I like to think I’m a pretty great trainer (I’ve had a lot of experience at this point), and I’ve amassed a few tips on how to make your new team member feel comfortable and confident throughout the training process.
The woman set us up at the conference table, clearly comfortable despite the awkward silence. I was nervous to even clear my throat, but we began to talk.
So, the next time you congregate with co-workers around the dull hum of a projector, try your best to avoid embodying the above archetypes. Who knows? You might even accomplish something.
Next thing you know, you’re in a 15 minute line, sweating, overpaying for lunch, and talking about kimchi for longer than you thought was possible.
With people spending more and more time at work and sometimes even dying there, haunted office buildings have become increasingly common.
“Hello?” “Tyler?” “No. This is Beth from ICS.” “Oh. Hey, Beth!” So much awkward. So much hilarity.
1. The one who doesn’t know fridge etiquette.
Earning that title takes more than simply being the guy with the cliché toupe or cliché glass eye or cliché facial nipple.
1. Spend a lot of time on G-Chat
8. Being nice to somebody is worth approximately zero in terms of relationship value.