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Wife accidentally CC’d on email of her upcoming termination

HR Discusses Employee's Upcoming Termination with Business Owner, Accidentally CC's the Employee

Give me a minute while I pick my jaw up from the floor!
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Maternity wear | This happened several years ago.  After onboarding a new job, I was told I could hire an assistant. The HR director, Kelly, handed me a stack of resumes, told me about a friend's daughter, and bumped "Kat" to the top of my interview list. Kat passed the tech test with high scores and interviewed well so, I hired her.

HR busybody demands pregnant assistant is reprimanded for maternity clothing... because the assistant's mother (HR's friend) doesn't approve of her boyfriend

We grow up naively believing that rules exist for a reason. It isn't until we're older that we realize that some rules exist because someone— just… decided that it was so, even if that deciding person wasn't qualified or didn't possess the brainpower and insight necessary to make said decision. This results in a whole lot of stupid rules that are blindly followed just because it's a rule. Meanwhile, said stupid rule followers couldn't make an actually informed, ethical, or empathetic decision t…
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my coworker has the system beat and they can't do anything to fire him

'He seriously is only seen at breaks and lunch': Coworker spends every work day in the bathroom and HR can't do anything about it

This coworker just might be an infuriating genius!
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Let’s shame people for using their medical benefits

'It was a slap in the face': Pregnant employee's boss shames her at the company meeting for having to go to the emergency room

This garbage CEO should really think before he speaks...
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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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Funniest Jokes for Those of You Stuck in a Career Crisis

Funniest Jokes for Those of You Stuck in a Career Crisis

Raise your hand if you're stuck at work with no idea what to do about your so-called 'career'
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Update: HR Department Adds Confidentiality Clause to Micromanaging Rules Following Viral Thread

It's never a good idea to double down on a mistake. Usually, if you're doing this, you're so narcissistically blind to your own faults that you don't see anything you do as a mistake in the first place. It's the same logic as going “double or nothing” on a bet once you've already lost all your chips. It just doesn't make logical sense to put yourself even further in the hole by refusing to know when to back away. Well, this HR department clearly doesn't understand the principle of “double or no…
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AITA for reporting my supervisor to HR for calling my daughter stupid?

Woman Reports Boss to HR For Mocking Her Daughter's Speech Development

This boss clearly got what she deserved. It's like she was trying to get fired.
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Email I sent when they wanted me to send in weird recordings as a first step in the interview process. Hard pass.

'I won't be pursuing this position': This candidate refused to make impersonal video recordings for his interview

This prospective candidate turned down a job because they wouldn't take the time to schedule a real interview.
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Viral Tik Tok and Instagram video about what returning to work for "office culture" actually looks like.

When They Say We're Returning To The Office For The Culture, What Does That Actually Mean?

Let's be honest to each other about what office culture actually is.
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Clingy Coworker Reports Unwitting Mentor to HR For Standing Her Ground

This incompetent coworker reported her competent teammate to HR after she spent months hounding her for information and experience. The report was instigated by the teammate standing her ground after she finally reached a breaking point from all the questions. In a post on Reddit 's r/ AITA (Am I the A-Hole), this user shared her story , wanting to see if she was wrong for reporting her teammate. Readers were quick to point out how out of touch with reality the poster was. Some commenters, like…
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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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Employee does nothing wrong, reprimand goes away when HR has to do their job.

Employee Asks HR to do Their Job, Reprimand Magically Disappears

It's weird how that happens sometimes.
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Employee uses union rules to battle unfair HR

Employee Outsmarts Unfair HR By Citing Guidelines

Good ol' rules.
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A collection of AskReddit replies to Human Resource workers and employees sharing their biggest HR nightmares | VoidDrinker 6h had one employee submit form increase her own salary, she also forged her manager's signature Like real?

HR Employees Share Their Nightmare Cases

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Chuck E. Cheese customer service nightmare

Incredible Complaint Has Karen Reliving Her Chuck E. Cheese Freakout

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