Off-Color Jokes at Work, and Other News

Our weekly roundup of workplace news from around the web.

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  • 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 Washingtonian suggests that abandoned office parks should be the artists’ lofts of the 21st century. We don’t disagree!
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