Domino’s Causes Uproar With «Do Not Feed Employees» Sign

Over the past few years, many brands have learned the hard way that cutesy branding just isn’t going to fly with certain kinds of customers. If you’re going to have a comedy TikTok or Twitter account, you better be good at it, or you’re getting teared limb from limb. Even things like your packaging or …
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Workers Discuss The Benefits of Working in an Office Versus Working From Home

To work in the office or work at home? That question has plagued us during the plague years, and its answer is more complex than you’d think. Many assume that everyone wants to work from home, and those who don’t are part of a tiny minority, which is not necessarily the case. Before the pandemic, …
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Cruel Manager Fires Tech Employee in an Unbelievably Uncouth Manner

I do not envy anyone who has to fire others. Letting somebody down easy is a skill I simply don’t have. Every time I’ve broken up with someone, I have done it clunkily and a bit insensitively, which is really not ideal for delivering bad news. You need to tell the other person what’s happening …
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The Best Relatable Work Memes This Week (December 5, 2022)

When you really think about it, what’s the worst that could happen if most of us quit our jobs? While there may be a good few roles out there that society would collapse without (hats off to you, essential workers), there are a lot of others that we would barely even notice were gone if …
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Company Taken Down on Twitter For Cold Reaction To Employee’s Death

You don’t have to have that much experience of the working world to realize that many businesses have a lackluster attitude to employee wellbeing. It’s often blatantly obvious when profit is put before people, but it’s not always as outrageous as this internal email from an unnamed company, which has drawn a lot of negative …
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People Share the Strangest Questions Customers Have Asked Them

One of the worst customer interactions I’ve ever had was when I worked at a Chinese food place. A guy placing his order told me that his pregnant wife was allergic to sesame, and if she had any of it, she’d break out in hives. He also mentioned that this was her favorite restaurant. I …
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Manager Rudely Pressures Employee To Eat Lunch With Their Coworkers

Remember the days when finding the right place to eat lunch in the cafeteria was the most high-stake decision you could make? When you’re in school, it really is critical to find a group and stick with them during your 45 minutes of freedom. If you don’t have a group you can tolerate eating with …
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The Best Relatable Work Memes This Week (November 28, 2022)

We are at the point in time where people are starting to question at what point we can stop giving a crap at work. We’re between holidays, the year is tantalizingly close to being over, and even the most tyrannical managers are beginning to chill out a little bit about those Q4 targets. OK, so …
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Good Guy Employer Gives Unexpected Raises to Match Salaries of New Hires, Internet Applauds

This story has been trending online in various forums and social platforms. It has been shared as screenshots of a feel-good story where an unknown user shares their tale of the time they were offered a raise by a benevolent employer to match their salary to new hires. This particular thread was posted to Reddit’s …
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Guy Gives Notice to Job, Company Revokes All PTO

A disgruntled worker shared this experience to Reddit’s r/antiwork subreddit, claiming that their employer had refused to honor their accrued PTO once they handed in their notice. They had thought that they were doing the correct and honorable thing by giving their notice to their employer but felt that this had just come back to …
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