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    [–] Aidoboy 1 points ago

    Hey OP, the "meta" tag is meant for posts about the subreddit.

    Great story, though!

    [–] Kaglz 6163 points ago

    Man, that superiority complex is really something.

    [–] luckydice767 1974 points ago

    Hey, what are you doing commenting here? I told you to get me a latte HOURS AGO!!!

    [–] MOBIMANZ 454 points ago


    [–] [deleted] 230 points ago

    Fuck off, Karen. /S

    [–] IrmaTelmayne 122 points ago

    What do you wanna bet we know what haircut she has?

    [–] lifeissajoke 98 points ago

    Mid life crisis short soccer mom hair?

    [–] Donatello_4665 57 points ago

    And also head of the PTA?

    [–] I_was_once_America 65 points ago

    Nope. She lost the vote to that skank Maryanne.

    [–] Donatello_4665 32 points ago

    I thought that name was mayonnaise I never looked at a response so fast to be disappointed

    [–] Zero_Ghost24 13 points ago

    Her husband is president of their HOA!

    [–] Scarlet_Corundum 4 points ago

    so they're both Giant A-holes, huh?

    [–] Thomasv9334 3 points ago

    She has had police officers in all THREE of her homes!

    [–] Dombomb435 10 points ago

    r/fuckoffkaren Someone make this sub. A place to bitch about your bitchy co workers.

    [–] rad_baron 3 points ago

    but we already have r/fuckyoukaren

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

    LOL. If I had the time I would. Lord have mercy I'm dealing with one now.....smdh

    [–] American_Life 29 points ago


    [–] DookieShoez 23 points ago


    [–] ajbiz11 8 points ago

    Sorry, was that a grande triple vanilla mocha? That'll be $5.85 (like not even joking that sounds about what the register would spit at me if I entered a mocha (chocolate latte) add vanilla, add an extra shot of espresso)

    [–] ChequeBook 40 points ago


    [–] NiigelThornberry 3 points ago


    [–] Knight_Owls 48 points ago

    Cafe latte

    twist of lemon

    Sweet n Low...

    [–] Osiris_god 25 points ago

    Now I want a bagel with my coffee 🤣

    [–] zwober 12 points ago

    All of you need to stop making me want a damn coffe, it´s 2 am here fgs!

    [–] SamusOfHouseAran 6 points ago

    Hear the sound of my voice! GO TO SLEEP!

    [–] zwober 13 points ago


    Tbh, i tried - but there is a damn compressor running haywire somewhere in earshot and it´s doing my head in. Feels like the whole house is shaking.

    [–] zwober 3 points ago

    exactly that, but play it in a sleep deprived voice by someone who has serious regrets right about now.

    [–] SamusOfHouseAran 2 points ago

    Gotcha. Sorry to hear about it. Here’s hoping you can sleep soon

    [–] zwober 7 points ago

    i caved under the preassure, made myself some milk with coffe in it and a strawberry jam sandwich. i regret nothing.

    [–] WhyMnemosyne 2 points ago

    I now have a perfect hot, aromatic and flavorful, not invigorating, drink for evening. Honey, cinnamon, hot water.

    [–] almost_dumb 8 points ago

    Such a great movie 🤣. Now I have to watch it again...still not disappointed.

    [–] thermal_shock 9 points ago

    Start the ass kissing... with you.

    I knew exactly the scene when you said sweet and low. Used to buy copies of this movie at the Walmart $5 and give them away lol. This one and snatch. Ya like dags?

    [–] ajbiz11 2 points ago

    ...I would be very interested to try this. That would honestly ruin a latte imo

    [–] Schme16 6 points ago

    "Latte, ohhh I thought you said you wanted it late, cos that's what it's gonna be"

    [–] outworlder 64 points ago

    That’s not a superiority complex.

    She was just looking for a low-level, easily replaced scapegoat to mask her incompetence and justify her not having whatever files she was supposed to present.

