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Boss Demands Daily Email Check, Employee Puts It On Time Sheet

It's amazing how quickly stupid tasks become irrelevant the moment it starts costing the company money. The powers that be came down and told this part-timer that they'd have to check their email daily, so naturally, for this employee, it seemed like that should count on company time. For another one, here's a micromanager who demanded too many updates, so an employee fought back with even more updates.

Boss demands employee checks emails on day off, so employee counts it on time sheet | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/OtherLtDan 19 days ago O 2 11 e14 3 18 E 11 2 Must check my work email every single day? Ok! oc S So working small private ambulance company ended up getting bought out by larger corporation folks have done this kind work, no wasn't company thinking but this new corporation wanted be just like them.
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Unfair Manager Threatens Staff, They All Walk Out

It's everyone's fantasy at some point in time to be able to just say enough is enough and walk out the door of their job. These employees were put through enough that they felt it was a reasonable option. And not only that, they came back for burgers. For another satisfying walkout story, here's an employee who walked out but ended up getting promoted. And here are some "screw this, I'm out" moments.

unfair manager threatens staff with write up and they all walk out | O r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/Blewyouremyboy 10 hours ago O 9 10 3 10 9. Work double and get written up or oc M high school few friends and myself worked at local chain restaurant were fully able run day shift but had never really broken down equipment and closed up evening. One particular night few night shift had called sick were asked pull double and close restaurant, which did. Essentially worked 10a.m. until after mi
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People Who Quit Their Jobs With Style

Quitting a bad job can be a breath of fresh air, especially if you've got a new, better one lined up and nothing to lose. There's no better opportunity to be honest to management than when you know you're not coming back. It's frustrating situations like these screw this I'm out moments that make leaving a bad situation worthwhile. But also be wary when looking for a new job, because there are some definite interview red flags.

funny notes from people who quit their jobs | quit today Hey quitting come just don't really like guys no more got new job also so Each job requires 2 week notice. This is extremely unprofessional on part. Good luck eAcH jOb reQu- stfu lucky got text tf | Now this is quit job This Is Drawing Dinosaur is Also MY 2 Weeks Notice
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An Ex Employee's Rant About Worst Boss Behaviors

Sometimes you can find yourself situated in the gig that you grew up thinking you wanted all along, only to come to realize that the job is being proactively ruined by an absolutely terrible boss. A terrible boss will effortlessly stink up a peaceful environment with tidal waves of toxicity and anxiety, and make the rest of the employees that are just trying to get their jobs done feel like their tasks are insurmountable. If anything, it wouldn't hurt to keep these bad boss behaviors in mind for your future gigs. 

A Facebook rant about terrible company cultures and bad bosses. | former manager mine once told If am going down are going down with relation having bad sales quarter point on, there no need pay attention them becomes difficult continue feel passion job once see lapse integrity boss only got worse there, so knew time start planning my exit strategy.
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Knowledgable Boss Is Underestimated, Proceeds To Win Tech Support

We've seen our fair share of bosses that never should've been put in their places of power in the first place. With that being said, it's nothing short of deeply satisfying to see a boss show the rest of the world why they were given the reins like they were. This boss pulled off some straight up tech support magic, and left everyone else in speechless awe. Pretty awesome that she was able to extract that number in under 8 minutes. You don't even need to know what that means to appreciate the timely manner with which she pulled it off. 

A knowledgable boss is underestimated and proceeds to win tech support. | r/talesfromtechsupport u/syninthecity 17h sometimes need stroke 1 2 4 1 3 1 1 day my boss won Tech Support. Medium mostly lurk, but this..this boys, girls and enbie friends this story had be told. Some minor context do software support thing 's used by essentially everyone may go call with mom and pop running everything on an underpowered ancient SBS 11 multinational running ten thousand server instances their own cloud
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Work Memes to Help Maintain the Grind

As people who have to pay rent and feed ourselves, our tolerance for meaningless work BS is directly related to how effectively that BS helps us not starve. Work is weird and stupid, but highly necessary, so it helps to have some work memes for the hustle as well as the bustle. It also helps to enjoy the odd "not my job" moments of unprofessional failure. And to help avoid the worst jobs, here are some big red flags people got during job interviews.

funny memes about working | boss is coming and need pretend doing something person nailing waves to the beach sand | late work winter Michael Jordan crying behind frosted windshield
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Times Real Life Boss Fight Moments Occurred

There's no denying the fact that this wild world is packed with its fair share of absolute units and real life bosses. By bosses we mean those folks that seem like they have certain skills just maxed out at 100. Or, a real life boss moment could be when someone escalates an otherwise calm and docile environment into a complete chaotic, adrenaline-charged mess of a moment. Like those two bros that came in brandishing a 2222-card Yugioh deck. Talk about an eternal game with no end in sight. 

A collection of times that real life boss fight moments occurred in the world. | tool IKEA uses put their stores together | learned today about time guy brought 2222- card yugioh deck national tournament demonstrate why game needed deck size limit
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Boss Uses Eye Gag to Remove Problem Customers

Gotta love a manager with a sense of humor to match their intolerance for idiotic customers. Employees have dealt with some ridiculous customer demands, having to debase themselves for the flawed and almighty " customer is always right" mentality. Here's another one where a customer weaponized a tip jar to defeat a Karen.

funny boss pops out glass eye to deal with annoying customer | Posted by u/Winiri 10 hours ago 2 O 6 20 3 20 9 E 12 My Boss Scared Off Rude Customers by Literally Taking Closer Look oc M used work at store, run by woman named Irene. She would buy vintage and high end items, repair them, and then sell them store didn't have multiple sizes things and only bulk items bought were little trinkets and soaps, sometimes jewelry.
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Employee Gets Back At Unreasonable Manager By Working Exact Hours

