While some vent their anger towards their managers during the break, others chat about the ongoing sales at online shopping stores. Women and men have different topics to share during the breaks which are centred around various other interesting things that are happening in the office. Gossips are also part of these chats and interestingly it is not only the girls who do this.
Topics that the coffee break chats are centered around
1. Online shopping
Online shopping is the rage these days and people can be seen immersed into their smartphones looking to make the most of the sales that is for a limited period of time. This is also one of the hottest topics that is discussed during the coffee breaks in the office. Especially, the girls cannot stop telling each other, what they just purchased on their favorite online shopping portal.
2. Latest movies
For the movie buffs, it is one of the favorite topics that they discuss during the coffee break. When you are with such guys, you are updated about the new and forthcoming movies. You can rely on the reviews of a particular movie that you can be offered during the chats.
3. Daily soaps and series
For the girls, this has to be part of the discussions. Everyone has some favorite series and they cannot but discuss in the breaks. Men also discuss series and daily soaps during the break.
4. New recruits
When new individuals are recruited in the office, they become the topic of discussions. Men mostly discuss about the girls who have joined the office. The discussions may range from the appreciation of their work to anything that they can imagine of.
Work pressure is something most people are cribbing about during the break. There are times when the burden of work increases and so does the frequency and duration of the coffee breaks. After venting out the frustration, the employees return to their work with renewed freshness.
It is one topic that is discussed when the time of promotion comes. People are quite apprehensive about the appraisal and share their respective concerns during the break. The same topic is discussed when the appraisal is done. While some bask in their good appraisal, those who are not appraised well vent their anger.
7. Pay Hike
Although, salary is not supposed to be discussed among other employees, people do not refrain from it. Pay hike is a topic, people often discuss during the breaks. Those who get good hike are generally silent, while those who do not get a hike as expected are fretting and fuming on their manager and boss.
Leave are limited and people want it too frequently. People often complain when their leaves are not approved by management. For those people, who do not get leave are often seen venting out their anger and frustration with their colleagues.
9. Weekend plans
The weekend is something that employees wait for like anything. Their plans for the weekend are prepared at the beginning of the week itself. They often discuss their plans with their colleagues. They also invite each other for booze, which is the favorite weekend activity among the men. Venue for the party is also the part of the discussion. Women mostly discuss about their shopping plans on the weekend.
10. Office politics
There is practically no office where some sort of politics is not indulged in by the employees. During the coffee breaks too, some discussions are about the conspiracies that are hatched. It is a common topic among the employees that is discussed during the break.