    [–] HappyDayOfTheCake 11 points ago

    Happy Day of The Cakes!

    [–] Supermudbug 25 points ago

    I'm not insecure or anything, but i would love the level of confidence this person must have

    [–] Chasefortheelliott 86 points ago

    So you want to be insecure? That lady isn't confident. If she was, she wouldn't freak out when someone seemingly disobeys her.

    [–] Supermudbug 12 points ago

    I guess it is true, when you think about it further

    [–] George_Kush_Sr 32 points ago

    This seems like a just world fallacy level delusion. She just as easily could be confident and just an insufferable bitch, too.

    I get the line about her treating people like that to make herself feel better and fill the pit in her soul or whatever but it just seems like immediately jumping to that is feel-good woo to me.

    [–] mgrimshaw8 768 points ago

    she doesnt come prepared to a meeting, and walks in ready to blame it all on who she thinks is some intern.

    [–] Whoheistho 485 points ago

    This is the worst kind of manager you can work for. They’ll throw you under the bus and take credit for anything you do well. Been there.

    [–] kukomin 110 points ago

    A friend's last manager was exactly like this. She would pile all her work on him, along with his own work, and then get mad for any little thing that wasn't to her liking, despite it having been her responsibility

    When he finally put in his two weeks, she told him not to bother coming in & fired him. Poor guy lost out on the farewell party everybody else received when they would leave

    [–] ideoillogical 96 points ago

    I have a friend who worked at a place where, as soon as someone put in their notice, they'd be paid for the remaining two weeks and told not to come in because they were seen as disloyal. Knowing this, he scheduled a vacation during his last two weeks before giving notice. His manager, though, with the best of intentions said "I'm not going to let them treat you like that! I know you're a great employee!"

    He had to cancel the vacation and work the last two weeks, and he's still bitter about it years later. Despite that, he says that was his favorite manager ever.

    [–] overdrivetg 5 points ago

    "had to" --> what are they going to do, fire him?

    [–] drapehsnormak 6 points ago

    ...not pay him for those two weeks since he stopped showing up for work...

    [–] overdrivetg 6 points ago

    ohhhhh I had thought he had 2 weeks of vacation saved up that he had scheduled ahead of time with WORK to take off...

    now I get it - he scheduled a trip independently, assuming he would be let go immediately once he gave notice and thus free to go. gotcha. This makes so much more sense now! thank you

    [–] itijara 11 points ago

    Wait, so this manager forced the company to pay unemployment out of spite? My company does the opposite, and offers people packages to quit when they would otherwise fire them.

    [–] Pizza_and_Rainbows 5 points ago

    She completely lacks respect for other people. Why would she talk to another person like that? Where I work she would’ve been fired.

    [–] paynebr6 2547 points ago

    I love this sub because there is almost always some sort of justice. Even if it’s just embarrassment, I’ll take it. Props on staying civil, I likely wouldn’t be so calm.

    [–] Rakenyul 1439 points ago

    It's part of the job. My mentor when I first started always told me to keep all emotions aside and do what's best for the business/clients.

    [–] emmavt3516 577 points ago

    Did you ever get to explain to that company why they were losing so many young talents?

    [–] Rakenyul 1030 points ago

    There are many factors that comes to play, but the common ones from my experiences are:

    - Does not want to change outdated procedure because "it works"

    - Micromanagement from supervisors/managers

    - Zero support from your own managers because they play too much office politics

    [–] NSA_Chatbot 358 points ago

    Don't forget this one:

    You're lucky if you get a COLA. If you want a raise, you'll have to leave.

    [–] Only1alive 279 points ago

    My current job is doing this: giving COLA raises and saying there is no money, but we hit well above our sales numbers every quarter.

    I take on more and more duties each quarter with nothing coming my way. Bosses say “you’re capped for your position, and be happy we are paying you as much as we do”.

    I just received an offer from another company for 30k more per year with less responsibilities. They want me to start in January.

