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'I stopped coming in early': Frustrated phlebotomist sticks to normal work hours to spite toxic boss after he took entitled coworker's side

'I stopped coming in early': Frustrated phlebotomist sticks to normal work hours to spite toxic boss after he took entitled coworker's side

People who go above and beyond at work often have a lightbulb moment when they realize they are being taken for granted. Unless that extra work has manifested itself in a promotion, a raise, or some kind of validation that meets the employee's desires, these workers do not deserve to give so much of themselves over to their jobs. Here, we have a phlebotomist who routinely came into work 15 minutes early until their entitled coworker started taking advantage of this. Essentially, the coworker as…
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29 funny job advertisements filled with typos and spelling errors: 'Be ponctual'

29 funny job advertisements filled with typos and spelling errors: 'Be ponctual'

Is there anything more insulting than desperately looking for jobs, only to find that nearly every posting is filled with typos? It's the kind of irony that makes you wonder if someone is playing a prank on you in that very moment. What makes this hiring manager employable when they can barely string a sentence together? These are folks who have demonstrated a proven inability to carefully proofread their work. They don't understand the difference between the contraction “it's” and the possessi…
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Teacher maliciously complies with strict school dress code, wears ridiculous boots to work to prove a point: 'I am in compliance with the dress code'

Teacher maliciously complies with strict school dress code, wears ridiculous boots to work to prove a point: 'I am in compliance with the dress code'

Teachers already have to put up with so much nonsense at school. Giving them a hard time about what shoes they can wear is certainly crossing a boundary. This school's superintendent decided that the most important aspect of his job was enforcing the student and faculty dress code policy. For the faculty, that meant only dress shoes and boots unless there was a proven medical emergency. This teacher decided enough was enough and used some feet pain as his “medical emergency” and justification f…
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Mother mad at scientist husband for secretly naming their daughter after an insect: 'She said I had taken advantage of her trust'

Something is really bugging this couple, and it's the name of their daughter. Specifically, the fact that she was named after a genus of cicada without the wife's knowledge. See, the husband is an entomologist (insect scientist) and made a suggestion for their daughter's name when the pair had run into complications with the previous name they were interested in. The problem is that when the husband made the name suggestion, he did so while withholding the fact that the name was actually a genu…
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Karen goes on sick leave for four weeks because her coworker asked her to fix a mistake: 'I refused to do a task she assigned me'

Karen goes on sick leave for four weeks after receiving coworker's constructive criticism: 'I refused to do a task she assigned me'

Some coworkers have got to develop a thicker skin. In this instance , we have a Karen who has a habit of shirking any additional responsibilities she has no desire to take on and dumping them on other coworkers despite their already busy schedules. Most recently, she did it yet again to a coworker who had enough of her nonsense. This Redditor told the Karen to make a correction to a document, to which Karen responded by going on sick leave for four weeks. The toxic management, of course, sided…
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Tenants feud with former landlord for withholding security deposit, they collect the full amount plus interest and fees: 'Needless to say, we are very happy with the outcome'

Tenants feud with former landlord for withholding security deposit, they collect the full amount plus interest and fees: 'Needless to say, we are very happy with the outcome'

Landlords really do not seem to care about leaning into the parody versions of themselves. Every summer, I cringe at the lease renewal process that I have to undergo in order to argue my way out of a ridiculous rent increase. The worst part of it all is that most landlords I have had to interact with are not even savvy negotiators, yet the desperation to not have to move always ends up taking over. Here, we have a couple of tenants who were specifically told by their landlord that he would be d…
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After employee voices his opinions during company meeting, micromanager notifies him he is no longer welcome on the team

After employee voices his opinions during company meeting, micromanager notifies him he is no longer welcome on the team

In the corporate world, there are unwritten rules that need to be adhered to. If, for whatever reason, you decide to deviate from the norm, you should be prepared for the hits that will inevitably come your way. The following story tells the account of the employee who decided to stand up for himself in front of the company's managers. The original poster (OP) had been employed by the same business for a considerable amount of time. Even though he might be very talented in his field, the compan…
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Impatient Male Karen driver yells at pedestrian in a quiet suburb, karma rears its head: 'He drove smack into [a] ditch'

Impatient Male Karen driver yells at pedestrian in a quiet suburb, karma rears its head: 'He drove smack into [a] ditch'

Sometimes, karma takes a while to come back with a vengeance, but other times, she chooses to show up just when she needs to… Here, we have a male Karen driver in a quiet suburb who could not stand the fact that road work was being done and was creating a minor traffic jam. A resident of the neighborhood explained that while the road work was minimal, there was a ditch in the area that could easily be avoided if cars were moving slowly and carefully enough… hence, the minor traffic jam. When th…
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15+ awkward zoom calls for people who still don't know how to mute themselves: 'A colleague activated a filter that turned them into a potato for the entire team meeting'

