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Old Nov 5th 2006, 12:04 pm
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So what kind of perks and stuff do you have at work? Free food, doughnuts, toys, that sort of thing?

My place just moved over the weekend, checked out the new digs last Friday, huge, stupidly huge, part of it use to be an internet cafe, so we've now got a nice kitchen/dining area, and there getting in a "proper" coffee machine to replace the kack Mr Coffee maker they have now, and it'll have a hot water tank for us tea drinkers apparently.

The soda's and bottled water will still be free...and they'll still be doing pizza fridays apparently, just need to find a new pizza place, thank god, the last place sucked...but they did break it up with some random food every now and again.

There also getting a pool table, which is nice...oh, and no more stupid key code entry to the building, so that's nice...but, I think I'd have liked more underground parking than what's available...but oh well...new gaff should be fun, even though my office wont' have a window, and it'll be shared with one of the loons of the place...interesting.

I've definitely seen some places offering some cool things for people, and think sometimes we're getting the short end of the stick in comparison, but overall, don't think it's too bad.
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So what kind of perks and stuff do you have at work? Free food, doughnuts, toys, that sort of thing?

My place just moved over the weekend, checked out the new digs last Friday, huge, stupidly huge, part of it use to be an internet cafe, so we've now got a nice kitchen/dining area, and there getting in a "proper" coffee machine to replace the kack Mr Coffee maker they have now, and it'll have a hot water tank for us tea drinkers apparently.

The soda's and bottled water will still be free...and they'll still be doing pizza fridays apparently, just need to find a new pizza place, thank god, the last place sucked...but they did break it up with some random food every now and again.

There also getting a pool table, which is nice...oh, and no more stupid key code entry to the building, so that's nice...but, I think I'd have liked more underground parking than what's available...but oh well...new gaff should be fun, even though my office wont' have a window, and it'll be shared with one of the loons of the place...interesting.

I've definitely seen some places offering some cool things for people, and think sometimes we're getting the short end of the stick in comparison, but overall, don't think it's too bad.





Bugger all!
However, at Christmas we get tons and tons of food related goodies from other offices that we refer patients to, I put on so much weight at that time of year!
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Old Nov 5th 2006, 12:34 pm
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However, at Christmas we get tons and tons of food related goodies from other offices that we refer patients to, I put on so much weight at that time of year!
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hmmm...I doubt anything like that will happen around here *lol*...though we are trying to get them to open the old cafe part into a proper cafe, the other offices were all hoping the same *l*
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hmmm...I doubt anything like that will happen around here *lol*...though we are trying to get them to open the old cafe part into a proper cafe, the other offices were all hoping the same *l*



It's ironic really because it's a dental office. We are a general practice and it's the specialist practices that send us goodies. It's always lots of chocolate, cookies, stuff that's really bad for your teeth!
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So what kind of perks and stuff do you have at work? Free food, doughnuts, toys, that sort of thing?.........
When I'm not out in the field, I work from home. Which means I can wear my comfy clothes, listen to opera, keep an eye on BE , etc. etc.
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It's ironic really because it's a dental office. We are a general practice and it's the specialist practices that send us goodies. It's always lots of chocolate, cookies, stuff that's really bad for your teeth!
there obviously looking for extra customers then
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Originally Posted by Elvira
When I'm not out in the field, I work from home. Which means I can wear my comfy clothes, listen to opera, keep an eye on BE , etc. etc.
so what do you do anyway if you don't mind me asking?

And work, get to dress like bums, so the other offices must be so pleased *lol*...but BE...that reminds me...hmmm...
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we have...

big fully tabled kitchen
free sodas, energy drinks,
good coffee machines (3/4 of)
free lunches from a select menu
table tennis table
half pipe (skateboarding)
free cereals + milk
on site covered and non-covered parking
nice location right by "fry's electronics"... geeks dream.
more skateboarding paraphenalia(sp?) than anyone would ever want.
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so what do you do anyway if you don't mind me asking?
I moonlight for drug dealers
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Free fizzy drinks
Free tea, coffee, hot chocolate, milk
Free oatmeal
Airhockey and fussball
Dinner every Thursday if you stay late
Movie nights
Oh and we sponsor a local bar so we have happy hours from time to time with free booze and food
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Originally Posted by BigDavyG
Airhockey and fussball

Oh and we sponsor a local bar so we have happy hours from time to time with free booze and food
quality stuff...and do you work?

saying that, come crunch time, we get free dinners too.
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Free coffee, lunch provided if you have a working lunch (which I hate!).

Not an awful lot really but if you read my intro in the meet and greet section it may become apparent why!
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Free bottled water, free chocolate bars and crisps and the best of all... the Christmas week off as paid holiday, in addition to our normal holiday entitlement... as soon as I found that out I booked a flight home.
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Ha ha my husband and his male colleagues liked very much something which was *outside* his office:

He works in Times Square, NYC and is on the 23rd floor. Directly opposite his window for a few weeks was a huge larger than life poster of a scantily-clad model promoting Victoria's Secret lingerie.....
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