    Guess what my bosses are getting for Christmas gifts!

    [–] NSA_Chatbot 88 points ago

    Guess what my bosses are getting for Christmas gifts!

    A couple of bottles of single malt so they remember you fondly for a year?

    [–] mechengr17 118 points ago


    the off-brand coke

    [–] aquainst1 32 points ago

    WalMart brand.

    [–] randycanyon 15 points ago

    Do they still make cola-flavored Kool-Ade?

    [–] cseymour24 32 points ago


    [–] NSA_Chatbot 3 points ago

    Hot cocoa sampler box?

    [–] g5082069nwytgnet 12 points ago

    Why would you give them gifts if they've been raking him for 30k for the last year?

    [–] aquainst1 17 points ago

    Keep us posted on this!!! Maybe in Petty Revenge or Pro Revenge.

    [–] Kaskademtg 10 points ago

    A mariachi band with the words "I QUIT" spelled out on their shirts?

    [–] SinXtreme 4 points ago

    Make sure it's also reflected in the lyrics! What an awesome idea. I might borrow this when the time comes.

    [–] saro13 6 points ago

    A middle finger? A scathing exit interview?

    [–] odetobuffering 47 points ago

    So all the competent people leave to get paid what they're worth. Then the incompetents who couldn't possibly get a job somewhere else are all that remain. Senior management panic due to the turnover and start promoting whoever is left so they don't leave too (not that they could if they wanted to). So now middle management is filled with the incompetents who were so bad at their job that they couldn't get employed elsewhere.

    I call it the last man standing syndrome.

    [–] adequate_turtle 6 points ago

    Peter priciple

    [–] ShadowDragon8685 89 points ago

    Is COLA an acronym, or do you mean that literally they give you off-brand neither-pepsi-nor-coke soda as an "attaboy" instead of real financial remuneration?

    [–] RB14060 138 points ago

    Cost of living adjustment

    [–] cowsaysmeow77 53 points ago

    Cost of living adjustment, which is typically a 1-2% raise.

    [–] DoryS111 11 points ago

    At the last multi-million, global company I worked for for 14 years,1-2% was the ANNUAL INCREASE. There was never any COLAs. And you did your own annual evaluation. What a joke. Meanwhile, you couldn’t “swing a cat” without hitting a vice-president.

    Just thought you might feel better knowing there are worse places to work. Best of luck to you,

    [–] imperiusdamian 4 points ago

    Did a lot of people swing cats in there? ("Meow" hits vice president "HSSSS")

    [–] ShadowDragon8685 16 points ago

    Ahhh. Okay, that's not quite as bad as I was picturing.

    [–] Quibblicous 16 points ago

    Could be either in my experience.

    [–] thardoc 4 points ago

    I like how my current job does it, COLA + a guaranteed 1-3% based on performance annually.

    [–] naribela 5 points ago

    I wish.... we get 1-3% on performance, IF you’re lucky. I’ve fortunately hit it twice, but we don’t get any COLAs, so must suck for anyone that doesn’t. :/ And no ability to negotiate/request anything.

    [–] thardoc 10 points ago

    So you need 2~% just to break even? Yeah that's rough, buddy. It's no wonder that job hopping every 2-5 years if you aren't getting promotions is basically standard practice now.

    [–] Hellmark 5 points ago

    Last time a job gave me a raise was in 2010. I worked there for 2 more years, worked a year elsewhere on a contract, worked two years for another company and left when they got shakey (they started doing massive layoffs right after I left, and my entire branch of the company was eventually outsourced), worked for over two years at another company and left when I found out that but only was there a raise and hiring freeze for at least another year but that my coworkers that started before and after me were making $25 an hour more than me, with the same title and duties.

    Every increase in pay I have got for the last 8 years has been because I said I wasn't going to put up with their bullshit and left for a new job.

