Aside from a first date or your wedding day, nothing makes you sweat like a job interview. With only one chance to impress and leave your current job behind, the pressure is on! Between your pre-interview research, questions designed to trip you up, and wondering whether or not you're making enough eye contact, you have a enough to worry about. Our friends at Mitchum want to introduce you to their brand spankin' new Advanced Control™ stick/solid antiperspirant and deodorant. The perfect addition to your interview toolbox. Providing 48 hours of protection for men and women, protection is guaranteed, even if the interview goes into overtime. Mitchum Advanced Control™ combines the highest level of active ingredient available in the marketplace. That means when you perspire, fragrance technology kicks in, creating an aromatic burst that is sure to dance around the nostrils of the employer. And since it goes on clear, there are no worries about staining that … [Read more...] about Stay Dry at an Interview. Win Prizes. Love Thy Pits.
With so many great entries, I decided to pull the winners of our Jobacle Haikus About Work contest at random. Thanks to the hundreds who entered and thousands who read! $100 Visa Gift CardWINNER: Katie Smith - Superhero Action Figure: Your choice of one real-life superhero action firgure: BossMan, SuperMom, MoneyMan, or GeekMan. (provided by HappyWorker.com)WINNER: Tanja Cilia- Cube Guard "Door" for Your Cubicle: Add a "door" to your cube in seconds and they'll never invade your personal space again. (provided by CubeGuard.com)WINNER: Cinnamon StuckeyA bunch of other people will be contacted for their addresses as we give away tons of great career books. Stay tuned for a new contest coming next week... … [Read more...] about Haiku Contest Winners
Release your innermost poet and let out some of that Workstration! You could win some groovy prizes! Hurry! Contest ends September 30, 2009. GET THE DETAILS … [Read more...] about Hurry…Work Haiku Contest Is Almost Over
One of my favorite things about Jobacle is the creativity displayed by our readers. You guys are out in full force during our quest to find the best haiku about work. GET MORE DETAILS or ENTER HEREHere are several of the poems we have received so far. If you haven;t entered yet, what are you waiting for? Get writing! Not only is it theraputic, but you can win cool stuff.You guys are a funny, sarcastic, and sometimes ironic bunch. Keep up the great work! passing in the hallMy boss: "I volunteered you"Me: [biting my tongue]- ChristopherThe queues of joblessLured to work or worked to rule...And they were fired.-Tanjamy first cubicledecorated it myselflooks like IKEA...-JenniferThey say it's a hardjob, but I got to do itfor my paycheck.-Brittnybroken lights flickerrelief is a paper cutthis defines my life-SherryThe computer screenScrolls the road to dreams fulfilledI awake with drool-TamiTrapped in the officeWarm summer breeze at the beachReality bites-JenniferAmbiguityChaotic … [Read more...] about Haikus About Work: Poem Group #1
The lazy days of summer are here. As you strategically plan those vacation days, push the office dress code to its limit and spend an inordinate amount of time pretending to work, we kindly ask for your HAIKUS ABOUT WORK.At stake, watercooler bragging rights and some truly awesome prizes.- $100 Visa Gift Card - Superhero Action Figure: Your choice of one real-life superhero action firgure: BossMan, SuperMom, MoneyMan, or GeekMan. (provided by HappyWorker.com) - Cube Guard "Door" for Your Cubicle: Add a "door" to your cube in seconds and they'll never invade your personal space again. (provided by CubeGuard.com) - Career Books: Choose from great titles, including Adversity Paradox, The Fearless Fish Out of Water, Undress for Success, and more. Need a reminder of what constitutes a haiku? The key is the 5, 7, 5 Syllable/beat/measure. Here are a few we Jobaclites have come up with to help get you started.CreativityStifled in my cube to dieSetting like the sunHired and … [Read more...] about Contest: Haikus About Work