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Hiring Managers Share Signs People Lied on their Resume

Depending on the job, it can be important to gussie up your resume with a few buzz words and projects you had a hand in, but some people take it too far. And no one wants to be in the embarrassing position of having to admit you lied on your resume to a potential employer. Hiring managers see some real wtf moments during interviews.

Managers share stories of times people lie on their resume | ErecSchunn Well testing potential welder once. He showed up shorts, muscle shirt, and flip flops do weld test. And interview turned him away citing safety concerns about his wardrobe, and never rescheduled. Figured he too dumb deal with.
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New Hire Barely Works, Still Uses Company as Reference

This person had the misfortune of hiring Karen, who found herself constantly sidetracked with a variety of intriguing excuses. After being let go, she topped it off by using them as a reference. They gave a polite, yet clear message as to their ex-employee's behavior. Sometimes new hires just can't pull it together, like these new hires that got fired on the first day.

New Hire Karen doesn't come to work, lies, gets fired and then uses the company as a reference | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by SumoNinja17 New hire misses MOST first three weeks work, then uses as reference TL:DR neighbor/Karen takes advantage our company with outrageous claims, then uses us as reference get our point across with creative wording. Karen continues use us reference and clueless protected fellow business owners
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Revenge Of The Week: Presumptuous Manager Gets Humbled

Ah yes, here we are with a fresh revenge of the week! This time, it's a case of a manager getting in their own way with an arrogant attitude. Last revenge of the week we took a look at fifty employees vs. a greedy business. That was fun times. 

Now, here we are. It sounds like this manager was rocking quite the presumptuous attitude, when it came to how they regarded the importance of their employee's job. Specifically, they basically adopted the view that it didn't matter. We're talking about an employee that worked as a sales engineering sales rep. Turns out that's actually pretty important to maintaining the flow of a company's functions. 

Presumptuous manager gets humbled after thinking that an employee's job is unnecessary | reddit r/NuclearRevenge posted by theFoot58 Manager thought my job role unnessacary, finds out hard way wasn't Here is case two distinct acts revenge, combining spectacular fashion create nuclear revenge thanks redditors r/ProRevenge rewrite help
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Employee Scheduled with Zero Notice Fights Back with Manager's BS Suggestion

This person was told that they should be aware of their work schedule even when they receive a schedule change with absolutely no notice, so they took their incompetent manager's advice to heart. While this seems like a lot of effort just to get under the skin of your annoying employer, it seems like it totally worked and it's kind of awesome. Here's a time when an employee got back at their horrible manager by giving them a uniquely confusing schedule.

Employee gets BS schedule change and fights back by calling them for schedule updates every shift | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/im_not_a_gay_fish 18 hours ago s responsibility know work schedule About 15 years ago my last year college working at pay-by--hour daycare. Although, this just typical college job still did my best and made sure show up on time, work station supposed work, and do my best at whatever task supposed do.
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Employee Cusses Out Water Bottle, Manager Walks By At Same Moment

The timing of this particular decision by an employee to cuss at their water bottle, proved tough. Apparently, the manager was walking by right when they cussed at the water bottle. Oops. 

Employee cusses at their water bottle right when the manager is walking by | reddit TIFU by calling my manager fking bch Happened couple hours ago maintenance supervisor an apartment complex andI helping my tech move one our model apartments new location. Knowing would get thirsty grab my water bottle and fill'er up before begin.
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Employee Framed for Theft Ends Up on Top

Sometimes it feels like there's no justice in this world, but other times the truth pulls through. After this person was fired for some BS they didn't do, they started a chain of events that eventually got their ex employees out of a their own jobs. Here are some employees who actually did some dumb crap that got them fired on the first day.

Employee gets fired and gets revenge by getting other employees fired | Posted by u/RowanWinterlace 22 hours ago Fire All Losing Jobs. My 2019 wild. But with everything finally on up and up feel can tell this story here. After uni (late 2018 fell on rough times and forced move back my home town tried transfer my job branch my area but failed, thus needed get new job
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Workers Respond after Boss Says They're Unqualified for their Job

Imagine being denied a promotion because you're deemed unqualified for a job you already do. Sometimes, when work is unfair enough, overworked employees can revolt by literally just doing their job description. When people apply themselves they can become lords of efficiency, opting to work smarter and not harder.

