From the Globe and Mail (July 10, 2007)
Grabbing an after-work beer with co-workers is not only a fun outlet — it can also improve office productivity, according to a survey released Tuesday.
I THOUGHT PEER PRESSURE ENDED IN HIGH SCHOOL
“It’s especially important for new employees to have the opportunity to build rapport with staff members,” he said, adding that people who form friendships at work early on are more likely to stay with the company for the long term.
Some research suggests that replacing a worker can cost the employer between four and six months of an employee’s annual salary, when factoring in termination, replacement and lost productivity. And calling in sick the next day due to a hangover is cool! Lord knows this justifies acting like a jackass at Christmas parties too!
AND YOU WONDER WHY YOU’RE GUT IS SPILLING OVER LIKE YOUR FAVOURITE PINT
LET’S NOT FORGET ABOUT
Cirrhosis, obesity, and DUI. I love the corporate culture. Everyone’s in a froth about the obesity epidemic and it’s the institutions such as business that create the biggest problem. Let’s work ridiculous hours with unrealistic expectations, create unpleasant environments and then go to the pub after to unwind.
RAISE A JEER!
To Accountemps, a temporary staffing service (maybe it’s temporary because everyone’s sloshed) for even promoting this piece of work. They get a buffOON nomination for this one too!