To say that Game of Thrones is a worldwide sensation is an understatement. It’s a show huger than anything. But alas, the HBO blockbuster airs at 9pm EST, a time when Indians are in the office or are leaving for it. That hasn’t deterred us from watching the show though. We got our team right down to it, and catch them all in action. Here’s how Indians watched the show in the office. The most…
Usually, when people at companies don’t perform up to the company’s expectations, they have a word with their managers. In protracted cases of under-performance, they’re made to undergo a performance improvement plan. Worst case, they’re fired.
However, a bank in China has its way of dealing with delinquent employees.
Most people have a very transactional relationship with Google. You ask it anything under the sun, and it comes back with the information you needed. You might sit back and marvel at how it works once in a while, but for the most part, we take it for granted.
Not 86-year-old grandma May Ashworth from England.
If you’ve just turned on the internet, in what could be the biggest tech news of the year, Microsoft has acquired professional networking portal Linkedin for an estimated $27 billion.
The internet as usual has a lot to say about the deal. And it’s hilarious.
Richard Branson recently caught one of his Virgin Australia employees sleeping during work. While the cool boss laughed away the incident, internet on the other hand did what it’s known for. After being inspired by the employees of the Israeli startup that turned its sleeping CEO into a meme legend with some photoshopping, in this case, the internet took it upon itself to do the need. Here are the results.
With Ravi Shastri’s term nearing its end, the BCCI must find a new man to coach the Indian cricket team. And it’s done what any employer does – put out a job description.
Bangalore based neighbourhood chat app startup Belong (Earlier, Hey Neighbour) started a fun experiment called StartupDiary to document a day at a startup. They figured that their story wasn’t a one off, and a lot of other startups could relate with the same. So, they decided to share it with us. “Contrary to popular beliefs , a startup isn’t a bed of roses. If you’re associated with one, you probably know that already. Here’s to all the startups around us.”, says the team at Belong.
The mega popular epic show Game of Thrones is full of drama, suspense, politics, gossip and war. You know what else is?
A corporate office!
So, we at OfficeChai decided to depict office life through what better than Game Of Thrones.
Beware: Appraisals are coming.
There are employees who’d be scared to speak in front of their CEOs and bosses. But then there’re some that rely on a sense of humour.
When Zeev Farbman, the CEO of the photo sharing app Lightricks dozed off at work, the employees took it in their hands to make it the most memorable slumber he would have fallen in. All while making sure the company’s app got its moment in the sun with a viral-worthy post.
A person spends the better part of their waking (and sometimes sleeping) hours at the workplace. So naturally, it’s an integral part of our lives, for good or for bad. However, amidst all the chaos, pressure and the depression, there’s a few people who manage to put a funny spin on everyday situations at work and make it look less like a chore and more like a riot. So here’s our list of 25 of the funniest tweets on office lives and jobs, including some from the funniest Indian Twitter accounts there are. If you have a job, you will relate with them.