Monthly Archives: January 2011

Dress Code Despot- How Strict is too Strict?

January 19, 2011
Dress Code Despot- How Strict is too Strict?

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ Dec. 15, 2010) uncovered a 43 page memo sent by UBS, the Swiss banking giant, to some of its retail banking staff. The memo catalogued every appropriate and non-appropriate piece of clothing to be worn, the proper tenets of professional make-up and what not to eat during…

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To Tat or not to Tat- What’s Acceptable in the Office

January 19, 2011
To Tat or not to Tat- What’s Acceptable in the Office

I’ve had many office assistants in my career. The most entertaining one went on Prozac without heeding the label warning to stop drinking while following the regimen. It’s not that she drank at the office, but the affect of her previous night’s cocktails lingered into the following workday. One morning, Jules walked in with a goofy…

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Respond Quickly at the Office

January 19, 2011
Respond Quickly at the Office

Thurs. 3:15 pm, Kat’s text: “Meet at Casey’s after work Fri?” Thurs. 5:36 pm, Kat’s Questioning Mind: Why hasn’t he texted back? I sent the text two hours ago? Maybe he doesn’t want to meet me? Thurs. 10:24 pm, Kat’s Stressed Mind: Did he get the message? Maybe he lost his phone? Oh… why doesn’t…

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