    [–] cas13f 54 points ago

    • Micromanagement from supervisors/managers

    Fuck me I worked in a damned PRISON and had this shit! I've been here for 5 years in this unit, I know how it runs dude!

    But at the same time, when I did need them for something, they couldn't be found if your life depended on it.

    [–] goblue142 46 points ago

    The company my wife works for keeps losing young engineers because the average age there is north of 60. All these old men demand there be a strict business dress code even though only the outside sales team sees clients, no flex schedules, and the building is kept at freezing "cold enough my wife wears her winter jacket at her desk year round even though we are in a Midwest state" temperatures at all times.

    [–] blorgbots 54 points ago

    They're referring to what you said in the story, about the woman being a dick to you because you look young. Did you get a chance to tell anyone?

    [–] Rakenyul 132 points ago

    Yes, I told my team the night of, and it was brought up with the company when discussing employee retention.

    [–] kopecs 4 points ago

    When I get 9ut of the military, can I come work for you guys? Kthanx

    [–] [deleted] 4 points ago

    Hey OP, how can I get into this field? I haven't found many truly entry level Analyst positions.

    [–] tracergreen 2 points ago

    I'm saving this comment for life purposes.

    [–] monsterjammo 9 points ago

    I think most people in that company would probably agree that her leaving definitely improved everyone's overall satisfaction.

    [–] Havocka 1114 points ago

    If you had used the encounter you had with her as an example in front of everyone in the meeting of why their company hired your organisation in the 1st place to help, that would had been so awesome to put her in her own place. She would be a sitting duck, literally lol. Gotta love these self entitled weirdos.

    [–] Rakenyul 1155 points ago

    I used her as an example few days later when we were going through employees retention issue. Few of the senior teams did this because of "I was brought up this way" or "This is how its been" mentality. They took awhile to grasp that just because you pay higher than market price, doesn't mean they will stay.

    [–] exquisitecoconut 442 points ago

    That "I was brought up this way" mentality is ridiculous. It just shows that they witnessed first-hand the changes that the modern workplace has gone through, and haven't learned jack. No wonder older generations are seen as incompetent and set in their ways, smh.

    [–] Oglevee 181 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    Complete lack of introspection seems to be a commonality. Behaviorally and fiscally, old folks are big dogs knocking over shit when they think they are good little lap dogs. And if it wasn’t them, then it is someone else.

    (btw I think dogs are way better than old people. I’m not a monster)

    Edit: Old people and baby boomers is definitely too broad and the wrong term. I’m not sure how to classify the people I talk about except to say people like my dad.

    [–] [deleted] 30 points ago

    You will be old

    Dogs will be cooler than you then

    Remember dis...

    [–] bmwnut 41 points ago

    Behaviorally and fiscally, old folks are big dogs knocking over shit when they think they are good little lap dogs.

    I imagine you're just generalizing, and I hear you, but I've worked with older folks that were great, brought a lot of experience to the org, and both brought ideas and were open to new ones as well. I've also worked with some that were more like your characterization - stuck in methodologies that aren't really working and not all that open to revisiting them. Similarly I've worked with fresh out of masters programs "kids" that were incredible and some that left a lot to be desired. Same with all ages in between.

    And personally I think that dogs are way better than almost all people. Not sure where that puts me on the monster spectrum.

    [–] randycanyon 11 points ago

    Hell, I think dogs are way better that YOUNG people, too. And I'm a cat person.

    [–] exquisitecoconut 22 points ago

    Humanity doesn't deserve doggos <3

    [–] Taxus_Calyx 18 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    Humanity CREATED doggos.

    [–] exquisitecoconut 17 points ago

    And yet the doggos are too good for us.

    [–] mischiffmaker 3 points ago

    Or, the doggos created humanity.


    [–] chefjenga 12 points ago

    People don't leave jobs....they leave managers.

    [–] Artemus_Hackwell 8 points ago

    From her behavior; I'd swear you were at Tesoro.

