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1 hour ago, Remarkableriots said:

I hate when I'm supposed to get off at 8 am and the morning person is 30 mins- 2 hours 30 minutes late for work!

@SFLUFAN What would you do if one of your employees did this multiple times?

There would't be a second time.

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Just the behinds closed doors bullshit that some pull and the tattling that some do when things aren't going their way.

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28 minutes ago, CastlevaniaNut18 said:

Yep, I hate the lateness, too. It's been a major problem. That, and no call, no shows or just people who call in all the goddamn time and get away with it. 

MAGA

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30 minutes ago, CastlevaniaNut18 said:

or just people who call in all the goddamn time and get away with it

My boss does this.At least once a month its guaranteed he will call in on a Friday or Monday. 

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14 minutes ago, SimpleG said:

My boss does this.At least once a month its guaranteed he will call in on a Friday or Monday. 

They made one of our employees a supervisor(one notch below the floor manager). She was about the most useless nurse you can imagine and she called in. All. The. Time. 

 

I guess she was just great at brown nosing. I can't stand her. She's terrible at her supervisor role. Doesn't help out, can't do the schedule for shit and when we're short staffed, thanks to her, she doesn't respond to any texts or calls from people about how we're dying on the floor. 

 

Our new manager isn't much better. 

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The way they let insignificant “personal” slights turn into earth shattering conflicts. And it’s not just the teenagers who do this.

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People that get paid more than you but do a lot less work than you do simply because of seniority. 

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My direct supervisor, who is the personification of the Peter principle. She can't think strategically or analytically whatsoever, she sets arbitrary and unrealistic goals, she thinks of these grand projects and completely disappears when it is time to do them, and she displays zero capability in actual management (her idea of supervising projects is to send an email with the project name in the subject line, and all the email says is, 'Status????').

 

She also sends emails like this, with one thought per line.

It's very mortifying to see emails like this go to Board members and donors.

Especially since they often have basic grammatical errors.

 

She was a senior officer when I initially came on, and she was promoted to director even though she does not have the skill set to manage or supervise. Thankfully, I ultimately report to our president, but they often disagree over things, which leads to especially tense/frustrating moments.

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Moaning about their job, when it's something they've elected to do for a number of years.  Probably the only main thing, I'm OK with people complaining about other people (so long as they direct it to the correct person). 

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Lets see here I only directly work with 5 people, I do apartment/town home maintenance.

 

Old guy 75 years old: needs to fucking retire but wont even though he is in terrible health, he's had strokes on the job before I came along

Smells like piss

Doesn't shower

Constant worrying about the smallest irrelevant things

Slow

Weak

Can't do anything by himself needs to constantly be reassured

Infected our shop and a few empty units with fleas

 

Manager lady: early 30's head stuck up her ass

Moody

Stuck up
No personality

Liberal

 

Manager lady #2: late 30's generally awesome

Die hard Liberal

 

Work buddy #1: mid 50's awesome dude and so happens to be a good friends dad

Nothing to complain about

 

Work dude #2: early 50's generally a good dude

Can't trust him

 

That's about it.

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1. Work refrigerator is not your personal refrigerator. I am so tired trying to find space in the refrigerator for lunch when it’s full of groceries people take home at the end of the day or just old takeout that stinks like shit. It’s fucking awful.  It is so bad that the cleaning people refuse to clean it. 

 

2. Work is not day care. This one lady in my department brings her kid to work at least once a week. She ultimately ends up spending the day with her door close and playing legos with her child while the rest of us work.  Since she started doing this, more and more kids are showing up and no one is getting their shit done. 

 

3. Business casual is not leggings with flip flops. 

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That they are the only ones having a tough day. We all do similar things for a living folks,  catch on! If it feels like your day is the worst, it’s because you can hear your own thoughts and feelings! We have those feeling things too! :shock:

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People that keep getting promoted and you have no idea why.  For some, it's like titles were invented just to justify their promotion.

 

Software Architects who talk about and white board shit all the time, but rarely actually implement anything.

 

People that make/take  an absurd number of personal phone calls.

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4 minutes ago, CastlevaniaNut18 said:

Your coworkers tip you?

Yes. In the strip club industry the strippers tip the DJ and bouncers. That's where 90% of my income comes from. Same as when bartenders get tipped by their servers. It's an industry built on tips. 

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On 8/4/2018 at 1:07 PM, Biggie said:

People that get paid more than you but do a lot less work than you do simply because of seniority. 

Then move up! I worked hard doing grunt work and having the worst schedule until I got promoted and moved up to the top. Yes I get better pay and better schedule but I earned it with never mising my goals, not calling off, never being late and always completing my tasks. I'm loyal to the company I work for therefore I get extra vacation, more pay, better schedule. 

 

Also seniority higher job title less work is just an illusion. You are the one that handles higher risk situation, coach and develop people so they perform how you did before you got promoted. Lots of behind the scenes stuff that no one sees unless something goes wrong. 

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4 minutes ago, CastlevaniaNut18 said:

It just seems kinda pathetic to pay a woman to be all sexy and pretend to like you. 

 

You don't pay them to pretend to like you, you pay them because they are performing for your entertainment. But instead of the performance being a concert or a movie, it's a woman dancing naked. Besides, I think it does a disservice to sex workers (and sex positivity as a whole) to frame their line of work in terms of 'disgust' and 'pathetic'. There are definitely revolting people within its orbit, but the nature of the work is not.

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For me is people that are often late to work (my employees so far haven't had that issue). People that complaint about their job when it's something they elected to do and/or can go elsewhere. People that halfass their responsibilities. Now currently I don't have those issues.

 

My current staff actually is pretty amazing with a lot of diversity in cultures, religions, political views and even age. We all respects each other and work hard. I have never experienced that before. I think biggest issue I have couple people complaint about how often they have to close. And one eager to get promoted because he wants to make more money but not ready yet. At least he takes my suggestions and implements them (mostly). 

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Eh, gonna have to disagree. :shrug: 

 

Women can choose to go into the profession, if they want. I doubt it's something most parents' would want to see their daughters do, but if they're adults, they can make their own decisions. 

 

But of course, you're paying them to pretend to like you and be all sexy for you. Most guys should be able to get that for free. Sorry, but it'll always seem kinda pathetic to me. 

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17 minutes ago, CastlevaniaNut18 said:

It just seems kinda pathetic to pay a woman to be all sexy and pretend to like you. 

You pay for people to pretend they like you all the time. The person that serves you Starbucks, the cashier at the grocery store. When they tell you have a good day or how are you doing you think they always mean that? Strippers being sexy just happens to help them out more :p But seriously there is nothing wrong with stripping for money. It's a service people want and obviously pay for. I find other things more disgusting that being a stripper like politicians and lawyers :sick:

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8 minutes ago, CastlevaniaNut18 said:

Eh, gonna have to disagree. :shrug: 

 

Women can choose to go into the profession, if they want. I doubt it's something most parents' would want to see their daughters do, but if they're adults, they can make their own decisions. 

 

But of course, you're paying them to pretend to like you and be all sexy for you. Most guys should be able to get that for free. Sorry, but it'll always seem kinda pathetic to me. 

If my daughter(s) chose to be strippers or exotic dancers to pay through college to become some big profession, I would be okay with it (just not locally). But if they wanted to make living out of it, that I wouldn't agree with but not much I could do to change their minds. 

 

I think many exotic dancers do it for entertainment purposes and to make money. And I pretend to like people in my line of work for paycheck. 

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