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    1. If crime doesn't pay does that mean my job is a crime? (Contributed by Vanbooven)
    2. If work is so terrific how come they have to pay you to do it? (Contributed by Julie's Place)
    3. Is an organization just a home for wayward accordions? (Contributed by Chet Meek)
    4. If you work at night can you have a 'bad day' at the office? (Contributed by Tooner)
    5. How can you whistle while you work if all you know are happy songs? (Contributed by J.J.)
    6. When we make mental notes on something where do we put them? (Contributed by J.J.)
    7. Why is it that the hardest thing about business is minding your own? (Contributed by Dean M.)
    8. Is the reason why computers can do more work than people the fact that they never have to stop and answer the phone? (Contributed by Marcie T.)
    9. Is the good thing about standards the fact that there are so many of them to choose from? (Contributed by Andrew Tanenbaum)
    10. If everything worked right wouldn't you be out of a job? (Contributed by Keith Sullivan)
    11. If you are unemployed and you get a job why do we call it re-hired instead of re-employed? (Contributed by W.J. Newhart)
    12. Why is it that if something doesn't go wrong in the end it will be shown that it would have been ultimately beneficial for it to have gone wrong? (Contributed by Jason Q)
    13. Why is it that general solutions to specific problems become specific problems requiring general solutions? (Contributed by Jason Q)
    14. Isn't a decision just an action that an executive must take when he has information so incomplete that the answer does not support itself? (Contributed by Arthur Radford)
    15. How come nobody ever gets sick and has to stay home from the office on Wednesdays? (Contributed by LaughNet)
    16. We all know that hard work has a future payoff but doesn't laziness payoff now? (Contributed by Wolf)
    17. Why is it that the things we fear the most in our organization (fluctuation, disturbances, imbalance) are all the primary sources of creativity? (Contributed by Margaret Wheatley)
    18. Why is it that if you aren't fired with enthusiasm you'll be fired with enthusiasm? (Contributed by V. Lombardi)
    19. Why are work days getting longer instead of shorter? (Contributed by Zappa)
    20. In order to beat the 5 o'clock rush should you leave work at noon? (Contributed by Keith Sullivan)
    21. Isn't work just for people who don't know how to surf the net? (Contributed by Sinnful)
    22. Why is it that you can never kill a bad idea? (Contributed by Washington)
    23. Why is it that when you work in customer service if you ignore a customer they get mad at you however if they ignore you and you get mad at them they get mad in return? (Contributed by Stacy Wallace)
    24. We all know that you can judge a man by the company he keeps but isn't it also true that you can judge a company by the men it keeps? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    25. If education teaches us how things work does experience teach us how things fail? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    26. Isn't getting fired just nature's way of telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place? (Contributed by Hal Lancaster)
    27. If you're fired from your part-time job because they want a full-time person, does that mean you've been upsized? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    28. What does it mean if you don't know that incompetent people don't know they're incompetent? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    29. If so many people are unhappy with their jobs, why are they in such a hurry to get there every morning? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    30. Why do employees leave after a morning blizzard to go to work, but always leave BEFORE an afternoon blizzard to go home? (Contributed by John Foster)
    31. When men are fired, why do they get pink slips instead of blue slips? Aren't pink slips for women? (Contributed by John Foster)
    32. Isn't laziness nothing more than a habit of resting before you get tired? (Contributed by Jules Renard)
    33. Isn't the secret to appreciating your job, imagining yourself without one? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    34. Wouldn't a customer service job be a breeze if it weren't for all those whiney, pushy, complaining, help-me-now customers? (Contributed by Todd Loushine)
    35. If you don't go over the line sometimes, how are you supposed to know where it is? (Contributed by S.S.)
    36. Isn't it true that all work will wait while you look at the rainbow? And isn't it also true that the rainbow won't wait while you do the work? (Contributed by Backside)
    37. Don't you think that sometimes it just doesn't pay not to work? (Contributed by Charles Gulledge)
    38. Isn't death just nature's way of telling you you're fired? (Contributed by Lacey)
    39. When did coffee cups become designated Christmas gifts at work? (Contributed by Judy Stockrahm)
    40. Why do we as a society promote higher education yet decline hiring someone with a higher education because it costs more to pay them? (Contributed by Judy Stockrahm)
    41. Why do they make such a big deal out of leaving without giving a notice? If you wanted to be re-hired you wouldn't be quitting in the first place, would you? (Contributed by Judy Stockrahm)
    42. When somebody loses their job, why do we say we've FIRED them when we don't actually set them on fire? (Contributed by Valerie)
    43. If we didn't litter, would convicts have a job? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    44. If so many people are unemployed, why is rush hour so bad? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    45. Why can't we work until we are 20 then retire from 20 to 50 while we are able to enjoy it and then from 50 on, work to pay for the retirement we just enjoyed? (Contributed by B. Swint)
    46. You know the expression, 'Don't quit your day job'? Well, what do you say to people that work nights? (Contributed by C.T.)
    47. If the customer is always right, and the customer says youíre fired, does that make it true? (Contributed by nospaces)
    48. Is it true that the more a person is confused by what you say, the more they will agree with you? (Contributed by Thom)
    49. The early bird catches the worm, right? But itís the early worm that gets eaten, isnít it? (Contributed by Glenn Martin)
    50. How can we 'review' something that we're seeing for the first time? (Contributed by Jason)
    51. Is there job security in security jobs? (Contributed by Ralphie)
    52. Wouldnít the best time to start thinking about your retirement be before your boss does? (Contributed by Orble)
    53. How come the job that pays the most wonít be offered until there is no time to deliver the services? (Contributed by Ralphie)
    54. Isnít everything always in a state of flux? Including the status quo? (Contributed by Ralphie)
    55. Doesnít consistency require you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago? (Contributed by Ralphie)
    56. Would you rather have less work to do, or more work you actually enjoy doing? (Contributed by Marc and Angel)
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