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CD on a zoom call with a junior team, referring to one of them: "Your eyebrows are like two moustaches. And I say that as a compliment"

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My MD said I look like a seventies pornstar with my new glasses.

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"You are paid to be a specialist in this area" - thanks coach...

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During a meeting on Micro-Aggressions, in which most example comments were about appearance, the teams concluded that using Video cameras in meetings was more inclusive and helped with community. Is… more

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NO MAKING FRIENDS AT WORK! Provided by a work friend left behind at my former employer:

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Am I only one here who feels demotivated now with (long-term) WFH setup?..any advice please 🥺🙄

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I just started a job 3 months ago.. there is a lot of office politics and I’m looking to move again. I don’t like the idea of moving as it will let people down in my current role.. but I’m not happy a… more

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Became a senior and got a 3.5% raise. All I can do is laugh..

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(on Zoom) I'll be right back - I have to get another meatball. I'm turning my camera off because I'm not wearing any pants.

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I was wondering if any of you had engagements where you were a staff but had a Senior role and the Senior had more of a staff role. Not sure how to proceed but a fit frustrated when I’m doing close t… more

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I overheard 2 summer interns (both female) talking…one said to the other “I left my thong in his office…now it’s gone”

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Not enough gossip to go around 😕

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#OverheardAtWork "I just came off of the ice, what happened to vision 2020?"

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"We hear your responses to our anonymous pulse survey, and we understand you all overwhelmingly think our team structure org needs to change. We understand it's not necessarily working well—b… more

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Coworker 1: “Happy Friday!” Coworker 2: “Can we just like not anymore please. Sorry, but come on.”

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Anyone have stories from the workplace with unethical experiences?

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Any co-worker hook ups that you have witnessed or being part of. Was it weird afterwards or how was it handled?

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Japan based company: CEO on a video call to the entire organization: ‘We don’t have any foreigners in upper management. We also don’t have any women. They need to try harder!’

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I recently realized that the people who use the Oxford coma vs those who do not use the Oxford coma align with the people who I do not like and there people I like.

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"we don't consider your external experience" (during a discussion about promotions) when I was actually hired on due to external experience...

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“Could we make her black?” *A client in a color session.

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“ahh i miss the good old days when we could hire a bunch of female interns and order them around”

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Senior Director to team: “my nanny has spring break this week so I actually have to parent now 🙄”

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“I’m just looking to go somewhere that doesn’t make me cry”

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Intense meeting: Senior manager - I have never worked in a project like this where we roll over the team leads’ plans and force them to accommodate like this! More senior manager: - Well you have neve… more

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Client: Well our female clients tend to ask us to do things that aren’t possible, and they can be difficult to work with... I don’t think I should have said that. … more

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Me: *shared screen on zoom call with my team lead* Co-worker (not on the call): *sends a slack message* The pop-up on screen: “LOL, y’all I fell asleep during our last meeting and just woke up”

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Client: You know that sea of sameness you’re always talking about? We’re most comfortable there.

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Meeting: “...I don’t know how you were able to live with yourself with that knowledge...” We are still in pandemic mode, mental health month, maybe some kindness and common sense Question: is it reall… more

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“We’re totally on board with your director reco. We’ll just need you to sign this waiver.”

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I can’t believe this didn’t come up in his background check... well we checked his Facebook and he seemed nice

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“It was good. Then it was shit. Now I think it’s good again.”

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Recruiter: <the candidate> said he has JavaScript experience and you said the candidates need Java. I thought those were the same thing. Me: 😑 🤦‍♂️

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Co-worker 1: why are you so mean? Co-worker 2: I’ll try being nicer if you try being smarter. Deal? Me👂👂to 1 + 2: 😬🍿😂

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This project is like a car and we have all the parts but the engine, so let’s build the engine so we can drive it to the client.

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It’s just copy, so shouldn’t be a problem.

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"Let's wrangle this beast and bring it back in chains!"

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“WFH is really living at work.” Huh I mean alight! 👀 I shot straight outta my chair and high-fived my man 🤣

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OH: (RE: required meeting attendance) "Ok, fine. I will say yes now but fair warning I may fake my own death beforehand."

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