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Ah office trainings. Good times. People stock up on crossword puzzles, sudokas, hit up gaming websites, doodle like crazy, surf the net. Some people actually audit. Some people zone out and just stay dormant. Oh yea, and some actually listen. Then the office lunches. Catered lunches, cans of diet sodas, and bottles of fruit juices. Very creative. There are the extremely dry trainers, who read off the slides, and force you to zone out. There are the ego-driven trainers who make you shut your computers, pick on people and test their knowledge of what they just learned. The best ones are the ones who only pick the relevant slides to teach, provide real audit examples, and get you of there early. It's a good time to catch up with your peers, and more importantly, get some CPE credit.


Anonymous said…
Funny and true. My favorite recent training class of the firm's very serious male partners was sitting in the front row. A larger female employee from another area of the company sat down next to him and proceded to intricately braid her wet hair, nearly hitting him in the face with her elbows at every turn. Priceless.
Anonymous said…
lunches? what lunches?
Anonymous said…
lunches? what lunches?

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