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Owner Fires IT Guy, Completely Sabotages Own Business

Is there a quicker, more sure-fire way to sabotage your own company than firing everyone and deleting all of your valuable work-related data? It's like this owner was trying to ruin himself as fast as humanly possible. It's never a good idea to screw over the IT guy. Case in point, this time management illegally banned overtime pay and IT got it all back.

Business owner fires staff in the middle of project and has fired IT guy delete important data, ruins his business
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Twitter Thread: How Taylor Swift Cut Out Her Predatory Label

Whether you're a fan of Taylor Swift's music or not, it's interesting to learn about the long, long history of musicians signing horrible deals early in their careers and getting completely shafted later on when it comes to the rights of their own music. It's crazy to think that there are recording artists today don't own their own music, like we're still living in some old-timey Motown story of forgotten legends and cartoonishly evil businessmen. @ThatsMauvelous details the weird legal stunts Swift had to pull to get the rights to her music back from her old label.

Twitter Thread about Taylor Swift rerecording her music to cut out her old label.
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Lingering Customer Can't Use Facilities After Close, Throws Tantrum

Closing time can be a dodgy period for employees. This lady brought her tea from home so it's unclear if she was even a real customer, but expecting to just stay as long as you want when all the employees should be off work anyway? What a way to live your life. Too many customers don't seem to get that closed means closed, like this entitled customer who expects a place to stay open late but can't handle rejection.

lady in story drinks free tea all day and gets angry when store closes and she can't use bathroom
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Employee Told Not To Mention Typo, Company Loses $90K

When the hierarchy gets overzealous and cocky, things can get out of hand real fast. This employee found themselves under direct orders to not double check a coworker's work, and low and behold, they wasted a whole bunch of money. At least there are times when all the blame falls on a supervisor, like this incompetent manager who demanded worse customer service and got all the blame.

Coworker makes point to not mention typos, ends up wasting $90K
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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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Products That Are Too Marked Up For Their Own Good

Just about everything is a little bit of a racket. Hell, if everything was sold at cost, there'd be no reason for anyone to run a business. It's when businesses use brand sway and deceitful practices to drive insane markups that things start to seem unfair and hairy. Even if you are spending a lot on movie theater sodas and designer eyeglasses, at least you're not following these bits of the dumbest financial advice people have gotten. On the other side of it, here are reckless uses of money that people didn't regret at all.

products that have big crazy markups | DownBad1 1 day ago never forget learning movie theater worked at paid $5 24 pack Dasani bottles charged $4.50 1.
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Pun Business Names That Really Went For It

Does a business with a funny name make it a better business? Honestly, no. And in some case, like going to a chiropractor with a silly name would probably feel like a deal breaker. Who in this world wants their spine guy to be full of dad jokes? That said we can't fault these entrepreneurs for hinging the success of their business on a silly name they thought of.

business names that are puns | THORASSIC PARK 21ST CENTURY CHIROPRACTIC Jurassic park | PLANET GRAPES WINES SPIRITS 020 7405 4912 NETOFTHEGRAPES.CO.UK Planet of the apes
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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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Senior Network Engineers Fail To Follow Rule Zero, Company Wastes Thousands Of Dollars

Man, this is one of those outrageous tech support tales that almost seem too full of cluelessness to be real life. We have what seems to actually be a perfectly reasonable CEO who ends up being strung along for an ungodly long amount of time, because multiple senior network engineers are unable to put their heads together to resolve a rudimentary tech issue. The thing about taking video calls is if you want folks to be able to see/hear you, you've got to allow for those functions to run on your phone. You'd think this would be common sense, but hey, some tidbits of common knowledge are lost on folks. At least the matter was resolved. 

Multiple senior network engineers are unable to resolve CEO's easily fixable tech issue. | Rule Zero Long 's an average post-holiday weekday afternoon at my work, which means am mostly hanging out, answering various questions our first line contact, clarifying department rules and updating procedures am also checking up on various ancient work orders gathering dust our queue, usually lack customer or management response, and indiscriminately nuking ones can close due lack customer response while
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Senior Manager Gets Employee Fired, Employee Digs Up Manager's Dirty Past

If you have skeletons hanging out in your closet, it's probably best to not make it your personal mission to get an employee terminated over a whole bunch of nonsense. In this case, the employee did a little research on their old senior manager after being fired, and ended up learning that the senior manager had a bit of a troubled, secret past. Suffice to say, that was it for the senior manager, and the employee ended up being offered their gig. 

