You’ve Completely Blown Your First Assignment at a New Job: What’s Next?

Editor's Note: Today's blog comes from guest blogger Low-T Pete, one of the least masculine and inspiring men in Corporate America today. To guest blog for the site, email a sample to workretiredie@gmail.com. We all reach this moment: First two weeks at a new job and training is complete – time to start “adding value,” … Continue reading You’ve Completely Blown Your First Assignment at a New Job: What’s Next?

Work Retire Mailbag Vol. 4: Ending Calls, Squeaky Office Chairs and Work Life Balance

Every month or so, we’ll be answering your questions about work, life and balance. Thank you to all who submitted questions, and for everyone else, be sure to email workretiredie@gmail.com to have yours answered in the next version.  And don’t forget to subscribe to the weekly newsletter, where answers will be posted first. Check out last … Continue reading Work Retire Mailbag Vol. 4: Ending Calls, Squeaky Office Chairs and Work Life Balance

Yes, We Can Tell That You’re Having a Separate Conversation in The Video Meeting

Consider this a PSA.  I don’t know who you think you’re fooling, but yes, we can 100% tell that you and your little work friend are messaging each other during this Zoom meeting. How could we possibly know? How did we crack this impossible code without the help of professional detective services, you ask? Oh, … Continue reading Yes, We Can Tell That You’re Having a Separate Conversation in The Video Meeting

Life in the Corporate Bubble

Unless you've been completely asleep at the wheel for the past 3 months, you've probably heard about the NBA and their 'bubble' in Disneyworld, where all their players and staff have been living, working, and playing together for the past 80+ days. By all accounts, it's been a smash hit and the fans, NBA and … Continue reading Life in the Corporate Bubble

The Work from Home Employee Draft

Last night was an important night for many people in the world - dreams were made, futures were built, and hearts were broken. A country was unified for the first time in months around the most important draft since World War II - the Work Retire Die Remote Employee Draft. That's right, America's most important … Continue reading The Work from Home Employee Draft

I’ve Finally Figured Out How to Send Work Emails

As the most successful person you probably know, a lot of things in life come very easy to me. Rapidly ascending the corporate ladder, having a perfect body, speaking knowledgeably about the delights of French cuisine. All of these are as second nature to me as breathing. But yes, I am human (for now) so … Continue reading I’ve Finally Figured Out How to Send Work Emails

Corporate All Names Team – Basketball

Sometimes in the working world, you come across names of co-workers that are so unbelievable, you just have to Snapchat your friends about it. Our friend and collaborator Emperor Mizuno was kind enough to return to the WordPress blog and bring us some brand new ridiculous names. This time, we’ve assembled a Corporate Young Professionals … Continue reading Corporate All Names Team – Basketball

Yo, Please Stop Being So Annoying In Meetings

There is a growing buzz among the proletariat that meetings are a pointless waste of time and should be disposed of completely. Sorry but I have to politely completely disagree. I LOVE meetings. Not even kidding. They can actually be really productive. It's so much easier to talk something over in person than over email … Continue reading Yo, Please Stop Being So Annoying In Meetings

The Best Days of Work For Doing Absolutely Nothing

Work sucks. That's basically the point of this entire freaking website blog. Life in the cubes is a prison of broken dreams and bad posture; where joy goes to die under florescent lighting. It's the same thing, every single day, for the rest of your life. At first glance, outside of this blog (tell your … Continue reading The Best Days of Work For Doing Absolutely Nothing

Corporate All Names Team-*GUEST COLUMN*

Editor's Note: Sometimes in the working world, you come across names that are so unbelievable, you just have to Snapchat your friends about it. Our latest guest columnist, Emperor Mizuno, has compiled a list of business folk he's dealt with over the past 3 years with the kind of names that almost certainly ruined their … Continue reading Corporate All Names Team-*GUEST COLUMN*