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Apr 23

This article almost made it to the second paragraph without a huge error.

Someone is signing me up for a lot of email newsletters forgetting that 1) they require confirmation and 2) my email is changing in a week.

Democrats take the lead in key Senate polls but for God’s sake there is no reason to panic / exult.

todaysdocument:

Do you have what it takes to succeed for Administrative Professionals Day?

Among the holdings of the National Archives at Fort Worth are the records of the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training (RG 300).  These documents, dating from the late 1950s to the late 1960s, offer insights into how secretaries were viewed and trained.  They also offer a glimpse of an era gone by.

"Brooke’s Your Reflector Number I (Personality) Quiz" from the Secretarial Training Program in Waco, Texas from January 1959 to June 1959 (Online catalog identifier 7280725).


This flashback comes courtesy of our colleagues at the National Archives at Fort Worth, and their blog series: Flashback! Secretaries of the 1950s and 1960s: Do You Have What it Takes to be One
How did you score? Do you have a “good personality rating for the business world”?

todaysdocument:

Do you have what it takes to succeed for Administrative Professionals Day?

Among the holdings of the National Archives at Fort Worth are the records of the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training (RG 300).  These documents, dating from the late 1950s to the late 1960s, offer insights into how secretaries were viewed and trained.  They also offer a glimpse of an era gone by.

"Brooke’s Your Reflector Number I (Personality) Quiz" from the Secretarial Training Program in Waco, Texas from January 1959 to June 1959 (Online catalog identifier 7280725).

This flashback comes courtesy of our colleagues at the National Archives at Fort Worth, and their blog series: Flashback! Secretaries of the 1950s and 1960s: Do You Have What it Takes to be One

How did you score? Do you have a “good personality rating for the business world”?

Things like this are what I mean when I say we’re exiting humanity’s only real Dark Age.

An ’80s emo-rock band that identifies heavily with Southwestern Ohio called Bon Joehner.

Apr 22

If you get frustrated with your job tomorrow, remember: it could be much worse.

The kicker on this piece about D’Souza is almost as unflattering as the giant photo of him.

I did not remember that Cleveland released 1.5 million helium balloons one day in 1986.

Via @darth

The training regimen of the first sumo wrestler from Africa.