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28 Funny Technology Memes for the Employees Desperately in Need of Tech Support

Technology has made our jobs both easier and harder at the same time. Why? Because technology often has a mind of its own and decides to work on its own terms. It can be so frustrating when you're trying to get work done, and the internet goes out or some issue with your computer interferes with your progress. Back in the 90s, a quick kick to the side of the modem would usually fix the problem, but it's not that simple nowadays. It's also frustrating when the tech team takes an average of fiv...
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‘I don’t work for you': Candidate declines job offer only to have company call him the next day and demand he show up for shift, refusing to take ‘no’ for an answer

‘I don’t work for you': Candidate declines job offer only to have company call him the next day and demand he show up for shift, refusing to take ‘no’ for an answer

Some people really can't take ‘no’ for an answer, and that was the case for this person who declined a job offer, only to be called multiple times by the same person who was shouting at them to turn up for their shift. But let's backtrack for a second. The person in question is called OP — OP had a second interview for a marketing position at a new firm, and the interview went well, leading to a trial shift. It became very clear that the job wasn't actually marketing at all… instead, it was doo…
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'Just do the important things and let the small stuff slide': Contract worker fired after supervisor insists they work faster

'Just do the important things and let the small stuff slide': Contract worker fired after supervisor insists they work faster

At some workplaces, you're encouraged to ask questions, while at others, the bosses take it as a sign of incompetence. After that, these people revealed the funniest things they've ever gotten in trouble for, like one baffled person who shared that “ At the age of 11 I received a speeding ticket … on my bike.”
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25 Employees share the best jobs they've ever had: 'I do about 10-15 hours of actual work a week'

Have you ever had a job you loved so much you wished you could go back? Maybe it was a summer job you had as a kid or a random contract that ended up being better than you expected. There are so many jobs out there that it's impossible to know about all of them. Well, these employees share the random odd jobs they had that ended up being the best jobs they ever had. Whether it was great because they had the best coworkers, the benefits were amazing, or they barely had to put in any time for wha…
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After learning that micromanager monitors workers with the help of surveillance cameras and recorders, employee turns to reddit for advice

After learning that micromanager monitors workers with the help of surveillance cameras and recorders, employee turns to reddit for advice

Each morning when we get up, get ready, and head to work, we discover that not much has changed from the day before. We work to maintain our means of survival and to enjoy occasional vacations. That being said, how would you feel if, in spite of your diligence, your employer decided to follow you around as if the objective were personal rather than shared? The following story tells the story of a disappointed gas station employee. The original poster (OP) worked at the gas station for an extens…
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'I was feeling petty and thought it'd be funny': Resort workers get locked out of "The Cage" holding their supplies, plan a break-in

'I was feeling petty and thought it'd be funny': Resort workers get locked out of "The Cage" holding their supplies, plan a break-in

There's nothing like having fun coworkers . Not every workplace is a fun one, but when you have coworkers who can turn an average day into an adventure, it's the best. This person, u/KipsyCakes, had a job at a resort restaurant that was in the middle of some changes. While undergoing changes, employees were leaving in droves, and this employee mentioned that it was nearly impossible to find a manager during their actual shift. Workplaces that are run that way are destined to fail. If employees…
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‘I was their scapegoat’: Overworked employee confronts boss after they fire him for no reason, boss claims it was to teach the other employees a lesson

‘I was their scapegoat’: Overworked employee confronts boss after they fire him for no reason, boss claims it was to teach the other employees a lesson

Would you love to work in a place where you cannot get fired no matter what you do? For some people, that dream is a reality, If people are self-employed, or have tenure, they simply cannot be fired. But for most employees, we have to leave our lives day by day hoping we would never have to hear the dreadful ‘you are fired’ sentence. The employee in this Reddit story did hear these words spoken to him unfortunately, which came as a great surprise, as he could not think of a single reason for hi…
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'My request fell on deaf ears': Employees ignore ticketing system, IT team refuse to help with locating files in response

'My request fell on deaf ears': Employees ignore ticketing system, IT team refuse to help with locating files in response

