Small things in big boxes

Having a laugh at your employers expense 

What is the smallest thing you can get into the biggest box? It’s not a quiz question it’s a challenge! Working in Amazon’s massive packaging warehouse involves boring, repetitive and tedious work. Not surprisingly a little distraction helps pass the time. Office based staff can risk dismissal by surreptitiously playing games on their computer, emailing amusing links to colleagues or accessing porn sights. I think warehouse staff amuse them selves by seeing who can pack the smallest thing in the biggest box. Yesterdays’ winner was the employee who packed a pair of ear studs hidden amongst lots of brown paper in a shoe box! You may well have a more impressive example. What does this say about  the nature of the work and the rebellious spirit? 

Blair McPherson 


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