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"Not My Job" Moments of Incompetent Construction

Jobs can be tedious and time consuming, and they can require a lot of annoying decision-making. When we decide to say "whatever, good enough" we leave ourselves open to creating some impressively unprofessional "not my job" moments. This world has a whole lot of stairs and doorways to nowhere.

funny construction fails and "not my job" moments | atm machine installed so high off the ground the person using it has to climb up the wall | children playground slide leading straight into a hole in the ground
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Terrifically Unprofessional "Not My Job" Moments

Work isn't all that much fun, so most of us try to develop a series of shortcuts to get ourselves through the day that much faster. Sometimes these can get a bit out of hand, look ridiculous, ruin other people's good work or become a nuisance, but hey, that's the way of the laziness blade. This world is chock full of "not my job" moments of advanced laziness.

Funny and lazy not my job moments | patch of a perfect new asphalt road in the middle of a dirt road | words here ghghg hg hgh ghg hgh ghg Apak orieterm mlses fest air WORDS words words words words words By Elizabeth Mackley elabeth mcdeYadyma Police want speak this man after alcohol stolen on two occasions from supermarket COTV mat show him on one wearing dark Jumper and on. other wearing Dias bearded dark t shirt Now police are looking far man or anyone who knew
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Employee Walks Out, Gets a Promotion

After dealing with a nightmare manager trying to force an impossible shift, this employee just said screw it and went home. Luckily, someone else saw the situation for what it was and actually made things right. It's rare but sometimes a higher up is actually sensible, like this cool CEO who fired a VP who pulled rank.

Employee forced to do crazy shift, quits but then gets a raise and promotion | Posted by u/SGCanadian 17 hours ago Gets fired, ends up with promotion instead oc L This story comes used work global big box store may or may not start with W As an aside they also aren't known well they treat staff either TL;DR at bottom. At time this happened worked store room unloading trucks and bringing stock floor be stocked by overnight crew. Our shift at time 330pm-12am. Our store manager made clear no
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Work Memes for the Hustle as Well as the Bustle

There's a strange balancing act many people experience between being grateful for having a job while simultaneously despising said job and wishing every mean boss, annoying coworker and horrible customer could just walk into a hole and get buried deep. It's a desperate internal struggle, and to soothe it there are work memes to soften the grind.

funny and relatable work memes | My favorite part Star Wars Darth Vader lost his cool during staff meeting and started choking co-worker.
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Twitter Thread: Star Trek and the Inhumanity of Gig Economies

Twitter user _danilo uses an example from Star Trek to explain some of the dangers of having an industry that lacks face-to-face interaction with its own workers. It's scary enough to imagine your job being done by a cold, calculating robot, but what if your boss's job was done by a cold, calculating robot? For something with more Star Trek fun and less technocratic dread, here's an awesome Tumblr post on how hard humans go in Star Trek.

Twitter thread on danger of tech in gig economies | Frisco Uplink @_danilo After premiere Picard name checked Bruce Maddox, decided head back and watch Measure Man, TNG S2E09. And turns out Maddox is bit tech bro. Startling well this holds up three decades later. This kind guy is still problem. | Frisco Uplink @_danilo As refresher Measure Man TNG at its hammiest, most thought provoking best courtroom drama where fate Data hinges on question whether he is sentient being deserving call basic
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Career Red Flags To Watch Out For

This helpful AskReddit thread aims to spread some much needed knowledge on the career red flags that the world's job hunters should keep a watchful eye out for. The last thing you want to find yourself dealing with is starting up with a new gig only to realize that said gig is a complete waking nightmare. Fortunately, we have plenty of people who are ready to dish out their hard-earned wisdom on the career red flags that they wish they'd have noticed during the hiring process. 

A collection of career red flags to look out for. | DancesWithElectrons 21h work hard play hard Expect more working and less playing.
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An Ex Employee's Rant About Worst Boss Behaviors

Sometimes you can find yourself situated in the gig that you grew up thinking you wanted all along, only to come to realize that the job is being proactively ruined by an absolutely terrible boss. A terrible boss will effortlessly stink up a peaceful environment with tidal waves of toxicity and anxiety, and make the rest of the employees that are just trying to get their jobs done feel like their tasks are insurmountable. If anything, it wouldn't hurt to keep these bad boss behaviors in mind for your future gigs. 

A Facebook rant about terrible company cultures and bad bosses. | former manager mine once told If am going down are going down with relation having bad sales quarter point on, there no need pay attention them becomes difficult continue feel passion job once see lapse integrity boss only got worse there, so knew time start planning my exit strategy.
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People's Experiences Telling Jokes At Job Interviews

Sometimes you find yourself trying to break the ice at an otherwise rigid job interview with a good old fashioned joke. Whether or not the job interviewer on the other side of the table is going to be down with the humor is the real question. The folks in this AskReddit thread tell their experiences with trying to crack jokes at job interviews. 

People's experiences with telling jokes at job interviews. | cascading_disruption 2h Q long were last position say my biggest weakness is my listening skills
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Incompetent CTO Refuses To Fix Company's Security Flaw, Revenge Ensues

Literally, it's hard to comprehend the fact that this CTO possessed the puzzling level of ignorance that manifested in actually giving every employee at the company the same password. Like, do you want the company to get hacked, or what bro? It just seems like some kind of open invitation at that point. Really. Fortunately, for the company the CTO was eventually replaced. Hopefully the CTO learned their lesson. 

