The coronavirus lockdown means more of us than ever before are now working from home, many for the very first time.
If you’re not used to working from home, it could have great novelty value at first – no commute and no need to even get dressed means you can fall out of bed, straight into work, and read your emails while eating breakfast.
If you regularly work from home, you’re probably already sick and tired of the increased number of conference call and video conference meetings that are being held with alarming regularity.
And after a few weeks of lockdown, you might even be missing the office…
No two offices are the same
It’s probably safe to say no two offices are the same – although jobs may be the similar, and environments comparable, the people that make up each workforce will be different, and bring with them their own personality quirks that give each workplace its own character.
But, as anyone who has ever watched The Office will attest to, there are some constants in pretty much every office – the office joker, the jobsworth, the over-friendly boss, the list goes on.
And then there are those things you’ll never hear in any office. Ever.
Things you’ll never hear in the office
Have you ever rolled your eyes as the umpteenth birthday card is passed around – especially if you’re expected to write a heartfelt message for a colleague you’ve barely ever uttered as much as a ‘good morning’ to?
Have you ever waged war over the aircon? Turned your nose up at smelly home-made meals wafting through the office? Or suffered a slow and painful death by PowerPoint?
If so, this video from Collective Noun, and Australian comedy group, is definitely for you…