 2008 · 4 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough There’s been a lot of talk this year that the vacation season won’t be the same. You hear about families staying home rather than break the bank to pay for the gas necessary to drive to Wally World. Also, I’ve seen a couple of cable news stories about how vacations are […]

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Tags: Organization · Working 4 The Weekend

In Praise Of Computer Solitaire

May 19th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough In the pantheon of at-work-timewasters, computer solitaire has to stand alone in the first rank. Sure, there’s also Minesweep and now online soduku and Facebook Scrabble, but surely more work hours have been wasted playing that stupid included solitaire program on your Windows PC than anything else. Except maybe online porn. […]

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Tags: ... Or Hardly Working? · Time Wasters

What People Are Forwarding This Week- Bill-O Edition

May 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough A weekly wrap-up of the forwards, email, jokes, You Tube videos and water cooler chatter making its way around America’s offices this week. I think we all pretty much assumed that Bill O’Reilly would be nightmare boss to work for. Perhaps you’ve already seen the clip floating around of a 20-years […]

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Weekly The Office – Job Fair

May 9th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough “Yeah, I’m trying to lure these kids into my booth. But kids are very wary of being lured these days. Thank you, Dateline.” “All of these jobs suck. I would rather live jobless, on a beach somewhere, off the money from a large inheritance… than to have to work in any […]

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Excuses For Missing Work: What Works and What Doesn’t

May 6th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough According to the Divine Caroline, the simple excuse of “I’m not feeling well” is not getting as much traction as a valid missed-work excuse anymore. She thinks that the issue is that the notion of work and workplace is “becoming abstracted, allowing for the possibility of video-conferencing and telecommuting, there is […]

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