How to Call in ‘Sick’ at Work – Tips from a Pro

Editor's Note: This originally appeared on the weekly Work Retire Die email newsletter. Email us at workretiredie@gmail.com to be added or click here to subscribe. Emails are sent every Friday at 11 am - learn more here. The weather is getting cold which means one thing - it is the perfect time to start faking … Continue reading How to Call in ‘Sick’ at Work – Tips from a Pro

The Best Things in the World Bracket: Sweet 16 Update

What. Just. Happened??? After a weekend of madness, here we are: the Sweet 16 of Best Things in the World. After 4 hours and a rigorous voting system of liking text messages in a group chat, a committee of 7 members have made their selections for which teams will advance and which teams will be … Continue reading The Best Things in the World Bracket: Sweet 16 Update

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

5 Lessons From One Year as a Hopeless Corporate Hack

*Editor's Note: Today we have a special post from recurring guest columnist Global Intern. You know him as the co-writer of Office Worker Draft (I wrote all the funny jokes.) He's been out of college for one year, so naturally he thinks he knows everything. He's here to share it. 5 Lessons From One Year as … Continue reading 5 Lessons From One Year as a Hopeless Corporate Hack

IT’S INTERN SEASON

It's the summer and in the working world thats mean one thing: IT'S INTERN SEASON. It's time for a new crop of bright-eyed college students to ask too many questions in meetings, drink way too much at the company happy hour and generally inject some much needed life into your boring ass office. People shit … Continue reading IT’S INTERN SEASON

HAGS – How to Have the Best Summer Ever

It's that time of year loyal WRDies. With Memorial Day right around the corner, it is time for you to burst from your winter cocoon and emerge into that summer butterfly that we all know lives deep inside you. Go make your mark on the world and get yourself some freaking sweet Instagrams that you … Continue reading HAGS – How to Have the Best Summer Ever

The 2018 Office Worker Draft – Full Recap

*Editor's Note: I am sort of excited to announce our latest guest writer: Global Intern.  This young man provides a fresh new voice as our first recent college grad and only Sagittarius writer. Also, he is my younger brother. Don't get your hopes up though- there's a reason he is not named "Content Prince." Much … Continue reading The 2018 Office Worker Draft – Full Recap

Rallying – A Guide to Going Out After Day Drinking

On this blog, we are not what you would call "technically skilled" people. I can barely figure out a Pivot Table in Excel - there's nothing I produce professionally that a 10th grade couldn't do with 6 months of training. However, here on WRD, what we can do better than everyone else is act like a normal … Continue reading Rallying – A Guide to Going Out After Day Drinking

Workplace Etiquette For Those Raised In a Barn

It seems to me that many of you have no idea how to behave in an office setting. Yes, much of this is due to your naturally grating personality and complete lack of social skills. But, it's not all your fault. You likely never had anyone to mentor you and nurture the skills of office … Continue reading Workplace Etiquette For Those Raised In a Barn

I Used to Be Pathetic Like You and Then I Got a Standing Desk

Hello down there. It may be hard to believe, as I stand here with my powerful 2 legs and full head of hair, but I used to be just like you. Weak. Lonely. Seated. Many in my community refer to your kind as "Sitters," but I'll refrain from that kind of derogatory hate-speak. Why the empathy? … Continue reading I Used to Be Pathetic Like You and Then I Got a Standing Desk