You’ve been hired at an office job—congratulations! Welcome to the world of stable (hopefully) hours and health benefits. There are all kinds of pitfalls to working in an office environment that you may find yourself unprepared for. For me, a more shy and introverted kind of person, I was unprepared for the world of awkward e-mail situations.
Amazingly, fully grown adults in a professional setting still seem to have trouble with sharing a restroom. I’m looking at you, Ms. Doesn’t-Flush-And-Doesn’t-Care, and you, Mr. Takes-Phone-Calls-While-On-The-Toilet.
Looking for a new job is like dating. For some people, dating and searching for jobs is an exciting enterprise. For me, both are tedious and soul-crushing. Whichever kind of person you are, it’s easy to see the parallels between searching for a new job or a new partner.