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Top 25 Anti-Work Posts of the Week (February 3, 2023)

Top 25 Anti-Work Posts of the Week (February 3, 2023)

Rise AND grind? In this economy? If you're a little bit under motivated to work, we get it. Wages are low, bosses are mean, and coworkers push their work onto you. If you feel like throwing up your hands and calling out sick, check out these memes below to revive your spirit a bit. At least on r/antiwork, we're all in this together. People who work in retail are especially active on the page, and often share memes about not being able to sit down or take long enough breaks. The solidarity on th…
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30+ People who are keeping calm and carrying on (and a few who are freaking out instead)

30+ People who are keeping calm and carrying on (and a few who are freaking out instead)

In times of chaos and uncertainty , it helps to keep your cool, but not everyone has mastered that ability. These people below have vastly underacted to their circumstances. However, a few of these memes are people having freak outs, because let's face it, life is hard. Whether you're raising a little tiny wild child, or you're a youngster who's in school getting yelled at by your teacher, keeping calm is key. One person on Twitter summed it up nicely in this tweet, writing, “ Life can be prett…
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Realtor Group Employees Make Hilarious Video Showing Their Boss Why They Need a Raise in This Economy

'We told our boss we deserve a raise and he said prove it': Realtor Group's Millennial Employees Make Hilarious Video Showing Their Boss Why They Need a Raise in This Economy

It's funny how your boss will complain about the price of gas with you until you ask them for a rise so you can pay for said gas to get to work and now all of a sudden your boss doesn't think it's thaaaaaat expensive. Usually when you ask for a raise, before you even approach your boss or manager you gather all the reasons why you deserve it, show all the tangible work you have been doing, and try to prepare as best as you can to negotiate with confidence and stand your ground. However, with mi…
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Funniest Anarchist Memes for Victimized Millennials Who Can't Stand Another Day in the Workforce

Why do I have to work today? I just want to be happy.
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employee exacts petty revenge when he maliciously complies to his toxic upper management rules and gets five-day weekends for an entire year

‘Don’t Want Me to Have Three-Day Weekends? Don’t Mind if I Do’: Employee Combines Petty Revenge With Malicious Compliance and Gets 5-Day Weekends All Year in Spite of Toxic Bosses

Working from home is quickly becoming a very common practice. Since the pandemic in 2020 forced everyone to stay at home, companies finally started to see how work still got done. It's now considered an antiquated way of thinking if you force your employees to come to an office every single day to do work they could perfectly do from home. Many millennials and Gen Z are even refusing to do jobs that aren't WFH. Recenly, a man took to Reddit to share his satisfying petty revenge/malicious compli…
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'I guess we're off then': Hardworking Hybrid Team Gets Payback on Micromanaging Boss After A Vicious Attack On Their Productivity

For decades, office employees have been prisoners of their cubicle, pretending to “work” whenever their boss walks by. Ever since the pandemic, a lot of jobs have realized the practicality of adjusting office scheduling and having their employees work remotely. Even though employees that work from home save costs for their company and are typically more productive, for some reason, companies are resistant to the idea. Perhaps they're obsessed with micromanagement? Managers either don't trust th…
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woman on reddit shares the story about how her bridesmaids saved her wedding by keep her toxic mother-in-law in check

‘My Wedding Was Saved by Three Very Determined Women Who Would Not Allow MIL to Have Her Way’ : Mother-In-Law Attempts Petty Revenge Against Divorced Father-In-Law During Her Son’s Wedding, Wife’s Boss Bridesmaids Epically Shut Her Down

When dreaming about your future husband or wife, a toxic parent-in-law is not included. Unfortunately, it happens and it can really become a make or break part of the engagement. Luckily, this woman found a hack around marrying into toxic parent-in-laws. Basically, be marrying a supportive and understanding partner, but most importantly, have a boss AF group of friends who will not let anything ruin your chance at love. This woman shared her mother-in-law horror story that had an awesome ending…
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'Google Street View driver: You're all alone for 8+ hours a day': 25+ Jobs that seem extra fun, but don't live up to the hype

'Google Street View driver: You're all alone for 8+ hours a day': 25+ Jobs that seem extra fun, but don't live up to the hype