Many jobs require their employees to be on deck at irregular or unscheduled times, which can get a little hairy if they're not being paid for it. Many bosses know that this isn't exactly fair so they'll cut their employees some slack here and there when they know the schedule is weird. This manager didn't, so he got hit with the classic, much like this other employee who derailed their incompetent boss by working their scheduled hours.

employee gets back at manager by working exact hours | Posted by u/LiabilityLandon 1 day ago O 2 23 23 S 43 图19 can't be late anymore are work only set schedule. Ok boss oc M So after graduated college went back work at my high school job at large auto parts chain have few stories malicious compliance there because miserable place work with miserable management, but think this one takes cake.
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Jerk Boss Bumps Vacation, Employee Changes Passwords and Leaves

If there's ever a time to show your worth at a company, it's when you're not around to put out all the fires. This boss just had to have his vacation exactly when he wanted, even if that meant screwing over his employee. His poorly timed request for new passwords ensured things wouldn't run smoothly when the employee ended up taking a break. For another boss that did it to themselves, here's an employee who derailed their incompetent boss by working their scheduled hours.

Employee changes passwords and then goes on vacation story | Posted by u Morgoth 9 hours ago 2 3 2 35 3 Force take my vacation time dont want and tell secure my station by freshening up my passwords before go? Okay boss. oc s start with, my boss had his moments. Sometimes he dick who would push off on my raises or screw with my system, sometimes he would hook up and make my life pleasant. This not one latter.
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Employee Gets Karen Translator Fired For Being Difficult

Wow, after reading through this glorious tale of pro revenge it would seem that this Karen translator was so aggressively clueless that she didn't even realize her job was pretty much useless. If one is able to lock down a paying gig that doesn't actually really carry any weight in a company's profitability, then it's probably wise to not stir up a fuss about someone else who's a big player for the company. 

Employee gets a translator fired for them insisting on being difficult. | r/ProRevenge Join u/ROKexpat 1d got our translator fired working job had operating one our offices overseas would have business expenses, and those receipts would be language country were obviously. Those expenses were things like printer ink, office equipment, cleaning services, marketing costs, all pretty standard stuff. Well around this time got new VP over our region who worked out head office LA. This VP came up with
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The Worst Business Practices People Have Seen

Interacting with a dysfunctional institution is an interesting thing. To see something so big not work correctly is a sight to behold. Whether it's working at a place that inspires a "screw this i'm out" moment, or somewhere that's so bad up front that you get a real red flag interview, or just being a customer at a place so unprofessional it's shocking, we can pretty safely assume that it's better to spend your time in businesses that actually function.

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Company Won't Replace One Computer, Wastes Thousands of Dollars

There are few companies where management actually knows what's going on. This person had a nearly unusable computer that doubled as a server, and since no one wanted to actually do anything about it, the company felt the pain for the next long while. Weird how some stuff just slips through the cracks. In an opposite but similar vein, here's a guy who improved company efficiency but had that disbanded by management. For an IT triumph, here's a time when management illegally banned overtime pay but IT got it all back.

company refuses to replace a computer and wastes money story | Posted by u/themcp 15 hours ago 2 45 34 8 4 won't pay $100 new hard drive? Okay, enjoy paying $22k my time deal with problem. oc L had job where had computer which incidentally, also web server very important internal web application thought this really stupid wasn't server room being managed by but some weird reason they wouldn't do didn't use this application or have anything do with but took up large chunk hard drive and made slow
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Incompetent Manager Tries To Make Employee Work After Firing Them

There are some people and jobs out there that it just feel too good to get away from. In this case it was a tyrannical boss who flouted the rules and tried to make someone work after firing them. Quitting a frustrating situation and having a "screw this, I'm out" moment can lead us to reevaluating ourselves and moving on to something better. Bosses can suck, like this incompetent manager who forbid overtime and had it totally backfire.

bad airline manager fires employee and tries to make them work | Posted by u/geddes_thesea 1 day ago 52 37 E10 Next week going fire oc M Worked shitty airline company. Let's just make up name United Blairlines. At this company they started smaller company could hire and train people run planes, but pay them way less at certain airports. Where my colleagues at other airports were making over $20/hr getting paid $10.25 same- and sometimes more- work honestly would scare know little people who are
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Man Tells Girlfriend She Doesn't Work Hard Enough For Salary

Yikes. When it comes to the kinds of things that you should absolutely never say to your partner (or anyone, really) this dude just added a new one to the pool. If you have a partner who is rocking a badass salary, and then you proceed to try and knock them down by trashing them for not working hard enough, you are in dire need of a little life assessment time. Clearly, this dude's got a whole lot of toxic nonsense boiling underneath the surface. 

Man tells girlfriend that she doesn't work hard enough for her salary. | r/AmltheAsshole Join u/throwaway862610 1d 2 1 AITA being frustrated my girlfriend doesn't work hard at her job and gets paid nearly twice as much as do? Asshole My girlfriend and both work tech, she's safety validator software, working at consulting firm, and doing network infrastructure support both worked different offices didn't know much about her day day life at work knew she made lot more than 120k my 66k, and she
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Unprofessional "Not My Job" Moments of Failure

Most of us will do whatever it takes to avoid doing our actual jobs. For some, it's almost a challenge to see how much we can get away with not doing. Our drive to not do any actual work leads to some impressive "not my job" moments of professional ineptitude. Toilets get installed sideways, billboards get crammed with typos, and things go awry in these "not my job" moments of professional failure.

not my job moments | Repair guy did this combat overheating punching holes in a computer | sign billboard MY BOSS SAID PUT SOMETHING UP
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