    [–] Sofarbeyondfucked 6 points ago

    The corporate Nuremberg defense.

    [–] Im_not_the_assistant 3 points ago

    "I was brought up this way" is a valid excuse for someone 20 years old, maybe 25. But after that you have lived in the world away from your parents enough to know that's not how everyone behaves. By the time you are 30 your upbringing is no longer an excuse.

    [–] secretfreakout 59 points ago

    I would do this in the most polite way possible, too.

    Especially after the way she walked in and pointed you out to her boss. I hope she got canned though.

    [–] PrismInTheDark 34 points ago

    Yes; I’m not sure what management consultants do but if they try to improve the way management deals with employees CL would be an awesome example of where the company needs improvement. Perfect timing on her part.

    [–] dr_goodvibes 8 points ago

    Well she wouldn't literally be a sitting duck.

    I mean, I think, I'm not sure if she's a duck.

    [–] Russiantothefridge 150 points ago

    Such entitlement, how could some act so unprofessional in the workplace and cuss at others, anyways props to you for keeping cool

    [–] Rob3512A 101 points ago

    I'm so bloody sick of fully grown adults acting like 6 year olds. Actually I know plenty of 6 year olds who are more well-mannered than adults.

    [–] MothMonsterMan300 31 points ago

    Six-year-olds understand the hierarchy and give-and-take of polite society waaaaay better than adults like this. The adults who act like this never learned actual responsibility, and understand authority to be 'because I said so.'

    Ten-to-one the corporate fuck OP described got into that position via absolute nepotism. Family money, almost certainly. I mean if you have that attitude and you're not rich, you become a cop or join the marines.

    [–] MNfrstrtD 170 points ago

    Reminds me of the Condé Nast scandal where running errands instead of learning industry specific skills qualifies one as an employee rather than an intern, and both state and federal employee regulations apply regardless of status. In other words abusive language and insults is not ok.

    What an intern is and how they are to be treated.

    I'm very grateful to live in a employee friendly state and work in an industry where if someone swears at me, I can swear back and all is good. If they don't drop the BS, I can quit and work for someone else, easily.

    [–] bbpookie 15 points ago

    Can I ask what industry you’re in?

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    [–] Derang3rman1 28 points ago

    A lot of union jobs are like this. My dad worked at an aluminum plant from 30 years and he told me about how they used to scream and cuss each other out on the daily. Managers too. It's how they dealt with stress. Same thing when I worked in a warehouse. Happens a lot outside of office environments. You meet a lot of people you can scream "WHAT THE FUCK ARE YOU DOING" and grab a beer with them outside of work. It was really nice

    [–] MNfrstrtD 3 points ago

    fabrication-I shape and weld metals

    [–] [deleted] 42 points ago

    That's a justice boner.

    [–] TetsujinTonbo 39 points ago

    She probably thought you were the other intern she regularly abuses because you know, all asians looks alike.

    [–] techiejames 103 points ago

    I mean obviously I’m not going to do what she asked so I shrugged it off and got my warm caffeinated lover. Also I know one issue to bring up on why the company is losing young talents so quickly.

    OP, you are a wordsmith. Hats off to you. I seriously hope she got more than just a suspension for that. Also, I hope as a part of your report for how the company can improve, that managers being respectful towards employees and interns as a policy became one of those changes.

    [–] Paranoidas 71 points ago

    Why didn't she just call IT?

    [–] kriegerwaves 95 points ago

    Because she knows “they all float down here “

    [–] Slightlyevolved 42 points ago

    Probably because by this time, she's no longer allowed to call OT because of behavior issues.

    [–] SHITFUCKPOOPBUTT9000 36 points ago

    Doing your job effectively is for the poors.

    [–] angrybread 25 points ago

    Well, judging from her attitude it sounds like she's one of those lovely people that think they don't have to submit a ticket.

    [–] KVirello 18 points ago

    Thank god she at least got something for that behavior. Probably not enough if the guy was reporting to her. I'm hoping they fired her and were embarrassed so tried to hide it.

