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Who remembers the Time of Day Lady? Who can recall the number that you could call to hear a woman’s recorded voice state that “at the tone, Pacific Daylight Time will be . . .” with the recording automatically updating at 10-second intervals? Trivia: It was effective September 2007, “Time of Day “information service was discontinued…

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Oh, Come On. If you’ve ever worked — you’ve said probably said something along these lines when a manager/boss/whathaveyou did something utterly ridiculous. This is what Oh, Come On is all about; sharing stories of past work woes with the world… a bit of catharsis for you, a bit of enjoyment for others. So, what are you…

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This week, our winning Oh, Come On winning moment comes via Audrey, who submitted her story via our Look-Solutions Facebook page: *‎My worst moment: Being told, “hon get me a coffee” upon entering a meeting full of male consultants. I was the architectural designer in charge of the project, the meeting, and of contacting and inviting the consultants…

Read more Oh, Come On: Coffee Conundrum

This week, our winning Oh, Come On moment is as follows: *To my former boss, meetings were events that everyone had to attend, no matter the day, hour, time or potentially out of the way location. To this boss figure of mine, it was completely reasonable to have meetings held on a Friday night on a (her) whim. Ultimately, I’d…

Read more Oh, Come On: Meeting Mishaps

This week, our winning Oh, Come On moment is as follows: *Several years ago when I was developing a team of technical engineers I found the perfect hire. Not only did this individual have the required education in the field of engineering, he also had practical experience in a very narrow field that I needed. To put it this way,…

Read more Oh, Come On: I Know He’s a Rocket Scientist But He Can’t Play Golf

This week, our winning Oh, Come On moment is as follows: *Several years ago, I was interviewing for a job at a new company. I went through an extensive phone interview, and then I met with the hiring manager — and all was great. Then, I was contacted to fly to the corporate head office to meet with the…

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