The Mild Let Go

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If they're going to fire you, the least they could do is get you some extra-spicy sauce to drown out your sorrows. The nerve...

-Water Cooler Chris

Woman "Vents" on Social Media, Is Fired From Her New Job Before It Starts

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Kaitlyn Walls, a woman living in The Colony, Texas was fired from her new job before her first day even started.

The reason? The daycare center that was to be her new place of employment caught wind of her post on Facebook saying that she hates "working at daycares". She followed up that post with another saying "I just really hate being around a lot of kids" as she prepared for the first day of her job that requires her to be surrounded by children.

"It really was a big mistake," Walls said, telling CBS that she was just "venting".

Predictably, she has gotten a lot of hate from the internet about those comments as well. Walls vows to change her social media habits after learning from this, in hindsight, painfully obvious mistake.

Oooh Fun I Love Contests

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This was a memo actually issued to the employees of QC Marts, an Iowa-based chain of convenience stores, back in March. The owner of the chain announced a contest in which employees would guess which of their number would be the next to get the proverbial ax. Four employees, who for some reason felt uncomfortable turning on their coworkers like rabid wolves, quit in protest. QC Marts denied them unemployment benefits, arguing they had quit voluntarily, until a judge ruled against the chain yeste