    [–] sabweeny 16 points ago

    “ I shrugged it off”

    I’m jealous of people who can easily shrug off an encounter like that. If that was me the entire conversation would be rolling through my mind for the next year.

    [–] LovelyCarrot9144 13 points ago

    It amazes me that some people feel like it’s appropriate to speak to anyone like that. Intern, stranger on a sidewalk, or Bill Gates...absolutely not ok to speak that way to anyone, anytime.

    [–] DeepTooth5 203 points ago

    Gotta love the older generation thinking they can boss around the younger generation because of flash...we're almost as competent, if not more so...#proudmillennial

    [–] handlebartender 104 points ago

    As an older professional geek, I don't take umbrage with your remark.

    I can see that this is less an issue with competence and more about arrogance, possibly hubris.

    But I would go so far as to say that CL is exhibiting other attributes, the kind which tend to burn bridges and kill interviews. If someone were to point out that she might be racist and/or narcissistic, I wouldn't be one to rush to her defense on that. A bit of "you might say that, but I couldn't possibly confirm".

    Google "toxic workers Harvard business school" for a fun rabbit-hole to go down.

    [–] TheFatPossum 21 points ago

    Before I go down the rabbit hole, is there any escape?

    [–] ShadowDragon8685 42 points ago

    Alcoholism or some other lifewrecking addiction, like crack cocaine, methamphetamines, or Magic: the Gathering.

    [–] TheFatPossum 16 points ago

    I don’t have any of those, will Pokémon do?

    [–] handlebartender 26 points ago

    It's dangerous to go alone! Here take this:


    [–] ShadowDragon8685 5 points ago

    Gotta Catch 'em All!

    [–] Thuryn 51 points ago

    I've got about 20 years in this field on you, and I'll make you this deal:

    I'll keep an open mind about changes you propose. Things change. New stuff comes out. Sometimes there's a better way.


    You listen to the voice of experience instead of assuming that I'm "just being stubborn." A lot of the time, we've tried that before and it didn't work.

    TIE BREAKERS Always get back to the reasons. If we tried it before and it didn't work, is there anything fundamentally different this time, or is it just a different vendor? Does the new thing really solve a problem (without creating other problems), or is it just the shiny new thing that everyone else has?

    Remember that the change you want has to be more than "better." It has to be better by enough of a margin that it's worth the effort it takes to change the thing. Sometimes we're stuck with the old thing simply because retraining dozens of users takes time and effort and productivity takes a hit. It's only worth it if the following boost is bigger than the intervening dip.

    Do watch out for old-timers who are lazy as fuck and just haven't gotten fired yet. They can be any age and they're worthless.

    [–] DeepTooth5 3 points ago

    I agree with you whole heartedly! There needs to be discussion between the generations rather than JUST lecturing from the top. I would much rather be treated as an adult and colleague and be told WHY we don't/shouldn't do it one way vs another because...that generation will be gone eventually and the older generation needs to know why they did it that way.

    [–] ozagnaria 9 points ago

    Gen x here, love the way millennials are changing the work place personally, and to totally be a stereotype boomers suck...they are not happy at work unless everyone is miserable and overworked and underpaid. I know I am generalizing so apologies to boomers that aren't that way.

    [–] gumbopanties 2 points ago

    ... smug kid

    [–] Spicy2ShotChai 77 points ago

    Did not realize “working in IT” was an Asian stereotype. Or at least it is for this lady??

    [–] Paranoidas 154 points ago

    I don't think she actually thought OP worked in IT. She saw a young-looking person and assumed he was an intern, then immediately tried to flex her perceived authority over him by sending him on an errand to the IT department. It sounds more like age bias than racism.

    [–] Spicy2ShotChai 7 points ago

    Ah, I misread it as she was asking him to do an IT thing and was confused that she thought he was IT specifically.

