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New Owner Tries To Micromanage, Fires Employee On The Spot

Sounds like this new owner has no business running a business! Their micromanaging move backfired in spectacular fashion, and next thing they knew they were overseeing an empty office, after the employees walked out in protest. 

New owner tries to micromanage his employees, fires one employee on the spot, so the rest of the team walks out on him.
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Man Brings An Emotional Support Clown On The Day He Gets Fired

This man in New Zealand decided he'd proactively lighten the spirits on the day he was due to get fired, by bringing an "emotional support clown" with him for the event. Can't say we've ever heard of someone adopting this tactic amidst getting fired, but damn if it's one for the books. Twitter users naturally had some jokes to make about the whole madness of the situation. 

Man brings an emotional support clown with him on the day that he gets fired.
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Unethical Business Practices That Are So Common No One Does Anything

We've had enough horrible bosses to be extra sensitive when it comes to getting screwed at your job, and it seems like it's way too common for businesses to overwork their employees and abuse their loyal customers. It's such an engrained thing that everyone just kind of sucks it up. In a similar vein, here are things that are pretty much scams that people accept as legitimate business.

Unethical business practices that are commonplace even though they're wrong.
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People That Couldn't Believe They Got Paid For Their "Work"

Someone on AskReddit asked people about the times they caught themselves in the middle of a day's work, and genuinely couldn't believe that they got paid to do what they did, for "work." Some jobs are more surreal and enjoyable than others. Some jobs literally make you forget that you're working. These examples might make you all kinds of envious. 

AskReddit users share some, "I can't believe I'm getting paid for this" moments.
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Haunted House Scarers Share Their Greatest Scares

Chances are you've been to a haunted house, maze, or amusement park ride at some point, and whether or not you actually got legitimately scared is beside the point. The professional scarers who work in those places have seen a lot of scared people, like everything from fainting girlfriends to guys literally crapping their pants. It's gotta be a good time.

People who work in haunted houses share the best and most interesting customer interactions they've had.
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Retail Employee With Broken Foot Outwits Chair-Taking Boss

Whether it was the pain of a broken foot, the unionization or the fact that it was their last month on the job, this employee found the courage to stand up to their unfair boss. Feels good to see someone get some justice out of an unsympathetic manager. Retail can be a surreal world, like the funny and weird story of this guy who never got told to do anything and still stayed on for months.

Retail employee breaks his foot, boss won't let him have a stool, so employee uses union rules to explain why he needs chair.
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Rage Quitters Share What Their Last Straws Were At Work

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share what the last straws were for them at work before they rage quit their jobs. The resulting insights are filled to the brim with frustration and people just plain old getting to the end of their tolerance for BS. On a totally different note, you could strike gold, and end up like this guy who got hired, was never told what to do, and managed to stay on for months. 

Redditors share what the last straw was for them at work before they rage quit their jobs.
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New Hire Wonders If They're Wrong For Giving Coworkers Ludicrous Reasons for Their Missing Fingers

The short answer is no it's the coworkers who are wrong, and also this person's joke reasons are hilarious. Since people can't be grownups and find themselves absolutely shocked when they meet someone with a missing foot or something, the world is chock full of disabled people having "C'mon man" moments.

Person with three missing fingers gets annoyed by coworkers constantly asking how they lost them, so they make up crazy reasons.
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Co-Worker Tries To Get Woman Fired Over Breast Implants

This woman's co-worker repeatedly harassed over her breast implants that she got because she had cancerous cells. That is swinging mighty low. From there, she decided to report her to HR, and a bunch of people wrote statements during the process. These statements revealed her co-worker to be the nasty, toxic individual that she was; and she was fired shortly thereafter. 

Co-worker tries to get a woman fired over her breast implants, and repeatedly harasses her.
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18 Petty Office Memes And Tweets Your Tormented Soul Will Relate To

If you relate to a lot of these it might be time to look for a new job! These petty office memes and tweets are hitting close to home many people out there. The struggle is real. 

And check out some more work memes  here. 

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Incompetent Boss Insists Special Contractor Be On Call 24/7, Ends Up With $10,000 Invoice

Those phone calls are almost as expensive as talking to local singles in your area. Usually having a stupid and demanding boss doesn't leave you with getting paid thousands of dollars for doing almost no work, but seeing it happen here is encouraging. Dumb bosses usually just make people frustrated or cause everyone to quit at once. Honestly, this story just makes us want to be programming contractors now. 

Stupid boss makes contractor go on call and pays huge bill.
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Guy Battles Stupid Work Tie Policy by Buying Ugliest Ties Possible

Companies and institutions around us like to impose inconvenient rules for dumb reasons. Companies will make you wear uncomfortable hats. Colleges will make you comply with unfair printing fees. It's a minor, but meaningful success when you can get revenge within the rules and beat them at their own game.

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Twitter Users Share The Signs You're Getting Fired

Twitter users are cracking jokes about the #signsyouregettingfired. If you find yourself getting pulled into a conference room with a very serious looking manager and the HR department, things might not be looking too good for the time you have left with the company. Or, maybe you show up at the office and there's an empty cardboard box waiting for you on your desk. Hopefully none of these signs that you're getting fired ring any bells. 

Twitter users share the various signs that you might be getting fired from your job.
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Twitter Users Write Haikus For Their Workplace Complaints

Twitter users are sharing their workplace complaints in the form of haikus. The resulting tweets are a wonderfully poetic way to capture the pain and perils of muddling through the various obstacles work throws your way. Or, you know, just finding enough motivation to hang around the office after you knock back that first cup of coffee. 

Twitter users write haikus to demonstrate their workplace complaints.
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20 Server Memes About the Trials and Tribulations of Working in the Service Industry

It's always a good time for funny work memes to help you survive this cruel world. Anyone who's waited on a table of bastards who tip nothing has a need for some relatable server memes to help you remember that you're not alone. Hell, if you work retail then here are retail work memes. Whether another Karen is breathing down your neck for you not accepting an expired coupon to a different restaurant, or you've just finished your shift and it's your "Friday," get at them work memes.

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Dude's Awful Boss Asks Him to Consider His Role, so He Does and Gets a Better Job

A bad boss can make or break a whole company. Sometimes they can even make everyone quit at once. Here's a good reminder that even if you feel stuck at a crappy job, you can evaluate your skills and may realize that you totally don't have to put up with the BS that a bad boss sticks you with daily.

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