The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Unintentional performance art

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[HR Happy Fun Time Corner] Now Available to Input Individual 2013 Goals
Date
Mon, 1 Apr 2013 14:27:00 -0500

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All [Corporation] Employees,

We are pleased to announce that the [HR Happy Fun Time Corner] system is now available for you to enter your 2013 Goals. Please work with your manager to enter individual goals that are tied to the 2013 Corporate Goals. As a reminder, the 2013 Corporate Goals are listed below …

While I would love to think that The Corporate HR Department has engaged in a subtle form of performance art satirizing the nature of mission statements as part of a April Fools' joke, the sad thing is—I think the HR department is serious, and it's the Exchange Server that is engaging in a subtle form of performance art.

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