Circle 7: Mandatory Drinking with the Boss
What misconceptions are causing Extroverts to step outside their comfort zones at work?
My boss always yelled at me. I couldn’t say anything. And when I left, I went straight for the bathroom.
With being a recent college grad and having an internship for a local government municipality for the past 4 summers through college, I have learned a thing or two on working in an office and how to be a tolerable, good coworker. It really is not that hard, especially for being young and new to the work place I have picked up some helpful tips.
Out of my four summers interning, here is a condensed summary of things I wish to pass on to the next batch of overly eager beavers…
If my coworkers aren’t bringing in a sophisticated, grown-up meal, they’re going out to buy their lunch. My sad plastic bag from the A&P sits tied up in the back of the fridge.
You will forget to wear deodorant and spend the rest of the day operating with T-rex meets kangaroo arms.
People Are 100% Hilarious When In “Meeting Mode”
Proficiency is only one aspect of the corporate world. Politics is a much bigger factor in whether you land that promotion or get that pay raise.
There is something humbling about being the youngest in an office. Everyone around me has years of knowledge that I haven’t begun to touch yet.