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Fresh Work Memes, Jokes & Fails To Keep You From Crying Now That It's Monday

Fresh Work Memes, Jokes & Fails To Keep You From Crying Now That It's Monday

Guess what, people? It's Monday again.
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scam company gets laughed in their face during an interview

'What kind of BS company is this?': Company charges employees $50 bi-weekly to work from home, man hilariously goes off during group interview

“Any questions this far?” * Bursts into hysterical laughter *
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My boss wants me to start following up on work emails at home "as a favor" and text updates with no on-call pay. Isn't this illegal??

'I was so flabbergasted that I blankly nodded': Boss wants worker to be available while at home without on-call pay or extra compensation

This worker received a request from their boss that they remain available and respond to texts and emails while off duty, asking that they do this “as a favor” and without further compensation. This has sparked discussion in a popular online community around the ethical and legal issues with the request and the precedence it sets.
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karen customer throws insane tantrum at an Enterprise, employee epically denies her business, drama ensues

'Based off our interactions earlier [...] I'm not renting to you': Enterprise employee epically quits after rightfully denying business to a rude Karen customer

“Update: I quit my job at Enterprise…"
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Work memes | When someone at work sees you come out of the bathroom 30 min after you went in

20 Work memes for those just trying to make it through the week (November 2, 2022)

However this list finds you, we can only hope that you're on the downward slope to your weekend —because at least that will mean that, however things are, life is looking up for you. Let's face it— facing a fresh working week is daunting and sometimes requires more mental fortitude than a weekend warrior (still battling a waning hangover) can muster. Peeling yourself from your sheets as your alarm blares might just be more challenging than anything else you're going to face this week —especiall…
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This company’s response to workers calling in sick.

'Calling in sick is probably the most destructive thing you can do here': Evil Karen boss cracks down on company's sick day policy

I smell a lawsuit coming...
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No OT but you won’t swap me to day shift? Ok, boss.

Employee's Horrible Boss Denies Request to Switch Shift, Gets Revenge By Working OT Against Company Policy

This supervisor got a rude awakening
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ex server rants about the service industry and sparks debate

Former 5-Star Waiter Discusses the Lies Every Server Tells, Sparks Debate Online with the 'Karen Employees' of the Service Industry

Some say the little white lies are necessary, others are disgusted by the “unprofessional” deception.
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man shares story of when he did a really stupid thing as a teenager while working at Dunkin Donuts

Man Shares Peek-Adolescence-Stupidity Story of When He Got Stuck in a Roasting Oven While Working at Dunkin' Donuts

Don't worry, he was fine—but he still isn't sure the metaphorical lesson he learned from it…
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woman gives her two-week notice, gets humiliated by upper management

'Two-week notice from hell:' Management humiliates worker in front of her entire team after she quits in the most respectful and professional way possible

“The CEO called me that evening to further insult me…”
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If I get penalized for one day, then I will be out for three.

Employee Discovers Loophole in Company Sick Day Policy and Enrages Horrible Boss

There's nothing like finding a loophole that your boss can't do anything about!
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My work hours are 830am-5pm no exceptions? you got it

'Now, my email notifications are muted': Employee scolded for leaving early, gets revenge by going off the grid after hours

Strict bosses can't have their metaphorical cake and eat it too!
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Can't work on your laptop without my name badge? Guess it wasn't that critical.

'I forgot to grab it rushing over here': Student IT worker forced by Karen to retrieve badge, cue malicious compliance

This worker rushes across campus for an IT emergency, only to have to journey all the way back because of a silly name badge
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AITA for telling an employee she can choose between demotion or termination? | I own a vape shop. We're a small business, only 12 employees. One of my employees, Peggy, was supposed to open yesterday.

Small Business Owner Wonders if They’re Wrong for Forcing Manager To Pick Between Demotion or Termination Following No-show

This small business owner gave their newly-promoted manager a choice of a demotion or termination after the manager failed to report for a shift that they were supposed to be running. The manager's failure to notify of their absence and subsequent lack of communication meant that the business was not opened on time and remained closed until after the owner was notified three hours later. This thread was posted to Reddit's r/AITA (Am I the A**hole) subreddit by Reddit user and business owner, u/…
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Tech CEO fires two engineers who were caught working two jobs in this viral post

'You're stealing...': Tech CEO fires two engineers who were caught working two jobs in this viral post

A tech CEO reported firing two engineers who were caught working a second full-time job in this LinkedIn post that went viral.
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HR is NOT your friend

'HR is NOT your friend': Fresh out of college employee confides in HR and ends up getting fired

No matter how nice they are, do not trust HR...
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