Friday Funny Articles

Each week, FacilityBlog features one article (at least!) that takes a look at the lighter side of business, either directly or indirectly, as it relates to facility management and commercial real estate. Issues of morale, workplace humor, and comic relief are highlighted here. (Articles from the Weird Wednesday feature are also found here.)

FRIDAY FUNNY: What It Might Be Like To Work For Nintendo

Working at a place like Nintendo sounds like a fun job for anyone who enjoys the gaming experience. But in reality, it's still a job, just like any other--especially in terms of facility management... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: (No) Power To The People…

Power authorities are requesting retailers in Bangladesh to shut down in the evenings so football followers can watch at home without testing load management... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Gulf Employees On The Edge Of Their Seats

How high are tensions running in the energy industry down in Louisiana? At one company, the president makes the link between improper swivel chair usage and the BP oil... ...Read More...

Bad interview body language.

FRIDAY FUNNY: What NOT To Do At An Interview

According to a CareerBuilder survey of more than 2,700 hiring managers, some candidates make unusual, and sometimes unfavorable, interview... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Toga! Toga!

If you wear a coordinated uniform to work, you’re following what amounts to fashion advice from the great Greek philosopher Aristotle who proclaimed, “The whole is more than sum of its parts.” So go Greek and put on a toga if you want to dress for... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: One Funky Fish At A Time

For one facility, the question was not "how to build a better mousetrap" it was "how to build a better fish... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Tom Henderson, New Office Manager and W*nker…

Ever been forced to make a hiring decision that you regretted? Or have you ever been made to feel completely unpopular as the new hire on the block? Here's a brief skit from the BBC program, "Big Train," depicting just that... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Take A Sanity Break

In light of all of the crazy news this week, this Friday Funny is all about relieving stress. And what says stress relief best? MINDLESS VIDEO GAMES, of course. The folks over at Adult Swim have created a treasure trove of truly hilarious time wasters.... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Creative Parking 101

Imagine the reaction of pedestrians as they walked past this sight: the rear end of a vehicle hanging out of the seventh story of a high rise building in downtown Tulsa, OK. Was it performance art? Nope. It was just a case of REALLY bad parking.... ...Read More...

Don't Take Your Child To Work Here…

There are some workplaces where a visit from the kids should last no more than a few minutes at the... ...Read More...