Wednesday, April 20, 2005

They'll Be Cake And Punch In The Conference Room

Starting a new job is never easy. Most companies try to ease the pain and discomfort for new hires by arranging for some type of activity to break the ice and help them feel more at home. Maybe they have a group lunch or serve treats to recognize the new addition and give that person a chance to meet and greet their coworkers.

Katherine Kersten is set to join the Star Tribune as a columnist shortly, but based on comments from one of her future coworkers (and fellow columnist), I don't expect her to receive a real warm welcome at the Strib offices:

"The Star-Tribune now has hired a by-god certifiable right wing activist and power megaphone."

I didn't think he's going to be bringing in bagels on her first day.

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