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

7 Surprising Benefits of Open-Plan Offices

Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on our award-winning LinkedIn page. We'll be posting more short-form, work related content there, and leaving the longer form stuff for the good ol' WordPress. PLEASE CONNECT WITH US ON LINKEDIN. You deserve to be entertained while you better your career and stalk your 9th grade ex-girlfriend to see … Continue reading 7 Surprising Benefits of Open-Plan Offices

Grow Your Professional Network and Connect with Us on LinkedIn

Surprise, surprise. Work Retire Die has expanded its empire once again. Any good monarch knows that a king's job is never complete, especially in the world of content. As such, we must continue to grow our dynasty across the far reaches of the Internet each and every day. We've conquered our birthplace, the Island of … Continue reading Grow Your Professional Network and Connect with Us on LinkedIn

What the Hell is Happening on the Citizen App

In case you missed it, in the past few months, we've covered the Citizen App and it's ridiculousness (Part I and Part II can be found here.) For those too lazy to click a goddam link, this app alerts you whenever a crime is happening around you. It's a combination of police scanner and crimes … Continue reading What the Hell is Happening on the Citizen App

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

New Post for New Post Grads – How to Survive the Real World

*Editor's Note: It's college graduation season and that means there's a fresh new crop of post-grads ready to enter the real world. As such, I turned to our latest guest columnist to give the young pups some advice. We'll affectionally call him Old Guy because well, this dude is old as fuck. I'm not gonna … Continue reading New Post for New Post Grads – How to Survive the Real World

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

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

Buzzword Dictionary 3/15

Corporate-speak is a language all of its own and it would take a Harvard linguist professor many lifetimes to master. Luckily for you, I am a genius and have already figured it all out. Because I am one of the nicest people I’ve ever met, I will be sharing my knowledge, free of charge. Each … Continue reading Buzzword Dictionary 3/15