What is plankton?
Recently, have become very popularjargon. People use them for a more colorful figurative definition of an object or action. For example, you can hear a phrase such as office plankton. What it is?
Biology and office
Before answering the previous question, it is worthturn to the original source, and find out what plankton is in biology. Plankton are small organisms that live in water. Their existence depends on the flow to which they can not resist.
As for office plankton, it is officeemployees who hold relatively low-paid positions, for example, lower-level managers who do not have employees subordinate to them. Today it is considered that such employees work. All their work most often comes down to serving time, and not to hard work. These workers during the working day can deal with anything, but not in the performance of their direct duties. They can play computer games all day, watch entertainment websites, chat, drink tea or coffee, quit smoking. In a word, to engage in all sorts of extraneous matters, but not to work.
The nickname given to office workers,clearly emphasizes the purposelessness and senselessness of the work of these employees. It is believed that most of the quotes that are attributed to famous people from low-profile stories with philosophical habits, are written precisely by representatives of office plankton. After all, they simply do not know what to spend their free time on.