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“If you have a blackberry, I am just going to assume that you’re selling drugs.” 😂

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I’m ready to make a change at the firm. I literally dread logging on every morning. This project is so crazy I don’t know what I’m doing at this point. Feels like I’m losing brain cells.

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Wife’s company sent out a mandatory employee survey. One question asked if they live with with any coworkers. Only choices are yes and no. Is that an appropriate question? And is it even legal to as… more

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Keep poking around at your colleague's work. A guy in my company got promoted as he kept giving out opinions on issues that wasn't on his plate, instead of minding his own business. Apparently… more

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Reminisced with a friend & old coworker today and was reminded of these gems from the past few years - in retrospect i'm surprised I didn't leave the company sooner.

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Has anyone ever lied about their gpa on a job application? How important is it

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"You aren't chained to your desk." - The same people that require us all to be in-office every day.

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So 🥰 cute… like if you love this cutie

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Boomer: If these new hires are worth anything, they should show up at least 30 mins early for their first day.

Me: 🙄

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You know who gets that raise or bonus or even a promotion? It's not the hard worker. Not even the smart worker. It's the worker who advertises every task they did (small or big) in front of th… more

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How much does a construction coordinator makes

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Today another employee came to me and told me about how she was being railroaded because of her disability (she has hearing implants) and because of this the employer isn't renewing her contract. … more

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I have worked under a narcissist for almost two years and countless people have quit due to her antics. Recently, her escapades led to two HR investigations and a Hail Mary from myself where I told HR… more

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Overheard my boss talking about how they might close the firm...

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Found out the employee I trained to take my position makes $10k more than me. How should I handle the situation with management?

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The employer has created a “Offboarding Brand Contest”. They want creative SLOGAN SUGGESTIONS to brand their Offboarding Program….Guess what else? **No Prize is being offered in this contest**. more

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Overheard Partner returning from a business trip to Germany “Best bill I ever expensed. 60 beers, 12 Schnapps and 3 Schnitzels. And it was only three of us!”

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Anyone has any idea about EY Audit-Consulting split and how it would impact employees? EY

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“Please see below. I hope this helps.”

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Overheard from another coworker that the person hired to be in charge of the entire campus had sexual harassment complaints made against them at their previous job, and apparently the reason one of ou… more

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So. I just wonder what Dianna said to the queen upon her arrival. Lol

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WILL WE GET A DAY OFF????

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Have you ever heard of a company giving an employee a letter to sign that says they cannot ask for a raise or bonus for a defined period (e.g.:> 1 yr <5 yrs)?

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