Company doesn't want to fix security flaw, IT guy shows them what's up. | r/ProRevenge u/ROKexpat 12h Join 3 6 Don't want fix my issue? Well think its time new CTO just want state this issue is going blow some peoples presented nothing short incredible. And fact never had major security breach is astounding truly is. minds security flaw this flaw may ask
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HR And Recruiters Share Job Candidates' Biggest Mistakes

This enlightening AskReddit thread about job candidates' biggest mistakes during the hiring process can basically serve as a guide for anyone going through the hiring process themselves, on what to absolutely avoid at all costs. Trying to lock down a new gig can be a grueling endeavor, and certainly one marked by errors that you don't even know you're making in the first place. So, take some of this knowledge with you for the next time you're trying to get a new job. And if this thread got you going, check out another recent thread we ran about the biggest red flags that people got during the hiring process

HR and recruiters describe the biggest mistakes that job candidates make during the hiring process. | fannyj 5h Q: On scale 1 10 are C language skills 10 Q does do don't know. G Reply 48 B
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Worst Job Interviews People Ever Had

You can encounter some real wildcards on your search toward locking down your next great gig. Not all job interviews run smoothly. It'd sure be nice if they did, but some job interviews can end up being complete disasters. Maybe the person you find yourself sitting across from is tossing out all kinds of red flags about the workplace environment that you previously thought was promising. Or, maybe they decided to approach the job interview with inexcusably inappropriate behavior from the very start. Hopefully, none of these people's terrible job interview stories ring any bells for you. 

People describe the worst job interviews that they ever had. | BrutalNutritionist 3h Realised pyramid scheme half way through interview already working so didn't accept job.
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Weirdest Things H.R. Employees Have Seen

This wild AskReddit thread has human resources employees describing the weirdest stuff they've ever seen, on the job. People are full of surprises. One certainly wouldn't want to find themselves sharing a space with any of these folks. We're talking about some serious curveballs. 

Human Resources employees describe the weirdest things they've ever seen. | thedarlingbuttsofmay 2h once had temp job HR scanning lots old personnel files, and one perk job reading old complaints against people best one came across mediation caused by one member staff accusing another witchcraft.
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Stupid Mistakes Tattoo Artists Witnessed

Tattoos can be tricky business. One typo or slip of the hand can have someone wearing "I love moom" on their bicep for the rest of their life. Tattoo artists take multiple precautions to idiot-proof the process, but we still end up with tattoo choices that have people asking questions. Sometimes the customers themselves are uncontrollable, like in the case of this male Karen who didn't believe a tattoo shop owner.

funny stories of stupid tattoo mistakes | willieyobslayer Once had client call shop who crying 10 26 More hysterically because, according her had done her tattoo backwards took few minutes get her calm down point where realized she looking at mirror. She apologized and hung up.
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Employee Gets Back At Unreasonable Manager By Working Exact Hours

Many jobs require their employees to be on deck at irregular or unscheduled times, which can get a little hairy if they're not being paid for it. Many bosses know that this isn't exactly fair so they'll cut their employees some slack here and there when they know the schedule is weird. This manager didn't, so he got hit with the classic, much like this other employee who derailed their incompetent boss by working their scheduled hours.

employee gets back at manager by working exact hours | Posted by u/LiabilityLandon 1 day ago O 2 23 23 S 43 图19 can't be late anymore are work only set schedule. Ok boss oc M So after graduated college went back work at my high school job at large auto parts chain have few stories malicious compliance there because miserable place work with miserable management, but think this one takes cake.
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Angry Systems Manager Learns He Engineered Own Nightmare

We've all lost some work to the fates of computer junk, but usually we have the benefit of blaming the system we're using. We get to say "damn this program, I thought I had that crap saved but it's done screwed me over again!" But not this time. IT gets some characters, like this guy who thought he knew better than IT but learned otherwise.

Systems manager loses backups and learns he ordered fewer backups | r/talesfromtechsupport Posted by u/DevilRenegade Wannabe-BOFH 1 day ago 2 2 e 35 do mean told stop backups Long So bit background first used be shift team lead hosted outsourcing company provided our own software on AS400 based systems various financial institutions. Some these companies were very small and only had single box. Some were larger and had pair boxes (usually one serving as live environment and one as test
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Classist Roommate Gets Called Out After Insulting Plumber

People that assume other people aren't carrying on with meaningful and incredibly helpful professions just because they didn't go get that college education are something else, man. This particular roommate got a swift reality check after making some disrespectful remarks pointed toward the fee that the plumber charged to come through and clean up their literal sh*t. The moral judges of Reddit's AITA in this thread are in agreement that the classist roommate was the one who was out of bounds in this scenario. 

A classist roommate gets called out after making inappropriate remarks about plumber. | AITA snapping at my classist roommate? Not hole live house with 3 other people (all students Last week one our toilets got really clogged up point could not fix by ourselves and had call plumber plumber came and working on an hour which he charged us 50€.
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