15+ awkward zoom calls for people who still don't know how to mute themselves: 'A colleague activated a filter that turned them into a potato for the entire team meeting'

Who hasn't had a paranoid thought during a Zoom call? Perhaps you're wondering if you really are on mute or if your screen is still being shared and someone saw that passive-aggressive text you sent about your boss. Perhaps this paranoia is legitimate because something like this actually happened to you. Over the past several years, we have all had to adjust to these remote calls, and some employees are just not built for it. This collection of Zoom mixups and mishaps ranges from workplace dram…
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Mid-level manager learns about impending mass quitting, struggles to keep the company from going under: 'People are actively ready to leave'

Mid-level manager learns about impending mass quitting, struggles to keep the company from going under: 'People are actively ready to leave'

It's tough to be caught in the middle of a work crisis. It's even tougher when you gain intel of serious office drama that could completely affect the state of things when word gets out. Here, we have a recently promoted mid-level manager who is on the younger side and therefore has achieved the trust of the folks on his team as well as a strong sense of camaraderie. However, while his team members are happy with his managerial skills, they do not seem to be content with the company at large. I…
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Entitled golfer tells clubhouse employee how to do his job, employee makes sure he gets charged more money: 'Enjoy the $40 fee'

Entitled golfer tells clubhouse employee how to do his job, employee makes sure he gets charged more money: 'Enjoy the $40 fee'

Working at a fancy golf club likely means having to deal with obnoxious wealthy folks on a regular basis. This dude must really love that sport to continue enduring the job for over two years in exchange for mediocre pay and some free time on the course. Now, when you have been working in any field for over two years, you probably do not enjoy a random person coming up to you and telling you how to do your job well. Well, that's what happened to this clubhouse employee when an entitled Kevin de…
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Top Interview Memes for Desperate Job Candidates Who Loosely Embellish Their Resumes

Top Interview Memes for Desperate Job Candidates Who Loosely Embellish Their Resumes

Everyone has made an interview flub at some point in their professional careers that haunts them until retirement. If for whatever reason this does not apply to you, then congratulations because you are a unicorn individual. The rest of us are still having stress dreams about that one time six years ago we embarrassed ourselves out of a potentially great opportunity. Perhaps you got something incredibly wrong about the company or perhaps you embellished your resume to get your foot in the door…
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'I'm running late': Impatient Karen traveler gets called out for shoving passengers on TSA line

'I'm running late': Impatient Karen traveler gets called out for shoving passengers on TSA line

Airport security lines are not built for the entitled and the impatient, yet somehow, these folks still choose to travel all the time. Of course, this means that the rest of us have to inevitably suffer as a result. Look, the reality is no one wants to be waiting in the security line (if you enjoy waiting in line, then there is something wrong with you), but when you're waiting in line with a Karen, the experience becomes so much more painful. Now, let this serve as a PSA to the Karens of the w…
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'I should have known it was too good to be true': Accounting department employee pranks coworkers with fake bonuses, employees realize it's a joke after a week of waiting for direct deposits

Naturally, being told you're receiving a bonus at work is extremely exciting. Anytime you are gifted money for recognition of your hard work and dedication, it is a pleasant surprise and a cause for celebration. But after reading this story, you might want to wait to for physical evidence of that bonus before you go off celebrating and spending it all. This employee from the accounting department decided to play a cruel joke on his coworkers by informing them that they were receiving...
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Karen gets fined $700,000 for cutting down neighbor's 200-year-old sequoia tree: 'I assume they had to sell their house to pay it off'

Karen gets fined $700,000 for cutting down neighbor's 200-year-old sequoia tree: 'I assume they had to sell their house to pay it off'

This lady paid the price for her egregious mistake. That's an understatement considering she and her family had to sell their house and move back to their old neighborhood in order to pay the steep fine for trespassing and cutting down her neighbor's tree. It turns out that the tree that annoyed her so much was a rare 200-year-old sequoia. I guess you could say she was barking up the wrong tree. This thread was posted to Reddit's r/ProRevenge subreddit by u/j3r3my_r_c00k , who explained how the…
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Boss promotes all hourly employees to salary, workers find out 6 months later that he lied: 'Because he was now “salary,” we didn’t see compensation for those extra hours'

It sounds like this boss isn't going to have his job for much longer. These hourly employees work for a nonprofit where they do manual labor outside all day long. Their boss announced to them that they all were being promoted to salaried employees, and the team couldn't have been more excited . Who wouldn't be happy about a promotion? Being salaried means you can finally take PTO time without the guilt of taking a day off for yourself and being unpaid. That's a huge win for the OP (Original Pos…
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