Critical Office Memo

The new girl takes part in the office ritual of office morning tea shouts

The new girl takes part in the office ritual of office morning tea shouts

In case you weren’t aware, like all architects, the guys here love their coffee. There is always a fresh batch made waiting for you in the kitchen. But what we like more than coffee, is a morning tea (or afternoon tea) shout. In fact we take it so seriously, this is sent round the office as a subtle reminder from time to time…

CRITICAL OFFICE MEMO

Re: Morning Tea Obligations

Conditions of contract not stipulated under general terms of employment.

The staff member shall provide one shout for every;

  • Starting or leaving
  • Birthday
  • Birth of child (DNA test not required)
  • Wedding
  • Engagement
  • The purchase of a new car
  • Leaving your car in a parking spot for more than 2 months
  • Removal of a beard
  • Winning a major contract (i.e. AMOT, Akarana)
  • A major contract going on hold (i.e. Waiheke)
  • Sign off on a big contract (i.e. ASB, Olympic sized pool etc.)
  • Receiving your NZ work visa / residence
  • Riding a bike around a lake (i.e. Lake Taupo)
  • Sporting injuries
  • Going on a holiday

The shout shall consist of not less than one of the items listed below (more a guide):

  • Hot savoury pies / sausage rolls
  • Strawberries and ice-cream
  • Cakes (any)
  • A selection of cheese and crackers
  • Assorted biscuits

Warm and tepid regads

The management

 

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