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  1. Fwiffo

    Resume, Job Help, & Job/Career Advice

    She was the reason I got my job. The board member who is another woman was another one I impressed. Jury is out on my Italian boss. I just get along with women more than men. A peck on both cheeks is not something I am used to with men or women. And I have been in France on a professional...
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    Resume, Job Help, & Job/Career Advice

    Why? She is the global head of something something.
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    Resume, Job Help, & Job/Career Advice

    I met my boss’ boss. An Italian woman. She got up and gave me a kiss on both cheeks. I was about to shake her hand.
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    Good Articles That Don't Deserve Their Own Threads

    Huda Kattan ""I hated it as a child because I never fit those standards of what beauty was and I always loved individuality." She didn't fit standards of beauty in Tennessee?
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    What happened today that neither pissed you off nor made you happy but is nevertheless noteworthy?

    But you'll die sooner and you're thin. Isn't that worth it? Your pallbearers will thank you.
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    What happened today that neither pissed you off nor made you happy but is nevertheless noteworthy?

    I am not sure I would drive a Toyota at 150km/hr on a highway but okay.
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    Brexit - The UK and the EU

    Someone on this forum is against the City of London. I forget who. I quite enjoyed it when I worked there.
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    What TV Shows Are You Watching?

    I didn't really understand the final season of House of Cards. Are they trying to prove Claire is even more ruthless than her deceased husband? I thought that was a known fact when she used him to get VP. Also I wasn't sure if the would be assassins were thwarted in the end (the men in...
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    Brexit - The UK and the EU

    Brexit: No visa but Britons will pay €7 to travel to EU countries Poor people in Gibraltar will continuously renew this.
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    Brexit - The UK and the EU

    Is that really what you want? As I recall you reside within the EU.
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    Brexit - The UK and the EU

    What's the conclusion of the two day summit? Take your deal or cancel Brexit?
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    Why Are You Pissed Off Today?

    There's a hostess in the front who is in her last year of university. Undergrad. Just think of all the scintillating conversation.
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    Things You Just Don't Get

    I can make my own meatballs. I'm not sure why I need to buy things that can live in a box for months. I have some Ikea furniture that I built at my parents' old place. If that's the craftsmanship that goes into their food I can do without it.
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    Why Are You Pissed Off Today?

    I went from a 40,000 person firm to a 140,000 person firm so I would say it's higher. However, the subsidiary I work in was the result of two smaller Canadian companies merging and then being bought out by the German firm. They have issues coping with the whole global structure and chafe at...
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    Things You Just Don't Get

    https://www.blogto.com/eat_drink/2018/12/ikea-offering-all-you-can-eat-holiday-buffet-toronto/ Because when you think of gourmet dining you think of a furniture store.
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    Domestic & International Terrorism

    I guess we need to assume every Christmas there are some wankers who want to shoot people at outdoor Christmas markets.
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    Adult Daycare: Dealing with Employees

    No different than someone who wanted to translate an insurance policy document or verbiage on a public website. What's more hilarious is when the document is confidential and people paste bits of it into 'free' translation tools.
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    Brexit - The UK and the EU

    Why is re-negotiating the absence of a border with Northern Ireland again on the table? I thought all these things were sorted out.
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    Its The Economy, Stupid - Economic & Business News From Around The World

    Some people obviously cannot volunteer. They are too valuable to be accepted. I am sure some of the rubbish were volunteered.
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    The Next Election, Political News, and Other Forms of Comedy (US & Intl)

    France yellow vest protests: Macron promises wage rise "So here - at the core of the address - were four simple changes. A rise in the minimum wage; the removal of tax and social charges on overtime; encouragement to employers to give workers a tax-free bonus; and an end to a surcharge on most...
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    The Trump Presidency

    Trump chief of staff: Speculation mounts over job "Speculation is mounting over who will be US President Donald Trump's new chief of staff after the man believed to be the top candidate said he too was leaving the government. Nick Ayers, chief of staff to the vice-president, will reportedly...
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    This Week In Science & Technology

    Voyager 2 leaves the solar system I remember I was reading about its visit to Neptune in books as a kid.
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    Brexit - The UK and the EU

    The vote is called off. Was this a confidence vote too? As in, if she lost, she needs to call an election. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-46509288
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    Why Are You Pissed Off Today?

    One of my vendors just came to me saying we're renewing the contract with head office in Europe but locally we need someone to review some legal document. I find the person on the document and she's a no show on Friday. Then she shows up on Monday and tells me she's leaving tomorrow so go find...
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    Resume, Job Help, & Job/Career Advice

    Are these internal rivals or people you need to "collaborate" with?
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    The Trump Presidency

    John Kelly is out - although this was rumoured for quite awhile. Does this mean the family members return to front and centre again? (Kushner, Ivanka, et al)
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    What's Making You Happy Today?

    I coached one of my ex staff on getting a raise from my old boss and she got it.
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    What's Making You Happy Today?

    I was given less than 24 hours to nominate two people for outstanding performance for my line of business in the Americas. Submissions would come from 20-30 other subsidiaries. This guy won. Free trip to Europe. I had no idea he won until his coworker told me today. I must be really good...
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    The Wonderful World of Oz

    I didn't know you Australians were so prim and proper.
  30. Fwiffo

    The Next Election, Political News, and Other Forms of Comedy (US & Intl)

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-huawei-arrest-cfo-1.4934269 Canada arrests Huawei's CFO to extradite her to the US on charges her firm dealt with Iran. How is this arrest not politically motivated? Mr. Smith should avoid coming to Canada or the States. You never know when they might...
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    It's always five o'clock somewhere

    I think I have a new home bar now.
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    What happened today that neither pissed you off nor made you happy but is nevertheless noteworthy?

    Sorry to hear that mate. Is it a day off for everyone or just because you work for the government? Are schools closed? I know the stock market is.
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    Random Questions & Thoughts

    Benelux means Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg.
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    Why Are You Pissed Off Today?

    Your wife could have stayed at her job.
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    Good Articles That Don't Deserve Their Own Threads

    Is that imaginary? I need a pill or something I can smoke.
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    Good Articles That Don't Deserve Their Own Threads

    Do cold remedies like chicken soup and vitamin C work? "As well as trusted friends and family, the placebo effect could also be strengthened by how foods are marketed, Bishop adds. The good news? Knowing that home remedies are placebos won’t necessarily stop them from alleviating our symptoms...
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    The Wonderful World of Oz

    Too erotic for the Aussie parliament.
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    Resume, Job Help, & Job/Career Advice

    Wasn’t there a point where you said you wanted fewer responsibilities?
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    Things You Just Don't Get

    People who keep using verbs as nouns. "What's the spend on this?" "The ask is..." They're verbs!
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