Gursky's May Day V (2006), at Matthew Marks.
(Photo: Andreas Gursky/Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery

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Comment by Valentino Martinez on November 10, 2011 at 11:31pm

Über German photographer Andreas Gursky's photo of an office building full of employees, customers, contractors and others impressed me in its immenseness, busyness and extraordinaryness.

Comment by Tim Spagnola on November 15, 2011 at 4:46pm

@Tino - great one here. What floor do you think HR/Recruiting is on? And where do they hide the 'War Room'?

Comment by Valentino Martinez on November 15, 2011 at 7:53pm

Thanks, Tim.

It is a Great picture. 

HR/Recruiting is always on the 1st Floor which is appropriate for their "Gatekeeper" role.  HR executives, however, are on an upper floor but not the top floor.


The War Room is in the basement where it can survive a bomb blast (just kidding).  The War Room existed in days of old, particularly in aerospace and defense industries when defense contracts were plentiful but winning them necessitated going to war for the best talent available.

It’s the subject for the War Room discussion you opened up earlier and I promised a response on…


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