Hair today…

SNC ‘accidently’ drops a photograph. We all coo over the chubby, grinning baby in the pic and then I look up and say “It doesn’t look like you at all!” Then we get into a discussion of how we looked as babies. NB: When I was a kid, I had straight hair. Me: When I was a kid, I had

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Allegations and counter-threats

This turned up in my mailbox today. “It has been quite a while now since we saw our first cubicle all filled with employees. Please join me in congratulating IdeaSmith, NB and SNC on this accomplishment. What say, people?” —————————————————– I had a chance to read it about 1 hour after it got sent. After sifting through a flood of

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Playing telephone operator

Naya Bachcha (NB) is a tricky bugger. Several months after induction, training, rubbing elbows in the cramped quarters of work (before we shifted to our spacious, spacey office), running over each other’s toes with our swivel-chairs in this new place…..all this while later I still can’t tell if he has a girlfriend. Or if he has several. Or a boyfriend.

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The guy everyone wants to meet

A new job isn’t just about getting to know new people and learning new techniques. It seems to be about acquiring a new lifestyle altogether. This seems especially true in case of NB(Naya bachcha), whose first job this is, after college. Every evening, he is to be found at the reception, in deep conversation with someone who’s advising him on

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Glossary of terms

SNC: Someone from the next cubicle SFOS: Someone from the other side AKB: Allah ki bandi a.k.a boss ki chamchi God a.k.a da BOSS VOAE: Voice at other end of phone CTC: Crank turns cool HRP: Human Resources Professional CC: Close confidante Emp: Some employee of the organisation NB: Naya bachcha SIT: Smarts in an ivory tower CuCo: Culture cocktail

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