The 6 Worst Job-Related Blunders Ever Made

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A recent online discussion details some rather embarrassing yet hilarious tales of workplace malpractice, which resulted in winning a pink slip.

Epic Fails at Work

A veterinary assistant had to assist a postoperative dog with eating, removing its e-collar as it wolfed the food down. However, not realizing they had to attend to the patient as it ate, the assistant returned from another task to hear the boss screaming.

The Collar of Shame

We’ve all been there: sending a private email to the entire work cohort. I once sent an email mocking my unit production manager in a film crew email meant for a colleague. Although I didn’t say anything untoward, my sarcastic tone was “not appreciated,” according to the manager, who chatted quietly the next morning.

Group Send

I feel little sympathy for the worker who attempted to score a week’s holiday by faking a grandmother’s funeral 4,000 miles away. When their boss asked them to obtain the death certificate copy, they panicked, finally admitting to their ruse.

Faking a Loved One’s Death

When a university testing center worker met a student awaiting their results, they made the worst faux pas imaginable. The system required that students receive two papers for a pass: one copy for them and another for the testing department.

Doing a Steve Harvey

A delivery driver fell foul of his employer when delivering a fridge to a customer. After finding the address and greeting the customer, he attempted to return to their driveway, driving into the customer’s new car.

Totaling a Customer’s Car

While working part-time at an Italian restaurant, one tired employee forgot to fasten the lid for a spaghetti marinara order. You can imagine this poor young man’s horror when a furious woman came running back into the restaurant

A Marinara Sauce Nightmare

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