Topic: holiday

Co-worker Conundrum: Should You Confront The Office Partier?

Co-worker Conundrum: Should You Confront The Office Partier?

Joy and goodwill are in the air. Random people are wishing each other “Happy holidays,” for no reason at all. Strangers smile when they make eye contact. We’re all avoiding shopping malls like the plague, but bustling through them when we just can’t find what we’re looking for anywhere else. It’s a busy, crazy, beautiful time of year. And of course, friends, families and companies are coming together to exchange gifts or just share a good meal. December is the month of giving, the month of consumerism and the month of tacky lawn decorations. It’s also a month of parties. And every office has one employee who seems to have a social engagement every single night. You know this because they come in to work hung-over every single morning. More »

Grindstone Gift Guide: What To Buy Your Work Husband

Grindstone Gift Guide: What To Buy Your Work Husband

I actually hate the term “work husband.” But what else do you call that male co-worker who listens to every frustrating detail of your boss’s inexplicable ramblings, who meets you out for a drink when you’re ready to scream at an obnoxious customer and who reminds you of that meeting you should have left for 15 minutes ago. And what on earth do you buy them? Here are some gift ideas at every price point. More »