Who knew that being a park ranger or a background actor in a film wouldn't be fun jobs? There are so many jobs in the world, but some are certainly way more entertaining than others. I've always thought a great job would be to test ice cream , which is a real career! However, I imagine you'd get sick of eating ice cream pretty fast. That's the thing with these jobs — even if it's something you might do for fun on your day off, having to do something every single day can get monotonous really qu…
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'Remote work is ending, come in Monday': Company demands workers return, ignores mixed reactions

'Remote work is ending, come in Monday': Company demands workers return, ignores mixed reactions

What is it about remote working that some companies hate so much? If your employees can work from home just as well as they can from the office, why not let them? This company is about to have a lesson in valuing its' employees autonomy, as the poster shared to r/Sysadmin. If you have a job that you can do entirely from your laptop , it's easy to work remotely. Basically all employees love it — you can easily get work done from the comfort of your own home. There are no coworkers to distract yo…
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25 Relatable Memes to Abolish the Monday Blues and Help Exhausted Employees Get Through the Work Week

25 Relatable Memes to Abolish the Monday Blues and Help Exhausted Employees Get Through the Work Week

We go to work because we want money, simple as that. No sane person is clocking in everyday because they love the “company culture”, pathetic Dominos pizza parties, or because they want to engage in (near) slave labor to make corporate CEO's fat and happy. If you're on that grind this week and you're feeling the Monday blues hit harder than ever, sometimes the only way to cope is to check out some memes– even if it's just to know that you're not the only one who hates your job. Sure, you're cou…
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‘You Gave the Wrong Employee Demerit Points…’ : New Supervisor Ultimately Gets Himself Fired When He Messes With Invaluable Machinist, Leading to Malicious Compliance and Chaos in Production

‘You Gave the Wrong Employee Demerit Points…’ : New Supervisor Ultimately Gets Himself Fired When He Messes With Invaluable Machinist, Leading to Malicious Compliance and Chaos in Production

It seems like a common theme for new supervisors to enter the workplace with a big bang, having the desire to prove themselves, leading to a quick and sudden change in the status quo. Oftentimes, this isn't necessarily a good thing. Some are as quick to go as they are to come, and this is exactly what happened in this particular case. A foreman joined a company and naively thought he could mess around with one of their oldest employees (a machinist) when giving him demerit points for being ten…
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20 'Sunday Scaries' Memes for Weekend Warriors Who Dread Monday Mornings

20 'Sunday Scaries' Memes for Weekend Warriors Who Dread Monday Mornings

Ahh, it's Monday morning again. Your coffee is weak, the train was delayed, and you already have 186 unread emails in your inbox– it's gonna be a rough week. But where did the weekend go? Two days of leisure were simply consumed by errands that you had no time for during the week, weren't you supposed to relax at some point? Once again, Saturday morning leaked into Sunday night and now you're trapped in the corporate hellscape known as the Sunday Scaries. It's that feeling you get on Sunday eve…
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Boss Says "No Overtime," Shocked When Worker Complies

If you make a demand and expect people to follow it, don't be surprised when they do. That's the takeaway from this story that was shared to Reddit's r/MaliciousCompliance subreddit by disgruntled worker, Redditor u/Local_admin_user. They shared their story to the popular subreddit to share their boss's hypocritical policy of both forbidding and expecting the workers to work overtime. Too many managers set expectations like this, setting the standard for the working relationship to work when it…
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Micromanaging manger tries to ban yoga pants, big hairy dude makes them part of his daily wear

If you're going to try and strictly enforce a rule, you'd better make sure that that rule is actually a rule first — otherwise, you're just opening a door that you might wish you had left closed. In this case, that door is a big hairy man rocking a tight pair of yoga pants. When this new manager joined the company, they made an immediate target out of the employee's uniforms; the original poster writes that they made a particular target out of the girls' yoga pants. This caring coworker thought…
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Boss insists "cameras on, no exceptions" policy for remote workers, sparks online debate

The sure sign of a bad rule is utter and complete inflexibility; on the flip side, flexibility is something that is naturally worked into organizations by leaders who want to see and promote mutual success. If you're being overly tyrannical and micromanaging one particular aspect of your employee's work without considering things like their actual output and contribution, you're probably doing something wrong. Are you trying to contribute to everyone's success or trying to pump up your own ego…
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20 Weekly Memes for the Employees Who Need a Dose of Dopamine to Make It to the Weekend

20 Weekly Memes for the Employees Who Need a Dose of Dopamine to Make It to the Weekend

Fresh out of effs to give.
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