Work

The perfect position for puppies and pooches

It’s funny because it’s not a thing, right? Right? WRONG! (or maybe right) Today a thoughtful colleague passed on a recently posted job ad that totally blew my mind. Mapbox, a US map design company, need an office dog. And they’re willing to pay for the privilege. In what world…

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When you put your foot in it…

Picture: BradleyOlin under Flickr Creative Commons This is going to be a short one, but it will detail just another time where I crammed my gigantic foot inside my equally-large mouth. I guess you could put it down to a case of words bypassing the brain and going straight for the…

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Working in the US – the etiquette that makes all the difference

Moving to the US was about more than just experiencing a new country – it was also going to be my first insight into the corporate office world. My previous work life was spent mucking around in newsrooms which, I’ve since learned, is not the same thing. In fact, it’s…

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