By Cory Doctorow at 8:53 am Tue, Jan 29, 2013
I love everything about this old Hammermill Paper ad -- it's part Richard Scarry jobs-you-can-do collage, part propaganda for the wonder of paper, and all awesome.
True, I sure couldn’t stay in business without my printer. So why has it started squeaking every time I ask it to print a couple pages?
Today most of those folks in that graphic would be Asian or Mexican
Oscar’s in Accounting, you insensitive clod!
There’s a job called “conference?” I want that job.
You have to become a manager first. Shortly after that your entire work week will be consumed by meetings/conferences. The only time subordinates will be able to find you to discuss anything will be in the parking lot. Which will generally result in scheduling a conference to deal with whatever the crisis is.
Short version: be careful what you wish for.
Looking at “Stenographic” and wondering what happened to the ladies who typed
been trying to get a job in the conference dept for years.
Does this mean there’s no future for me here in the Motor Pool?
When Dunder Mifflin ruled the world. The guy in the middle bottom is even wearing a shirt in Dwight Shrute mustard.
There are ladies in almost every area. Applicable to the job description or assumed secretaries? It’s nice someone even thought to put them in though!
The lady’s job is to do all the work. The man’s job is to collect all the money.
Love the paper spreadsheet in accounting… it’d be so good to take Excel away from people and give them one of those instead ;)
They left out “quietly sobbing at your desk”
So white. And I don’t mean the paper.
No design group? No engineering? Where do their product designs come from?
WHAT? THIS IS SERIOUS BUSINESS! TOO IMPRESSIVE AND IMPORTANT FOR SILLY THINGS LIKE PRODUCTS! NOW GET YOUR MARLBORO BUTT OFF MY DESK, YOU’RE BURNING THE EDGE! THAT’S MAHOGANY, YOU IDIOT!
Hey, isn’t that Roger Sterling in the middle there?
Seriously? Conference is a job?
Conference job is good job.
That ad looks very similar to the board game “The Boss”:
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