Sunday, December 14, 2014
The stereotypical water cooler is where office workers gather to engage in random chitchat, with topics ranging from the latest baseball game to changes in company policy. It also helps workers with a way to beat the dreaded mid-day slump. Scuttlebutt The proverbial water cooler started with 19th-century sailors’ early version of the water cooler: the scuttlebutt, a large cask with a hole cut into it for easy access to drinking water. The word is a portmanteau of "scuttle" (to sink a ship by cutting holes into it, circa 17th century) and "butt" (a large cask).
Friday, December 12, 2014
Many people wrestle with feeling sleepy in the afternoon during their work day. Despite having a good night’s sleep and cup of coffee, your eyes feel heavy, you lose your focus, and you picture your desk as one big pillow. You want nothing but sleep, but your boss needs that report by the end of the day. Tough luck, pal. The afternoon slump is normal for humans. According to the National Sleep Foundation, for the daytime hours the strongest sleep drive kicks in between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Teens have broader circadian "dips," between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Your boss may not allow you to take a one-hour siesta anytime soon, but you can stay awake during the afternoon by keeping these tips in mind.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Sacramento bottled water companies like AquaPerfect provide water that has had the latest and best in water purification technology and the most stringent of quality control measures to ensure that the bottled water products that arrive at your company door are totally clean and safe to drink. Not only that, they ensure prompt delivery service, so you’ll always have a fresh new batch of bottled water ready in case you run low. Whether you’re connected to city water or a well, it pays to have your drinking water supplied by trusted Sacramento water delivery companies like AquaPerfect. It’s the only way to ensure you have a constant supply of clean and safe drinking water in your office.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Generations from now, human beings will still be human beings. Virtual environments do not create virtual customers, and except for the most basic transactions, customers will still want to be served by a live person. Trusted water delivery and vending machine companies in Sacramento like AquaPerfect understand this. That’s why they have live representatives answer the phone to help customers with water delivery and vending issues that cannot be resolved by an answering machine. A recent Forbes.com article by Amy Morin said something quite shocking: it said that technology is potentially decreasing people’s ability to read other people’s emotions.