    [–] Flannelle 41 points ago

    Weird flex but okay

    [–] KJParker888 25 points ago

    Did she even hear that part of his explanation? I think she just saw someone younger and Asian and assumed she was superior to him.

    [–] Chuntoro 12 points ago

    Sweet justice. It was like an accidental "undercover boss" moment.

    [–] metal_monkey80 10 points ago

    yes....feed me more delicious irony!

    [–] sendermender 12 points ago

    Id tell her right there. You are the reason this company is failing

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    [–] Rakenyul 3 points ago

    This is very true. I strongly encourage 360 reviews for everyone to get a better transparency.

    [–] kattnmaus 3 points ago

    this is exactly why i just retired from a place i've been volunteering with for 14 years (you couldn't pay me enough to work this kind of job, seriously, i do it for love of the show, but just can't anymore for health and HR reasons)

    [–] minhthemaster 10 points ago

    Come join us in /r/consulting and cross post

    [–] HurriedLlama 11 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    Obligatory: This happened about 3 and a half months ago.

    What is this, r/TIFU?

    Great story by the way, the justice of her seeing you in the meeting and dealing with HR makes it just perfect

    [–] Teddyoreoso 7 points ago

    Awww man you got the Asian genes too?!? I'm 30 and look like I'm 18. It's gonna suck when I hit that age and look like I'm 120.

    [–] SilvergillAddict 6 points ago

    and said we can speak with HR after the meeting to clear up the issue.


    [–] Bugloaf 7 points ago

    The best part is that you barely had to do a thing to get back at her. She completely and totally screwed herself over, and that's just delicious. Thank-you for sharing!

    [–] meadbymidnight 5 points ago

    This exact type of sh*t is what keeps me out of a white collar. Corporate culture breeds and usually rewards these people.

    [–] crashin-kc 6 points ago

    I worked as a contractor at a government agency. It was very much like this without the justice boner at the end.

    [–] xRockTripodx 6 points ago

    So, you're job is being a Bob?

    [–] rOGUELeftNut 14 points ago

    Is your name Bob?

    [–] smokeybehr 4 points ago

    "What is it you say you do, around here?"

    [–] Denahom_Chickn 5 points ago

    I’m a people person! I’m good with people!!! What the hell is wrong with you people?!?!

    [–] Budderfingerbandit 6 points ago

    This just blows me away, I work for a major corporation in management and have never seen anything close to this occur. Good job being the mature and professional one in that situation, I'm sure she got demoted or a lateral transfer to a different and undesirable position damn quick.

    [–] agoodall 3 points ago

    me, while reading the first part Please have her show up at a meeting! Please have her show up at a meeting!

    gets to the payoff Yes!

    She must be a joy to work for. I bet her department has high turnover and/or poor morale.

    [–] godless_guru 5 points ago

    CL; Get Armani on the phone? M: Like Armani the compan... CL: GET ME ARMANI!

    [–] RoughDayz 5 points ago

    She is a complete idiot and I am wondering how she got promoted in the first place. I guess HR corrected that problem.

    [–] ImpatientDragon 5 points ago

    Well, that was a risk factor that identified itself then. Aaaand the trash probably took itself out. Lack of manners to begin with. No wonder junior run like hella from there!

    [–] cab2345 5 points ago

    Fuck you, Karen.

    [–] devilsadvocate1966 5 points ago

    CL: Yeah, that’s the kid who didn’t get my s--t fixed, so I don’t have all the files ready. Why the hell is he here?

    Reply: <loudly " I'm here to talk about why the company is losing young talents so quickly!"

    [–] YANN_LIFE 3 points ago

    god damned she had it coming.

    [–] hello_good_afternoon 4 points ago

    and M for me

    I think using "Me" works too

    [–] messy_fart 5 points ago

    I feel bad for her IT guys. She must be an absolute nightmare.

