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"I got a job offer with a competitor, and with salary, commission, and bonuses, it works out to over 100k.  I handed in my resignation, and he had the audacity to call the CEO where within 10 minutes they offered me a 70k base, with a 30k bonus."

Worker Refused Raise, Gets New Job, Boss Counter Offers With Double Current Salary

It's often said that no one appreciates the work that you do until you're gone. Sometimes the best thing that you can do is take a vacation to prove your worth. Although, a toxic workplace will probably just find some way to blame you for not “leaving things in a good place” before you go on leave. In a similar fashion, your employer will never appreciate you for what you're worth until they are forced to face continuing on without you. Then you will even find yourself to be surprised at how mu…
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"At this point, Jane was mid-way to her desk when Sandy informed her that there was no need to go any further and that she had accepted Jane's notification..."

Employee Tries to Bluff and 'Fakes' Their Two-Week Notice, Shocked When Employer Immediately Accepts

It's commonly said that you should “Always get something in writing” so that you can prove that something was said or an agreement was made. This generally is poor advice when you're doing something like feinting retirement or resignation in order to strong arm your employer into doing something you'd like them to do. Unless you really mean it, it's just really not a good idea… because by putting it in writing you're literally giving them written notice, and, if they're eager to be rid of you a…
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Malicious Compliance | Following a termination letter to a T

Security Guard Fired, Immediately Begged to Work Remaining Scheduled Shifts

What is it with employers firing people and then immediately realizing that they need their help? You might think they would have considered that before firing in the first place or, maybe, just don't fire people unreasonably if you're already short of workers. Is that too much to ask? This story was posted to Reddit's r/MaliciousCompliance subreddit by Reddit user u/kayasha, who shared their experience on the popular sub. The story received positive responses from readers. “It’s fascinating ho…
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New Manager Cancels Overtime, Supervisor Leaves Them to Wrap-Up Alone

"Clock out at shift's end, no exceptions."
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HR Professional Sparks Conversation on Whether Not Getting the Job or Being Ghosted Is Worse During the Interview Process

HR Professional Sparks Conversation on Whether Not Getting the Job or Being Ghosted Is Worse During the Interview Process

“ If hope is dead and you k*lled it, let a b*tch know! ”
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Guy Gets Fired, Then Employer Asks For Status Updates

Imagine getting fired from your position only to then receive texts enquiring as to the status of certain aspects of your role. Well, Redditor u/ScooterBobb didn't have to imagine this as this bizarre scenario became a reality for them after their boss texted them trying to figure out whether or not they had placed orders and conducted an inventory for the coming week. The original poster submitted screenshots of the text to both the r/kitchenconfidential and r/ antiwork subredddits. Both threa…
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Company Tries to Tell Employee That They Need to Approve Their Resignation

When this employee submitted their resignation their boss told HR that they wanted to approve the date of resignation. This puzzling scenario has readers scratching their heads over the situation. This short thread was posted to Reddit's r/ antiwork subreddit by the employee, Redditor u/Dogmom200. They explain that they Others shared their stories and experiences surrounding HR departments that have entirely missed the mark, even when it comes to something as simple as a resignation. The great…
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12 text reddit images | thumbnail grey background " I'm not worth a raise? You're not worth my time I asked about a raise at my job, because due to high turnover, nobody else can do the work I do. They said if I want more money then I need to work more hours. "

Essential Employee Rightfully Requests Raise, Company Unable To Function Without Him

On today's episode of horrible employers
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Blue collar workers tell unspoken truths about their work

"Respect to Those That Understand": Viral TikTok About Blue Collar Life Has Commenters Getting Deep

The unspoken truths about this lifestyle.
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bad manager makes employees mutiny over time cards

Bad Manager Takes Charge In Coup, Causes Time Card Mutiny

The cutthroat politics of the office.
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customer tries to scam return items saying salads are rotten, gets kicked out of deli

Scheming Rotten Salad Lady Gets Banished From Deli Section

Why do people have to be like this?
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weird and crazy stories about employee complaints

Wild Employee Complaints That Turned Out To Be Legit

The professional world isn't that professional.
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Karen tries to enslave employees

Rich Karen Tries To Turn Employees Into Indentured Servants, Loses

Why Karen, why?
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Times people realized their boss was stupid | Peregrine2976 Dropped ton cash renting art museum's art bank our (decrepit Chinatown) office. Then didn't have money pay salaries

When People Realized Their Boss Was Dumb

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Stingy boss skimps on employees, so their ego takes a hit with taxes | r/ProRevenge Join u/anonymous_bun 194d Stingy, narcissistic boss negs and skimps on employees, so damage his ego with some asshole tax Let's call my asshole boss Eugene, since his stinginess reminds Eugene Krabs SpongeBob Squarepants, except Krabs is nowhere near malicious order display full satisfaction this revenge will have describe few (but not limited) things Eugene did entitles him being complete jackass.

Stingy Boss Skimps On Employees, Ego Takes Hit With Taxes

Boss probably sees himself as the victim.
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Stories of horrible sandwiches ordered by customers | Oatm3a1s can get 2 0 2 get 6-inch Honey Wheat, just condiments Just condiments just condiments. All them, if don't mind day ruled

Weirdest Orders Sandwich Store Employees Got

Horrible taste is universal.
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