Senior manager gets their employee fired, so the employee digs up their troubled past. | r/ProRevenge u/merk35802 Senior manager gets fired turn things around and get her job and salary, plus see her break down and then let her know exactly got my revenge hired by company as an assistant manager job well qualified owner is rarely on-site as he owns several businesses company is run by GM, who hired but who works mostly second shift and who therefore would have little
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Client Refuses to Understand What Broken Arm Entails

This guy gets a lot of belligerent customers, whether they're a private school upset about getting upgrades after a charity or a treasurer who doesn't understand numbers. In this case it's a client who seems to want him to outsource the work, but also not outsource it at the same time. Sounds like a fun person to do business with.

Business owner breaks his arm and tries dealing with a belligerent customer | Hi unfortunately won't be able build unit by 12th Jan have fracture my second favourite arm. There's couple guys do good work can arrange something with if like. Cheers Hi is this joke not sure whether being serious or not. As discussed this 40th birthday. Hi unfortunately no joke mate fractured playing football over weekend already discussed project with and and they can do by set date same
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Horrible Business Karen Gets Booted By IT Employee

It's not every day that an employee gets to come down with the full rank of their own manager and expel a toxic Karen from their workplace. Coming back besuited is the power move that takes the cake. For more Karen episodes, here's a Karen who wanted 1K for a 10 dollar coupon as well as a Karen who demanded that a delivery driver scan her groceries.

IT employee gets rid of Horrible Karen Business Customer | r/talesfromtechsupport Posted by u/roflcopter-pilot 1 day ago 9 8 6 3 13 2 3 12 tale about respect, manners, and fired more than 100 guests ?pic recent "Karen" story read reminded last year had an encounter sort which didn't post about yet entertainment, here is. First little background info set scene: Our company HQ building has big conference rooms. Despite not being events or hosting business at all sometimes rent those out if don't
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Owner's Son Hears the Truth about His Own Ambition

For some reason people get it in their heads that inheriting a business is the exact same thing as taking the huge risks and going the extra mile to start their own business. After getting enough "advice" from his "business owner" friend, this guy came down with some hard truths that internet was ready for. Here are some more cases of wealthy people being wildly out of touch.

rich owner's son told truth that he doesn't own the business | r/AmItheAsshole Posted by u/senoramoncada AITA telling my friend he is basically an employee his dad and not business owner like he says he is? Not hole My friend J comes wealthy family as his dad owns several successful businesses. He's not snob, but recently he's become bit preachy about s better be an entrepreneur than an employee talked about several times before been working financial company 9 years
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Business Sells Customer Counterfeit Textbook, Gets Nuked From Orbit

It's businesses like these that ultimately need to be taken out. After this enraged customer realized they've been sold a counterfeit textbook, they did what anyone determined to take their revenge would do: they internet stalked that business, and eventually managed to nuke them right out of orbit. It was the only way to be sure that this business wouldn't put any other poor students through the ringer. 

Business gets nuked from orbit for selling a faulty textbook | r/ProRevenge u/AbortRetrylmplode Nuked business orbit because got D- This revenge story is two years making and is long, so my apologies. Two years ago started distance PhD program. My very first full semester program consisted an intro course which is basically "Welcome back school. Here's do research. Here's do APA citations LOT focused on proper APA writing and one first assignments just doing simple abstract. Okay can do
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Incompetent Boss Sabotages Business, Employee Steals Boss' Clients

Man oh man, nothing can bring a hard working employee's blood to a boil like having to deal with an incompetent boss who insists with bullish ignorance that they know how to run things, as they ruin everything. Jeff sounds like a waking nightmare to work with, and a generally toxic person to be around. Fortunately, this guy was able to use his talent and skillset to start up his own business, and successfully poach some of Jeff's clients. And honestly, it sounds like that was for the best. Businesses weren't long for this world under Jeff's "guidance." 

An incompetent boss sabotages his business, so the employee steals the boss' clients | r/ProRevenge Business is business joined Navy 18, ended up as Corpsman Iraq and Afghanistan, and, whenI returned, found out going have take classes even become an EMT. Fuck right? So did next best thing got degree Economics. Now see there, grinning ear ear an idiot, right? Well turned out pretty well picked up job 35k/yr as business consultant smallish company area. Now use pseudonym my boss
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Startup Tries to Get Business to Compete for Bad Job, Soundly Denied

This company tried to turn their lame offer into a competition, but they asked precisely the wrong person to comply. This business owner in particular has had some memorable interactions with folks like this private school that wanted upgrades before their own charity, this treasurer of who couldn't comprehend a payment plan, or this client who refused to understand what having a broken arm means.

Funny honest business owner declines stupid offer | rest is up guys impress enough l'll go with winner gets business and all exposure comes with an exciting new start up company already has 1k followers on social media. Good luck! Hi No. Good luck Hi Well 's definitely lost opportunity on behalf may ask why though?
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