Friday Funny Articles
The Comcast phone call from hell has been making the rounds, going viral and shaming the company into issuing public apologies for its atrocious treatment of one lone customer. Alas, there are all too many of these incidents out there, and Comcast is not the only offender. And when Americans waste time dealing with service industry issues during work hours, businesses take a massive productivity hit.
Since most offices in the U.S. will be closed in honor of the July 4th celebration, the FacilityBlog Friday Funny is coming to readers one day earlier.
Employers share the most unusual things they’ve caught employees doing when they should have been working.
Did you know that more than one in five workers say their boss asks them to do things unrelated to their job? Fortunately, the same study finds that a majority of workers think their boss is doing a better than average job.
SquareTrade study shows that 28 million pet owners have had a pet damage an electronic device, with power cords rating the highest this year for number of incidents.
The rapid growth of indoor trampoline parks across the world has allowed the International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) to help lead the development of a new ASTM safety standard.
Even after statistically controlling for total work hours, employees who started work earlier in the day were rated by their supervisors as more conscientious, and thus received higher performance ratings.
Just in time for summer, a new survey indicates that four in 10 workers don’t use all their time because they want to save days or have too much work.
You may wonder how and why a building would have anything to do with a bowling ball, but the engineers out there will probably recognize the relationship fairly quickly.
Jefferson University Hospital has elevated hand washing to an art form. The hospital put together an impressive video that serves as a tribute to the king of all music videos, Michael Jackson. This organization’s latest effort to boost healthy hand washing practices is a video called “Wash ‘Em.”