The OfficeNinjas IRL Marketplace, a.k.a. reason #5 to attend OfficeNinjas IRL, is the anti-trade show, if you will. It’s the interactive, no pressure, very chill area of the event where you’ll discover all of your new favorite vendors—all without the overwhelming banners, canned pitches, and hard sells. You’ll get to enjoy honest conversations with some of our absolute favorite … [ Read More ]
Whether you’re coordinating a large outdoor event—and are crossing your fingers for sunny skies!—or you simply want to know what to wear to the office, being informed about the forecast is an important part of your day.
Luckily, gone are the days of sitting eagerly in front of the TV waiting for your local forecast to appear (although,I admit, I … [ Read More ]
Your knees are shaking. Your palms are sweaty. Your mouth is dry. Your mind goes blank, your jaw falls open, and a befuddled “Uhhhh” rolls out of your mouth. Why? Someone just shook your hand and asked you the dreaded question, “So, what do you do?”
I’ve been there. I know how tough it can be to concisely summarize your … [ Read More ]
Editor’s Note: This article written in collaboration with FirstJob, a job site that matches recent college graduates with quality entry-level and internship opportunities.
According to Forbes, the average office environment now houses up to four generations under one roof, including Veterans (born before 1946), Baby Boomers (1946-1964), Generation X (1965-1979), and Millennials (1980-2000). Today, the old dog and … [ Read More ]
The “9 to 5 job”—is there any phrase that’s more laughable than that?
With round-the-clock email accessibility and phones that only get switched off on airplanes, most of the employed population struggles to achieve work/life balance. And, perhaps we’re biased, but office ninjas face an even bigger challenge. Sure, we can basically do anything and everything, but at some point … [ Read More ]
“What do you do?” Every time someone asks me this question I immediately cringe. Of course I’m proud to be an office ninja! That is definitely not the reason for my knee jerk reaction and initial dismay. That age old query is just so jam packed with limitations and assumptions and my job title does little to describe what it … [ Read More ]
My good friend Tim used to work as a patient coordinator for a doctor’s office in NYC; one of the largest (and most bureaucratic) firms in the city. Not exactly a place you expect things to move quickly.
He had your standard ninja duties—acting as a liaison between patients and doctors, scheduling appointments, manning phone calls. For a while, he … [ Read More ]