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The 4 types of ‘Horrible Employees’

March 1, 2017 // 1 Comment

For all these years of my corporate life, I’ve complained, then I’ve moaned, then I’ve whinged, then I’ve sighed, then I’ve sarcastically learnt to deal with my issues with work by writing about them on a public blog like some corporate-martyr. I’ve always felt that it was ME who was getting the raw deal. That it was just me against [...]

How to balance work friends and not get slapped

October 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

“ERGHMEGHERRRD I heard that she slapped you, is that true???” No that’s not a quote, overheard in the locker of a high school girls’ locker room [interestingly I don’t really have many crazy American-style, girls’ locker room stories despite going to an all-girl school for 10 years….in fact the craziest thing I remember was when we [...]

Cockroach infestations at work

March 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

The other day, just as I was about to go to bed, I noticed a cockroach on the floor next to my bed. Now my usual reaction to this scenario would involve a blood-curdling scream to which one could only assume that the girl from The Ring and the girl from The Exorcist were both in my room doing neck-twisting, long-dark-straggly-hair-in-the-face, [...]

That time I was a dictator…erghm I mean Fire Warden

February 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

Awkward moment today when I was unknowingly elected Fire Warden for the Yellow Area on our floor. You see apart from the requisite training and fulfilling my duties of evacuating everyone in the Yellow Area in the event of a fire, a critical part of the role involves having your photo and name immortalised on a poster with all the other Fire [...]