Guys respond to boss telling they're unqualified by only doing the parts they're qualified for | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by grrodon2 No promotion less work, same pay work passenger boat company have 3 tasks while on board: secure boats embarking and disembarking, keep an eye out safety and order, and check tickets and issue fines few years ago company asked some senior staff temporarily switch ticket inspector high season, with promise move permanently within year.
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Manager Gets Nailed By His Own Unfair Policy

When confronted with the issue of people locking themselves out of their apartments on the weekends, this manager wanted to avoid paying overtime by passing the burden onto their own tenants. The policy was unpopular. As it so often happens with incompetent managers, their plan backfired.

Reddit story of boss who gets locked out based on their own policy | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by darlin_squishy Maliciously complied and locked my boss out his own home EDIT: Thank so much gold award used work as property manager semi large company small city. Among usual duties PM
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Manager Tries to Fire Guy for Following The Rules, It Backfires

We've seen our share of stupid managers and incompetent owners, and things never seem to change. This guy had the misfortune of having his job bought out by a bigger company, but knowing the rules, he managed to outlast his crappy manager.

Guy gets manager fired because he knows the rules | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by PunkThug There an attempt fire malicious compliance. Long-time lurker first time poster. Apologize being on mobile s very long story, and TL;DR at bottom
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Guy Stands Up to Jerk Boss Who Makes Him do Two Jobs

People deal with their fair share of ignorant bosses, so it's incredibly satisfying to see an employee who's in the right win something, like this overworked employee who revolted by doing his exact job description. And to prove that your boss is being a complete hypocrite is icing on the cake.

Guy stands up to boss who makes him work as a courier | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by CleverNamePodcast Sorry not courier work large shipping company Canada work early morning loading trucks but as needed would go out and deliver packages. At first here and there but soon became normal after my regularly scheduled shift would go out and deliver
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When People Realized Their Boss Was Dumb

It can be really frustrating to realize your boss is a goddamn moron. Some bosses are just good at hiding the fact that they have no idea what they're doing, but some are not quite so good. Don't get us wrong, many bosses are competent, but these ones really let the stupid cat out of the idiot bag.

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
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New Manager Gives Resident Homeless Guy A Shot

This new manager did their part to break the cycle of homelessness and help out the guy camped out behind their restaurant by giving him a job. Reminds us of this donut shop manager who handled a customer's angry review. Here are some wholesome memes to go with the theme of people helping each other out.

New manager helps homeless guy by giving him a job | r/TalesFromYourServer Posted by amiraisredditing Awesome new manager breaks cycle with homeless guy outside Short My old manager real “working weekend" type and never went out their way us or customers, no matter
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Overworked Employee Revolts By Doing His Exact Job Description

People often find after they're hired that their job description doesn't cover nearly as much as what they're actually expected to do. Already stretched to the limit with a dwindling and under-qualified staff, this guy was asked to "do his job" so that's exactly what he did. People have different responses to being bullied at work, like this employee who prank fires themselves or this guy who stood up to his boss who didn't allow sick days.

Stress employee revolts against bad bosses by just doing his job | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by EricCartmenez Would just do fucking job 19 years old and fresh high school (or my country's equivalent) graduate had no idea wanted do with my life one thing did know is needed money, so started applying all kinds jobs. After few weeks writing applications, going interviews and waiting nervously replies hired as full-time sales assistant an international company making
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Power-tripping Manager Gets Most of Her Store Fired, Then Herself

Incompetent power-tripping managers can get themselves into some really stupid situations, like this boss who demanded a special contractor be on call 24/7 and ended up with a $10K invoice. In lucky situations, incompetent managers get called on their BS and have to actually deal with the ramifications of their actions, rather than pushing the burden onto their employees.

Dumb manager gets a bunch of employees fired.
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Insecure Manager Tries To Get Employee Fired, Gets Himself Canned

This insecure manager nicknamed "Bob" made it his personal mission to get a hard-working and efficient employee fired. Things didn't work out at all for said terrible manager. Bob manages to get himself escorted out of his own job.

An insecure manager tries to get employee fired, but only ends up getting himself canned.
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Manager Self-Destructs After Trying To Humiliate Employee

This manager went and tried to make an example out of an employee by bringing their report to the attention of everyone else in the office. Thing is, they weren't ready for the employee to fight back. And when they did, and ultimately told the manager how they'd been copy-pasting the same thing for two months. Sh*t really hit the fan. You know the revenge was real brutal when the manager ends up quitting. 

Manager uses an employee's report in an attempt to make an example out of them, and proceed to humiliate themselves.
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