July 30, 2013

So Little to Get Wrong


Simple: The meeting starts at 3:00 p.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m.
Here is the attached agenda:

At least they got the date right...

July 28, 2013

We'll Schedule the Meeting Tomorrow, I Swear...


An email blast from NYU that raises a serious question:
Is two hours of pastries and coffee really the best cure for procrastination?

July 25, 2013

Unclear on the Concept (Guest Signage: Chris Arter!)


This company seems confused about two things:
1. The meaning of their name.
2. The importance of faxing in 2013.

July 16, 2013

Unreliable Reference


Perhaps I'm unclear on the concept. 
But I think that if you don't want HR contacting your personal references (not your past employers, mind you), you may have a bigger problem than a lack of employment.

July 14, 2013

Profiling




This raises a question: At what point in the polygamous process do you give up on trying to remember names and simply resort to ethnicity?

July 11, 2013

More is Better! (Guest Post: Matt DiDonna!)

This is what happens when a director of athletics with an inferiority complex realizes that several elite institutions -- including Yale College, Columbia College, and Wesleyan College -- have three L's in their names. 

July 7, 2013

I'll Take Two

"Daily Product" for an unknown price above $0.99? 
Who could ask for anything more?

July 5, 2013

Getting It Straight (Guest Signage: Kyle Heckman!)

Forget the typos, grammar issues, and lack of punctuation--let's talk alignment: 
You can't criticize someone's steering 
if you can't format a word document.

July 2, 2013

We're Gonna Need a Bigger Business Card

At least the requirements aren't too bad: just be willing to learn. Oh, I almost forgot: play an instrument, like children, and speak English and two kinds of Chinese fluently. That's a tall order coming from someone who created the word combination: "Please make sure to include, but not limited to, the information listed below in your email."