IT support teams usually thrive on order. This employee recalled an annoying story about workers who refused to open a ticket. Forget phone calls, emails, or surprise visits. He wanted a ticket, or it didn't happen. Enter chaos. A frantic email landed in his group inbox: 'Can't save files! See screenshot!' Attached was a picture of an 'access denied' error message. No details about the file's location, just a list of user IDs needing access. Well, great. Granting access wasn't exactly his and h…
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'Come in on a Sunday? Fine, but I'm going to play Monopoly': Office workers throw a party after strict manager insists they work on the weekend

'Come in on a Sunday? Fine, but I'm going to play Monopoly': Office workers throw a party after strict manager insists they work on the weekend

For these office workers, spending a Sunday in the office felt like the last day of school before summer break. Remember how great the last week or two of school was? Chances are your teachers had a few tests or quizzes for you, but they were winding down their lessons for the end of the year. They'd let you bring in cards or board games, maybe let you watch TV for a while, and some would even bring in treats or let kids wander to other classrooms. It had this wonderful feeling of freedom. Thes…
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'New manager tried to back peddle': Employee gets back at snippy new boss who demands he must "be here when the warehouse opens"

'New manager tried to back peddle': Employee gets back at snippy new boss who demands he must "be here when the warehouse opens"

Instead of getting to know his new coworkers, one new manager thought he had a better approach. According to u/atomb*mb1945, he started “getting into things that weren't his business and things he didn't know about.” That's exactly what you don't want to do as you're starting a new job. It isn't going to make a good impression on the current workers if the newbie comes in on day one and starts telling them they don't know how to do their own jobs.
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'Would you flip burgers for $300k a year? Yes? Then it's pay that's the problem': 24 Clever comebacks to the classic line, 'nobody wants to work anymore'

Whether you're a manager at a retail store or a lunch lady at a middle school, there are days when your time on the clock simply doesn't feel worth it. But if you were the CEO of a Fortune 500 company making thousands of dollars a second, perhaps your work time would feel a little more fulfilling–filling your pockets.
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New hire gets email on first day asking to donate his PTO to coworkers: 'A nice red flag on the first day'

Have you ever worked for a company that allowed you to donate your PTO to other coworkers? This new hire received an email from HR on his very first day asking him to donate PTO to two employees he didn't even know. The worst part is that he already doesn't like his new job and is taking a major pay cut after being laid off from his old job. It's understandable to donate hours to a coworker with whom you've developed a relationship, who may be in desperate need of PTO time due to family issue...
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Manager threatens to fire an employee for attending his brother's funeral, then the guy rage quits on the spot: ‘I hung up and blocked her’

Whenever managers are short-staffed, they send a mass text message to every employee begging them to come in and work a shift. But when a hardworking employee asks for one measly day off, all of a sudden their baby eyes and good graces go straight out the window…
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Savvy employee gets $15,000 payout after being wrongfully terminated by maintaining a thorough paper trail: 'We didn't expect you to know the laws'

Never underestimate your opponent. Whether you're a professional boxer in the ring or an unwitting grocery shopper passing a Girl Scout cookie table, this is an important shred of wisdom to remember. Those Girl Scouts may look cute and naive, but they're plotting to cash in on your underestimation of their formidable wit.
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Job candidate doesn't show up to meeting, HR publicly shames them on the internet and posts their private messages: 'Look what she has done'

Human resource employees don't always get the best rep, and unfortunately, this particular employee is not helping their case. After hiring a candidate, the candidate suddenly cut off communication and ghosted the company. According to other HR professionals, this behavior is not uncommon in the early stages of hiring. But unfortunetly for the candidate, she chose the wrong HR employee to ghost. Instead of addressing the issue internally, the employee took to LinkedIn and posted a public call-o…
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'Use your two weeks notice to get rid of it': Administrative assistant deletes and shreds all their files

'Use your two weeks notice to get rid of it': Administrative assistant deletes and shreds all their files

The real boss of an office isn't the president or CFO, it's actually their assistant . While higher-ups get all the glory of that job, they spend a lot of their days taking phone calls and meetings. Their assistants are often the ones organizing these, as well as writing follow-up emails, answering the office phone, ordering their lunch or coffees, and possibly even managing parts of their personal life. These administrative assistants are a force to be reckoned with: they're organized and cool…
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