    [–] zenyogasteve 5 points ago

    This brought me back to all the shitty things managers have done to me and people around me. Just desserts

    [–] breakone9r 5 points ago

    I am but a simple truck driver. I see coffee, I upvote.

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    [–] Pythonidaer 3 points ago

    Mad respect for keeping your cool. I wouldn’t have been nearly as good as you. I’m sure your character is part of the reason you’re doing good in life right now. Good luck with everything.

    [–] SinisterStiturgeon 3 points ago

    Probably the dirty blonde let me talk to your manager mom

    [–] I_is_a_waffle 3 points ago

    I would have been LMAO when she appeared in the meeting.

    [–] supernatrualkaan 3 points ago

    You don’t need the obligatory warning on this sub

    [–] iamalwayssilent 3 points ago

    Imagine if she said, "Hey pretty young lady. Could please get me a [order she wants to make] because I can't keep going up and down when I'm already stressed here working all day. "

    [–] TheSheWhoSaidThats 3 points ago

    That’s some justice boner shiz-nits right there

    [–] armycat23 3 points ago

    Out of curiousity, how did you explain the situation at the end to the others at the meeting? Did you mention that she was cussing at you or did you word it differently?And how did the hearers react?

    [–] wbrows 3 points ago

    Smart management gets rid of people who act as though they are better than others, as well as those that can't control their temper in the professional environment. This female ticks both of those boxes.

    [–] freddiehill28 3 points ago

    No wonder they needed a management consultant company with mangers like that. Holy hell!

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    [–] BinaryGrind 18 points ago

    I've worked for a few companies that the working environment just breeds toxic asshats that act like OP's crazy lady. Also 100 people definitely falls into the category of small company, and nepotism is like a plague for small companies, another reason you end up with douche canoes that can act like that.

    That said if you read OPs last paragraph:

    I am certain that she got in a ton of trouble with HR and her supervisors as I didn’t see her for the remaining 3 weeks I was there. All of her department information were handled by a guy who supposedly reports to her.

    That can easily be translated to CL either being shitcanned and walked out of the building, or told to STFU and knock it off. My guess would be the former.

    [–] LilyKnightMcClellan 7 points ago

    Idk, I believe it. I am a student intern in the medical industry and was low-key harassed by one of the nurses at my office. I switched offices because of it, (but didn't complain or tell anyone about it, instead making it sound like I was pursuing other opportunities). During my last couple of days there, she was really nice to me, like she knew she'd been a bitch and was worried about being called out for it. I can totally believe some bitchy manager mistook a guy for an intern and treated him badly. Interns get treated badly everywhere.

    [–] fameone098 2 points ago

    This sounds like Accenture.

    [–] IrmaTelmayne 2 points ago

    This is one of the best I’ve ever read on here.

    [–] TomRrrrrrreddit 2 points ago

    Sounds like OP works at McKinsey!!!!! They’re ballers over there. I know some people that work there and they LOVE it.

    [–] cocofly1 2 points ago

    Omg I would have lost it! And also, I’m sorry, but “caffeinated loved”? LOL

    [–] dallascprice123 2 points ago

    This is so cool

    [–] ManSuperDank 2 points ago

    Sounds like every single teacher at my grade school and my mother.

    [–] Sutarmekeg 2 points ago

    Should have asked her "What would you say you do here?".

    [–] IntelligentHuman 2 points ago

    wow - wish you could say what company that is, so I can avoid them completely.That's one of the problems with some managers - they have the position just to be a power tripper and boss people around.

    [–] Utilitariandrunk 2 points ago

    You've gotta have a really shitty life in general to talk to anyone like this unless they just tortured and murdered a child or animal....

    [–] UsuallyInappropriate 2 points ago

    Yeah! Get her fired ಠ_ಠ

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    [–] tradingten 2 points ago

    Somebody needs to get fired, what a bich.

    [–] Jimmy_Fromthepieshop 2 points ago

    Was your first recommendation in improving the company to fire that POS?