Holiday Gift Guide

After the recent video post of what gifts NOT to give at the workplace, here are some ideas of gifts that are good TO give! Yes, it is time for our annual Cube News 1 Holiday Gift Guide, complete with a recipe for a holiday cocktail. Enjoy!

Do-Not-Gift Guide

Welcome to Holiday Season 2011!! To kick off the shopping blitz that we all have to face, here is a Cube News 1 Do-NOT-Gift Guide so you don’t screw up with co-workers at your office 🙂

Ass Kissers

There is no ignoring the office ass-kisser / brown-noser / suck-up / sycophant…well, you get the idea! Check out the latest video from Cube News 1:

Fight the Funk!

Cube News 1 viewer Mark emailed me to talk about a subject that seems rampant right now: mind-numbing depression. So here are my thoughts on fighting off the funk, the doldrums and the blahs….and, I realize it has been a while since our last video episode. I can’t tell you how happy I am to be back! I hope we don’t wait too long before posting another one…

Cubegirl Screening in LA

The Adventures of Cubegirl is being featured on February 16th at “Web Series Unplugged” in Los Angeles! This event is an evening of mingling with producers, actors, and other creative types followed by a screening of several web shows. Sure you can watch made-for-Internet shows on the Internet, but why not hang out together instead?!? I will be there, along with Robert Christophe & others of the Cubegirl crew. So if you are in LA, come on by!

Details:
Web Series Unplugged
Wednesday February 16, 2011
UPDATED: starting at 7PM!!! 8pm /$8 cover
4212 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90029

And here’s more info on Facebook….

Job Search 2011

After a long hiatus, I am thrilled to be broadcasting from the cubicle once more with all things Cube News!
Happy New Year to y’all out there; here’s to a year of prosperity. From my point of view in the corporate trenches — the cubicle — it’s looking like the job market for 2011 is on the upswing. Check out the latest video for more details!

Rules for the Corporate Newbie

For those (lucky!) people who are brand new to the workforce, welcome! And don’t screw it up! Navigating office politics can be tricky…kind of like being the Freshman all over again…so here are some rules to live/work by:

Success & Stupid People

Cube News 1 viewer Alice asks “what is ‘Failing Upwards’?” Ah, yes — the phenomenon that occurs  when people succeed in spite of their shortcomings. We all know someone who, though not the brightest bulb in the pack, keeps getting promoted. Let’s talk about success and stupid people:

Performance Reviews

The new Cube News 1 episode is here!

It’s that time again for office drones everywhere: annual work performance reviews are here again. Are these evaluations a witch hunt to weed out certain employees? Is there a secret to making sure you get a raise? I have a few opinions on these workplace evaluations…watch below!

Office Coffee

Recessionomics brings a new threat to corporate lifelines: the demise of office coffee. Fear not, Cube News 1 viewers and caffeine addicts — Kim is here to offer some inventive ways to cope!