It's the (un)official beginning of summer, which means: It's extra hard to stay motivated in your cubicle on Friday.
Hopefully, you work for one of those awesome companies with Summer Hours, and you get to hit the road after lunch. (Or at least play ping-pong and drink a beer, like they do at OfferPop.)
But if not, we're here for you. Every Friday afternoon, from now until Labor Day, we'll be bringing you a round-up of summery fun to get you through the end of the workday.
So, while you may not be relaxing on a deck chair on the sand, you can sit back (in that ergonomic office chair), relax (with another cup of coffee from the break room), and enjoy the best summer has to offer on your computer screen.
Our friends at BuzzFeed have put together a brilliant depiction of the 21 levels of productivity on a Friday. Which can pretty much be summed up as:
Photo of grilling courtesy of Shutterstock.
If you're not already an epic grilling master, there's no better time to learn than the beginning of the summer. You'll take full advantage of your new skills! Check out our step-by-step guide to BBQing up a storm from our friend Jim at Jim's Mixed Grill.
Photo of pink sand beach courtesy of Shutterstock.
Even if you're not headed to the beach this weekend, indulge your wanderlust by drooling over these amazing beaches—where the sand is pink, black, even green.
Tell us! How do you get through a summertime Friday afternoon?
Feature photo of people on beach courtesy of Shutterstock.
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