Friday, February 4, 2022

WIRTW #612: the “when I went to college” edition

I turn 49 years old in nine days. I was recently reminded of my age when I came across this blog post from my alma mater, Binghamton University (née SUNY Binghamton): You Know You Went to SUNY Binghamton When…

Among the pearls of days gone by that Gens Y and Z could not possibly wrap their younger brains around?

🍻 I drank in an on-campus pub

✍️ I waited in line in the gym to register for classes on paper

👀 Everyone knew my social security number

What has changed since you attended college that would shock those younger than you? Share in the comments below.

Here's what I read this week that I think you should be reading, too.

Starbucks union organizing reaches 60 stores in 19 states — via HR Dive

The One Tip Employers Must Know to Avoid Employee Lawsuits — via Dan Schwartz's Connecticut Employment Law Blog

It Might be a Company-Ending Mistake to Go Back to the Office — via Entrepreneur

Everyone in the Department Knows My Salary — via Evil HR Lady, Suzanne Lucas