Our weekly roundup of workplace news from around the web.
Where do you draw the line when it comes to making jokes, probably on company email, at work? From The Atlantic: “A tough test-case from Denmark is an opportunity for teasing out the questions that surround off-color jokes made in the workplace.”
Spotify‘s issues with Sweden show forth the value of locating your workplace within a larger, healthy business environment: “The Spotify founders’ main complaints: A congested housing market in Stockholm that makes it hard to lure foreign talent. An education system in which the study of handicraft is compulsory but learning computer programming isn’t. A high tax system, especially when stock options are involved. …”
And the Washingtoniansuggests that abandoned office parks should be the artists’ lofts of the 21st century. We don’t disagree!