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Jerk Startup Toilet Company Aims To Shorten Worker's Breaks

This rude startup company has take it upon themselves to design toilets intentionally tilted to such an angle, that workers won't want to sit on the toilet for longer than five minutes. Apparently nothing is sacred after all. Is it really any surprise that companies might want to aggressively attack those areas of productivity in the workforce, that they see as coming up short? Unfortunately, no, it's not. 

People react to a startup company that want to intentionally tilt toilets so that workers use the toilets for a lesser amount of time | BREAKING NEWS: Say goodbye comfort breaks! New downward-tilting toilets are designed become unbearable sit on after five minutes. They say main benefit is employees improved employee productivity. 13-degree sitting angle causes leg strain after five minutes
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Raunchy Tales From People's Office Holiday Parties

Ah, the infamous season of booze-soaked debauchery has arrived. The good old office holiday parties. Some of them can tend to get a little wild for people. Twitter users are sharing their experiences thus far with their office holiday parties. Hopefully yours managed to stay relatively decent. 

A collection of Twitter replies to people talking about their office holiday parties | Text - noam @noampao Every coworker l've interacted with since the holiday party last Friday has opened the conversation with some variation of "there he is" or "how did the rest of your night go?" so that's a good sign I think
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Professional Good Dogs Who Take Their Work Seriously

These good dogs have important responsibilities like finding things and calming people down. These dogs are the answer to the question "who's responsible? Oh boy, who's responsible?" For more dogs, here are tired dogs in awkward sleeping positions and stuck dogs who need a hand.

Professional dogs with responsibilities.
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Job Applicant Lives To Regret Bathroom Visit Before Interview

This prospective employee absolutely demonstrated a willingness to do whatever it takes to show up for the job. When they found themselves in the nightmarish situation of getting stuck in a bathroom stall, they proceeded to kick their way out to make the job interview. Now that's a promising display of dedication. Give this person a job! 

A job applicant uses the bathroom before their job interview, they get stuck, have to kick their way out.
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Construction Worker Finds Himself Spooning Boss on First Day

From what we know about relationships, this would be more acceptable on the third day. Anyway, an equipment failure led to this construction worker having a very intimate first day with his new boss. For a more heroic construction story, here's one about an incompetent owner who mistakenly fired a special contractor and then came crawling back.

Story of a construction worker who ended up awkwardly spooning his boss on the first day.
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Employee Manipulates Co-Worker To Get Jerk Manager Fired

The workplace environment can really end up being a game of thrones for some employees. In this case, an employee tried out all their manipulative tactics on a fellow co-worker, to get a shady manager who was trying to get them fired, fired first. Definitely more of a petty revenge than a pro revenge. Sounds like a tough place to work. Everyone is just trying to get each other fired. 

An employee manipulates their co-worker to get their manager fired, before the manager can get them fired.
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Customer Lies to Get a Free Washer, Doesn't Get Her Way

In what world does someone think that if they complain about their new washer being broken that they'll get a second one and just get to have two washers? Seriously. Customers can be a handful but sometimes people get through to them with an honest approach. For when you can't, here are some customer service memes to help laugh away the pain.

Reddit story of a customer who tries to lie to a business and keep two washing machines.
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Impatient Customer Builds Deck Around Dying Tree, Ends Up Costing Him

Why does nobody listen to experts? The tree removal company told this guy what the deal was, he didn't listen, and lo and behold, gets to pay more money for a tree and a deck. Customers can get pretty dumb, like the time this landscaper handily dealt with a customer who demanded her kids get her discount.

Impatient customer builds deck around dying tree and it falls and costs more money.
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Boss Forbids Employee From Emailing VPs, Royally Backfires on Her

Having a boss not like you because of their own personal biases is its own nightmare, especially if they start making up rules just to sabotage you. Luckily these situations can end with justice, like this woman who got back at her unfair sexist boss or this racist Canadian boss who got deported.

Reddit story of a guys sexist boss who forbid him from talking to management.
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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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Karen Ignores Emails For Years, Attempts Lawsuit, Bankrupts Herself

Karen learned a harsh lesson in the importance of reading those email updates; especially when they concern your job description. It sounds like she attempted a lawsuit, and it backfired in the worst way. Like bankruptcy kind of backfire. Yikes. 

Karen ignores her job update emails for years, attempts a lawsuit, ends up bankrupting herself in legal fees.
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Twitter User Highlights Faulty Job Interview Process

Twitter user @TheWrongNoel, shared a frustrating Twitter thread that explains why many hopeful job applicants might never actually get a foot in the door for a job interview in the first place. It might be time to shake things up when it comes to the hiring process. Cause by the sounds of this, many companies are missing out on promising job applicants.

A frustrating Twitter thread highlights the downside of the ridiculous job interview process.
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Soul-Crushing Story Captures Working In An Office

This green text story really brings on the melancholy. Anonymous gets into the nitty and gritty details of what life is like while going about the grind of working in an office. Whether it's dealing with passive aggressive "warm regards" emails from co-workers, or just trying to login to your computer. The office life ain't easy. 

Employee tells an incredibly depressing story about daily life working in the office.
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Guy Gets Hit by Drunk Driver, Boss Expects Him to Work the Next Day

When this guy was in a crazy car crash that left him on light duty, his boss wanted him to get back on the job as if he wasn't injured at all. This didn't exactly work out in his boss's favor. Sometimes power tripping bosses get what's coming, like this boss who didn't allow sick days, or this incompetent owner who fired a special contractor.

Guy gets injured, his boss tries to make him work.
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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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Employee Gets Burned by New Manager, Crafts Uniquely Confusing Schedule

Some acts of defiance are more trivial than others. This employee's power tripping manager decided to revoke his vacation, so he quit and before he left decided to give him a real confusing send off. Sometimes small revenge is all you need, like this guy who battled his work tie policy by buying the ugliest ties possible.

New manager makes employee quit, so he schedules employees all with same name.
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